The Callaway Cavaliers scored the final three times they touched the ball to beat LaGrange on opening night.
It's been more than a decade since LaGrange and Troup played this early in the season.In 2003, the county rivals met in the season opener, and Troup won 24-21.
The hits just kept on coming.The LaGrange High softball team was already sporting a 5-2 lead over Shaw when it came to the plate in the bottom of the fourth inning.
ATLANTA - Make it six in a row.The Troup Lady Tigers put six runs on the board in the top of the eighth inning to claim a 10-4 Region 5-AAAA road win over Woodward Academy on Thursday.
It was in their grasp.The LaGrange Grangers had a 14-0 lead midway through the fourth quarter, and it looked like they were headed for a huge win over the Callaway Cavaliers on opening night.
Challenges don't come much greater than this.After an impressive season-opening win over Shiloh Hills on Aug. 15, the Lafayette Christian School Cougars will take on the champs this week.
The wait is over.The Troup Tigers will leap into a new season this week, and they'll get things started against their biggest rival.
It could be a big turnover, a key defensive stop, or a game-changing offensive play that makes the difference Friday night when Troup and LaGrange face off.
They're streaking along.With Tuesday's 14-4 victory over Sandy Creek, the Troup High softball team has won five straight games to improve to 5-2.
Nine runs was just enough.The Callaway Lady Cavaliers enjoyed a big offensive day to outlast Pepperell 9-8 on Tuesday to open their Region 5-AAA schedule with a win.
They're ready to play for keeps.After an impressive victory over Landmark Christian on Monday, the Callaway Lady Cavaliers will turn their attention to the all-important region schedule today.
It's game week for the Troup Tigers.After playing Upson-Lee in a preseason game on Aug.15, the Tigers were off last week while their two county rivals mixed it up at Callaway Stadium.
Each Tuesday throughout football season, I'll be taking a look back at some of the biggest plays, and some of the best performances from the previous week's football games.
He saw the number on the scoreboard, and he didn't care.
What a way to start a season.Before a packed house at Callaway Stadium Friday night, the Callaway Cavaliers and LaGrange Grangers put on a show.
They did so much right, and there were so many encouraging things to take from Friday's season opener for the LaGrange Grangers.
These are high times for the Callaway High football program.The Cavaliers, fresh off the best season in school history, head into a new season as one of the favorites to win the Class AAA state championship.
Talk about jumping into a season with a bang.The LaGrange Grangers will open their season against the Callaway Cavaliers Friday night, and it will be the first time those two teams have faced off in more than 10 years.
The Callaway Cavaliers will jump into a new season looking up at just one team in the Associated Press Class AAA poll.
When a football coach talks about the keys to a game, winning the turnover battle is usually at or near the top of the list.
There are plenty of speedy players on the Callaway roster, and nobody can pick 'em up and put 'em down faster than Cedric Maynard.
They're off and running.The LaGrange College Panthers, with a new season less than three weeks away, are in the midst of their first full week of preseason practice.
Brittany Mitchell stayed red-hot with her third home run of the season, but that wasn't enough to keep the Callaway Lady Cavaliers from falling to Landmark Christian 10-2 on Tuesday.
There will be plenty of talent on the field Friday night when LaGrange and Callaway square off in the season opener.
It's time to start playing for keeps.The softball teams from Troup and LaGrange, after playing five games apiece in the Callaway Classic over the weekend, will each kick off their region schedules this week.