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Today's Sports

  • Jaguars open season with win

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times Sports 

    Correspondent

  • Bobcat defense rocks, offense...

    Using a stifling defense to go along with a potent offensive attack, the Munroe Bobcats opened the regular season in grand fashion Friday with a shutout of St. Joseph Academy in St. 

    Augustine. 

    Bobcat defenders kept the pressure on flash quarterback Thompson Hinman, sacking him three times, one each by ends Walt Kelleher and Max Baroody and tackle Joey Fallis, and forcing an interception and two intentional grounding penalties. Munroe also caused and recovered three fumbles.

  • Serve! Girls volleyball season...

    The Munroe volleyball team had a tough opening week with three losses. Two of the three matches went to the fifth game but with the same result. The team is rebuilding, following the graduation of four-year starters Kaitlyn Sirmons, Mollie Edwards and Audrey Thomas, and with only one senior, the team members hope to hit their stride mid-season. 

    West Gadsden opened their season with a district loss to Port St. Joe. 

  • 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!

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times Sports 

    Correspondent

    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

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times Sports 

    Correspondent

    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 

    Correspondent

    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

    BREANNA A. RITTMAN

    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.

    BREANNA A. RITTMAN

    Adam Powell is a third-yar 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.