Sports

Asbell Goes On A Five-Goal Tirade, Lady Grangers Rock Callaway

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Never overlook player No. 6 in the LaGrange High soccer threads. Maggie Asbell has some ridiculous skills. She has an appetite for scoring. She has a propensity for the dramatic. Asbell, the Lady Granger junior, never gets tired of playing, winning and putting the ball in the back of the net. Asbell did that a lot on Wednesday night as ...

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Grangers Break Scoreless Tie, Callaway Loses To LHS Boys

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Whether they like it or not, the future is now. And the Grangers do like it. “We’re looking at a younger team. We’re a work in progress. We’re finally getting a better idea of the game,” said Keita Placide, the head coach of the La-Grange High boys soccer team. The Grangers took another step in the right direction on Wednesday ...

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Cavaliers Trounce Manchester, Callaway “Run Rules” Devils

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Leave it to the Cavaliers. They’ve got some offensive firepower from the batting cage to the baseball diamond. Callaway High showed off some of that hitting prowess on Monday night as the Cavaliers pasted the Manchester Blue Devils, 14-4 in a non-region game in Hogansville. From the beginning the Cavaliers poured it on. Coach Dusty Hubbard’s Callaway baseball team scored ...

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Eason Gives Georgia Stability, Experience, Hope For The Future

The Georgia Bulldogs have what every team in the SEC wants – a clear cut No. 1 at the quarterback position. Jacob Eason is not a finished product, but the freshman and soon-to-be sophomore does bring experience, savvy and leadership to the football field for the University of Georgia. Eason was thrown to the Dogs last fall, and he responded ...

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Grangers Rip West Hall, 80-62; LaGrange Hosts Richmond On Thursday

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The gym was rocking, and the Grangers were rolling. LaGrange High had some State Tournament fun on Saturday night with an opening round 80-62 rout against the West Hall Spartans. There was no sign of postseason nerves for the Granger basketball team, which played before a home crowd of 2,000. It was an inviting tournament atmosphere. “We sped the game ...

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Troup Baseball Takes Win Over Heard County

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Baseball is back and all across the Country, high school teams are gearing up for a big season. Here in Troup County and our entire area in general, baseball is a huge hit with the youth and we produce quality and pro level athletes year after year. For the 2017-2018 season, the Troup High School Tigers picked up their second ...

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Braves Are Still Rebuilding, But Winning Is Their Goal

It’s as true as the tomahawks on their jerseys. The Atlanta Braves are still revamping, remodeling and pointing toward the future. This baseball team has as many question marks as answers. On top of that, the Braves fans expect Atlanta to contend for a playoff spot this year. Just last season, Atlanta finished fifth in a five-team division. The Braves ...

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Sanders’ Buzzer-Beater Lifts Callaway Past Coosa, 62-60

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The almost impossible is always attainable when Braylon Sanders is in uniform and on the basketball court. He is the X Factor. Sanders, the Callaway High senior guard, knows how to finish. He knows how to lead, and he knows how to beat all the odds. Sanders is also as tough as rusty nails. Don’t ever forget it. Sanders, the ...

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Troup High Has Four Place In State Wrestling Tourney

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Wrestling is one of the oldest, most pure forms of athletics in the history of the world. From the epics of the Greeks, Jacob wrestling an angel in the Bible, even to the Olympics, it is a world renowned sport that has deep roots and a legacy dating back thousands and thousands of years. Even still today, wrestling is a ...

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