Sports

AFC U13 Girls Team Competes in Competition Finals

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The AFC Troup soccer club teams traveled to Peachtree City this weekend in the AFC Lightning Challenge tournament that kicked off Saturday, August 18. The competition concluded with a final championship on Sunday. The U13 girls team was the first and only AFC Troup team to ever make an AFC competition final. Coach Shane Pulliam, who coaches the U13 team ...

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Troup, Callaway to Hold Season Openers Friday

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Troup and Callaway High Schools will hold their season openers Friday, August 24. The Tigers will travel to play Ridgeland on Friday. The game will kick off at 7:30 PM on August 24, not on August 17 as previously reported. Troup played the Northside Columbus Patriots in their preseason game Friday, August 10. The Tigers pulled out a blistering 362 ...

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Callaway High Football to Hold First Responder’s Night

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Stadium. First responders will be able to attend the event for free. Each first responder will be allowed to bring one guest and will also be treated to a meal before the game. Those in attendance will also get special recognition on the field prior to the start of the game. The Cavaliers are gearing up for another strong season ...

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Lady Granger Softball Falls to Bowdon

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The LaGrange High Softball team kicked off a twoday on-the-road stretch August 14 against Cedartown. The Lady Grangers scored an impressive 11-6 victory before falling to Bowdon High School the next day. LaGrange, who currently has the best softball record in the county, fell to 7-2 after losing 4-2 in a tight match against Bowdon. The Lady Grangers scored to ...

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Grangers Make Statement in Season Opener

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The Grangers are making their comeback. Despite a 10-3 loss against Heard County in their season opener Friday, August 17, LaGrange players and fans took to the field in excitement after their almost- upset of the football powerhouse. Following his team’s 56-6 blowout win over Kendrick High in their preseason scrimmage a week earlier, LaGrange Head Coach Chuck Gibbs said ...

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Region Schedule Opens for Local High Schools

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After a two-day Callaway Classic Tournament, Troup County’s local high school softball teams jumped into their region schedules. The Grangers, who are now 7-1, have powered their way through tough competition this season. They have scored wins over both in-county rivals Troup and Callaway, and batted an impressive 4-1 record. Their only loss came to a strong Heard County team. ...

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Troup, LaGrange to Play Season Opening Games TONIGHT

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It’s go time! Troup and LaGrange High kick off the official start to their football seasons tonight. The Tigers will be traveling to play Ridgeland High School at 7:30 PM. The Grangers will be taking on powerhouse Heard County at home at Callaway Stadium. The game will start at 7:30 PM. Both schools have enjoyed success in the preseason, with ...

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Callaway Classic Softball Tournament Concludes at Shuford Fields

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Three Troup County schools participated in the Callaway Classic Tournament that finished Saturday, August 11. LaGrange, Troup, and Callaway High all came out to battle fierce statewide competition to varying degrees of success. The Grangers and the Cavaliers started strong, with LaGrange getting a solid win over Hardaway and the Cavaliers beating Brookstone 5-0. The Troup High Tigers struggled to ...

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AFC Lightning Scrimmage: Athena C Team Finishes in a Tie

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The Athena C girls team participated in an AFC scrimmage this past weekend on Saturday, August 11. Down by two early in the match, the Troup County girls came back to end the game with a 3-3 tie. For Athena C Coach Shane Pulliam, DOC for AFC Lightning Troup, the tie is a sign of good things to come for ...

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LaGrange High Softball 4-0 This Season

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2018 may be the year of the Grangers. Though it’s still early in the year, LaGrange has a blistering record that has fans excited. Most notably, the Granger football program earned a dramatic 56-6 victory in their preseason scrimmage Friday after going winless last year. With the talk of a program turnaround in the air, the Grangers are hopeful for ...

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