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Panthers looking to end skid

It has been a difficult few weeks for the LaGrange College Panthers.After starting the season 3-1, the Panthers have lost back-to-back games, and they’ve also been hit hard by injuries.One of the players who has gone down is senior quarterback Graham Craig, who was unable to play in last week’s loss to North Carolina-Wesleyan.The Panthers will look to get the season moving back in the right direction when they host Methodist (N.C.) today....

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Cavaliers breeze to homecoming win

They made it look easy.The Callaway Cavaliers gave the fans a show on homecoming night, overwhelming the Rockmart Yellow Jackets 51-14.The Cavaliers (4-3 overall) ran their Region 5-AAA record to 2-0 as they continue their pursuit of a third consecutive region title.Callaway dominated Rockmart in every possible way.The defense was suffocating, with Rockmart not putting any points on the board until the fourth quarter when Callaway’s reserves w...

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Special day for Godwin

With those who have played such a big part in his life looking on, Callaway High’s Terry Godwin was presented with a very special jersey Friday afternoon.Godwin, a senior for the Cavaliers, has been selected to participate in the prestigious Under Armour All-American game that will take place in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Jan. 2.Only the top high-school players in the country received invitations to the game, and ceremonies are being held at the schools of each of the...

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Cavaliers ready for region test

The Callaway Cavaliers haven’t lost a region game since the 2011 season.They’re hoping that streak will still be intact by the time tonight’s game against the Rockmart Yellow Jackets comes to a close.Callaway, which won its Region 5-AAA opener last week against Cedartown, will look to move to 2-0 on homecoming night at Callaway Stadium.Also tonight, the Lafayette Christian School Cougars will try to move a step closer to securing a spot in th...

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Troup bows out at state

ATLANTA - The season came to a close for the Troup High softball team, which lost a doubleheader to Marist on Thursday in the first round of the Class AAAA state tournament.Troup was blanked 6-0 in the first game, and Marist finished off the series sweep with a 9-2 win.Troup earned its playoff spot by finishing fourth in Region 5-AAAA, while Marist was the Region 6-AAAA champion.In the second game, Troup put a pair of runs on the board in the sixth inning, but...

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County champions are crowned

It was the narrowest of margins.When the final results had been tabulated at the county cross-country championship on Thursday at Troup High, one tiny point separated the girls’ teams from Callaway and LaGrange.In the end, it was Callaway coming out just ahead to secure the county title.On the boys’ side, LaGrange High took top honors.In the girls’ race, LaGrange had the individual champion, with Alaina Tomlinson taking first place...

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Pushing the Patriots to the limit

They had a chance.With less than five minutes remaining in Thursday night’s showdown with Sandy Creek, the Troup Tigers had the ball trailing by three points.Troup had an opportunity to drive down for a game-tying field goal, or even win it with a touchdown.The second-ranked and unbeaten Patriots weren’t going to let the game slip away, though.On a second-down play, Sandy Creek’s Josh Greene came through with an interception, and h...

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Callaway, LaGrange fall in state tourney

The season came to a close for the Callaway and LaGrange High softball teams on Wednesday.Callaway fell to Calhoun in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs, while LaGrange lost to Greenbrier in the Class AAAAA tournament.Troup was supposed to play Marist on Wednesday in the Class AAAA playoffs, but the start of that series has been pushed back to today.The teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 4:30 p.m., and if they split those games, a third game wo...

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He’s a Troup fixture

As the Troup Tigers prepared for the 2012 season, first-year head coach Lynn Kendall was looking for a quarterback.The man he ultimately tasked for the job was an untested sophomore named Will Smith.Now, more than two years since Smith made his first start, he’ll be under center once again when Troup hosts second-ranked Sandy Creek today.It will be the 28th consecutive start Smith has made since the first game of the 2012 season when Troup lost to Redan ...

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Another huge challenge

The Troup Tigers knew the road to the state playoffs wouldn’t be an easy one.The region Troup plays in has been referred to as the SEC West of high-school football, and that’s a pretty good analogy.Two of the teams in Region 5-AAAA, Sandy Creek and Woodward Academy, are ranked in the Associated Press top 10, and Whitewater was as well until it lost to Sandy Creek last week.Carrollton has struggled this season, but this is still a team with all sort...

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Panthers surge to third spot

Facing a field that included many of the top NCAA Division III golf teams in the country, the LaGrange College Panthers held their own.The Panthers, led by senior Cory Howard, finished third in the Golfweek Division III Fall Preview on The Raven Course in Sandestin, Fla.The Panthers shot a team score of 290 in Tuesday’s final round to finish alone in third, five strokes behind Methodist and Texas-Tyler, who tied for the top spot.The Panthers were in firs...

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