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Loran Smith, Author at LaGrange Daily News


Looking ahead after Georgia’s loss to Alabama

After a bitterly disappointing loss in Tuscaloosa Saturday night, it is obvious that the Bulldogs are in need of some “fixing.” Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:36 am


Georgia QB Stetson Bennett begins to leave his mark

If a biographer were to compile a definitive tome on Georgia quarterback, Stetson Bennett, IV, the author could not escape the heartwarming thread that confirms ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:34 pm


Gibbs leaves impact on college football

In 1984, Dan Reeves, head coach of the Denver Broncos, offered Alex Gibbs a job as offensive line coach, the same position he held at ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:30 am


On the road in the SEC

Although three weeks late, the Southeastern Conference began football this past weekend.  Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:00 am


Greg McGarity reaches ten years at UGA

For Greg McGarity, his career could be likened to that of a caddie advancing into a successful realm that enabled him to buy the country ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:24 am


Walter Reeves, gardener extraordinaire

Many Georgians have heard Walter Reeves on radio, seen him on television, and have read his gardening column in the Atlanta papers but have never ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:30 am


A new Labor Day

Labor Day, perhaps, has always been one of our most uplifting holidays.  Although the weather is still hot, anticipation elevates our mood and feelings.  Last ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:58 pm


The story of the Pig 5, Bulldog pranksters

About this time in late August forty years ago, the Classic City of Athens was enduring one of its hottest summers ever which was a ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:03 am


Random facts and miscellanea

With help from the Internet, a few nuggets of information to make your day: Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, August 22, 2020 10:30 am


Remembering Texas coach Darrell Royal

There is no good news when you consider the ravages of a pandemic, but I have heard many friends and neighbors talk about a surfeit ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:08 pm

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