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Harris, Lady Cavs Are Improving, Spiking, But They Lose Two More

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From the hallways of Callaway High School to the volleyball hardwood, the Lady Cavaliers are making strides, scoring points and learning by way of trial and error. Callaway High is winning a few, losing a few more, and the Lady Cavaliers are getting into the volleyball mood. Callaway High is taking the fight to every opponent, and the Temple Tigers ...

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Georgia Has Chemistry, Skills, Team Full Of Unselfish Players

One down and seven to go. After last Saturday night’s 31-3 pounding against Mississippi State, Georgia is now 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division with multiple challenges ahead. Despite UGA’s No. 7 national ranking there is work to be done in the coming days, weeks and months for the Bulldog football entourage. The SEC East race has been, is ...

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Lady Tigers Put The Volleyball Whammy On LaGrange, Callaway

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They have a new coach and the same old volleyball persistence. Troup High can still play this game and did on Monday afternoon with a sweep of county rivals LaGrange and Callaway. The Lady Tigers won their 12th and 13th matches of the season for coach Leigh Bailey. With a lot of floor burns and some high profile volleyball from ...

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Cards, Todd Deal Hurricanes An Opening Day Shutout

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For the Cardinals, opening day in the Troup County Recreation Football League had a lot in common with their final game from last season. The defending Textile Bowl champion Cardinals were back at it on Saturday afternoon as they handcuffed the Hurricanes, 28-0 in a preseason scrimmage in West Point. The Cardinals had themselves some opening day fun at the ...

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Freeman Remains Loyal To Braves, Atlanta Slugger Is Batting .317

Freddie Freeman is a different breed for sure. For most professional athletes they are all about two things – making millions and winning championships. Freeman has done a lot of the former, but not so much of the latter. As a matter of fact, Freeman, the Braves first baseman, has played on just two Atlanta teams that have appeared in ...

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Martin Scores 23-Yard Touchdown, Grangers Still Lose To Central

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Martin Scores 23-Yard Touchdown, Grangers Still Lose To Central Chris Fernsler Sports Editor Dialleo Burks gave his LaGrange High football team some credit for two things. “We put some points on the board, and we didn’t quit,” Burks said. Despite that, Burks and the Grangers lost their homecoming game to Central Carrollton, 32-6 on Friday night at Callaway Stadium. Well ...

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Troup Smashes Chapel Hill, Crowe Fires Five TD Passes

The Troup High train is still rolling down the tracks. On Friday night the Tigers stretched their football record to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the region with a 48-12 road win over Chapel Hill in Douglasville. Troup High School scored in every quarter of the game, including 20 points in the second period and 14 points in the fourth ...

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Bass Fishing Royalty: Tucker Wins Again On West Point Lake

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Life is just one bass after another for Greg Tucker. The LaGrange fisherman is rather adept at catching those species of fish. Tucker caught eight more West Point Lake bass on Sunday. Tucker weighed in five of them, and he won for the second time on the Reel 30 Bass Trail this year. The nonchalant and big time fisherman shared ...

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Rebuilding Cougars Are Looking For Solutions, Not Excuses

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Very little has gone right for Lafayette Christian this season. The Cougars have lost five consecutive games to open the season, and that comes just two years after winning the state football championship in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. That is a tough pill to swallow for all concerned, from LCS head coach Nate Shaw down to the last ...

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