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High School Sports

  • Basketball season ends for Gadsden’s girls

    Florida High 49
    East Gadsden 47
     Florida High rallied from two points down in the third quarter to defeat East Gadsden in a battle that sent the winner to the Region 1-5A finals.  The Jaguars mounted a third-quarter comeback after trailing 27-23 at the half.  They outscored the Noles 14-7 in the third
    quarter.
    Leading East Gadsden was Jamiya Bittle, who finished with 25 points.  The East Gadsden Lady Jags finished their regular season 17-10.  
    Aucilla Christian 50
    Tallavana Christian 13

  • After claiming district title, Panthers clawing through playoffs

    After securing another district championship, West Gadsden completed the next step toward the 1A State Tournament this past Friday with a huge 94-56 play-off victory over Baker High. The Panther Nation was in full effect in Greensboro to witness their team’s dominant performance.
    West Gadsden controlled the game on both ends of the floor during the first half. Defensively the Panthers implemented their 1-3-1 full-court press, and offensively Andrew Reddick and Mark Bradwell continuously attacked the basket.

  • Season’s end in sight for Gadsden boys this week

    Robert F. Munroe
    The Bobcats dropped three games last week in their next to last week of the regular season.  
    ALTHA 60
    MUNROE 42
    Down by only four points at halftime, the Bobcats were outscored 32-18 in the second half for the loss. Isaiah Glynn and Matthew Salters combined for 27 points and seven three-pointers.  Salters and Max Reinhard each pulled down seven rebounds in the loss.
    LIBERTY 69
    MUNROE 42

  • Tallavana, Munroe continue season on the hardwood

    Tallavana Christian
    Tallavana Christian opened up this week hosting three home games.  They started off with Altha on Monday, Munroe on Tuesday and Aucilla Christian on Thursday.  Munroe and Aucilla are district matchups.  
    Munroe
    After a busy Christmas, the Bobcats played only one game last week.  Second-year coach Andrew Eads travelled with his squad to Thomasville, Ga., to face Brookwood.

  • The basketball journey of two Panthers

    After three highly successful years at West Gadsden High School, senior point guard Andrew Reddick and senior forward Mark Bradwell are determined and focused on bringing a state title to Greensboro. During their time at West Gadsden, these two young men have experienced the highs and lows that come along with playing on the
    hardwood.

  • Panther boys beginning to hit their stride

    This past week,  Coach Moten led his squad on a three-game road trip that resulted in three big wins, which improved their regular season record to 11-4. On Jan. 5, the Panthers traveled to Franklin County and won by a score of
    69-55, Mark Bradwell and Andrew Reddick led the way with 15- and 13-point performances.
    On the following day, the team secured a 65-58 victory against Mosley High. Lastly, on Saturday the Panthers capped off their week with a dominant 63-41 win against Florida High.

  • Girls basketball keeps Gadsden’s players busy over holiday break

    East Gadsden
    The Jaguars participated in the Thomasville Holiday Hoopfest last week and came away with an overtime loss and a blistering win.
    COFFEE 63
    EAST GADSDEN 61 (0T)
    In the first game of the tournament, Coffee County High School led 26-20 at halftime, but East Gadsden had a big fourth quarter, outscoring Coffee 21-7, and tying up the score at 49-49.  The high- scoring continued even in the shortened overtime period, with Coffee outscoring East Gadsden 14-12.  
    EAST GADSDEN 52
    THOMASVILLE 29

  • Jags, Panthers facing challenges at start of basketball season

    The Jaguars have had a tough start to their season due in large part to the fact that they are a youthful team. In spite of having just two seniors on his squad, Coach Reginald Cunningham feels his team can continue improving.
    “I think we are starting to get better at competing,” he said, “but we gotta get better at finishing games.

  • Lions moving forward, Bobcats improve

    Munroe
    The Munroe boys basketball team is looking for improvement first; wins second.  Andrew Eads, in his second year as head coach, is working hard with his young and inexperienced team in hopes to have them producing some upset wins in January.  Last week the team lost three games by similar scores.  
    TALLAVANA
    CHRISTIAN 65
    MUNROE 33

  • Fuller to leave Jags for Cougars

    Although Coach Corey Fuller will soon leave East Gadsden, he recently reflected  on the Jaguars’ football season.
    The Jags finished their season with a 5-5 record, which Fuller said is an improvement from the past two years.  Fuller said in  2015 the Jags finished with a 1-8 record and 0-10 in 2014.
    “We didn’t finish the way we wanted to finish, but the kids had a great year all-in-all,” Fuller said.