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High School Sports

  • Jags: new district champs

    Last Friday the Jaguars traveled to Marianna to battle the Bulldogs for the district championship. The game was extremely close going into the second half, and a lay-in by Robert Cox increased the Jags’ lead to 29-24 with 3:29 left in the third period.

  • East, West girls win first-round playoffs

    Although each team won in a different fashion, both East Gadsden and West Gadsden girls basketball teams won round one of the FHSAA State Series playoffs this past Thursday night in their home gyms.
     East Gadsden handily extinguished Defuniak Springs - Walton by 71-30.  West Gadsden did it the hard but exciting way when freshman Martaishia Atkins hit a three-
    pointer from the left corner just outside the arc in overtime with time expiring for a 55-52 win over Chipley in 1A Region semifinal competition.  

  • Lady Jags advance in playoffs

    Shortly after capturing their first District Championship in several years, the Lady Jags put together a blowout win at home in the first round of the playoffs against Walton High. The Jaguars smothered Walton for the majority of the first and second periods and held a 49-21 lead at half-time.

  • Lady Jags, Panthers win district championships

    The East Gadsden Lady Jaguars and the West Gadsden Lady Panthers are in the driver’s seat  for the opening game of the next round of the state series starting this week.   East Gadsden won the 4A District 2 and West Gadsden won the 1A District 4  titles in dominating fashion. Both teams also used the home-court advantage by hosting districts in their own gyms.  

  • Big night for Lady Jaguars

    By Dillon Appleman

    Intern

  • Lady Panthers claim first district title since 2007

    In her first year as head coach, Cheryl Moody, a native of Gadsden County has led the Lady Panthers to a district title. The Lady Panther Basketball Team as not clinched the District Title since 2007. Although her team is young, they are starting to understand what it takes to win ball games. Her coaching philosophy is “rebounding and defense win ball games.” Their district record is 8-0, and the overall record is 13-8.

  • Hometown rivals: East Gadsden, West Gadsden meet on basketball court

    Shanks gymnasium was already near maximum capacity mid-way through the J.V. game against East and West Gadsden this past Saturday night, and by the time the Varsity teams ran onto the floor to warm-up the entire building was filled with anxious fans ready to see the much anticipated rematch between these two rivals.

  • Panthers clip War Eagles
  • Big week for girls basketball, big win for Lady Jags

    EAST GADSDEN
    The East Gadsden Lady Jags got a huge win over a powerhouse team this past week.  The team defeated Jacksonville’s Raines High School 59-47.  Dondrea Harris broke out for 33 points.  Shanecia Bethea added a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.  Also big on the boards was the Jaguars’  Keyaria James, who pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds.  
    The team defeated Maclay earlier in the week 68-35 and West Gadsden 60-15.  
    MUNROE

  • Bobcats struggle in pair of home games