Troup's Hunter Mowers is heading to college to play football, and he won't have to go far.Mowers, a senior on the 2014 Troup High football team, will be a LaGrange College Panther this fall.
JESUP - A special season came to a disappointing conclusion for the Troup Tigers.
They've already accomplished so much this season, but they're not satisfied.The LaGrange Academy Warriors posted a winning record in the regular season, and they finished second in their region.
If everything goes well, the Lafayette Christian School Cougars will be celebrating a state championship tonight.
That was impressive.The Callaway Cavaliers punched their ticket to the state quarterfinals for the second straight season with a dominant performance against visiting Decatur in the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs.
JESUP - The Troup Tigers have lived to see another day.After losing the first game of a second-round playoff series against Wayne County, Troup was facing elimination as it took the field for the second game.
The man they call “Juicy” stepped up and got it done for the Callaway Cavaliers.
The Callaway Cavaliers know when and where they'll be playing, they just don't know who their opponent will be.
They're on the road again, and that's just fine with the Troup Tigers.During the 2012 and 2013 seasons, the Tigers never hosted a playoff series, but that didn't prove to be a problem.
As the Callaway Cavaliers prepared for the state playoffs, one of the strengths of the team figured to be its pitching.
Jonathan Foster, who has been a mainstay in the Troup High lineup since his freshman season, has been named the Region 5-AAAA player of the year.
A fantastic season came to a close for the LaGrange High girls' soccer team on Tuesday.Facing home-standing North Atlanta in the second round of the Class AAAAA state tournament, LaGrange lost 7-2.
They're one win away from a championship.
The LaGrange Academy Warriors have put the wraps on a successful regular season, and now they'll look to carry the momentum into the state playoffs.
While the Callaway Cavaliers will be back home for their second-round state playoff series, the Troup Tigers will be on the road.
They knew what they had to do.After dropping the first game of a state-playoff series to Adairsville, the Callaway Cavaliers needed to come back and win two in a row to keep their season alive, and that's what they did.
The LaGrange Grangers fought back to make the series go the distance, but they were unable to finish things off against Evans.
Sam Bowie and Jonathan Pelham are going to be busy men at the state track finals.Those two are among the five LaGrange athletes who have qualified for the state finals that will be held in Jefferson May 14-16.
They're moving on.The Troup Tigers have advanced to the second round of the state playoffs after sweeping the Marist War Eagles in a home double-header on Friday.
With the season, and his high-school career on the line, Callaway's Kevin Craft threw a gem.
The season came to an end for the LaGrange Grangers on Friday in an elimination game in the state baseball playoffs.LaGrange and Evans split a doubleheader on Thursday, forcing a decisive Game 3 on Friday.
Coming off the two most successful seasons in school history, the Lafayette Christian School Cougars are back at work.The Cougars, who have made two consecutive trips to the state semifinals, will wrap up spring practice today.
With the season on the line, the ball was in Tristain Daugherty's hands, and that was good news for the LaGrange Grangers.
The match wasn't even a minute old, and the Callaway Lady Cavaliers were already staring at a one-goal deficit.
The road has been kind to the Troup Tigers over the years.The Tigers made it to the state semifinals in 2012 and 2013, despite playing every series on the road.