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Freeman Is Headed To Mercer, Copeland Goes With California JuCo

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National signing day was a busy one for the Callaway Cavaliers on Wednesday. Five Callaway players signed on the dotted lines for college football scholarships. Cavalier senior linebacker and tight end Michael Freeman (middle) gets ready to sign with the Mercer Bears on Wednesday morning in Hogansville. Michael Freeman knew what he wanted, and he found it at Mercer. On ...

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Rebel With A Cause: Sanders Signs With Ole Miss

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When Braylon Sanders woke up on Wednesday morning he had no idea which college he would choose on national signing day. The Callaway High 4-star wide receiver had a multitude of choices, all of them with prime time programs, with Georgia, Washington State, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Cincinnati and Colorado State. The decision was hard and confusing. Time was growing ...

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Tigers Are Pumped, Prepared For Rugged Wrestling Sectional

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Records and reputations mean absolutely nothing at the Class AAAA wrestling Sectional Tournament. The only thing that matters are results. The Sectional is where the big boys gather. This is where the elite wrestlers throw their weight around. “This is way harder with better teams. You’re one step closer to state. You have to 0said Troup High junior Chase Seals. ...

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Strickland Leads, Troup Follows For Area Wrestling Championship

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It had been a long time since the Troup High wrestlers last won an Area Traditional Tournament title. Too long, in fact, for the Tigers. The Troup High drought was broken on Saturday, however. The Tigers drank from the championship water fountain for the first time in 14 years as they rolled to the Area 5AAAA Tournament title at LaGrange ...

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Lady Grangers Hope To Rock Region 5-AAAA This Spring

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Enthusiasm plus energy often equals excellence. That is where the Lady Granger tennis program hopes to go this season. LaGrange High does not want to play for runner-up honors. The Lady Grangers want to call themselves the best in Region 5-AAAA this year. The thought has crossed their minds and their tennis rackets during the past two weeks of preseason ...

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Tall Tennis Talent Returns For Grangers With Battle, Skinner, Kuerzi

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If all else fails, the La-Grange High boys tennis team could always play a good game of basketball. The Grangers do have some skills, some athletes and some intimidating size. LaGrange High does grow them big with 6-foot-6 senior Gavin Battle, 6-foot-3 junior Jackson Kuerzi and 6-foot-2 sophomore Pierce Skinner. They are tennis players of the competitive kind. They can ...

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Grangers Close Out Troup, 66-63

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On paper, the game should have been a blowout. LaGrange High was undefeated in the region. The Grangers were ranked third in the Class AAAA state basketball poll. LaGrange High’s opponent on this night, the Troup Tigers, entered play with a losing record. But this Region 5-AAAA boys game on Friday night was anything but a laugher. The game was ...

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Hometown Feud: Lady Grangers Edge Troup High In Overtime

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Floor burns come with the territory in the LaGrange High-Troup girls basketball rivalry. Even when it’s over, it’s not over. The Lady Grangers-Lady Tigers feud lasts seven days a week and 12 months a year. On Friday night the rivalry got especially volatile, however. The two teams met again for old time sake and five quarters of basketball. Four periods ...

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