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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.