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Today's Sports

  • Munroe splits games in Altha

    The R. F. Munroe softball team gave it out and took it in a pair of games Saturday in Altha.

    The Bobcats hammered Malone in the first game and then got hammered by Arnold in the second contest.

    Munroe scored 15 first-inning runs and went on to defeat Malone 21-3 in their first game.

  • Big Bend kicks off league play

    The fledgling Big Bend Adult Baseball League will have is first taste of action this weekend in Chattahoochee in a preseason classic.

    There will be three games Saturday with the Jackson County A's taking on the Quincy All-Stars at 2 p.m. At 4:30 the Liberty County Dawgs will play the Calhoun Horsemen. At 7 p.m. the host team Chattahoochee Red Birds will play a yet-to-be-named opponent.

    Sunday's action will begin at 2 p.m.

    Admission is free for all games.

  • Bobcats take two, record at 12-2

    R.F. Munroe continued its winning ways in baseball last week, defeating John Paul II Tuesday and Altha Thursday.

    The Bobcats won 9-4 over John Paul II in a district game at Munroe.

    Brock Hinson pitched a complete game to pick up his fourth win of the year. He allowed only six hits and fanned eight in the game.

    Clay Kramm and Sam Young led the Munroe offense with two hits each. One of Kramm's hits was a home run.

    The Bobcats defeated Altha 12-2 Thursday in a mercy rule game in Altha. Munroe had a big seven-run first inning to get things started right.

  • Rec Dept. Doins...

    Now accepting registration for youth softball and baseball

    Tee ball for ages 4-6 for boys and ages 4-7 for girls, and coach pitch ages 7-8 for boys and 7-9 for girls. Registration fees will be determined by program commissioners.

    AAA youth baseball and majors baseball

    Ages 8-10, $20 registration fee

    Ages. 11-12, $20 registration fee

    Adult men and women softball league

  • Fight set for this weekend

    The Quincy Fighting Tigers Boxing guy will host Best of the Best IV March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Livestock Pavilion in Quincy. Fighters from South Florida to Alabama will be on hand. Headlining the card will be Deonte Burns, Bradford Williams and Skinny Boris J from Quincy.

    The event is sponsored by OSA Boxing and Gadsden County Tourist

    Development Council.

    Call 875-3331 for more information.

  • Jaguars split in baseball play

    East Gadsden High School hosted a pair of Tallahassee baseball teams at Corry Field last Thursday and Friday, splitting the two contests.

    The Jaguars defeated FAMU High Thursday in a mercy rule game 14-4. Davorick Ford collected his fifth win of the year, hurling a two hitter and fanning five. John Price had three hits and Jaron Reynolds and Cedric Atkins two each to lead the offense.

    Maclay defeated East Gadsden Friday 13-10 in a walk-a-thon game.

  • East Gadsden relays at FAMU

    A contingent of East Gadsden track athletes participated in the prestigious FAMU relays last Saturday.

    In individual girl's events: Jasmine Allen was second in the high school 400-eter. Charyla Chavers was fourth and Shayla Gee 13th.

    In the 100-meter, Mildreka Hobley finished fifth. Latonya Chandler was fourth in the high jump and Torriah Bell finished third in the triple long jump and fourth in the long jump.

  • 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.