By JEFF ARMSTRONG | May. 03, 2017 – 12:16 AM

Local teams from Newnan, Northgate and East Coweta high schools begin state playoff lacrosse action today, starting with the Newnan girls and the EC and Newnan boys.The Indians of East Coweta – the 2017 Coweta Cup champions – are set to host the Walton Raiders today at 6:30 p.m. at Garland Shoemake Memorial Stadium. It’s the first time since 2014 that the Indians (10-4 overall) have qualified for the state lacrosse playoffs, and it’s the first time in more than five years since the EC boys have hosted a state playoff game. EC’s last two playoff games (2013, 2014) were on the road.

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Indians win lacrosse Coweta Cup

Indians win lacrosse Coweta Cup
By JEFF ARMSTRONG | Newnan Times Herald | Apr. 24, 2017 – 4:22 PM

The East Coweta Indians’ lacrosse team had to stew for a year, but at last they got their redemption.

The Indians sprinted to a 5-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, defeating the Northgate Vikings 20-3 Friday night and winning the 2017 lacrosse Coweta Cup at Garland Shoemake Memorial Stadium.

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HS LACROSSE: Indians cruise to claim Coweta Cup title, lock up home state playoff game

HS LACROSSE: Indians cruise to claim Coweta Cup title, lock up home state playoff game

By Chris Goltermann / Coweta Score / Saturday, April 22, 2017

Almost annually, the Coweta Cup Tournament has been both the highlight and the completion of the high school season for boys lacrosse teams.

But not this year.

East Coweta celebrated this year’s county crown on Friday at Garland Shoemake Stadium with a resounding 20-3 victory exactly a week after knocking off Newnan to complete a ‘worst-to-first’ turnaround in Cup play from last year.

But another home game awaits the Indians to open next week’s Class 7A state playoffs.

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Charity Night

ECHS varsity lacrosse teams take on rivals Northgate High School tonight, in the second game of the Coweta Cup. In between the varisty girls’ game and the varisty boys’ games we will be hosting our 2017 Charity Event. East Coweta Lacrosse is honored to support the Batchelor Family and Team Charli.  Please join us begining at 5:30 at the Garland Shoemake Memorial Stadium.