Lagrange Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/SPORTS http://lagrangenews.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:24:15 EST 1800 Runners turn out for night race http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50538167/Runners-turn-out-for-night-race It was a pair of Troup Tigers taking top honors in Saturday's Leggin' it for Literacy race, which has become a fall fixture in LaGrange. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:07:09 EST Offense picking up the pace http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50538136/Offense-picking-up-the-pace Through the first four games of the season, putting points on the scoreboard was a struggle for the LaGrange Grangers. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:07:04 EST Grangers continue playoff push http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50538061/Grangers-continue-playoff-push If the LaGrange Grangers beat the Shaw Raiders on Friday, it wouldn't guarantee them a playoff spot. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:05:06 EST Cavaliers finding their footing, and Tigers fight hard in loss http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50523866/Cavaliers-finding-their-footing-and-Tigers-fight-hard-in-loss Lorenzo Patterson saw daylight, and he wasn't going to be stopped.Patterson is a senior defensive lineman for the Callaway Cavaliers, so he obviously doesn't get too many opportunities to get his hands on the football. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:36:05 EST Playoff spots up for grabs http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50532649/Playoff-spots-up-for-grabs Two weeks ago, Whitewater was ranked in the top 10 in Class AAAA.Now, the Wildcats are 0-2 in their region and facing an uphill battle as they try to make it to the state playoffs. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:32:10 EST Troup coach pulling for the Royals http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50532002/Troup-coach-pulling-for-the-Royals It was the middle of February, and the Kansas City Royals were preparing for what they hoped would be a breakthrough season. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:32:07 EST Bray making big plays for Auburn http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50532477/Bray-making-big-plays-for-Auburn Quan Bray and the Auburn Tigers are still very much alive in their quest for a spot in the first college-football playoff. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:31:02 EST Panthers looking to end skid http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50515273/Panthers-looking-to-end-skid It has been a difficult few weeks for the LaGrange College Panthers.After starting the season 3-1, the Panthers have lost back-to-back games, and they've also been hit hard by injuries. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:46:13 EST Cavaliers breeze to homecoming win http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50518418/Cavaliers-breeze-to-homecoming-win They made it look easy.The Callaway Cavaliers gave the fans a show on homecoming night, overwhelming the Rockmart Yellow Jackets 51-14. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:46:09 EST Special day for Godwin http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50515308/Special-day-for-Godwin With those who have played such a big part in his life looking on, Callaway High's Terry Godwin was presented with a very special jersey Friday afternoon. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:46:03 EST Cavaliers ready for region test http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50511535/Cavaliers-ready-for-region-test The Callaway Cavaliers haven't lost a region game since the 2011 season.They're hoping that streak will still be intact by the time tonight's game against the Rockmart Yellow Jackets comes to a close. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:48:06 EST Troup bows out at state http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50511529/Troup-bows-out-at-state ATLANTA - The season came to a close for the Troup High softball team, which lost a doubleheader to Marist on Thursday in the first round of the Class AAAA state tournament. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:47:05 EST County champions are crowned http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50511551/County-champions-are-crowned It was the narrowest of margins.When the final results had been tabulated at the county cross-country championship on Thursday at Troup High, one tiny point separated the girls' teams from Callaway and LaGrange. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:46:04 EST Pushing the Patriots to the limit http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50511358/Pushing-the-Patriots-to-the-limit They had a chance.With less than five minutes remaining in Thursday night's showdown with Sandy Creek, the Troup Tigers had the ball trailing by three points. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:39:05 EST Callaway, LaGrange fall in state tourney http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50502309/Callaway-LaGrange-fall-in-state-tourney The season came to a close for the Callaway and LaGrange High softball teams on Wednesday.Callaway fell to Calhoun in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs, while LaGrange lost to Greenbrier in the Class AAAAA tournament. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:25:04 EST He’s a Troup fixture http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50502264/Hes-a-Troup-fixture As the Troup Tigers prepared for the 2012 season, first-year head coach Lynn Kendall was looking for a quarterback.The man he ultimately tasked for the job was an untested sophomore named Will Smith. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:24:08 EST Another huge challenge http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50502210/Another-huge-challenge The Troup Tigers knew the road to the state playoffs wouldn't be an easy one.The region Troup plays in has been referred to as the SEC West of high-school football, and that's a pretty good analogy. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:24:04 EST Panthers surge to third spot http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50497125/Panthers-surge-to-third-spot Facing a field that included many of the top NCAA Division III golf teams in the country, the LaGrange College Panthers held their own. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:08:04 EST Grangers running strong http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50497101/Grangers-running-strong LaGrange High's Sam Bowie delivered another terrific performance to lead his team during the Asics Cross Country Invitational on Saturday in Douglasville. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:08:02 EST Godwin looks right at home http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50497129/Godwin-looks-right-at-home Finding a way to get the ball into Terry Godwin's hands is a weekly challenge for Callaway offensive coordinator Matt Napier. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:07:05 EST