Lagrange Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/SPORTS http://lagrangenews.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:58:54 EST 1800 Purcell claims tournament crown http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50025944/Purcell-claims-tournament-crown LaGrange's Ridge Purcell was the last man standing at the Pomp Shaefer Invitational in Carrollton this week. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Callaway returns to Hogansville http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50026108/Callaway-returns-to-Hogansville They're heading back to Hogansville.For the past several years, the Callaway Cavaliers have played a preseason game at Hendrix Field in Hogansville. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Players put to the test http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50026056/Players-put-to-the-test The format isn't that different from past years, but there was one big change for the Callaway football players as they participated in the team's annual Iron Man competition. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cavaliers look for more success http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50025955/Cavaliers-look-for-more-success When the Callaway Cavaliers walked onto the field for their first preseason practice in 2013, they were hoping the upcoming season will yield big things. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Players put to the test http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50020565/Players-put-to-the-test Flipping the tire the first time is enough of a challenge.Doing it a second time, after making it through an obstacle course on a stifling July morning, is a particularly brutal test. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Troup ready to get started http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50020606/Troup-ready-to-get-started It's go time.The Troup Tigers, along with every other team across the state, will officially kick off preseason practice on Friday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thompson at Vanderbilt camp http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50020629/Thompson-at-Vanderbilt-camp One of Troup's players was absent from the Iron Tiger competition the past few days, but he had a pretty good excuse. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Freeman to get his shot as a freshman http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50020550/Freeman-to-get-his-shot-as-a-freshman Former Callaway Cavalier KeShun Freeman wasn't at the ACC media days in Greensboro, N.C., but his name did come up. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nationals drop one http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50020775/Nationals-drop-one DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies tried a little bit of everything to break out of their funk. They wore their socks high and even engaged in a pregame staring contest. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Team shakes things up http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50013954/Team-shakes-things-up During their summer conditioning program, the LaGrange Grangers did a lot of familiar things, like weight-lifting and other traditional exercise regimens for football players.It wasn't all about the status quo, though. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Practice set to kick off http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50013943/Practice-set-to-kick-off Summer isn't officially over, but for high-school football teams in Georgia, it might as well be. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Players in the spotlight http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50013933/Players-in-the-spotlight He wanted to put them in the spotlight.With a new season a month away, LaGrange High head football coach Dialleo Burks wanted to give his players a taste of what it's like to perform in front of a crowd. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Coach back for 20th season http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/306076/Coach-back-for-20th-season He's as fired up as he's ever been. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Blue Star hoops camp returns http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/305927/Blue-Star-hoops-camp-returns A trio of LaGrange Grangers are on the other end of the player-coach relationship this week. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Troup’s title run falls short http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/5326444/Troups-title-run-falls-short WRENS - They were one win short. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST They’re World-Series bound http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/5326442/Theyre-World-Series-bound They're conquered the state, and now they'll try to chase down a bigger prize. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Troup marches to state title http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/5314240/Troup-marches-to-state-title They were the class of the field.The Troup National 11-12-year-old all-stars went out and took care of business each time they took the field during the Dixie Youth Baseball state tournament at the Harris Baseball Complex. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Surviving a close call http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/5303704/Surviving-a-close-call After winning their first three state-tournament games in blowout fashion, the Troup National 11-12-year-old all-stars found themselves locked in a thriller with Brookwood on Wednesday. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Winning the rematch http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/5303698/Winning-the-rematch COLUMBUS - The rematch wasn't quite as one-sided, but the Troup County 13-14-year-old all-star team still took care of West Georgia in fairly comfortable fashion on Wednesday in the Dixie Boys Baseball state tournament. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Troup rolls to state title http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/5303690/Troup-rolls-to-state-title COLUMBUS - There was never any doubt.The Troup County 13-14-year-old all-star team played four games in the Dixie Boys Baseball state tournament, and it didn't win any of those games by fewer than seven runs. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST