Sports

Dorough Scoops Up 12 Crappie, Spotted Bass

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Home is where the fish are, as well as Josh Dorough. He has spent a lifetime fishing on West Point Lake, and it never gets old for Dorough. He freely admits he lives in Newnan, yet he feels a magnetic pull from LaGrange for some reason. And that has everything to do with West Point Lake and the plump fish ...

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Braves Are Surging Behind Adams And His Home Run Bat

When the Atlanta Braves went out on the players market and purchased former St. Louis Cardinal first baseman Matt Adams On May 20 they were looking for a temporary replacement for injured superstar Freddie Freeman. The Braves have gotten much more than they anticipated in the springtime acquisition. While Freeman has been recovering from his broken wrist, Adams has taken ...

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Moore Will Lead Sharks Into Saturday’s District Swim

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Without a doubt, John Moore is an aquatic wonder boy. He is eight years old, and he is driven by the stop watch. Moore lives to compete, and he competes to win. LaGrange’s Moore has won countless invitational titles, and he never tires of the pool, the water or the opponent in the next lane. This Saturday in Carrollton, Moore ...

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Troup All-Stars Shine With 9-1 Win Over Taylor County

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Coach Curt Longshore and the Troup National All-Stars made a first impression that Taylor County will never forget. In the opening round of the Dixie Youth District Baseball Tournament, Troup National beat Taylor County in a 9-1 landslide on Friday night at the Harris Complex in LaGrange. Troup National blew the rusty doors off Taylor County with 15 hits in ...

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Lanier, Noles Put A Spin On Their Tennis Friendship

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From the backhand to the lob shot, Adeline Lanier and Maddie Noles have a lot in common. “We’ve known each other since kindergarten. We’re best friends, and we play tennis a lot,” said Noles, the 12 year old with the vivacious net game. So on a partly cloudy, eventually rainy Thursday afternoon, Noles and her best tennis buddy were slipping, ...

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Vincent’s Tennis Passion Has Led Him To McCluskey

Life is just one tennis lesson after another. It is invigorating and exciting. It is challenging and above all, just plain tennis fun. For the last five years, Stephen Vincent, the former Granger tennis star, has been a teaching pro at The McCluskey Tennis Center in LaGrange. What Vincent does is more than a job and a paycheck. “I watch ...

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Davis, Troup County Sharks Have Their Eyes On District Meet

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In her heart and in her soul, T’Maya Davis is convinced she is a “big meet” swimmer. She will find out for sure in the coming weeks at the Georgia Recreation & Park Association District meet in Carrollton. The single day competition is on the swimming agenda for Saturday, July 8 at 10 a.m. For Davis, the 10 year old, ...

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