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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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Troup Overpowers Central to Remain Undefeated

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The Tigers improved to 9-0 with a road win over Central Friday night. With their victory, Troup held on to their second-place 4AAAA ranking ahead of their region championship against top-ranked Cartersville this Friday. Troup took a commanding lead in Friday night’s game, going up 28-14 by half time. It was a strong rebound for the Tigers, who managed to ...

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LaGrange Football Takes on Chapel Hill TONIGHT

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The Grangers hope to redeem a losing season tonight as they face off against a tough Chapel Hill team.  It will be the Panthers’ second trip to Callaway Stadium—the first resulting in a 56-24 beat-down from the Troup Tigers. LaGrange, currently 1-7, would earn their first region victory with a win over Chapel Hill. It will be tough for the ...

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Tigers Face Central This Week before Season’s Toughest Challenge

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The Troup Tigers have battled their way to an unblemished 8-0 season, but it hasn’t been easy. Despite some early-season success as Troup beat up on weaker teams, they have faltered slightly in their past few games as they hit stronger region opponents. This was most-noticeably true as the Tigers took on the Cedartown Bulldogs last week. It was the ...

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Tigers Win Nail-biter over Cedartown to Remain Unbeaten

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The Tigers escaped with a victory Friday night as they took on the Cedartown Bulldogs at Callaway Stadium. It was Troup’s closest finish of the season, with the Tigers pulling out a 20-13 victory over a strong Cedartown team. The Tigers found themselves down early when the Bulldogs took a 6-0 lead. It was the Tigers’ longest time trailing this ...

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LaGrange Falls to Sandy Creek in Defensive Showdown

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It looked more like a baseball score on Thursday when the Sandy Creek Patriots left Callaway Stadium with a 3-2 victory over the LaGrange Grangers. LaGrange, who had one of their best offensive drives of the season after the opening kickoff, went scoreless after missing their field goal attempt. It eventually would cost them the game. The Grangers played with ...

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