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LaGrange College to Play Second Game of the Season

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The LaGrange College Panther football team will play their second game of the season Saturday, September 8 against Berry. The game will be held at Callaway Stadium at 6 PM. The Panthers are looking for their first win after losing to Birmingham Southern 28-24 in their season opener. They are under the direction of firstyear head coach Earl Chambers, who ...

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Braves Agree to Terms with Catcher Tyler Flowers on Contract Extension

Atlanta Braves Executive Vice President and General Manager Alex Anthopoulos announced Tuesday that the Braves have agreed to terms with catcher Tyler Flowers on a one-year $4M contract for the 2019 season, with a $6M club option for the 2020 season. Flowers, 32, is in his third campaign with the Braves this season after signing a two-year contract (with a ...

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Atlanta Braves Announce 2019 Spring Training Schedule

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On August 29, the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball announced their 2019 spring training schedule. Atlanta’s 32-game slate will begin on Saturday, February 23, with a road game against the New York Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Braves open the home portion of their spring schedule on Monday, February 25, versus the Washington Nationals at the ESPN ...

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Braves Acquire 1B Lucas Duda

The Atlanta Braves acquired first baseman Lucas Duda and cash from the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Duda will wear No. 20. Duda, 32, hit .242 (74for-306) with 13 home runs and 48 RBI in 86 games for the Royals this season, his first with Kansas City. The ...

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This Week in High School Football

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All three Troup County high schools go on the road this week as they continue their regular-season football schedule. The 0-2 Grangers are looking for their first win against Hampton High Friday and just might get it. Despite their losses, La-Grange has shown tremendous improvement, holding two state final-four competitors to two touchdowns or less in back-to-back games. First-year LaGrange ...

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College Football Week 1 Takeaways: The SEC is Back

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The first week of college football is in the books, and one thing is clear: The SEC has returned to the top of the football world. Despite sending two teams to the playoff championship last year, the SEC has been surrounded with questions ever since Alabama lost to Clemson in the national championship. But last weekend’s games proved an opinion ...

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Callaway Softball Loses aTough One

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The Lady Cavalier softball team suffered a 13-3 loss to Heard County Thursday. The team fell to 6-10 on the season following the loss. Oeisha Jenkins, who started as the pitcher, had the only run of the evening for the Cavaliers. Callaway Coach Robyn McCann said the team made uncharacteristic errors in their defeat. “They made uncharacteristic errors that they ...

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Troup Falls to Cedartown in 10-2 Loss

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The Troup High Lady Tiger softball team continued to struggle Thursday as they went on the road to take on Cedartown. The Lady Tigers, coming off a close loss to La-Grange, fell short in their matchup against Cedartown. Despite showing massive improvements in their rematch against the Lady Grangers, the Troup High team displayed inconsistency by losing 10-2 on Thursday. ...

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Sixth-Inning Scores Give Grangers the Victory over the Troup High Tigers

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The LaGrange and Troup High softball teams met for a rematch Wednesday, August 23. The Tigers, who fell 13-5 in their season-opening tournament against La-Grange earlier this month, took the Grangers to the wire. Troup stifled the Grangers defensively, maintaining a narrow 2-0 lead over their rival until the bottom of the sixth. La-Grange, who struggled to find their offense ...

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Tickets for Kennesaw State Football Game at SunTrust Park Go On-sale This Week

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Tickets for Kennesaw State Football Game at SunTrust Park Go On-sale This Week Tickets for the November 17 Kennesaw State University versus Jacksonville State University football game will go on sale Friday, August 24 with presales beginning Tuesday, August 21. Tomorrow, Kennesaw State season ticket holders and faculty will have access to presale tickets for the Sun-Trust Park game, followed ...

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