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Panthers get revised schedule

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY

Daily News

LaGrange College’s football team has an adjusted schedule based on changes mandated by the USA South.

Following a meeting by conference leaders on Tuesday, it was announced that fall sports teams in the USA South will only play divisional opponents, eliminating the need for some of the longer road trips.

For LaGrange College, that means it won’t play two teams, Methodist and North Carolina-Wesleyan, that were on its original schedule.

The Panthers will now play an eight-game schedule in the regular season, and if they win their division they’ll play in a conference championship game.

LaGrange College will be in a division with Huntingdon, Brevard and Maryville, while Averett, North Carolina Wesleyan, Methodist and Greensboro will be in the other division.

LaGrange College will play the other three teams in its division twice, once at home, and once on the road.

The first two games on LaGrange College’s schedule will remain the same.

LaGrange College will open the season at Birmingham Southern on Sept. 5 before playing its home opener against Berry on Sept. 12.

LaGrange College was originally going to host Middle Georgia on Sept. 19, but it will instead visit Huntingdon for its USA South opener that day.

On Sept. 26, which was supposed to be an open date, LaGrange College will now host conference foe Brevard.

LaGrange College has home games against Maryville on Oct. 3 and Huntingdon on Oct. 17, and road games against Brevard on Oct. 10 and Maryville on Oct. 24.

The division winners will meet for the conference championship at the conclusion of the regular season.

Tuesday’s decision by the USA South also impacts the schedules for the cross country, volleyball, and soccer teams, who are all supposed to begin their seasons in September.

2020 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Sept. 5 – LaGrange College at Birmingham Southern, 7 p.m.

Sept. 12 – Berry College at LaGrange College, 2 p.m.

Sept. 19 – LaGrange College at Huntingdon, TBA

Sept. 26 – Brevard at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 3 – Maryville at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 10 – LaGrange College at Brevard, TBA

Oct. 17 – Huntingdon at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 24 – LaGrange College at Maryville, TBA

2020 MEN’S SOCCER SCHEDULE

Sept. 1 – at Mississippi University for Women, 4 p.m.

Sept. 3 – Howard Payne at LaGrange College, TBA

Sept. 9 – Piedmont at LaGrange College, TBA

Sept. 12 – Maryville at LaGrange College, TBA

Sept. 16 – LaGrange College at Toccoa Falls, 7 p.m.

Sept. 19 – LaGrange College vs. Berea at Lookout Mountain, TBA

Sept. 23 – LaGrange College at Piedmont, TBA

Sept. 26 – LaGrange College at Brevard, TBA

Sept. 29 – Huntingdon at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 7 – LaGrange College at Covenant, TBA

Oct. 10 – Brevard at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 13 – LaGrange College at Huntingdon, TBA

Oct. 17 – LaGrange College at Maryville, TBA

Oct. 24 – LaGrange College vs. Berea at Lookout Mountain, TBA

Oct. 27 – Covenant at LaGrange College, TBA

2020 WOMEN’S SOCCER SCHEDULE

Sept. 1 – LaGrange College at Judson, TBA

Sept. 6 – LaGrange College at Oglethorpe, 7 p.m.

Sept. 12 – LaGrange College at Sweet Briar, TBA

Sept. 16 – LaGrange College at Toccoa Falls, 5 p.m.

Sept. 19 – LaGrange College at Warren Wilson, 1 p.m.

Sept. 21 – Allen at LaGrange College, 3 p.m.

Sept. 26 – Maryville at LaGrange College, TBA

Sept. 27 – Millsaps at LaGrange College, 11 a.m.

Sept. 29 – Huntingdon at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 3 – LaGrange College vs. Berea at Lookout Mountain, TBA

Oct. 7 – Wesleyan at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 10 – LaGrange College at Brevard, TBA

Oct. 12 – LaGrange College at Talladega, 6 p.m.

Oct. 13 – Agnes Scott at LaGrange College, TBA

Oct. 21 – LaGrange College at Piedmont, TBA

Oct. 24 – LaGrange College at Covenant, TBA

2020 VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE

Sept. 1 – LaGrange College at Emory, 7 p.m.

Sept. 26 – LaGrange College vs. Piedmont at Lookout Mountain, 2 p.m.

Sept. 26 – LaGrange College at Covenant, 4 p.m.

Oct. 3 – LaGrange College at Brevard, noon

Oct. 3 – LaGrange College vs. Maryville at Brevard, 2 p.m.

Oct. 6 – Huntingdon at LaGrange College, 6 p.m.

Oct. 10 – Berea at LaGrange College, noon

Oct. 10 – Agnes Scott at LaGrange College, 4 p.m.

Oct. 17 – LaGrange College vs. Covenant at Piedmont, 2 p.m.

Oct. 17 – LaGrange College at Piedmont, 4 p.m.

Oct. 24 – Brevard at LaGrange College, noon

Oct. 24 – Maryville at LaGrange College, 4 p.m.

Oct. 27 – LaGrange College at Huntingdon, 8 p.m.

Oct. 31 – LaGrange College at Berea, noon

Oct. 31 – LaGrange College vs. Agnes Scott at Berea, 2 p.m.