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Today's Sports

  • Munroe finishes up with Big Ten...

    After four consecutive wins to turn around their season, the Munroe Bobcats ran into a powerful Branford Buccaneer squad in the postseason Big Ten Bowl.

    The result was a 52-12 defeat by Buccaneers on their home field on Thursday Nov. 18, where a faux pirate ship fires a cannon every time the local team scores.

    It looked to be anyone's game until late in the second quarter with the score 24-6 in Branford's favor. Then the Buccaneers recovered a Bobcat fumble on the Branford 7-yard line and everything started going their way.

  • Senior Night was big win for...

    It was senior night for the seven young Robert F. Munroe football players Friday night and it was a night they aren't likely to forget soon. The Bobcats soundly defeated John Paul II Panthers, 56-6, in a runaway game. The win brings the Bobcats season record to 5-3.         

  • Adventure Race runs from the...

    By Amanda Mims Seventy-eight adventure racers set out in the dark Thursday morning on a journey across Florida that would take them from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean. The 10th Coast to Coast Adventure Race will have participants traveling 109 miles by bicycle, both on and off road, 50 miles on foot, a few miles tubing in the Rainbow River, and the remainder of the total of 210 miles by canoe or kayak. They also have to rappel and traverse a rock quarry using ropes.

  • East nails Superintendent's...

    Outmanned and out gunned, the West Gadsden Panthers fell to the to the larger East Gadsden High School in the Superintendent's Cup game Sept. 3 at Corry Field.

        Despite the second loss of the season, WGHS coach, Antonio Bradwell said he saw some bright spots.

          "They played hard. East Gadsden jumped out on us," he said when the Jaguars scored two touchdowns in the first quarter as they also held the Panthers to only a few yards on the ground.

          The final score was 26-0.

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  • 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.