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Tigers Preparing for Class AAAA Playoff against Oconee County

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The Tigers are looking to rebound Thursday in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs. Troup, now 9-1, suffered their first loss of the season in a 43-10 to Cartersville in the region championship game last week. Not only was it the Tigers’ first loss all season, it was also the first time Troup got dominated in any ...

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Cavaliers to Host Class AA State Playoff Game FRIDAY

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The Callaway High Cavaliers will host the Elbert County Blue Devils at Callaway Stadium on Friday in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs The Cavaliers, who finished the regular season 82, lost to rival Heard County late in the year and enters the state playoffs as the number-two seed in Class AA. It’s a familiar position for ...

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Grangers Triumph, Close Season with a Win against Shaw

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The Grangers were trailing 7-3 when Emma Ward and Blair Herrod were named Homecoming Queens in LaGrange’s final game of the season on Friday. It was a position they were used to. The Grangers, who at that point had only won one game in the past two seasons, were well-acquainted with defeat, and—as noted by a mass exodus of fans ...

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Tigers Suffer Blowout 43-10 Loss to Cartersville in Region Championship

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Staff Writer The Troup High Tigers got a taste of their own medicine at Cartersville for the region championship. After blowing out opponents throughout the regular season, the Tigers, who entered the game 9-0, suffered a crushing 43-10 defeat at the hands of the Purple Hurricanes. The Tigers found themselves down earlier, trailing 21-3 at the end of the first ...

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Skyhawks Football Wins Second Game of Season

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The Point University Skyhawks earned their second victory of the season against St. Andrews University on Saturday, October 20. Playing on the road in Laurinburg, N.C., the Skyhawks put together a 2117 win. Point University scored fourteen of their points in the second quarter en route to their first region victory. The Skyhawks’ secondquarter scores came after a touchdown from ...

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Grangers to Face Shaw in Homecoming Game Friday

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The 1-8 Grangers are going for their second win of the season against Shaw this Friday in their homecoming game. It’s been a tough year for LaGrange, as they attempted to rebound under new head coach Chuck Gibbs following a winless season last year. Despite having only one win on the season, the Grangers have made some improvements this year— ...

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May Martial Arts Students Test to Advance Belt Rank

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Students at May Martial Arts in LaGrange on Saturday, October 20 sought to advance their belt rank as they tested in front of the school’s board of Advanced Belts and Black Belts. The tests served as the culmination of several months of work for each student, with every individual training at least two to six months prior to the test. ...

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College Football Week Nine Takeaways

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It was a relatively quiet, but important, week of football last Saturday with both Auburn and Alabama having a week off. Both teams  have a tough game coming up next week, as the Tigers face off against Texas A&M and the Tide faces off against #4 LSU. Auburn The Tigers will have the benefit of playing at home as they ...

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LaGrange Falls to 1-8 after 37-3 Loss to Chapel Hill

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The Grangers’ season continued to snowball following their 37-3 loss to Chapel Hill on Friday. Playing at Callaway Stadium, the Grangers failed to defend their home turf against a strong 6-3 Chapel Hill team. The loss puts the Grangers at a disappointing 1-8 record for the season. It is, however, a record that has in some ways been a little ...

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Callaway Defeats Jordan 56-0 in Final Game of Regular Season

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The Cavaliers on Thursday closed out their regular season with a 56-0 victory over Jordan at Callaway Stadium. The blowout win put the Cavaliers at 8-2 for the season. Callaway battled through a rainy Thursday evening to earn one of the team’s most-commanding victories this season. The win came less than a week after the Cavaliers got their first region ...

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