Sports

LaGrange College Golf Takes Eighth Place in Tournament

The fourteenth-ranked LaGrange College golf team traveled to Sandeston, Florida to compete in the Golf Week Invitational last week. Playing at The Raven golf course, the team competed on fields in a city little-affected by Hurricane Michael—the recent hurricane that ripped through the Florida Panhandle and parts of Georgia. Just a few miles outside of town, however, the team witnessed ...

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College Football Week Seven Takeaways

Things aren’t looking good for Auburn. The Tiger football program hit a multi-year low Saturday when they lost to Tennessee—a team that hasn’t won an SEC game since 2016. Auburn, now sixth in the SEC West, is 4-3 this season—a precipitous fall from being in the top ten earlier this year. The Tigers started strong with a top-ten win over ...

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What’s next for Troup and LaGrange Football? Predicting the Rest of the Regular Season

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With just three games remaining this season, the Troup and LaGrange High football teams have all but written their stories. The Tigers, now 7-0 following their defeat of the Grangers last Friday, boast the most-solid team in Troup County and are nursing legitimate state-playoff hopes. LaGrange, now 1-6, still has an opportunity to rebound after going winless last season. The ...

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Point University Falls to Cumberlands at Ram Stadium

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The Point University Skyhawks fell to 1-7 on the season when they lost 38-7 to #18 University of the Cumberlands. Playing at their home stadium in Valley, Alabama, the Skyhawks lost their fourth-straight game. Point University found themselves down early in a close first quarter when the Pirates kicked a 27-yard field goal. The game was still a manageable 3-0 ...

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Cavaliers Score Runaway Homecoming Victory over Spencer

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The Callaway Cavaliers took care of business in a rare Saturday homecoming game last week. The game, originally scheduled for Thursday night, was rescheduled due to inclement weather from Hurricane Michael—which passed through Troup County the day before. The Cavaliers, now 7-1 and undefeated in region 2AA, exploded offensively against conference opponent Spencer. Led by quarterback Jacob Freemand and running ...

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May Martial Arts Competes in Southern Open National Championship Tournament

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Nine students from May Martial Arts traveled to Columbus, Georgia on September 22 to compete in the Southern Open National Championship Tournament. May Martial Arts featured a variety of competitors, ranging in age from child to adult, and those in attendance participated in the sparring and forms division of the tournament. The Southern Open National Championship Tournament is one of ...

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College Football Week 6 Takeaways

It’s going to be a rough year for Auburn. Frustration with Auburn coach Gus Malzahn reached a season high Saturday when the #8 Tigers fell to unranked Mississippi State 23-9. Auburn, widely considered to have one of the best defenses in the nation under coordinator Kevin Steele, proved unable to find their offense once again. The loss prompted several disgruntled ...

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LaGrange High Cross Country Teams Win Big at ASICS Invitational

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The LaGrange High boys and girls cross country teams took first and third place, respectively, at the ASICS invitational this past weekend. The win kept the boys team competitive for first in the region and bumped the girls team to second in the region behind Chapel Hill. The boys team finished with a score of 73 to take first place ...

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Sea Turtles Soccer Team Accepts National Championship Tournamnet Invitation

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LaGrange Coach Shane Pulliam’s Sea Turtles soccer team impressed this summer as they took state 3×3 tournaments by storm. Despite being new to 3×3 games, two Sea Turtles teams powered through their competitions, taking down Atlanta United squads in the process. Now, the Sea Turtles, who finished first nationally in their age group, have accepted a bid to play for ...

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Knox Pest Control Takes First Place in Chamber Golf Tournament

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The LaGrange-Troup Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament Thursday, October 4 at The Fields Golf Club. The theme of this year’s event was “Mulligan’s Island.” The tournament was first announced at an Early Bird Breakfast at Great Wolf Lodge earlier this year. Chamber members, modeled after characters from the hit 1960’s television series Gilligan’s Island, took the stage ...

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