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Cougars looking for road win

The Lafayette Christian School Cougars have shown they can win on their home field.Tonight, they’ll try to pick up their first road win of the season when they travel to Clarkesville to play Trinity Classic School in an eight-man football game.The game will mark the halfway point of the regular season, and if the Warriors win they’ll improve to 4-1.Also tonight, Callaway and LaGrange will both be on the road.Callaway plays at Harris Coun...

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Defensive miscues sink Troup

Troup’s softball team did plenty of damage at the plate during Thursday’s region showdown against Woodward Academy.The Lady Tigers had 15 hits, including a triple and a home run by Amber Arnold, and they scored seven runs.The Lady Tigers lost the game 13-7, though, in large part because of some shaky defensive play.While Woodward had 14 hits of its own, Troup committed seven errors that led to a bunch of runs.“We out-hit them, but ...

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Warriors back on winning track

They’ve taken the field nine times, and eight times they’ve won in dominant fashion.The one time the LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors met their match was last weekend against Trinity (Ala.) in a rematch of last year’s state-championship game.Trinity, playing on its home field, rolled to a 5-0 victory.On Thursday, the Warriors (8-1) were on the field for the first time since that loss, and they handled Peachtree Academy 4-1.The Warrio...

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Northside pitcher shuts down LaGrange

It was a solid effort for LaGrange pitcher Cassidy Creed during Thursday’s Region 1-AAAAA game against Northside.Northside had three runs in the fifth inning, but Creed didn’t allow a run in the other six innings.Unfortunately for Creed, Northside pitcher Allison Sievers was untouchable.Sievers tossed a seven-inning no-hitter and struck out six to lead her team to a 3-0 victory.The Lady Grangers were coming off back-to-back region wins o...

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Troup falls short in wild shootout

COLUMBUS - They were two points short.The Troup Tigers had their way offensively during Thursday’s game against Carver, accumulating more than 500 yards while putting 41 points on the scoreboard.It wasn’t enough, though, not against a Carver offense that had a brilliant night of its own.With quarterback Jawon Pass leading the way, Carver survived a late Troup comeback bid to secure a 43-41 victory in a wild, back-and-forth ballgame that featured 12...

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Troup gets best of Brookstone

They got to finish the game this time.Earlier this season, the Troup Lady Tigers were leading Brookstone 3-1 when the came was canceled because of rain.It wasn’t an official game when the decision was made to stop play, so the Lady Tigers weren’t awarded the win.Those two teams squared off again on Wednesday, and the sky was clear and they were able to play the full seven innings.Troup got a pair of runs in the first inning, and that was...

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Tigers ready for road challenge

Everything was going wrong.After opening the season with back-to-back wins, the Troup Tigers were hoping to make it three in a row against Harris County last week, but things weren’t looking very promising in the first half.Whatever could go wrong, was going wrong for the Tigers, from turnovers, to calls not going their way, to some defensive breakdowns, and of course to some stellar play by a talented Harris County team.As the Tigers got the ball with t...

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LaGrange eyes second straight win

The LaGrange Grangers are rested and ready to put together their first winning streak of the season.LaGrange, which beat Spalding County 14-8 on Sept. 5 for its first win, will be in Forsyth on Friday to take on Mary Persons.LaGrange didn’t play last week.The Grangers, after opening the season with back-to-back losses to Callaway and Troup, have a chance to win a second straight game, and even their record at 2-2 in the process.But it won̵...

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Bowie continues to shine

Sam Bowie continued to leave the opposition in his foot steps.Bowie, a junior on the LaGrange High cross country team, is enjoying a phenomenal season, and he added to it with a victory on Saturday in the Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational.The invitational featured an elite field, and LaGrange was competing against teams in Class AAAA and Class AAAAA.Bowie found himself locked in a showdown with Colton Page of Allatoona High School, and he crossed the finish l...

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Callaway hangs on for road win

They were cruising along, holding a seemingly comfortable six-run lead, and their pitcher was tossing a no-hitter.Things have a way of turning in a hurry in sports, though, and a game the Callaway Lady Cavaliers seemed to have in hand moments earlier was suddenly very much in doubt.Pepperell, which trailed 6-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning of Tuesday’s Region 5-AAA game, scored five runs, and it had the tying run on third, and the winning run on sec...

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Troup grabs region win

The Troup Lady Tigers are going to finish the regular season with a winning record in the region.They made sure of that with a one-sided victory over Sandy Creek on Tuesday in a Region 5-AAAA softball game.Troup improved to 5-2 in the region, and it only has two region games remaining.There was no suspense on Tuesday as Troup won its second straight game in blowout fashion.Troup beat Fayette County 13-0 last week, and it followed that up with Tuesda...

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