ACWORTH – It was there for the taking.
The LaGrange Grangers only got one shot at the Troup Tigers this season, and they ended up losing that game on Monday.
They're one win from the final four.
Their hopes for a repeat title are alive and well.The LaGrange College Panthers opened play in the USA South men's tournament on Thursday with a 73-63 victory over Piedmont at Averett University in Virginia.
SAVANNAH – They met their match.The Callaway Cavaliers made the trip to Savannah on Wednesday hoping to extend their season and reach the semifinals of the Class AAA state tournament, but it wasn't meant to be.
They've taken the first step toward another region championship.
It was a miserable evening.The temperature was hovering just a shade above freezing, and it was raining hard.
It's game day once again.
The path to the final four will run through Acworth for the LaGrange Grangers.
He's been in a few big games over the years.
Spurred on by a boisterous student cheering section, the LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors kept their season alive with a hard-fought win over Piedmont Academy in the opening round of the GISA Class AA state tournament on Tuesday.
Callaway High freshman Zoe Howard couldn't be there for Tuesday's soccer match against Haralson County, but she was in the thoughts of her teammates.
The LaGrange High tennis teams got the best of Northside in Region 1-AAAAA action on Tuesday.In the boys' match, the Grangers earned a 4-1 win, while the Lady Grangers secured a 3-2 victory.
It's as ideal a situation as a hitter can find himself in.
It's not the start to the season they were hoping for.
If the LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors are going to continue their season, they'll have to find a way to beat a familiar foe.
It was a washout.The Callaway Cavaliers were supposed to play their second game of the season on Monday against Luella, but the game was called off because of a wet field
Everyone in the packed gym at Callaway High was holding their breath.
It was still anybody's ballgame.
They've proven they can win at home in the state tournament.Now, the Callaway Cavaliers and LaGrange Grangers will try to show they can get it done on the road as well.
CARROLLTON - They're the champs.Facing Oak Mountain on Saturday in the GISA Region 1-AA championship game, the LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors claimed a 49-34 victory.
The Callaway Cavaliers opened the season on a winning note.Facing Sonoraville on Saturday in Cartersville, Callaway captured a 6-4 victory.
The best season in school history came to a close for the Lafayette Christian School Cougars on Saturday.
The Callaway Lady Cavaliers made their home debut a winning one.Facing Central-Phenix City on a frigid Friday night, Callaway rolled to a 5-2 victory to improve to 2-1 on the young season.
Players often talk about how their teammates are like family to them, like brothers even.For two Callaway Cavaliers, that family connection is as real as it gets.