Sports

Callaway Wins against Rockmart, Troup Falls to St. Pius

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This past week end, Friday, November 17th to be exact, was a day of many emotions for students and players in the Troup County School System. After weeks of rigorous games, combining with deadlines for school projects, two of our teams here in LaGrange and Troup County met in playoff competition in out of town games on Friday night. Troup ...

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Troup Routs Heritage, 31-7; Glisson: “We showed a lot of guts”

They’re starting to get the hang of this state playoff thing. The Tigers from Troup High School went on the road in the Class AAAA state football playoffs on Friday night and thumped the Heritage Generals, 317 in a first-round game in Ringgold. Troup High played as though it was the team with the home field advantage. After a scoreless ...

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Troup, Callaway Remain In The State’s Top 10

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Apparently the Tigers and Cavaliers have some staying power. Troup High and the Callaway Cavaliers are once again in the upper half of this week’s Georgia high school state football polls. Although losing to No. 1ranked Cartersville, 52-13 last Friday, the Troup High Tigers are still ranked in the Top 10 in Class AAAA. In the latest football rankings, Troup ...

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Bad To The Bone: Callaway Rocks Red Jackets, 42-12

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The man applauded his defense, congratulated his offense and shook every hand that he could on another winning night in Cavalierland. Pete Wiggins, the Callaway High football coach, was giving his team the official seal of approval after Thursday night’s 4212 Cavalier win over Columbus Jordan. With the state playoffs only days away, Callaway High stepped it up one more ...

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Cobb Had Deep Georgia Roots, Hall of Fame Reputation

One of the most brazen and most authentic baseball heroes for all eternity just happened to call Georgia home. Say hello to Ty Cobb, who was born in Narrows, Ga. and raised in Royston (30 miles from Athens). Cobb was a child of the “golden rule” and the hickory switch. He was “old school” for sure. Cobb was dirt poor ...

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Gomez Is Giving Lady Cougars An Extensive Basketball Makeover

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Rene Gomez is the person in charge of rebuilding a Lafayette Christian girls basketball program that has become known all too well for losing seasons and 40-point defeats. Gomez, the new head coach of the Lady Cougars, is looking to build a winner. It is going to be a long, hard run in the mulberry patch, but Gomez has already ...

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Cartersville Has 39-Game Win Streak; Troup Has Crowe, Thrash, Hudson

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The comparisons are inevitable. Cartersville is the twotime defending state football champion. The Hurricanes haven’t lost a game since 2014. The ‘Canes are on a 39-game winning streak. Cartersville High has won five consecutive region titles. The Hurricanes are currently ranked No. 1 in Class AAAA in Georgia high school football. But what about the upstart Troup High Tigers? Troup ...

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Dogs Vault Past Alabama; Georgia Has That No. 1 Look

It is definitely autumn. The leaves are changing colors. The temperature is dropping, and the Georgia Bulldogs are climbing in the polls. Actually UGA has even vaulted over Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide and into the No. 1 slot in the college football playoff rankings. It was shocking at first when that was announced on Tuesday, but it is all ...

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