For the second straight Friday, it was a washout when it came to high-school baseball.In what has been a recurring theme this spring, the baseball teams from Callaway, LaGrange and Troup each had their baseball games rained out.
Danterrius Bray, a key cog on LaGrange High's region-championship basketball team from last season, is about to become a Maryville Scot.
It didn't take the Troup Tigers long to wipe out their halftime deficit.
The way Perry Keith was dealing, the Callaway Cavaliers didn't need a whole lot of offense, but they went out and put a 10-spot on the scoreboard anyway.
It's on to the next game.The LaGrange Grangers suffered a painful loss on Thursday, with the Hardaway Hawks escaping with a 7-6 victory, but there's no time to dwell on it.
They're playoff-bound again.For the sixth consecutive season, the Callaway Cavaliers have qualified for the state soccer tournament, and they'll be on the road after finishing fourth in Region 5-AAA.
Let's play two.The Troup Tigers will play a pair of games against Fayette County today as they look to stay hot heading into next week's critical series against Whitewater.
They'd already lost two heart-breakers in region play, and they weren't about to let it happen again.
His day began before sunrise with a run, and after the school day at LaGrange High ended, he headed to Callaway Gardens for a golf match.Welcome to Jonathan Pelham's world.
The Callaway Cavaliers will put their region-title hopes on the line today.
In a blowout win over Carver earlier this season, Larkin Easterwood hit his first home run of the season.He hit his second one on Tuesday, and this one was a whole lot bigger.
With the threat of rain, Troup head coach Craig Garner wanted to make sure his team jumped out to a big lead against Fayette County on Tuesday.
With Cody Mimbs coming through with a near flawless pitching performance, the Callaway Cavaliers breezed to an 8-1 victory over the Haralson County Rebels on Tuesday.
LaGrange High's tennis teams each won a pair of matches on Tuesday to earn the right to play for a region championship today.
She's rewritten the record books at Lafayette Christian School.Now, Morgan Douglass is going to try to conquer the college game.
The LaGrange Grangers are hoping Saturday's loss was just a speed bump.The Grangers came into the game against Shaw on a hot streak, but they couldn't get anything going in a 6-0 loss.
Callaway High's girls' soccer team went on the road and beat Haralson County 6-0 on Friday in a Region 5-AAA game.
By the time David Pollack left the University of Georgia, he was one of the most decorated players in the history of the football program.
The LaGrange Grangers arrived at their home field for Saturday's game against Shaw riding high.
Kevin Craft delivered a dominant pitching performance for the Callaway Cavaliers on Saturday, but it wasn't enough to keep his team from dropping a region road game.
The red-hot LaGrange Grangers finally found an opponent they couldn't overcome, and that's Mother Nature.
COLUMBUS - The LaGrange Grangers were on the verge of dropping a key region game.After taking an early 2-0 lead, the Grangers came to bat in the top of the seventh inning trailing the Shaw Raiders by a run.
They did so many things right during Thursday's match, but the one thing they couldn't do was put the ball in the net.
COLUMBUS - The Troup Tigers had the long ball working.Facing the Hardaway Hawks on Thursday, the Tigers banged out four home runs to roll to an 11-7 victory in a non-region game.
With Jonathan Pelham leading the way with a pair of first-place finishes, LaGrange High's boys' track and field team took the top spot in an eight-team meet on Thursday in Columbus.
Here's how tight things are in Region 1-AAAAA.In a matter of two games, the team that's sitting at the top of the region standings could end up in fifth place and out of the playoff picture.
The job of a leadoff hitter is to get on base, create havoc on the base paths, score runs and basically spark the offense.Callaway's Austin Garrett and Troup's Jonathan Foster are doing a phenomenal job of that.
LaGrange High's Reagan Peters found the net again, again, again and again during Wednesday's region road game against Hardaway.Peters scored six goals to lead the Lady Grangers to a 10-0 victory.
Less than two months since he accepted the job as Troup High's new head football coach, Shawn Sutton has announced that he's stepping down.
Thanks to a lock-down pitching performance by Tristain Daugherty, two runs were just enough for the LaGrange Grangers.
It was LaGrange's night.Facing rival Troup High, LaGrange High's soccer teams both posted impressive victories at Callaway Stadium on Tuesday.
The Callaway Cavaliers knocked off visiting Rockmart 7-1 on Tuesday to collect their third straight win while keeping pace with Central-Carroll in the region standings.
The streak lives.With four pitchers combining for a shutout, the Troup Tigers took care of visiting Auburn High 3-0 on Monday to win their ninth straight game.
The Callaway Cavaliers beat the Haralson County Rebels, and the rain.
Their region-title hopes are alive and well.After beating Central-Carroll 3-2 on Friday, the Callaway Cavaliers are right in the thick of the race for the Region 5-AAA championship.
The hot-hitting LaGrange College Panthers put up another big number to claim a series victory against Greensboro.
It was a happy senior day for the LaGrange College softball team.Hosting the rival Maryville Scots on Saturday, the Panthers claimed a doubleheader sweep in a USA South series.
It's eight and counting.
CARROLLTON - They knew what was on the line.As the Callaway Cavaliers headed to Central-Carroll for Friday's game, they knew they likely had to get a win to keep their region-championship hopes alive.
Another year, and another high-profile SEC football coach will be the guest speaker at Callaway High's football banquet.
They had the bats working, but the LaGrange College Panthers couldn't slow down Greensboro (N.C.) during Thursday's conference game.
Winston Turner delivered a stellar performance on the mound, and Bo Halcomb headlined a potent offensive effort as the Troup Tigers rolled past Sandy Creek 8-1 on Thursday to stay red-hot.
At the crack of the bat, Troup's Tyler Bunn was on the move.
For the second straight year, the local high-school football season will open with a bang.A year ago, LaGrange and Callaway faced off in the season opener, and it was the first time those two teams had played since 2003.
They're halfway home.The LaGrange Grangers have played nine Region 1-AAAAA games, and they have nine more to go.
The LaGrange College Panthers have a three-game winning streak in conference play, and they'll look to make it four in a row today.
To be continued.The Callaway Cavaliers and Cedartown Bulldogs were tied 2-2 in the top of the sixth inning of Tuesday's game when a nearby lightning strike caused the postponement of play.
Another week, another tournament championship for the LaGrange College golf team.The Panthers came into this week's Wynlakes Invitational in Montgomery, Ala. having won two of their previous three tournaments.
HAMILTON – After Jake Howard reached on a leadoff single in the top of the seventh inning, the LaGrange Grangers thought they might be on the comeback trail.
The Sandy Creek baseball team was on the bus and en route to Troup High for Tuesday's baseball game.