Summer Soccer: AFC Lightning Troup and Shane Pulliam Summer Camp


Troup Titans and AFC Lightning have merged to become AFC Lightning Troup. The newlymerged soccer club met Monday for tryouts, and the turnout was huge. Several players from across Troup County came to try out for the new team. By six o’clock Monday evening, the parking lot around the complex was full, as parents came to register their children for ...

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Special Olympics Charity Bass Tournament to be Held at Highland Marina


The Knights of Columbus, Mother Teresa Council 8972, located in Tyrone, GA, is sponsoring a Charity Bass Tournament on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Highland Marina Resort in LaGrange, GA.  The tournament, now in its fourth year, donates net proceeds to local chapters of the Special Olympics. The 2018 tournament here in LaGrange will support the Columbus, GA branch of ...

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Callaway High School 2018 Football Predictions


Callaway has been a regional powerhouse over the years under the coaching of Pete Wiggins. Last year, the Cavaliers went 11-2, defeating some of the best teams in both Alabama and Georgia to earn an impressive record. Now, however, the Cavaliers are looking to maintain their dominance after losing seventeen seniors who helped them make it to the state quarterfinals ...

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Callaway Gardens Holds 59th Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament


Callaway Gardens hosted the 59th Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament May 25-27. The three-day tournament featured international athletes from across the globe and took place on Robin Lake Beach at the Callaway Gardens Resort. The event, the most prestigious water sports tournament in the world, had its humble beginnings at Callaway Gardens in 1959. The resort specifically designed Robin ...

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Troup, Callaway Place in Final State Baseball Ranking


Both Troup and Callaway both saw their historic baseball seasons end in the state playoffs. Callaway, competing in Class AA, was only one game away from a shot at the title game. Destroying eventual title-winner Benedictine in the first game of the Class AA semifinals, the Cavaliers ultimately lost the last two games of the series for a disappointing end ...

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Summer Shoot Out


Graduation didn’t slow the progress of the summer shootout this week. There were nine participants in attendance and they were ready to compete; coach Sam Cotton stated. The kids did the usual, free play, drills and competed in a 40 minute game. Both teams played under the traditional name of Troup vs LaGange. Troup outlasted La-Grange in an exciting game ...

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Cougar Strong: Long Cane Middle Race Team Starts Strong


GreenpowerUSA is the hottest STEM program that you’ve probably never heard about it. The initiative focuses on providing students with hands-on experience in engineering and project management. And it’s causing quite a stir at Long Cane Middle School. “It’s made them like rock stars in the school,” Long Cane Principal Chip Giles said of the inaugural season the of the ...

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