Sports

Point Holds on for 101-98 Win over Truett McConnell; Leads Last 28:31

Point University improved its season records to 7-19 overall and 3-14 in conference with a 10198 victory over eighthplace Truett- McConnell University (15-11; 8-9 AAC) in Appalachian Athletics Conference men’s basketball action, Thursday, Feb. 1, in West Point Park Gym. The teams combined for 28 three-pointers in 60 attempts, with Point making 15-of-29. Point gained a measure of revenge against ...

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Spring Junior Golf Clinics

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The 2018 Spring Junior Clinics are open to all interested participants ages 5 to 18. This program is designed to introduce the fundamentals of golf to young aspiring players. Lessons will include Putting, Chipping, Pitching, Sand Play, Full Swing and Golf Etiquette. The program is designed to make golf a fun learning experience and is a great way to meet ...

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Spring Golf Registration

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The First Tee Troup County is a nonprofit youth development organization. Our mission is to provide youth with educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Registration is January 22-February 2, 2018 at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. For registration before or after these dates, please call The First Tee Troup ...

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Lady Cougars Search For Team Chemistry; Katie Belle Oliver: “We have a lot of potential.”

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Through the first three soccer practices of the preseason the Lady Cougars are wanting, searching and missing like a junkyard jalopy. The players are trying to get into sync. They are looking for better concentration and a few more net-grabbing goals. There has been some small improvement. Lafayette Christian still believes it has what it takes to become a winner ...

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Lady Grangers Wear Down Troup With Defense, Dozier’s 32 Points

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Both teams had their fair share of speed bumps. There were plenty of ups, and downs and runs. There was no quit in either the Lady Tigers or the Lady Grangers. Their Friday night Region 5-AAAA backyard rivalry was decided by some good old fashioned basketball execution. And LaGrange High had much more of that. The Lady Grangers played with ...

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Chipper Becomes Seventh Atlanta Brave To Enter Cooperstown, Hall of Fame

From the batter’s box to Peachtree Street, Chipper Jones always did have good timing. That was the case once again last Wednesday as Jones was revealed as one of baseball’s newest Hall of Famers. Jones becomes the seventh Atlanta Brave to make it to Cooperstown. Already recognized as Hall of Famers is former Braves manager, Bobby Cox, and five ex-Atlanta ...

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Tournament Angler, Hurston, Catches And Releases 6-Pound Hybrid

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He only wishes that he could have weighed it in. Tournament fisherman Reid Hurston caught and released a 6-pound hybrid on Sunday on the Reel 30 Bass Trail. But hybrids were not eligible to be weighed in at Highland Marina Resort. In that case, Hurston released his hybrid on West Point Lake. That was by far the biggest fish that ...

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