Today's Sports

  • Bobcats, Panthers open in...

    On a night where seemingly every other high-school football contest in the area was battling the rain, the host Munroe Bobcats and the West Gadsden Panthers enjoyed a dry and balmy evening Friday for the season-opening jamboree at Corry Field in Quincy. Participating teams included Aucilla Christian, Sneads and Freeport in this old-style gridiron get-together.

  • Paws up for high school football!


    Times Sports 


    Our three local high school football teams have been preparing during the summer months and now it is time for East Gadsden, West Gadsden and Robert F. Munroe to strap up and hit the field.

  • Speed, smoke on the water

    A speedy set of 27 boats hit the Apalachicola River on Saturday for Chattahoochee Thunder.

    The event was presented by Southern Outlaw Dragboat Series and the city of Chattahoochee. Despite rain interruption, the event drew a crowd to the riverbank to watch the boats compete.

    Race Chairman Linda Dunwoody said she had hoped for 30 boats in the inaugural event but she was pleased with the participation — and the spectator turnout.

  • New coach for Jaguar basketball


    Times Sports 


    Gadsden County Schools Superintendent Reginald James introduced Michael Hunt during a press conference Tuesday as the new head coach of East Gadsden High School’s varsity basketball team.

  • EGHS football coach talks about...

    Terrance Chisolm

    Times Sports 


    This upcoming football season, the mighty Jaguars of East Gadsden will take the field under new leadership as first-year head coach Tracy Laing takes over for the recently departed Corey Fuller, who has moved on to become a part of the Florida A&M coaching staff. 

  • Multiplying success


    Times Intern

    Kaitlyn Sirmons was one of 24 students chosen to be honored at the 19th Annual FHSAA Academic All-State Banquet on June 10 in Gainesville. Sirmons is a 2013 graduate of Robert F. Munroe Day School. She applied for the award at the urging of her school’s athletic director, Susie Morris.

    “I’ve been on the selection committee before, and I thought she had a shot on being selected,” Morris said.

  • Where are they now?

    Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series following college athletes who hail from Gadsden County.


    Adam Powell is a third-year business student at Livingstone College in North Carolina. The 2011 graduate of East Gadsden High School is a defensive end for the football team. 

    Powell said he has been asked many times about why he did not keep the family tradition of attending Florida A&M. 

  • Lacrosse tryouts set for Friday

    C. Fields Sports Club will host summer league softball and boys’ lacrosse tryouts.

    Softball tryouts are for girls ages 8 to 15. Tryouts will be at the Bobby Nealy Complex on June 14 at 5 p.m.

    Lacrosse tryouts are for boys ages 9 to 14. Tryouts will be at the track and field at 5 p.m. June 10 to 14 on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

    For information, call Coach Curtis Fields 646-733-7265 or Coach Earl Jackson 850-284-4972. 

  • Sirmons headed to Georgia

    On May 8 the Robert F. Munroe Day School student body watched senior four-sport athlete Kaitlyn Sirmons sign a commitment form to play softball at Covenant College in the fall of 2013. Covenant College was founded in 1955 in Lookout Mountain, Ga., near Chattanooga, Tenn. It is an academically rigorous liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).

  • Lady Cats win in upset

    The Munroe Lady Cats softball team was not the better team all season.

    They knew it. Their coaches knew it. Everyone at the Aucilla softball field knew it.  Munroe had been defeated by Aucilla Christian in all three meetings this season by a combined score of 30-2 with two games called for the mercy-rule.