Area Sports

ON THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This is the sixth in a series of articles covering the University of Alabama’s All-Americans. Today I will talk about Millard “Dixie” Howell. He was born Nov. 24, 1912 in Hartford. He graduated from Geneva County High in 1931 and was in the first signing class…

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Greenville recognizes seniors

BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard   On Monday, April 9 the Greenville High Tigers varsity baseball team recognized its seniors before their game with Excel. Greenville would lose 16-3 the game that evening and then lose again to Excel on Tuesday 9-5. The GHS Tiger varsity softball team also suffered a loss to Luverne…

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Tom Morrow: On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE                                        The Greenville Standard   Lately I have been writing about All-American players from the University of Alabama. This week, I am going to write about a Butler County Native who set an NFL record, who passed away this month. The individual is Tom Morrow. Morrow was born on June 3,…

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Panthers beat Tigers

BY BRUCE BRANUM AND CLAY BRANUM                                       The Greenville Standard   McKenzie High School had a home game against the Highland Home Squadron on April 3rd suffering a defeat. (7-0) Highland. The Greenville Tigers Varsity baseball team played The Brewbaker Rams on April 5th at home staying with a defeat (11-1) Brewbaker. Greenville went up against…

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Georgiana track team grabs first

Georgiana School’s newly established track team participated in its second official competition on April 5 at T. R. Miller High School in Brewton. The boys track team placed 4th out of 19 teams participating. They were 1st in the 1-A division.  The three teams ahead of them were powerhouses Tate of Pensacola, Fla., Class 3-A…

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Dixie Ozone League Schedule 2018

Dixie Ozone League Schedule 2018 Home Away Time Monday, April 2 Nationals vs Americans 5:45 p.m. Nationals vs Americans Americans 7:05 Friday, April 6 L. Angels vs Nationals 6:30 Monday, April 9 Americans vs Nationals 5:45 p.m. Americans vs Nationals Nationals 7:05 Friday, April 13 L. Rays vs Americans Americans 6:30 Monday, April 16 Nationals…

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