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Today's Sports

  • Havana karate students compete...

    Alpha UPKUDO Martial Arts in Havana competed in the First Coast Open in Jacksonville and won 14 trophies with eight students competing. The results are as follows:

    • Brandon Keefer: second place, Black Belt Men Fighting; second place, Black Belt Men Kata; third place, Black Belt Weapons

    • Amy Harbin: second place, Black Belt Women Kata; third place, Black Belt women Fighting

    • Ganine Gerald: first place, Brown Belt Women Fighting; first place, Brown Belt Women Kata

  • RFM Lady Cats topple Rickards

    The Robert F. Munroe softball team lost one, won one and had a game suspended in a busy week on the diamond last week.  

    On Tuesday the Lady Cats faced Franklin County at the new school on the coast.  The game was scoreless until the bottom of the third when Franklin County struck for four runs.  Munroe battled back in the fourth and fifth scoring four runs of their own but the Seahawks went on a tear to finish up as 10-4 winners.

  • RFM tennis team aces competition

    The Robert F. Munroe tennis team defeated Florida High in a Class A District 2 contest last week.   

    The team, coached by Carolyn Summerford, won in perfect fashion, taking all singles and doubles events 8-0.

    In the No. 1 slot, freshman Hilary Flournoy won handily 8-1 while No. 2 sophomore Beth Summerford, was perfection at 8-0.  Lone senior Abby Lewis pulled out a close 8-6 win in the third slot and freshman Cameron McMullen won by an identical 8-6 score as the fourth in individuals.  

  • Local hoops standout gets bid...

    Chelsea McMillan, a 2007 graduate of East Gadsden High School who currently attends the University of South Carolina Upstate, has been invited to become a member of the USA Athletes International Basketball Team.

    McMillan, who also attended Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, leads her USCU team in scoring (14.6), rebounding (10.9), free-throws (81.7 percent) and blocked shots (1.8). She plays forward for the Spartans, and is majoring in accounting.

  • Lady Cats hand softball loss to...

    The Robert F. Munroe Day School Lady Cats softball team had a successful week last week riding the bat and the arm of sophomore Haleigh Corbally to two wins. 

    On Tuesday night the team traveled to Altha to take on the Wildcats in a district double-header.  Corbally picked up the win in the first game with the team winning 11-0 and Mary Jane Milam got her first win from the mound in the second game. Munroe won that game 12-2. 

  • Cavaliers come out on top

    Spearheaded by Roger Milton, Communities and Schools sponsored a youth basketball league at the city of Quincy Recreational Center. The Cavaliers were the league and tournament champions.  They were undefeated the entire season. Shown here are Marquel Smith, Jabari Richardson, Roderick Zanders, John Kelly, Quandarius Hill, Christopher Turner, Derenzo Payne, Justin Walker and Kyeria James.  The team was coached by Johnny and Ida Walker. Submitted

  • 'Human Tornado' comes...

    Alpha UPKUDO Martial Arts and Fitness School, located  in Havana, hosted a seminar for world fighting champion  Grand Master Gary Lee Baker Feb. 6. Baker, a ninth-degree black belt, worked with more than 30 children, teens and adults to sharpen up their techniques, and give them inspiration and strategies on how they could one day become world champions. Baker founded the style of UPKUDO after years of competing in full contact, point and continuous fighting. He is fondly known as the "Human Tornado," due to his ability to do aerial techniques and explosive speed.

  • Robinson to play at FIU

    East Gadsden High School senior Bryan Robinson signed his letter of intent Feb. 3 to play football for Florida International University in Miami. If he does well, Robinson may have the opportunity to play basketball for the university as well. Robinson played defensive lineman for the Jaguars, and was a part of the track and basketball teams as well.

  • Mathews to play at JU

    Antwain Mathews, also a senior at EGHS, signed his letter and will be playing for Jacksonville University in Jacksonville. A defensive back and receiver, Mathews said he plans to major in business management and hopes to play professional football someday. Mathews was selected for the All Big Bend Team by the Tallahassee Democrat.

  • Holmes headed to Oklahoma

    Derrick Holmes signed his letter of intent Feb. 3 to play football at Langston University in Langston, Okla. The Carter-Parramore Academy senior thanked his mentors and family for their support and for believing in him.