Sports

Troup Golfers Chip Away For Third Place Finish

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What Kayla Yeargin wanted to see from her Troup High golf team was all out effort and total concentration. Yeargin got that and more on Wednesday afternoon as Troup High finished third in the Lady Tiger Par 3 Shootout at The First Tee. The host Lady Tigers carded a team total of 160. Troup High did compete, and the Lady ...

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Smallwood Goes Large With 6.5-Pound “Big Bass”

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There were some largemouth bass looking for a free meal on West Point Lake on Saturday. Coby Fuson of Roanoke, Ala. knows all about it. Fuson thought for sure he had the best fish of the day in the 11th Annual Walmart Children’s Miracle Network Charity Bass Tournament. Fuson, a youth angler, outfought and outmuscled a 5.10-pound largemouth bass. The ...

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Mustangs Edge Lafayette Christian, Wright Still Compiles 25 Saves

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The exploits of Cougar senior goaltender Logan Wright continue. On Monday night, Wright had another soccer match to remember. He responded with 25 saves in Lafayette Christian’s 3-0 setback to Central Georgia Arts & Athletics. Never in his soccer life has Wright played better, harder and with more passion than in this season. Wright is one of a kind. Wright ...

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Eslinger & Eslinger Team Up For One More Bass Title

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Sometimes last is first. Frank and Trey Eslinger were one of the last fishing teams to weigh in their catches on Saturday afternoon at Highland Marina in the 11th Annual Walmart Children’s Miracle Network Charity Bass Tournament. They did save the best for last. The LaGrange fatherand- son, also known as Team Eslinger, made it all worthwhile with 16.12 pounds ...

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Skipworth, Taylor Lead Lafayette’s Comeback Win Over Lady Eagles

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All that they needed was some incentive. The Lady Cougars had no problem finding that on Friday night. Lafayette Christian promptly fell behind 1-0 against Arlington Christian in the first 12 minutes of the West Region soccer match at the Cougars field. Arlington Christian had the early mojo after forward Kimberly Conner scored from 18 yards out. But the Lady ...

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Grangers Hold Off Tennis Tigers; Girls Match Goes To LaGrange

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The Troup High girls took a region road trip on Thursday afternoon, and they didn’t have to go far. Coach Tammy Green and the Lady Tigers traveled down the highway to the McCluskey Tennis Center for a matchup of immense proportions with the La-Grange High girls. It did mean more. The girls did play harder. The Lady Tigers and Lady ...

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Grangers Are Battle-Tested; LHS Boys Hurdle Chapel Hill

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They’re fixated on performing, winning and playing the game with a mixture of magical shots. Just like their coaches taught them. Granger boys tennis is hard to beat and hard to discourage. LaGrange High has won six out of its last eight matches. The Grangers courted some more success as they went for the tennis jugular in a 3-2 win ...

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