Troup Earns Some Respect in Narrow Loss to No. 1 Canes


They had something to prove, and they proved it. Junior offensive tackle Royce White and the Troup High Tigers also had something to say after narrowly losing to No. 1ranked Cartersville in a 45-35 shootout in a Region 5-AAAA football game on Friday night at Callaway Stadium. “We picked up the tempo. We played a lot better than they thought ...

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Grangers Dig in, Play Hard but Fall to Shaw, 15-7


LaGrange High School wanted it just as much as the Shaw Raiders. On a rain-soaked night, LaGrange High dug in. The Grangers stretched and strained. They showed incredible resolve. LaGrange High never backed down. They repeatedly stepped into the line of fire, but the Grangers did not win. La-Grange High fell to Columbus Shaw, 15-7 on a sloppy, rainy and ...

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Hudson Gives Tigers a Chance, Troup Tackles No. 1 Cartersville Tonight


They have more reasons why they can, than why they can’t. Troup High thinks it can go toe-to-toe with the No. 1-ranked and undefeated Cartersville Hurricanes tonight at Callaway Stadium. The state of Georgia will be watching the Region 5-AAAA football game closely. And Kobe Hudson, the three-time All-State player for Troup High, hopes to pull off the monster upset ...

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Alabama is Favored by Six Points, No. 1-Ranked LSU Doesn’t Care

In the Southeastern Conference the football game of the year occurs every week. Okay, they’re arrogant with a slice of pecan pie. Last Saturday the game of interest in the SEC was Georgia-Florida in Jacksonville. Next week the game of the century is Auburn-Georgia at Jordan- Hare Stadium. But this Saturday afternoon, the most intriguing pigskin college game on the ...

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West Georgia Bass Club Catches, Releases More Than 300 Fish


Jesse Freeman got what he wanted – a day on the lake and a bucket full of fish. Freeman, the youth angler from Wadley, Ala., caught nine fish in the West Georgia Bass Club Tournament on Sunday on a chilly West Point Lake. Freeman caught and released a bunch of threepound bass. “I was out there trying to catch some ...

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Elks National Free Throw Tournament

Free Thow Contest LCE Girls

Elks National Free Throw Tournament Congratulations to the following Long Cane Elementary students who placed in the TCSS finals in the Elks National Free Throw Tournament. Elijah Stepp placed 2nd in the boys division while Sarah Margaret McCutchen placed 2nd and Aniyah Rutledge placed 1st in the girls division. LCE is very proud of your accomplishment!    

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A Bounce Back Season is Possible for Warrior Boys Basketball


Opportunity and optimism have invaded the LaGrange Academy gymnasium. The Warrior boys basketball team expects improvement this season. They expect all-out hustle, and they plan on getting up and down the court at a brisk pace. There are some athletes in the house. LaGrange Academy intends to use last year’s 617 season as a stepping stone. Yes, the Warriors only ...

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