The LaGrange Grangers knew what was on the line, and they came out and delivered a knockout punch.
CARROLLTON - A resurgent Carrollton team handed the Troup Tigers a costly region loss Friday night.
ROME - Another region game, another blowout win.The Callaway Cavaliers overwhelmed Cedartown and Rockmart in their first two Region 5-AAA games, and it was more of the same Friday with a 41-7 road win at Pepperell.
They know what they have to do.The Troup Tigers (3-4 overall) have lost their first two Region 5-AAAA games, and they have three region games remaining.
When he came down with the ball in his hands, it was just a matter of turning on the jets and making sure he wasn't caught.
While the LaGrange Grangers are hoping it'll be a happy homecoming, the Callaway Cavaliers will be trying to keep the dragon quiet in Lindale.
The Central-Carroll Lions aren't just beating teams, they're overwhelming everyone they play with a suffocating defense and a high-scoring offense.
As the Callaway Cavaliers were preparing to leap into a new season, defensive coordinator Dusty Hubbard had a plan in place.
Everything is pointing toward a season-ending showdown between Callaway and Central-Carroll for the region championship.
If the LaGrange Grangers beat the Shaw Raiders on Friday, it wouldn't guarantee them a playoff spot.
Through the first four games of the season, putting points on the scoreboard was a struggle for the LaGrange Grangers.
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.
Quan Bray and the Auburn Tigers are still very much alive in their quest for a spot in the first college-football playoff.
It was the middle of February, and the Kansas City Royals were preparing for what they hoped would be a breakthrough season.
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.
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.
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.
They made it look easy.The Callaway Cavaliers gave the fans a show on homecoming night, overwhelming the Rockmart Yellow Jackets 51-14.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.