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Troup High Softball Team Working Hard to Improve in the Early Season

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The Lady Tiger softball team has hit a few stumbling blocks in the early season, but Troup Head Coach Kayla Yeargin keeps faith in her players. “We’ll get better,” she said following Troup’s 123 loss to Columbus in the opener of the Callaway Classic Tournament on Friday, August 10. The Tigers are currently 1-4-1, with two losses coming in the ...

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Braves Development Company and Encore Hospitality to Develop 140-room Aloft Hotel inside The Battery Atlanta

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The Braves Development Company (BDC) and Encore Hospitality, LLC are pleased to announce that Aloft Hotel will be joining the exciting line-up at The Battery Atlanta in 2020. The 140-room, lifestyle hotel will join the recently announced Silverspot Cinema and Savi Provisions as part of the mixed-use center’s development. This signifies The Battery Atlanta surpassing the 90% threshold in leases ...

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AFC Lightning Troup Prepares for Weekend Scrimmage

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Divided into two teams, yellow and green, the girls began practice without competing against one another— they simply moved the ball through different gates to a teammate on the other side. There was only one catch: the ball couldn’t stop moving. Because of this, the girls had to diagnose the field and raise their overall awareness so that they could ...

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High School Softball Teams Compete, Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

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The local high school softball season kicked off with a bang Saturday, August 4 as teams from Callaway, LaGrange, and Troup competed in a fundraising tournament at Granger Park. The tournament began at 10 AM Saturday morning, and onlookers were given the opportunity to help raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness by entering a raffle. Proceeds from the day were ...

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Grangers Prepare for Scrimmage

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The LaGrange Grangers continued practice Monday, August 6 in preparation for their upcoming preseason scrimmage this Friday. The game will be held at Callaway Stadium at 7 PM on August 10. The Grangers will be facing off against Kendrick High School and have a shot at winning their first game in more than a season. The Grangers battled through the ...

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LaGrange High Set to Scrimmage August 10

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There’s nowhere to go but up. The LaGrange Grangers kick off the unofficial start to the season against Kendrick in their preseason game on Friday, August 10th. The Grangers, who went winless last season, look to improve under new LaGrange Head Coach Chuck Gibbs. And maybe they already have. Under Gibbs, the program broke a multi-game losing streak by tying ...

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Callaway High to Hold Preseason Scrimmage

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The Cavaliers are back in action Friday, August 10th, as they kick off the unofficial start of the fall season against Starr’s Mill. Callaway will be the away team as they travel to play their preseason game. The Cavaliers have dominated in previous seasons, and their mission is to do even better in 2018. The biggest challenge for Callaway will ...

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Troup High Football to Start August 9 Against Northside Columbus

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It’s almost go time. The Troup High Tigers kick off the unofficial start to the season in less than a week against Northside Columbus in a pre-season scrimmage. The Tigers play the first game of the upcoming fall season on Thursday, August 9th at 7:30 PM at Callaway Stadium. Both the Grangers and the Cavaliers will play their pre-season scrimmage ...

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USTA State Tri-Level Tournament to be Held in LaGrange

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The USTA tri-level state tournament returns to La-Grange Friday, August 3rd. The three-day tournament will conclude on August 5th and marks the seventh-straight year that the tournament has been held in LaGrange. The competition is a qualifier tournament that players must win in order to advance to the next round and ultimately become sectional champions. The event features different brackets ...

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