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Softball Warriors Erupt With Four Runs In Fourth Inning

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Just about the time that the Lady Eagles were packing their bags and getting ready for their trip home, LaGrange Academy threw them a curveball, so to speak. Coach Charles Parker’s Lady Warrior softball team got off the deck and into the game. LaGrange Academy, which was on the verge of getting “run ruled” in the fourth inning, just managed ...

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Lady Warriors Can’t Match Terrell Academy’s 21 Runs

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O is for offense, and there was plenty of that on Tuesday afternoon. Terrell Academy came to play and to hit. The Lady Eagles surfaced with a 21-5 win against LaGrange Academy in a softball shootout at Charles Parker Field. The two girls teams combined for 26 runs and 21 hits, and they didn’t even play the regulation seven innings. ...

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Tigers Have Another ‘Hill’ To Climb – Chapel Hill

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There is nothing that Chapel Hill would rather do than beat Troup High School in its homecoming game tonight. The Panthers will bring a 2-1-1 record into the Region 5-AAAA football skirmish at Callaway Stadium. Chapel Hill has some skill to burn. The Panthers have already shut out Lithia Springs. Chapel Hill, which has yet to reach its optimum level, ...

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Adversity Bites Lady Grangers, Newnan Breezes Past LHS

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  Confidence is hard to come for the Lady Grangers these days and so are wins. The hard luck and inconsistent softball team from LaGrange High went down to defeat once again on Tuesday night in a 13-0 shutout against the Newnan Lady Cougars. LaGrange High lost via the “run rule” for the second time in its last three games. ...

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Unbeaten Yellow Jackets Clash With No. 5 Clemson On Thursday

The Tennessee-Florida showdown in Knoxville isn’t the only college football heavyweight bout on the slate this week down here in Dixie. Even before Saturday’s mammoth battle between the Vols and Gators at Neyland Stadium there is going to be another headliner, set for Thursday night at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Getting the football festivities started early will be the No. 5-ranked ...

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Blue Sharks Ride The Rapids; West, Lee Score On Opening Day

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The Rapids and the Blue Sharks netted some soccer fun on opening day in the U-15 League on Saturday at the Chris Joseph Sportsplex. It wasn’t just another day on the sports calendar. Saturday was soccer’s opening day in the LaGrange youth leagues. There was an excess of pageantry, pushes in the back, head-first slides and fidgety parents on the ...

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Holy Ground Edges Lafayette JV; Jin, Ward Spark Lady Cougars

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Uirim Jin is a volleyball player in training. She can elevate over the net. Jin, a middle blocker, can play some “lights out” and “team first” volleyball for the Lafayette Christian junior varsity. Jin fits in like another piece to the volleyball puzzle for the Lady Cougars. Jin can walk the walk and play the game. And she can strike ...

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CrossPointe Clobbers Lafayette; Defending State Champs Slump To 1-3

Suddenly last year’s state football title seems a long time ago for the Cougars. This season’s Lafayette Christian team has very little in common with the 2015 LCS Cougars. Last year’s Lafayette Christian squad was packed with seniors. The Cougars had loads of returning starters. Lafayette Christian was sure of itself. This year the Cougars aren’t sure of anything other ...

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