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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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West Hall Picks Off Troup; Spartans Top Tigers, 24-21

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With the season on the line and the fans on the edge of their seats, somebody had to step up and make a season-defining play. Somebody did, and that person was West Hall senior cornerback Ashun Favorite. He stepped in front of a Troup High pass intended for senior wide receiver Ken Truitt inside the West Hall 10 yard line ...

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Callaway Pummels Blue Devils; Johnson Throws Five Touchdown Passes

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As the starting quarterback for the No. 4-ranked Callaway Cavaliers, senior Dylan Johnson is expected to lead. He is expected to make plays, and he is expected to win. Johnson was scoring high marks in all of those avenues on Friday night. Johnson not only led Callaway High to an easy 55-20 demolition of the Model Blue Devils, Johnson also ...

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Lady Granger Swim Sensation Inks A Scholarship With Georgia Tech

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She could have been an Auburn Tiger, a Georgia Bulldog or an Indiana Hoosier. Allie Paschal was offered a scholarship by all three of those teams. That was enticing and flattering. Paschal hemmed, hawed and thought. She pondered, and she kept coming back to one prevailing theme. In her heart, she is a Yellow Jacket. And on Wednesday morning, Paschal ...

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Cougars Face 10-0 Stallions In Second Round Of State Playoffs

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Hope is in the air, and Lafayette Christian is in the second round of the state football playoffs. That is surprising for the LCS Cougars, who haven’t had a winning record at any point this season. But here they are, two wins away from their second straight state championship in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. It could happen, but ...

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