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LaGrange Softball Endures Two Back-to-Back Blowouts

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The LaGrange High softball team has put together and impressive season, but now stands 12-6 after two blowout losses this past weekend. Coming off a strong 9-1 win over Flowery Branch, the Grangers had two games on the road Saturday, and they lost both by a large margin. Put together, the Grangers were outscored 20-6 for the weekend. The Grangers ...

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AFC Troup Starts State Schedule

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AFC Troup teams began their state schedule this past weekend. The teams began practicing during the summer and held a few successful scrimmage matches. Practices are currently held in different locations throughout LaGrange, depending on the division. Currently, U15 and U19 boys are on the track field, all academy teams and U13 girls are behind Whitesville Road Elementary, and the ...

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College Football Week 2 Takeaways: Kirby Smart is Not Mark Richt

Another weekend of college football is in the books. The SEC had a relativelyslow weekend, but week two featured some interesting matchups—both in and out of the conference. For some (Florida), it was a weekend of historic proportions. Here’s a look at some key takeaways from different SEC programs from week two: Mississippi State may be as good as advertised. ...

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GRANGERS WIN: LaGrange Defeats Hampton for First Regular-Season Victory

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For the Grangers, it was a long time coming. Coming in as the underdog in their game against Hampton on Friday, the Granger football pulled off an upset 8-6 victory. LaGrange’s win snapped a seventeen-game losing streak that had come to define one of Georgia’s most storied programs. The Grangers had already begun to show improvements this year, fielding a ...

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Lady Granger Softball Triumphs Again

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The Lady Granger softball team improved to 114 this past weekend with an impressive three-game winning streak that started on September 6. LaGrange secured their first win against Cedartown on Thursday. The Lady Grangers pulled off a 3-1 victory. Madison Dennis, Abby Vanhoose, and Destiny Fitzpatrick all had a run in the game. Camdem Smith pitched, allowing seven hits and ...

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Tigers Dominate in Win Over Harris County

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It was a tale of two tigers Friday night as the Tigers of Troup High took on Harris County. Troup, who entered the matchup unbeaten with a perfect 2-0 record, rolled to an easy 53-6 victory over their winless Harris County foes. Troup quarterback Kobe Hudson had a spectacular night for the Tigers, scoring both on the ground and through ...

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Point University Football Looking for First Win of Season

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The Point University Skyhawks are looking to right ship in their game against Edward Waters College this Saturday. The Skyhawks are currently 02 with losses to Ave Maria University and Stetson University. Point University started strong with an excellent showing by the defense. Their effort scored the Skyhawks the first two points of the game after a safety on Ave ...

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Lady Grangers Fall to Central Carroll

The LaGrange Granger softball team fell to 9-4 on the season after losing on the road to Central Carroll on Tuesday, September 4. The Lady Grangers have put together an impressive season this year, but have lost back-to-back games. The first loss came in a heart-breaker against Chapel Hill the week prior to the Grangers’ loss Tuesday. LaGrange seemed to ...

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Police Nab Suspected Drug Dealer

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LaGrange Police busted a man carrying a large amount of illegal narcotics after they spotted an air freshener specifically designed to mask the odor of marijuana during a traffic stop. Late Monday night about 11:45 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a grey Cadillac CTS for a tag violation on Ragland Street. Upon making ...

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Troup Softball Stands Tall in Loss to Chapel Hill

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The Troup High Lady Tigers almost came away with the upset Tuesday evening as they took on a strong Chapel Hill softball team at home. The Tigers, who entered the game 5-11 on the season, had their hands full with a team that almost blanked Troup County powerhouse LaGrange in their meeting. Undeterred, the Lady Tigers fought their way to ...

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