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Baseball: Bittner and Layrisson Named USA South Rookie Pitcher and Player of the Week

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Freshmen Gibson Bittner and Jack Layrisson were named the USA South Baseball Rookie Pitcher and Player of the Week respectively for the week ending April 1. Laryssion was selected for the second time this season, joining teammate McKinley Erves. Bittner picked up two wins as the Panthers went 3-1 for the week. He pitched 8-2/3 innings, allowed one run, six ...

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Troup Baseball Beats Cedartown in Region Rematch

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Troup High baseball faced off in a rematch against Cedartown Friday, March 30th. The Tigers bested the Cedartown Bulldogs 4-2 in the first game of the season. The Bulldogs failed to avenge themselves Friday night as the Tigers beat them by an even bigger margin. After seven innings of play, Troup walked away with a 4-0 victory and a 2-0 ...

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Lafayette Christian Middle School Baseball Stuns in Double Header

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Lafayette Christian Middle School baseball squared off against the Heritage Hawks in a double header Thursday, March 29. The Cougars kicked up a whirlwind of explosive offensive firepower, shooting to 10-0 lead by the end of four quarters to effectively end the game. For the Cougars, the team’s success foreshadows a promising career for the players and for LCS baseball. ...

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LaGrange Tennis Takes On Northgate

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The LaGrange boys and girls tennis teams faced off against Northgate Wednesday, March 28th in Granger Park. Both Granger teams entered the matchup looking to improve their already- stellar season records. The Granger boys boast an especially-dominant record, with a Division II championship title in the Granger Invitational and only two losses on the season. An impressive 5-0 thumping of ...

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Granger Invitational Track Meet

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The Granger Track and Field Invitational took place Thursday, March 29th. The Grangers had a strong showing with both the boys and girls teams. The invitational kicked off at 4 PM, and as the dust settled, the Lady Grangers capped off a dominant performance. With 50 total points, the LaGrange girls track team stole the evening. Shaw High School came ...

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Callaway Soccer Faces Lamar County

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Callaway boys and girls soccer faced off against teams from Lamar County Tuesday, March 27th. The girls started the show with disappointment, falling to the Trojans 4-0. Lamar County opened with an explosive offense that managed to score three goals by half. The Lady Cavaliers were unable to keep up, as the Trojans stretched the field and made plays when ...

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Rolling in the Bass

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The Reel 30 Bass Trail tournament continued Sunday, March 25th at Lake Wedowee. With great weather came a great turnout and a lot of fishing fun. Some of the Southeast’s greatest fishermen came, bringing their best with them. The competition was healthy, and the participants were true sportsmen. The biggest bass caught at the tournament weighed in at 7.2 lbs. ...

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