Sports

CHEERLEADING: Sierra Hall of LaGrange High Signs with Brenau University

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LaGrange High School senior cheerleader Sierra Hall has signed her intent to continue cheerleading at Brenau University in the fall. The Gainesville, GA university gives Hall the opportunity to hone her skills at the next level. The fourth in a series of five college signings at LaGrange last week, Hall’s ceremony was a close-knit gathering of friends, family, teammates, and ...

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Lady Granger Track Team Heads to State

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The LaGrange track team headed to the state tournament Thursday to compete in the three-day event. Meeting Tuesday on the Granger track, two state-bound Lady Grangers spoke with Troup County News about their upcoming tournament dreams and about their love for the sport. Zakeria Staples, a junior and co-captain of the team, plays an important role on the team. “I ...

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Callaway Baseball Fights to Force Tie-Breaker Game in Quarterfinals

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The Callaway Cavalier Baseball team hosted Thomasville in the third round of the Class AA baseball championship Wednesday. Kicking off at 4:30 PM at Callaway Field, the quarterfinal matchup featured a double header the Cavaliers had to sweep in order to advance directly to the semifinals. But for the Cavaliers, who are coming off a dominate late-season stretch, it was ...

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High Hopes: LaGrange Football Starts Spring Practice

NFL legend Alex Gibbs coaching the Grangers.

LaGrange High School kicked off its football spring practice this month under the direction of new head coach Chuck Gibbs. Gibbs takes the reins of a flailing Granger football program that fielded a winless team in the 2017-2018 season. An already-successful coach in his own right (he went 31-14 as the head coach of Scottsdale Christian in Arizona and led ...

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BASKETBALL: Bo Russell of LaGrange Signs with Southern Union College

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Bo Russell, a star player of the LaGrange High basketball team, signed his letter of intent to continue playing at the next level Wednesday, May 2nd. The LaGrange High senior made his commitment in front of family, friends, and coaches before enjoying the moment with his teammates. LaGrange head basketball coach Mark Veal addressed those gathered by praising the young ...

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LaGrange Boys Soccer Falls in Round Two of State Playoff

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The LaGrange High boys soccer team traveled to Marist Wednesday, May 2nd to compete in the second round of the GHSA soccer championship. The LaGrange girls team fell the day prior in a disappointing 3-0 loss to Marist at Callaway Stadium. The boys looked to avenge their sister team by taking down one of the best programs in the state. ...

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Cavaliers Advance to State Championship Quarterfinals

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The Callaway Cavalier baseball team swept both games in a double header against Rabun County Thursday to continue their state championship bid. The Cavaliers, coming into the game with a 22-9 record, dismantled BEST Academy 16-0 in two games in the first round of the state championship. Playing some of their best ball all season, Callaway rode into Thursday’s game ...

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LaGrange Baseball Season Comes to an End against Northwest Whitfield; A Review of the 2018 Season

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  The LaGrange High baseball team traveled to Northwest Whitfield High Friday, April 27th to take part in the first round of the GHSA state tournament. The Grangers limped into the matchup with an 11-19 regular-season record. Despite a particularly underwhelming season, the Grangers managed some key wins and hit their stride in region play. They did, however, lose twice ...

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