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Today's Sports

  • Spring football practice...

    "It's hot, I'll say that," East Gadsden High School head football coach Scott Anderson said when asked about how spring football was going. The Jaguars, along with West Gadsden High and Robert F. Munroe, started practice May 1 and are about midway the allowed practice time.

    "We've been working a lot on positions and schemes." Anderson said. He has 80 players out this spring.

    The Jaguars will play a scrimmage this Friday night at 7 p.m. after the team hosts a clinic for youth league and middle school coaches that will begin at 4 p.m.

  • Dodgers hammer Knights in...

    The Quincy Dodgers hammered the Tallahassee Knights 22-7 in a road game Sunday.

    Pitcher Donnell Brown benefited from the onslaught and he also added to it.

    Brown not only got the win but he collected three hits, including a home run.

    Randy Rodriquez also had three hits and Marcus Easland, Kevin Seymore, Brian Elkins and Danny Young had two hits each.

    The Dodgers lifted their record to 5-1 with the win. The will host the Concord Warriors this Sunday a 3 pm.

  • Munroe advances in baseball play

    Robert F. Munroe Day School couldn't hold off the Aucilla bats Thursday and the Bobcats found themselves runner-ups in District 3-1A after a 12-8 loss.

    Aucilla slapped 13 hits in the championship game and jumped out to a 9-0 lead.

    Munroe made a game of it by scoring seven runs, cutting it to 9-7 in the top of the seventh before the Warriors got three runs to put the game away.

    Matt Bishop and Marcus Roberts had three hits each for Aucilla and Casey Wheeler and Trent Roberts had two hits.

  • Jaguars lose a tough one to Godby

    The East Gadsden High School Jaguars gave it all they had last Monday before losing to Godby 5-4 in the District 2-3A Baseball tournament in Tallahassee.

    Makarious Murray pitched an outstanding game allowing only four hits in five innings of work. Murray and the Jaguars held a 4-2 lead until the bottom of the fifth when a pair of walks and an error helped Godby to three runs and the lead.

    East Gadsden got a first-inning run when Montez Fryson singled in John Price.

  • Lady Cats lost in regional play

    The Robert F. Munroe Lady Cats softball team was disposed of in regional quarterfinals by Eagle’s View Academy in Jacksonville on Tuesday.

    Eagle’s View, the defending Class A state softball champions, won the game handily 16-0. Last year the Lady Cats played EVA to a tight 3-2 contest but this was not the case last week.

  • Shellcrackers are biting

    Shellcracker time is here!!

    Reports are coming in at both Whippoorwill and Ingrams marinas of shellcrackers bedding around the Iron Curtain and Rocky Comfort Creek area.

    Scott Haire and family fished Rocky Comfort Creek this past weekend and, along with several other folks from Georgia, took limits using black wigglers and big reds. Oliver Hale and I also had a very productive afternoon along with a couple from Blakely, Ga.

  • Munroe finishes season with 19...

    Mike Troblstrup had just watched his Robert F. Munroe Day School baseball team lose its final regular season game to Wakulla County 10-0 Friday night.

    The 1A Bobcats scheduled the tougher 3A War Eagles in a tune-up for upcoming district play.

    Ryan Smith and Shay Barwick pitched the shutout and Barwick had a pair of two-run doubles.

  • Munroe tennis team earns post-...

    The Class A District 2 tennis districts for were held last week at Maclay School and the Munroe team finished in  second place. 

    Runner-up Coach Carolyn Summerford  and her team of six headed to South Walton Beach to take on the very strong District 1 champions at  South Walton High. 

    Finishing second in a tough district in a sport that only has two classifications is no small feat. 

  • Softball action heads into...

    District softball tournaments are this week and baseball the next.  Munroe (9-9) will host the girls Class A District 3 tournament as the second seed. 

    Aucilla, undefeated in district play, is the top seed and John Paul II is the last seed. The Lady Cats and John Paul II played on Tuesday of this week with the winner squaring off on  Thursday against Aucilla.  

  • Red Birds shut out Jackson Co....

    Jamie Holcomb and Pat Jones combined for shutout pitching and the bats were alive in Sneads Sunday, as the Chattahoochee Red Birds slammed the Jackson County Jays 12-0.

    Holcomb struck out seven and allowed only one hit in four innings of work while Jones hurled three innings of hitless ball with five strikeouts.

    Chattahoochee got home runs from Ben Young and Holcomb, who wound up with three RBIs on the day.

    Austin Riano, Demetric Miller, Parker Herd and Jones also had run-scoring hits.