ATLANTA - The Callaway Cavaliers were pushed to the limit by B.E.S.T. Academy a year ago before hanging on for a 28-18 victory at Callaway Stadium.
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.