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Former Iowa All-American Will Coach In Troup Wrestling Camp

Just ask and they will come. Former Iowa Hawkeye All-American and Hall of Famer Mark Ironside will serve as the lead instructor in the upcoming Troup High School Wrestling Camp. The two-day camp is on the mat for July 18-19 in the Tiger gymnasium. Ironside has a huge following and a nearly spotless record. Ironside won two NCAA wrestling titles ...

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Bridwell: “I’m Shocked,” Troup Falls To Raiders, 3-1

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The Tigers playoff run didn’t last very long. It was brief to say the least. Madison County completed the sweep of Troup High School with a 3-1 win over the Tigers on Friday night in the first round of the Class AAAA State Baseball Tournament. This Tigers defeat came right on the heels of a Red Raider 6-3 victory against ...

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Rapids Rumble Past Whitecaps, Shin Pumps In Game-Winning Goal

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Welcome to the next level. The Rapids are one of those Recreation League soccer teams with some game day intangibles. They take the good with the bad. They play on. They rebound, and they very often recover on a weekly basis. “We don’t surrender. We never give up.We don’t quit,” said Burns Bryan, the head coach of the Rapids. This ...

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Turner, Williams Combine For 3-Hitter, But Troup Loses To Madison County

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Baseball can be a confusing and aggravating game. It doesn’t always make sense. The Troup High and Madison County state playoff opener is a perfect example. Coach Craig Garner’s Troup Tigers outhit the visiting Madison County Red Raiders, 9-3 on Friday afternoon, and Troup High School still lost the game, 6-3. Tiger senior pitcher Winston Turner and freshman Colby Williams ...

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Point On: Herrera Is Thrilled With NAIA Soccer Scholarship

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When Troup High senior midfielder Juan Herrera signed a soccer scholarship with Point University on Wednesday afternoon it was a game-changer for sure. “Without this scholarship I wouldn’t be going to college. I was planning to go into the military, but I had a friend who got in touch with the coach (at Point). He liked the way I played, ...

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Grangers Take Their No. 9 State Ranking To Union Grove

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They don’t lack talent, confidence or players. Third baseman Willis Kemp and the Grangers have a No. 9 state ranking this week in Class AAAAA. LaGrange High also has a date with destiny today in the State Baseball Tournament. The Grangers will open the postseason with a doubleheader at Union Grove this afternoon at 4:30. Kemp and the Grangers have ...

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Hubbard, Cavaliers Are Positive They Belong In State Tournament

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Dusty Hubbard knows what his team is up against, and he is going to take his boys to the Class AAA State Baseball Tournament anyway. The Cavaliers will open up the state playoffs with a doubleheader today against the Hart County Bulldogs in Hartwell. Game one will get underway at 5p.m., and the 11th-ranked Cavaliers look forward to the first ...

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