Today's News

  • Reader outraged by commissioners’ decision

    I don’t interfere with nor attend the Gadsden County commissioners meetings on a regular basis. But since there was so much hoopla about opening the hospital, I decided to attend their meeting out of concern and curiosity, to see and hear what the commissioners had to say.

    I was not impressed and only impressed by one commissioner’s determination, Brenda Holt, to open a 25-bed facility for the people of Gadsden County.

  • Student-athletes honored during fall sports banquet at Robert F. Munroe

    The annual fall sports banquet at Robert F. Munroe Day School was held Dec. 11.

    The three sports recognized for awards were golf, football and volleyball. The coaches of the varsity teams each spoke during the presentations about the season highlights.

    Golf coach was Kevin Smith, and the football coach was RFM alumnus Adam Reep. The volleyball coach was Makini Thompson.

  • East Gadsden High soccer going strong

    The East Gadsden High School soccer team is having an outstanding year. The team was 8-1 going into a Monday night game with district foe Bay. The Jaguars defeated Godby 2-1 and South Walton 3-0 in games last week.

    Doug Stephens is in his second year as the team’s head coach. Stephens guided the Jaguars to a 6-6-5 mark last year.

    Seniors Jose Hernandez and Ernesto Quintanilla and freshman Willie Molena have been the catalyst for East Gadsden thus far.

  • Deloney pops 29 to lead Jags past Panthers

    Leonardo Deloney found the West Gadsden Gym to his liking Saturday night.

    The quick shooting Jaguar guard popped in 29 points to lead West Gadsden to a 93-65 win over the Panthers.

    "We jumped out pretty quick and managed to control things," East Gadsden coach Demetric Salters said.

    Kevin Derrico and Martericus Thomas joined Deloney in double-figure scoring as each put in 14.

    East Gadsden has a 4-1 overall record and will compete in the Chipola Classic this weekend.

  • Munroe tops Aucilla in double overtime

    The Robert F. Munroe Bobcats boys basketball team did not seem quite ready for the holiday break as they took extra time to end their pre-break season Friday night in Aucilla. The extra time paid off and the Bobcats head into the holidays with a 61-58 double overtime win over the Warriors.

    Munroe was led by Christian Granger, John Hilton Revel and Tommy Murray with 23, 12 and 11 points. Murray was tops with 15, while Sam Young had eight. Young also had six steals.

  • Girls hoops: EGHS wins, Lady Cats split

    East Gadsden wins two district contests

    The East Gadsden Lady Jags won two games against two Panama City Beach district opponents last week.

    Early in the win the team picked up their second district win and their third overall win with a close 59-56 win over Panama City Bay. Down 46-43 entering the fourth quarter, the team outscored Bay 16-10 in the final quarter for the key district win.

    Jasmine Grice and Chalandra Brown led the way offensively, with Grice finishing with 23 and Brown 16 points.