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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Swimming is Nothing but a Chlorine Rush for Kylee Motley

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No longer is “no” the correct answer. After two years away from the competitive waters, Kylee Motley is back with the Troup County Sharks. Motley recommitted to swimming and the Sharks in August. She is glad she returned despite the sore muscles and the 1,000-yard workouts at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center pool. The swimming experience is becoming crystal clear ...

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Donaldson, Braves are Meshing, a New Contract is Imminent

Veteran third baseman Josh Donaldson has worn a lot of hats in his Major League baseball career. He has played for the Cleveland Indians, the Toronto Blue Jays and the Oakland Athletics. But his favorite stop on the big league circuit seems to be the Atlanta Braves. Donaldson grew up a Braves fan in Pensacola, Fla. In his baby-faced youth, ...

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