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Today's Sports

  • Bobcats start season with 1 win...

    RFM 5 – Maclay 8
    The Munroe Bobcats opened their 2013 regular season Feb. 13 with an 8-5 defeat at the hands of the rival Marauders of Maclay School.  The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but was postponed for a day due to inclement weather. 

  • Softball, tennis starts for...

    SOFTBALL
    Softball season opened to a cold, wet week with teams managing to get in a few innings. Munroe jumped out to a 2-0 record with wins over East Gadsden and Altha.

  • Panthers, Jaguars headed to...

    The West Gadsden Panthers won their district last week, and as a result will be hosting Sneads High School on Feb. 21. The Panthers capped off their regular season by winning a thriller in overtime against rival East Gadsden.

  • Bobcats drop two games in...

    Playing everyone on his R.F. Munroe Bobcats roster over the two-day preseason tournament at Florida High School, first-year Bobcat skipper Chris Warfel accomplished a lot in terms of developing a team identity and seeing attainable goals — though his team fell to Rickards 2-6 and host Florida High 9-19.

  • Up in the air

    TERRANCE CHISOLM
    Times Sports
    Correspondent

    On Saturday evening, fans of both the East Gadsden Jaguars and the West Gadsden Panthers assembled inside the James A. Shanks Middle School gymnasium to see this end-of-the-season rematch between the two cross-town rivals.

    This time around, the Panthers were the host but chose to play at Shanks to accommodate the large crowd. Both teams came out displaying a lot of energy and focus during warm-ups.

  • Batters up at RF Munroe baseball...

    The Robert F. Munroe Bobcat Baseball teams began their 2013 season with an opening day ceremony this past Saturday at Bradford May Field. Highlights included an introduction of the varsity and middle-school teams along with the coaching staff, skills competitions, and a varsity/alumni game that pitted this year’s Varsity Bobcats against several past players. Barbecue plates and other appetizing treats were served to the large crowd (estimated at more than 100) that came out to support this year’s team.

  • Single point seals Panther...

    TERRANCE CHISOLM
    Times Sports
    Correspondent

    On Saturday, the West Gadsden Panthers and the Rickards Raiders gave the crowd at Shanks Middle School gym an entertaining game. Rickards scored the first points of the game on a thunderous dunk with 7:56 remaining in the first quarter, and Brandon Shingles quickly responded for the home team by scoring a basket of his own. The score remained tied at two until a dunk by Marquis Brown put the Panthers up by two with 5:56 left in the first quarter.

  • Local girls gearing up for...

    Last week was the final regular season week for girls’ basketball teams in Florida to solidify offenses and nail down defenses before district tournament week begins this week.

    The Munroe Lady Cats played some of their best basketball of the season as they split two games in what could have been a two-win week.

  • Reflections on Scorpions’ Season

    TERRANCE CHISOLM
    Times Sports
    Correspondent

    This past Thursday, the Crossroads Academy Boys and Girls basketball teams finished their seasons by playing their homecoming games against Washington Middle.

    The boys won their game by a score of 53-46, and the girls lost a close one by a score of 34-30. Both games were very competitive and physical.

  • East Gadsden girls surge ahead...

    The Munroe girls broke even in district competition, while East Gadsden picked up a nice non-district win.
    Munroe
    Tallavana
    Munroe defeated Tallavana Christian on Thursday night 54-33. Senior center, Audrey Thomas, a four-sport standout at Munroe, had a double-double including a season-high 23 points combined with 12 rebounds. Anna Jones added 12 points off of four three-pointers. Tallavana Christian’s Taniyah Lockwood also had four three-pointers and finished with 19 points.