Sports

“The Baby Face Assassins” Controlled The Day At The William Griggs Basketball Shoot Out

William Griggs Shootout

It was a packed house at the William Griggs Gym including 42 participants in attendance. Everyone there witnessed the “Veterans” a team consisting of middle school kids dominate the day. “I was very proud of their accomplishments and told the kids that’s how you get better by playing someone better,” Coach Cotton stated. “This is the only team nucleus that ...

Read More »

Francoeur Is Reviving His Career, Braves Outfielder Is Hitting .282

In the cutthroat business of Major League baseball, Jeff Francoeur is known as an investment. The Atlanta Braves agreed to pay the 32-year-old outfielder $1 million this season. In return the National League team expected some consistency, some base hits and some savvy in the batter’s box from Francoeur. So far this season the Braves have gotten all of that ...

Read More »

Truett, Troup All-Stars Are Ready To Rumble

All-Star Baseball_3806

He couldn’t hide his feelings if he tried, and Justin Truett isn’t trying. But he will be playing for the Troup National All-Stars. In the words of Truett, “It feels great to be an All-Star for Troup County. We can bat good and field good. We’re working hard and practicing hard.” Truett will pitch and play first base for the ...

Read More »

Jackson’s Baseball Hopes Are Riding With Troup National U-12 All-Stars

All-Star Baseball_3730

Motivation is something that Ben Jackson and the Troup National All-Stars have going for themselves. “We’re hungry. We want to win, and we know how to play baseball,” said Jackson, the head coach of the U-12 All-Star team from LaGrange. Troup National has a “do or die” tournament coming up with the Dixie Youth Baseball District Playoffs In Thomaston, slated ...

Read More »

Perry Outmuscles 18.5-Pound Striper

031b9442ff8d57a736b928ce540468b7Image_2.jpg

If ever somebody deserved a good day it would be Charlie Perry. He served his country honorably, and he is a patriot. Perry is also a Vietnam War veteran, having served there from 1967-69. He is a survivor, a courageous one at that. Perry is also an accomplished fisherman. On Saturday, Perry accomplished something more in the Take A Warrior ...

Read More »