Sports

USA South Men’s Lacrosse Championship

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The USA South Spring Sports Festival returned to Troup County last week for the second of a threeyear deal. The festival featured over eight-hundred collegiate athletes—including those from LaGrange College—across a variety of sports. The men’s lacrosse championship took place Sunday, April 15th at Callaway Stadium. The Huntington College Hawks from Montgomery, Alabama faced off against Methodist in the inaugural ...

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USA South Conference Women’s Lacrosse: Meredith Cements Its Legacy

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LaGrange hosted the USA South Conference Women’s Lacrosse Championship Sunday in Callaway Stadium. The champion ship match-up featured the four-time reigning champion Meredith pitted against Piedmont. The Meredith Avenging Angels entered Saturday’s game as the reigning USA South Conference women’s lacrosse champion and fought hard to earn the same title for the 2018 season. With a final score of 213, ...

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Lights Out Cartersville Proves Why They Are Number One

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The LaGrange Granger baseball team hosted the Cartersville Hurricanes on Friday in heated region play. After a wild, backand- forth game with a crazy finish, the Grangers find themselves with a 5-4 region record after dropping another—this time to the number one team in the region. For the first two-and-ahalf innings, the Grangers, who have struggled to field a consistent ...

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Callaway Soccer Falls Short Cavaliers Lose a Close One

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Callaway Soccer Falls Short Cavaliers Lose a Close One Callaway boys soccer team The Callaway Cavalier boys soccer team competed against South Paulding in a showdown Friday night. The Cavaliers hosted the Spartans in a nonconference matchup that went down to the wire. The Cavaliers kept it close but were unable to overcome a 2-1 deficit before time expired. Callaway ...

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Granger Tennis Places in Region Tournament

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The LaGrange High boys and girls tennis teams capped off two wonderful seasons with both winning runnerup titles in the Region 5AAAA tournament. Both teams have enjoyed tremendous success this season. The region tournament started Tuesday, April 10th. Both Granger teams advanced to the championship match against Cartersville the following day. The Lady Grangers faced off against rival Troup High ...

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Reel 30 Bass Trail Continues Reel 30 Bass Trail Continues

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The Reel 30 Bass Trail continued with another great tournament Sunday, April 9th. Last weekend’s tournament was held on Lake Eufaula and attracted a large crowd of good competitors. Starting while the weather was nice and cool in the morning, the competition spent a day on the lake trying to get the largest haul. As always, the Reel 30 Bass ...

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Troup on Top Tigers “Run” This Town

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After Troup baseball’s 10-2 blowout of LaGrange Tuesday night, one thing is clear: it’s the Year of the Tiger in LaGrange, GA. Troup blasted through Tuesday’s rematch with in-county rival LaGrange, and as the dust settled, the Tigers went home with a combined score of 19-2 over the Grangers for the season. The Grangers sought to avenge a crushing 9-0 ...

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USA South Spring Sports Festival Returns to Troup County

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The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce Tourism team and Troup County Parks and Recreation are proud to again host, in collaboration with LaGrange College, the 2018 USA South Spring Sports Festival on April 11-15. The event includes competition in baseball, softball, golf, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s lacrosse. One of the oldest Division III conferences in the ...

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#16 SCAD-Atlanta Scores 6-3 Win over Point Women’s Tennis

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Number 16-ranked SCADAtlanta (9-5; 7-1 AAC) swept the three doubles matches and won three of the six singles positions and defeated Point University (8-10; 4-5 AAC) in Sunday, April 8 Appalachian Athletics Conference women’s tennis action at the Sportsplex in Valley, Ala. Head coach Chad Simpson commented, ‘We are knocking on the door of taking down some of the top ...

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Point Defeats SCAD-Atlanta in AAC Men’s Tennis Action, 8-1

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Point University (13-6; 4-3 AAC) won both doubles matches and all four of the singles matches that were actually contested and also received three default victories from a shorthanded Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta squad (1-10; 1-5 AAC) in an 8-1 Appalachian Athletics Conference men’s tennis match on Parent Appreciation Day at the Sportsplex in Valley, Ala. Head coach ...

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