en Girls basketball under way countywide <p> EAST GADSDEN<br /> 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.<br /> East Gadsden 69<br /> Rickards 57<br /> The Jaguars used a big first quarter and had four players in double-figure scoring to defeat Rickards.&nbsp; The Jaguars were led in scoring by&nbsp; Keyaria James with 23 points, Shanecia Bethea scoring 19 points, Harris adding 13 points and Jamiya Bittles chipping in 10 points. &nbsp;<br /> East Gadsden 66<br /> Taylor County 12<br /> Panthers suffer season-ending loss <p> West Gadsden&rsquo;s football season came to an end on the road this past Friday against Sneads High. The Panthers&rsquo; 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<br /> half-time.<br /> Jaguars struggle in season finale at home <p> On the evening before Halloween, East Gadsden&rsquo;s football team played their final game of the season at home against Walton High, which is in DeFuniak Springs. After an up-and-down first quarter, the Jaguars found themselves trailing by a score of 14-7 heading into the final period before halftime.<br /> Munroe Bobcats claim first win in season finale <p> <strong>By Jimmy Harris<br /> </strong></p> Munroe Bobcats blanked by John Paul II <p> <strong>By Jimmy Harris<br /> </strong></p> Volleyball season over for Gadsden girls <p> Volleyball ended this past week for all our county volleyball teams.&nbsp; East Gadsden, West Gadsden and Tallavana Christian all lost in the first round of their respective districts.&nbsp; Munroe automatically advanced to the second round of their tournament. &nbsp;<br /> East Gadsden was defeated by Marianna 3-0 in round one.&nbsp; Chipley disposed of West Gadsden 3-0 and Aucilla Christian defeated Tallavana Christian 3-0.<br /> Jags end slump with homecoming win <img src="" alt="East Gadsden High School Jaguars face the Tigers of Jefferson County in the homecoming game Friday, Oct. 23, in Havana. " title="East Gadsden High School Jaguars face the Tigers of Jefferson County in the homecoming game Friday, Oct. 23, in Havana. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The East Gadsden Jaguars ended their 19-game regular season losing streak and notched their first win of the season with a 25-22 homecoming victory over the Jefferson County Tigers this past Friday night.<br /> After the Tigers started the game by putting eight points on the board, the Jaguars were able to score a field goal as the first quarter wound down, making the score 8-3 Tigers.<br /> The Jaguars started the second quarter with consecutive first downs, and at the end of that possession were able to score a touch down via a 40-yard carry from RB Stephon Simpkins.<br /> Panthers fall short in play-off run <p> Six days ago West Gadsden hosted Chipley High with a playoff berth at stake. The Tiger received the opening kick-off, and found the end-zone two plays later as their quarterback connected with his receiver on a go route down the right sideline with 11:18 remaining in the first quarter.<br />