Braves Acquire 1B Lucas Duda

The Atlanta Braves acquired first baseman Lucas Duda and cash from the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Duda will wear No. 20. Duda, 32, hit .242 (74for-306) with 13 home runs and 48 RBI in 86 games for the Royals this season, his first with Kansas City. The ...

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This Week in High School Football


All three Troup County high schools go on the road this week as they continue their regular-season football schedule. The 0-2 Grangers are looking for their first win against Hampton High Friday and just might get it. Despite their losses, La-Grange has shown tremendous improvement, holding two state final-four competitors to two touchdowns or less in back-to-back games. First-year LaGrange ...

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College Football Week 1 Takeaways: The SEC is Back


The first week of college football is in the books, and one thing is clear: The SEC has returned to the top of the football world. Despite sending two teams to the playoff championship last year, the SEC has been surrounded with questions ever since Alabama lost to Clemson in the national championship. But last weekend’s games proved an opinion ...

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Callaway Softball Loses aTough One


The Lady Cavalier softball team suffered a 13-3 loss to Heard County Thursday. The team fell to 6-10 on the season following the loss. Oeisha Jenkins, who started as the pitcher, had the only run of the evening for the Cavaliers. Callaway Coach Robyn McCann said the team made uncharacteristic errors in their defeat. “They made uncharacteristic errors that they ...

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Troup Falls to Cedartown in 10-2 Loss


The Troup High Lady Tiger softball team continued to struggle Thursday as they went on the road to take on Cedartown. The Lady Tigers, coming off a close loss to La-Grange, fell short in their matchup against Cedartown. Despite showing massive improvements in their rematch against the Lady Grangers, the Troup High team displayed inconsistency by losing 10-2 on Thursday. ...

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Sixth-Inning Scores Give Grangers the Victory over the Troup High Tigers


The LaGrange and Troup High softball teams met for a rematch Wednesday, August 23. The Tigers, who fell 13-5 in their season-opening tournament against La-Grange earlier this month, took the Grangers to the wire. Troup stifled the Grangers defensively, maintaining a narrow 2-0 lead over their rival until the bottom of the sixth. La-Grange, who struggled to find their offense ...

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Tickets for Kennesaw State Football Game at SunTrust Park Go On-sale This Week


Tickets for Kennesaw State Football Game at SunTrust Park Go On-sale This Week Tickets for the November 17 Kennesaw State University versus Jacksonville State University football game will go on sale Friday, August 24 with presales beginning Tuesday, August 21. Tomorrow, Kennesaw State season ticket holders and faculty will have access to presale tickets for the Sun-Trust Park game, followed ...

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AFC U13 Girls Team Competes in Competition Finals


The AFC Troup soccer club teams traveled to Peachtree City this weekend in the AFC Lightning Challenge tournament that kicked off Saturday, August 18. The competition concluded with a final championship on Sunday. The U13 girls team was the first and only AFC Troup team to ever make an AFC competition final. Coach Shane Pulliam, who coaches the U13 team ...

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Troup, Callaway to Hold Season Openers Friday


Troup and Callaway High Schools will hold their season openers Friday, August 24. The Tigers will travel to play Ridgeland on Friday. The game will kick off at 7:30 PM on August 24, not on August 17 as previously reported. Troup played the Northside Columbus Patriots in their preseason game Friday, August 10. The Tigers pulled out a blistering 362 ...

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Callaway High Football to Hold First Responder’s Night


Stadium. First responders will be able to attend the event for free. Each first responder will be allowed to bring one guest and will also be treated to a meal before the game. Those in attendance will also get special recognition on the field prior to the start of the game. The Cavaliers are gearing up for another strong season ...

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