Sports

Troup Football Is Back For More With 104 Players

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No longer is Troup High a rebuilding football program. The Tigers are a contending type of team now. Troup High is near the head of the class after last year’s runnerup finish in the deep and talented Region 5-AAAA. The Tigers went on to have an eye-popping 8-3 season. Coach Tanner Glisson’s revamped Tigers did make it to the state ...

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Tendo, Teel, Colwell Kick The Cougars Past Trinity Christian

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Teamwork prevailed one more time for the Lafayette Christian boys. The Cougars watched their season flash before their very eyes before grinding out a state soccer playoff win over Trinity Christian from Statesboro on Friday afternoon at the LCS stadium. Junior striker Jacob Teel and the Cougars needed every second, every scoring chance and every ounce of soccer energy to ...

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Moore Is A Workout Warrior For Yin, Troup County Sharks

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By definition, Kate Moore is a sprinter. She is also a prime time swimmer with all kinds of ability. Moore has the protruding shoulders, the streamlined body, the smooth strokes and the winning work habits. Moore is not lazy. She goes to the Troup County Sharks practices even when she doesn’t want to. Moore is eager to learn and to ...

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Atlanta Marist Knocks Out Grangers In State Tennis Semifinals

Reality set in like a gallon of spoiled milk. The LaGrange High tennis season is over. No apologies are necessary for the LHS boys, who fell to the Marist War Eagles, 3-0 on Monday afternoon in the Class AAAA State semifinals in Atlanta. Marist snapped LaGrange High’s 12-match winning streak, which included two playoff victories over West Hall and Westover. ...

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Lady Grangers Devour Syrupmakers; Asbell, Thompson Spark LHS

It was a LaGrange High kind of night. The Maggie Asbell-led Lady Grangers took Cairo apart brick-by-brick in the second round of the Class AAAA State Soccer Tournament on Tuesday night at Callaway Stadium. LaGrange High rolled with the times in a 6-0 shutout against the Syrupmakers. LaGrange High ate it up, every soccer morsel. “We were ready to go, ...

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Reel 30 Bass Raffle Slated For June 11 At Pyne Road Park

Tickets are now on sale for the Reel 30 Bass Trail Raffle, which is scheduled for Sunday, June 11 at 3 p.m. at Pyne Road Park. Raffle tickets can be purchased for $1 at Mitchell Marine in LaGrange. Mitchell Marine is located at 370 Davis Road. A wide array of prizes will be given away at the raffle. The prizes ...

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Braves Are Heating Up With Freeman, Phillips, Kemp

On Monday night the Atlanta Braves began a 7game homestand with renewed optimism and some smoking hot hitters. The Braves began play this week with five starting players who were batting .310 or better. Brian Snitker’s team seems to have found itself. The Braves are starting to hit with runners on base. Atlanta is displaying some power. The Braves are ...

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Cougars Sweep Up Against Colonial Hills, Springwood

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Rarely does a soccer team win two games in one day, but that is what the Lafayette Christian boys did on Monday. The Cougars first had a victory gift wrapped as Colonial Hills Christian forfeited to LCS. Lafayette Christian and the Rams were supposed to play in the first round of the Boys State Soccer Tournament in the Georgia Independent ...

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