Area Sports

County football wrap-up

BY SCOTTIE CORELY AND BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   FDA BESTS PIKE LIBERAL The Fort Dale Academy Eagles traveled to Troy to face the Pike Liberal Arts Patriots and came home with a 20-7 win. The Eagles improved for the season to 3-4 and 2-1 in AISA AAA Region 2 play. The Eagles will…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   To date the top six teams trying to get in the College Football Playoffs are No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Georgia, No. 3 Ohio State, No. 5 LSU, and No. 6 Oklahoma. Alabama (5-0) plays their first ranked opponent, Texas A&M on Oct.…

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County football wrap-up

BY SCOTTIE CORELY AND BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   FORT DALE EAGLES LOSE HOMECOMING GAME The Fort Dale Eagles hosted the Hooper Academy Colts and lost 41-24 in a non-league contest for the Eagles homecoming game. The Eagles are now 2-4 for the season and 1-1 in the region overall. The Eagles will travel…

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Georgiana shuts out Pleasant Home for Homecoming

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Georgiana Panthers’ homecoming matchup against the Pleasant Home Eagles was a battle of the badly beaten. Both teams came into the game with a very bad losses, Georgiana lost 55 – 8 to Goshen and Pleasant Home with a 55-0 loss against Satsuma. From the opening kickoff…

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GHS band receives three superior ratings

BY MOLLIE S. WATERS The Greenville Standard   The Greenville High School (GHS) Tiger “Pride” Marching Band is on a roll! On Sept. 28, the band travelled to Rehobeth and Daleville’s band competitions where they received superior ratings at both competitions. “This marks the fifth year the band has competed in the Rehobeth and Daleville…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Entering game day on Oct. 5, there are six SEC teams ranked in the top twenty five. This is amazing. Alabama #1, Georgia #3, LSU #5, Auburn #7,  Florida #10 and Texas A&M #25. Let’s see who these teams have or will play on their schedule.…

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Sipper brings home wins

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The 32nd Annual Sun Classic Open Karate Tournament was held on Sept. 14, in Panama City, Fla. J.R. Arnold High School hosted and the World Yoshukai Federation sponsored the annual event. There was an incredible turn-out both spectators and participants. Competitors from six surrounding states made the…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   As I write it is 3:37 p.m.  Friday, Sept. 27. I am gonna predict the winners of the SEC games by this way. Line of Scrimmage (LOC), Big C’s point system and turnover margin. Alabama vs Ole Miss. LOS Alabama +80.0 yards. Point System Alabama +15,Ole…

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McKenzie falls at homecoming

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   McKenzie’s Homecoming was to a capacity crowd last Friday night. The black and gold Tigers came out fired up for homecoming and put the McKenzie faithful on their feet when Blake Kelso recovered a J.F. Shields’ Panther fumble in the end zone for six points with just…

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County football wrap-up

FORT DALE EAGLES TAKE VICTORY FLIGHT The 1-3 struggling Eagles flew down to Evergreen to face the 1-2 Sparta Warriors with both teams needing another mark for the win column. Fort Dale struck first on their opening drive running it in for six points and the extra point was good and then again with 10:11…

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