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Today's Sports

  • Young tumbler takes AAU gold...

    As a little girl Megan Haire loved to tumble, flip and do head stands. Her parents, Scott and Deloris Haire, thought they'd better channel that energy into something safe and productive. She could still do what she liked but under the supervision of professionals.

    The couple sought out Murkerson's Gymnastics School in Bainbridge, Ga. three years ago and enrolled Megan.

        There, the family met owner Melynda Murkerson, who became Megan's coach. The hours of training have begun paying off.

  • Giving back: Smith hosts...

    Leroy Smith, Quincy native and former NFL standout, will host a football camp for children 13 years or younger July 16-18 at Corry Field. Smith, who is a 2000 graduate of Shanks High School where he played under Coach Andy Gay,  

    said the camp is intended to give back to the community through the youth.

        Smith played defensive back at Florida State University before joining the Chicago Bears in the National Football League and the Tampa Bay Storm and the Utah Blaze in the American Football League.

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  • Deuce Dawgs cruise for good cause

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  • Step Up, Gadsden program kicks...

    The music was playing and everyone was having a good time April 15 in the gymnasium Carter-Parramore Academy May 15 during the Step Up, Gadsden, Be Smart, Be Healthy! challenge. The event is part of "Step Up, Florida!" and was intended to get Floridians off the couch and into a exercise program.

  • RFM ends season with regional win

    The Robert F. Munroe softball team won its regional quarterfinal contest against visiting Central High School of Milton by a 9-2 score on Tuesday night.  The win marked the Lady Cats’ first playoff win since 1999.  

    Haleigh Corbally got the win from the mound with 13 strikeouts and no hits.  Hitting for the Cats were Kristen Allen, Corbally and Courtney Mayo with two hits each, and Corbally tallied two RBIs.  Allen stole two bases and scored two runs.  Montana Manley hit a double in the third inning.

  • Baseball, softball season comes...

    Havana Middle School’s softball and baseball season has reached its end. Baseball team members, shown at left, included Dre'Michael Lamb, Antoine Williams, Jerimiah O'Neal-Havin,Tavaros Horne, Greg Manley, Kinterris Brundige, Montreal Davis, Christopher Corniel, Nicholas Harris, Delfino Cruz, Jeffery Finch, Eric Green and Javoris Jones. Softball team members, below left, were Serria Powe, Pricilla Tobias, Cartesia Moore, Clinesia Gurly, Ambrosia Akins, Shambria jones, Albreshia Spivey, Shakeria McGriff, Jerrica Finch and Jazlynae Chandler. Submitted

  • RFM softball team wins first...

    The second season of softball began last week and while both East and West Gadsden high school teams exited early, Robert F. Munroe pulled off a stunning upset over Aucilla Christian to take home the Class A District 2 title.

    East Gadsden lost to Taylor County 17-7 and West Gadsden was dropped by Wewahitchka 20-1.

  • Winners take home prizes,...

    The Rusty Leverette Memorial Tournament was held at Lake Talquin recently, with Dave Mitchell and Ken O’Neal taking first place. Hunter Moore was the Big Crappie winner. Moore also took second place with his partner, Jamie Moore. Coming in at third was Danny Cannon and Becky Evans, while Scott and Mary Ellyn Williams claimed fourth place.

  • Quincy Heat takes top spot in...

    The Quincy Heat Girls 13 and under basketball team participated in the Tallahassee Comets Shootout at Florida A&M University April 9-11.

    Each game was intense. Running plays, teamwork, and attacking on offense and defense led the girls to the top.

    The first game, Quincy Heat vs. Dream, came down to a buzzer-beater. Shareika Gaymon scored the game-winning basket with 2 seconds left.  The Heat won 31-29.

    The Heat also played the Tallahassee Comets, the hosting team.  The girls played extremely well.  The final score was 48-13.