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High School Sports

  • 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
  • Panthers cut loose on Tigers

    West Gadsden cruised to a huge victory at home this past Friday against Jefferson County. The Panther’s offense explosion began with a huge dunk by Mark Bradwell at the beginning of the contest. The home team held its offensive momentum throughout the entire first two quarters of play, and took a 37-19 advantage into the third period.

  • Aucilla Warriors slip past Bobcats

    By Dillon Appleman

    Intern

  • District basketball tourneys ahead for Gadsden girls

    This past week marked the final week of district play for our four county girls basketball teams.  This week the teams will fine-tune their skills and next week is district tournament time!  
    In play last week, the East Gadsden Lady Jaguars defeated Maclay 68-35.  
    Munroe and Tallavana met up on Tuesday night at Munroe, and Tallavana held on for a low-scoring 28-23 win.  Tallavana Christian lost to Liberty County 68-48 the week before.  

  • Girls basketball under way countywide

    EAST GADSDEN
    The Lady Jaguars earned two wins this past week, with one being a close win over a long-time rival and the other being a blowout that allowed the bench to empty early.
    East Gadsden 69
    Rickards 57
    The Jaguars used a big first quarter and had four players in double-figure scoring to defeat Rickards.  The Jaguars were led in scoring by  Keyaria James with 23 points, Shanecia Bethea scoring 19 points, Harris adding 13 points and Jamiya Bittles chipping in 10 points.  
    East Gadsden 66
    Taylor County 12

  • Panthers suffer season-ending loss

    West Gadsden’s football season came to an end on the road this past Friday against Sneads High. The Panthers’ rivals held a 6-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, and capped off their second scoring drive of the game with a rushing touchdown from a few yards out, which led to a 13-0 advantage for the Pirates with 11:24 remaining until
    half-time.