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Today's Sports

  • RFM Bobcats edge Sneads 10-8

    Baseball action turned out good for the R.F. Munroe baseball team as they edged Sneads Friday night.

    Cody Watson picked up his first win of the year in the contest. The senior right-hander went more than six innings and fanned five Pirates.

    Brock Hinson came in to retire the last Sneads batter and picked up his second save of the year.

    Sam Young led the Bobcat offense with three hits and Hinson and Clay Kramm had two hits each.

    The Bobcats’ record is 10-2. The team played at Altha Monday.

  • Off the hook...

    Can we ask for more?

    Summer-like weather and excellent conditions, and a record number of RVs filled the local parks. Dallas Johnson, operator of Ingrams Marina, was out Saturday morning taking pictures of "the most folks we have had in 3 years." I talked with some folks from Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Arizona. Everyone was fishing, fellowshipping and cooking out. What a way to live.

  • Lady Cats move to 6-5 in season...

    The R.F. Munroe Lady Cats softball team lost one and won two last week to move their record to 6-5 on the season.

    First up was a disappointing loss to Leon High School 13-1.  The Lady Cats committed five untimely errors resulting in the 10-run rule loss.  Haleigh Corbally struck out three and also has a double at the plate.  Courtney Mayo added a hit and Courtney White the lone run batted in on a sacrifice.

  • EGHS track season underway

    East Gadsden High School’s track team joined seven other schools in a meet at Lincoln High School March 3, and the team showed well.

    In girls competition, Mildreka Hobley finished second in the 100-meter, with a time of 12:83. Jasmine Allen was second in the 400-meter, with a 1:3 run. Sharyla Chavers had a third-place finish in the 400-meter, with a time 1:4.

    Also in girls competition, the 440 relay team of Hobley, Allen, Chavers and NiiAdurey Murray finished second.

  • Jags baseball holds 6-2 record

    "We've been getting some decent pitching and defense, and our hitting has come around," East Gadsden baseball coach Randall Estelle said after his team had a 2-1 week. "We didn't start the week off very well but we finished it up pretty nice."

    The Jaguars lost to Rickards Monday 16-1, committing eight errors in the first two innings to fall behind. The only plus in that game for East Gadsden was Cameron Jackson's two hits.

    Jackson kept his bat alive in the next game, slapping three hits in a 16-3 mercy-run win over John Paul.

  • Munroe takes three on the diamond

    The R. F. Munroe Bobcat baseball team had a successful week last week, defeating Franklin County, Maclay and district rival Aucilla.

    Munroe started the winning week in East Point were the team bested the Franklin County Seahawks 9-3 on Tuesday.

    Right-hander Tommy Murray got the win going the first five innings, allowing only four hits and fanning three. Parth Patel threw the last two frames.

  • Off the Hook...

    The time is now.With daylight saving time in effect, this means more afternoon hours to wet a hook. Along with the full moon this past Tuesday, fishing has come into full swing.

    Dallas Johnson at Ingrams Marina reports bass are being taken in the pads 3 to 6 feet deep.

    The Military Bass Club had a two-day tournament, and the winner weighed in with 10 bass, tipping the scales at 31 pounds. The big fish weighed in at 6.5 pounds.

    Several limits were reported at both local marinas.

  • EGHS on 3-game win streak

    East Gadsden High School lost a Tuesday game to Hamilton County before the Jaguars went on a three-game win spree against county foes in county baseball play last week.

    The loss against Hamilton County in Jasper was by a 10-7 score.

    "We hit pretty well in the game," East Gadsden coach Randall Estelle said. "But our pitching and defense hurt."

    The Jaguars’ Montez Fryson, Cameron Jackson and Davorick Ford had two hits each for their team in a nine-hit attack.

  • Girls softball action sees wins

    The Robert F. Munroe Lady Cats softball team moved to an even 3-3 on the season at the conclusion of last week, winning one and losing one. 

    On Thursday night Maclay ruled the Lady Cats 12-2.  Maclay scored five runs in an error-filled third inning and then pushed six more across in the fifth and sixth innings. 

    Haleigh Corbally got the loss on the mound.  The freshman stuck out four and walked five. Corbally did help her cause from the plate getting two hits and three RBIs. Mary Jane Milam and Spenser Morris each had a hit with an RBI. 

  • East Gadsden Jags defeat Altha

    DaVarick Ford struck out nine batters and allowed only two hits in six innings of work last Thursday, leading East Gadsden High School to an 8-4 win over Altha in the Jaguars’ regular season baseball opener.

    Of the four runs Ford gave up, only two were earned.

    Camerson Jackson slapped two hits and drove in three of the Jaguar runs. Montez Fryson, John Price and Dominic Green also had run-scoring hits for East Gadsden.

    John Warner, Ethan Byler and Tyler Huff had the Altha hits.