Sports

LaGrange Hockey Players Can’t Wait For Sunday Afternoon

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Little by little and with each passing month, street hockey is becoming an integral part of the sports fabric in LaGrange. Four years ago the La-Grange Street Hockey League was born, thanks to Glenn Cunningham and Brett Miolen. These two Massachusetts transplants and Boston Bruin fans have done LaGrange a favor. The local league is still picking up players and ...

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Wilkerson Hits Paydirt, Confident Cavs Stymie Columbus

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They aren’t perfect, but they are lethal. D.Q. Wilkerson and the Cavaliers, the No. 2 team in the state, dusted off Columbus High, 44-13 in a football rout at Callaway Stadium on Friday night. Checking out the action were 2,000 fans, along with one major player by the name of Wilkerson. He is Callaway High’s trend-setting senior, and he does ...

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Crisp Overpowers Cougars, Grangers Break Scoring Drought

As long as there are games to be played, Lafayette Christian will keep on battling. That is what the Cougars did on Friday night in their 60-34 defeat to Crisp Academy in this 8-man football game. The Wildcats are now 3-1, and Lafayette Christian is 0-4 and improving. “We were in this game. We battled, and we put up over ...

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Troup Trounces Lamar, 62-10, Tigers Throw Six Touchdown Passes

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Everything is coming together like a jigsaw puzzle. For the first time since 2005, Troup High has started a football season with four consecutive wins. The Tigers won again with flair, finesse and a punch in the mouth on Thursday night as they slammed Lamar County, 62-10 at Callaway Stadium. And 506 yards later the Tigers had their 4-0 record. ...

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Inciarte Is A Good Catch For The Young Braves

At least the lines aren’t very long for playoff tickets outside of SunTrust Park. Actually they are nonexistent. But everyone already knew this was going to be another rebuilding season for the Atlanta Braves. It could be worse. The Braves aren’t in last place. Atlanta is holding down third place in the Eastern Division of the National League. The Braves ...

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Notre Dame Versus Georgia: It’s Not Just Another Game

Irish eyes will be looking down on the Georgia Bulldogs this Saturday. The “Junkyard Dogs” of coach Kirby Smart will tangle with Notre Dame in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on NBC. This will be a college football heavyweight brawl with two of the winningest teams of all time. Through the decades and the ivy-covered walls, Notre Dame has won 897 ...

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Lady Grangers Play Tough Against Defending State Champions

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Every game is a learning experience. On Tuesday night the Lady Grangers learned that they can go toe-to-toe with the defending Class AAAA state softball champions from Central Carrollton. There wasn’t much separating the Lady Lions and the Lady Grangers in their Region 5-AAAA game at LaGrange High. The Lady Grangers gave it their best shot in a narrow 2-1 ...

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Hungry Cavaliers Are Ready To Chow Down Against Columbus

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The most important game of the year is always the next one for Callaway High School. In the on-deck circle for the Cavaliers is a nasty and 2-0 football team from Columbus High. The Blue Devils will meet their counterpart, Callaway, tonight in a very intriguing non-region game in LaGrange. The fun will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Callaway Stadium. ...

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11th-Ranked Troup Sacks Bowdon, Hearts Academy Tops Cougars

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Troup High football is on schedule. The Tigers are improving by the game. Troup High is keeping the weekly focus, and the Tigers are looking past no one. That included the Bowdon Red Devils last Friday night on the road. Troup High pumped the brakes and laid out Bowdon, 35-6 to improve the Tiger record to 3-0. Troup High is ...

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Team Keeney Catches, Releases 10 Bass On West Point Lake

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The lake was crowded. The fish were hungry, and the anglers were there bright and early on Labor Day Weekend. West Point Lake was jumping, but so were the bass. Michael and Missy Keeney were absolutely bringing it on Sunday. The husband and wife fishing team caught 10 bass – nine spotted and one largemouth. The Keeneys fished from 6:30 ...

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