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More than a sport

By Kevin Eckleberry It’s a fellowship. The men and women who get together on a regular basis to fish in tournaments at West Point Lake are competitive, and no one is angling for second place. In the same breath, however, the group has formed a sense of community and family. When the day is done, when the final boat has docked and the fish are in the bag, the anglers gather together to swap stories, share refreshments around the picnic tables, and just enjoy each other’s ...

A comeback story

By Kevin Eckleberry He had a plan. When David Kelton inherited the head-coaching position for the LaGrange College baseball team before the 2014 season, he had a vision, a picture of what he thought the program could be. That vision has been realized. It has been an extraordinary season for the Panthers, and the man who has put together the blueprint for the success is Kelton, the Troup High graduate who played professional baseball for 10 years before turning to coaching. In ...