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Tigers Are Making Strides, Winning Football Games

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No, it is not a fluke. Troup High is a formidable football team again. The Tigers have kicked their bad habits to the curb. Troup has traded in losing for winning. Tiger football is on fire behind second-year head coach Tanner Glisson. Troup High School is the proud owner of a three-game winning streak. We’re not talking baseball or wrestling. ...

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Georgia Slides To 16th Place, Dogs Play At Missouri Next

After last weekend’s near upset loss to lightly regarded Nicholls State, Georgia has more questions than answers. The Bulldogs are still unbeaten at 2-0, but they have a long way to go to earn their Top 25 national ranking. After Saturday’s slim 26-24 victory over Nicholls State, the Bulldogs from Athens dropped from ninth to 16th in the Associated Press ...

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Red Devils “Run Rule” Lady Grangers, LaGrange Is Shut Out For 7th Time

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A common theme for the Lady Grangers this season has been their heart-to-heart talk with head coach Gabby Heath after each softball game. Unfortunately for the Lady Grangers that usually comes after another draining defeat. That was the post-game routine once again on Monday night after LaGrange High’s 10-0 loss to the Bowdon Red Devils. The heads were bowed. The ...

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Grangers Are Still Reeling, Indians Hold LHS To 27 Yards

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Another Friday night simply meant another ugly loss for the Grangers. East Coweta was the latest team to hang the Grangers out to dry. The Indians beat LaGrange High, 42-0 in another dominating football display – this time at Callaway Stadium for all 4,000 fans to see. It wasn’t pretty, but it was pretty brutal for the Grangers. LaGrange High, ...

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McCartney, Stanford Collect Two Hits Each For Lady Tigers

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In the midst of all the errant throws and defeats, Troup High is making good use of the game time. The Lady Tigers are getting better at the plate. The strikeouts are down. The contact is up. The bats are ringing, and Troup is spraying the ball around the softball complex. Just one week ago, Troup High struck out 22 ...

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Cavalier Fullback Has Brains, Brawn, 3.9 Grade Point Average

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When Jibrell Jackson wakes up in the morning he takes on life, one block at a time. Jackson is a fullback for the No. 5-ranked football team at Callaway High School. The 17-year-old Jackson doesn’t want to be known simply as a football player or a student. He wants to be a devastating blocker, as well as a book worm. ...

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