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Super Bowl Of Fishing: Tucker Hits Paydirt On Reel 30 Bass Trail

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Long before the Falcons and Patriots teed it up in the Super Bowl on Sunday in Houston, LaGrange’s Greg Tucker was doing some throwing, catching and scoring of his own. Tucker crossed the goal line on West Point Lake. He fought off the raw elements and took first place in the Reel 30 Bass Trail Tournament. Tucker finished the day ...

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Falcons Get Schooled By Time-Tested Patriots

Past history came home to roost in the Super Bowl. The team with the doubledose of mystique defeated the team with the minimum of big game experience. The New England Patriots stunned the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28 in overtime on Sunday night at NRG Stadium in Houston. New England led just once all night – in overtime. The Patriots do know ...

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LaGrange Academy Boys Defeat Bethlehem Temple, 49-42

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It was a game that could have completely gotten away. But theWarriors didn’t let that happen. LaGrange Academy labored for a 49-42 win over Bethlehem Temple in boys Region 1-AA basketball on Friday night in the Warriors gymnasium. It was Senior Night with 300 customers in the building. The game would get a little shaky, but the LaGrange Academy boys ...

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New Lady Cavaliers Head Coach Inherits Seasoned Soccer Crew

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Shonna Yawn feels lucky. The former Callaway High soccer assistant has been promoted to the Lady Cavaliers head coaching position. If that isn’t enough, Yawn is the recipient of nine returning starters. Yawn and the Lady Cavaliers expect to play some postseason matches this year. “We’re making adjustments. The girls are working hard. We have some returning veterans with leadership ...

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Scott Rattles Through 31 Points, Lady Warriors Crush Rams

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Their timing was impeccable, and their execution was out of this basketball galaxy. It was the absolutely perfect night for the Lady Warriors. They just about did it all in a 62-39 region rout over Bethlehem Temple on Senior Night at LaGrange Academy on Friday evening. “We had better ball movement. We had some good offense and good defense,” said ...

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Freeman Is Headed To Mercer, Copeland Goes With California JuCo

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National signing day was a busy one for the Callaway Cavaliers on Wednesday. Five Callaway players signed on the dotted lines for college football scholarships. Cavalier senior linebacker and tight end Michael Freeman (middle) gets ready to sign with the Mercer Bears on Wednesday morning in Hogansville. Michael Freeman knew what he wanted, and he found it at Mercer. On ...

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Rebel With A Cause: Sanders Signs With Ole Miss

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When Braylon Sanders woke up on Wednesday morning he had no idea which college he would choose on national signing day. The Callaway High 4-star wide receiver had a multitude of choices, all of them with prime time programs, with Georgia, Washington State, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Cincinnati and Colorado State. The decision was hard and confusing. Time was growing ...

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Tigers Are Pumped, Prepared For Rugged Wrestling Sectional

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Records and reputations mean absolutely nothing at the Class AAAA wrestling Sectional Tournament. The only thing that matters are results. The Sectional is where the big boys gather. This is where the elite wrestlers throw their weight around. “This is way harder with better teams. You’re one step closer to state. You have to 0said Troup High junior Chase Seals. ...

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