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Cavaliers Rock LaGrange, 37-6; Wiggins: “We Kept Grinding”

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The stadium was electric and for good reason on Friday night. Callaway and LaGrange High were playing. The Cavaliers and Grangers ushered in their seasonopening football game at Callaway Stadium with a loud crowd of 7,000 or so fans in the building. This game was for bragging rights. It was also for keeps, and this rivalry still means something. Just ...

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Callaway Has LaGrange’s Respect, But Grangers Still Like Their Chances

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Before tonight’s LaGrange-Callaway football game even starts, Granger senior quarterback Amad Ogletree is prepared to make a prediction or two. “This is going to be a fight from whistle-to-whistle. There’s going to be 10,000 people there. It’s going to be like a college game,” said Ogletree, who is smart, clever and fast. But as confident as Ogletree is, he also ...

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Cousin Versus Cousin: Callaway-LaGrange Football Game Is Always Something Special

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Longtime Cavalier football coach Terry Hayes has seen a few Callaway-LaGrange rivalry games. More than a few, actually. Tonight starting at 8 o’clock, Hayes will coach in his 18th Cavalier-Granger football game. This backyard battle is something special from one sideline to the other. And yes, the Callaway- LaGrange High football game is always emotional. That includes the players, the ...

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Bishop Outsmarts The Fish In Reel 30 Bass Trail Tourney

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Sometimes the fish win, and sometimes the angler wins. It was the latter on Sunday in the Reel 30 Bass Trail Tournament. The biggest winner of all was Shawn Bishop of LaGrange. Bishop outfished 14 other anglers and a lake full of bass. It was a Bishop kind of day on West Point Lake. Bishop hauled in 20 fish – ...

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Noles Knows Fishing: He Catches A Mixed Bag Of 25 On Sunday

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He is proud to call himself a tournament angler. Greg Noles fishes when it’s good. He fishes when it’s bad, and Noles fishes on West Point Lake. “That is some tough fishing. West Point is one of the hardest lakes to fish. If you can catch fish there you can catch fish anywhere,” said Noles. On Sunday morning and afternoon, ...

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Lady Lion Ace Overpowers LaGrange With 15 Strikeouts

There’s a reason why Emily Williams is a Division 1 softball talent. The Central Carrollton senior right-hander is overpowering the minute that she takes the mound. Williams is intimidating. She’s fast. She’s confident, and Williams has a knack for getting batters to swing at her good pitches, as well as the pitches way out of the strike zone. No matter ...

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Cavaliers Run Roughshod Over Northside; Atkins Bolts For 199 Yards, Two Touchdowns

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Another typical Callaway High gamebreaker is back on the football scene. Just one season after Cavalier tailback Cedric Maynard re-wrote the Callaway record book with 2,000 yards rushing, this high profile football program at CHS has something more to look forward to. More specific, the Cavaliers have another touchdown maker with D’Jon Atkins, the slightly built and ultra fast tailback. ...

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Lady Grangers Fall To 0-2, Heath: “We’re Still A Good Team”

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It’s too early in the season to panic. Despite their 0-2 record and back-to-back losses to Newnan and Central Carrollton, the Lady Grangers and head coach Gabby Heath still feel good about this softball season. “We’re not laying down and giving up. We’re competing. We’re battling to the very end. We just have to put the ball in play,” said ...

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