Jamal Bruce has helped the Duke Blue Devils make history.For the first time ever, a Duke football team has made it to a bowl game for a third consecutive season.
It's a work in progress.That's the way Craig Garner, who has taken over as the Troup High wrestling coach this season, looks at things.
Everything was going right for the Troup Tigers.After falling behind by eight points in the third period, the Tigers turned things in their favor, and 90 seconds into the fourth quarter they had a six-point lead.
VALLEY, Ala. - Callaway head coach Terry Hayes didn't have to look far to find the main reason his team lost its season opener to Valley on Tuesday.
OPELIKA, Ala. - The LaGrange Grangers had the upper-hand in their first four games of the season, but they finally met their match.
WOODBURY - They're perfect where it counts.The LaGrange Academy Warriors lost their first four games of the season, but since opening their region schedule, they haven't lost.
GRIFFIN - With his team trailing by three points at the half, Lafayette Christian School head coach Rene Gomez figured it was time to change things up a little bit.
They put on an offensive show in the second half.
The last time they were on the court together, the Callaway Cavaliers were playing the Buford Wolves in the semifinals of the state tournament.
He's ready for his team to take the next step.
They're at home again.The Troup High basketball teams have each played five games this season, and they've all been on their home court.
They defended their home turf.The LaGrange Grangers dominated every opponent they faced on Saturday on the way to a first-place performance in the six-team Granger Duals.
The Callaway Cavaliers held their own during the Granger Duals on Saturday.The Cavaliers only won one of their five matches, but they had a chance to win three others.
With freshman Shaqoya Gilbert leading the way, the Troup Lady Tigers thumped Chattahoochee County 63-26 on Saturday to grab their first win of the season.
The Troup Lady Tigers made things interesting.In the end, though, it was the Lady Lady Grangers walking away with a 49-39 victory on Friday at a packed gymnasium at Troup High.
With four players having fouled out of the game, it was up to senior Caitlynn Croft to keep things afloat for the LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors.
Once the game turned in their favor, the LaGrange Grangers didn't look back.Early in the third period, the Grangers were staring at a seven-point deficit against the rival Troup Tigers.
They were on the doorstep.The Troup Lady Tigers were right there at the end of Tuesday's game against Harris County with a chance to break through for their first win of the season.It didn't happen.
They're ready to roll.The Callaway Cavaliers will kick off a new wrestling season on Saturday when they compete in the Granger Duals at LaGrange High.
They took care of business early.Facing visiting Trinity (Ala.) Christian on Thursday, the Lafayette Christian School Cougars charged to a 15-point lead after the first quarter on the way to a 55-34 win.
They'll be on the court an hour earlier than usual.The original start time for Friday's girls' and boys' double-header between the Troup and LaGrange basketball teams was going to be 6 p.m.
With the game on the line, the ball ended up in Danterrius Bray's hands.For the LaGrange Grangers, that's a good thing.
It was a big win for the players, and for the coach as well.
It was a back-and-forth first half, with the LaGrange College Panthers clinging to a 33-29 lead at the break against visiting Wesleyan.The second half was a different story.
It was all going wrong.The Troup Tigers led Harris County for much of the night, but with 45 seconds left in the game, they found themselves facing a four-point deficit.The Tigers weren't done, though.