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Johnson Rushes For 143 Yards, Todd Churns For 219, Six Touchdowns

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The fans were on the edge of their seat cushions. That is, when they weren’t standing up, and yelling and cheering. There was a lot to raise your blood pressure over on Thursday night in the Textile Bowl at Callaway Stadium. Some ridiculous numbers were recorded in the title tilt in the 9 and 10year-old league. The two teams, Charter ...

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Callaway Gets Off The Canvas; Cavaliers Outslug Brooks County

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Callaway High School didn’t feel lucky. The Cavaliers felt the pressure of the moment. In the second round of the Class AA state football playoffs on Friday night, Callaway was looking elimination in the face. The Cavaliers got knocked down to their knees with a 14-0 deficit in the first quarter against Brooks County. It was not looking good for ...

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Super Freshmen Are Making An Immediate Impact On Troup Swimming

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Forget about the seniority. The Tigers have none of that. There is not one senior on the Troup High swimming team. What the Tigers do have is the most talented freshman class in school history. The Troup High ninth-graders are filling the swimming pool from one end of the pool to the other. The Troup High freshmen are fast, and ...

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Lady Cavalier Volleyball Player Wins Some Admiration, $2,000 In Essay Contest

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The world needs more Cheyenne Bookers. She didn’t invent enthusiasm. She just perfected it. Booker, the girl with the 3.9 grade point average and the second helping of school spirit, is at it again. The Callaway High sophomore volleyball player was awarded $2,000 on Tuesday morning for her winning entry in an essay contest, which was sponsored by Coca-Cola, Powerade ...

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Hodge: “So Much Is On The Line,” Callaway Tangles With Brooks County Tonight

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The adrenaline will be gushing like the backyard water faucet tonight at Callaway Stadium. Thomas Hodge and the Cavaliers will take the next step in the Class AA state playoff process with a secondround game against Brooks County. Callaway High is 11-0, and Brooks County is an ever dangerous 8-3. “Anybody can beat anybody (in the state playoffs). So much ...

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Burks Is A Granger At Heart, He Expects To Remain LHS Head Coach

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He admits things didn’t go as planned this season. The football fortunes for head coach Dialleo Burks and LaGrange High were far from what they envisioned with a 2-8 season. The Grangers were thinking championship, and they failed to make it to the state playoffs for the second straight year. Instead of excuses, Burks does have an explanation or two. ...

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Optimism Returns To The Hardwood For Keating, Anderson, Warriors

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Last winter, LaGrange Academy fell just three wins shy of the boys state basketball championship in the Georgia Independent School Association. Only one starter returns from that 18-8 state quarterfinal team from LaGrange Academy. But the Warriors expect to be good again this year. Tradition does not graduate, not at LaGrange Academy. “We feel good (about this). We’re going to ...

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