Area Sports

McKenzie athletes honored

McKenzie athletes honored McKenzie High School held their annual athletic banquet Last Tuesday. Sponsored by the PTA and the Quarterback Club, athletes, coaches and families had a steak dinner and recognized athletes from all sports. Coach Mike Bass, center, will be retiring at the end of the year and was presented a special gift by…

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USMC to host free soccer clinic

The United States Marine Corps Sports Leadership Academy will host a free soccer clinic June 3 at YMCA Soccer Complex (300 Brown Springs Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117). The USMC Sports Leadership Academy is a unique experience for athletes seeking skill training and leadership insights that go beyond the playing field. These nationwide sports clinics offer…

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McKenzie, Georgiana play spring jamboree

TORI J. NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD As the weather turned cool Friday night, it seemed as Mother Nature knew there was a football game scheduled. Georgiana hosted McKenzie and Keith for a spring football game. Spring games are usually the culmination of spring football practice. AHSAA allows schools to practice for ten days, counting the game.…

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GHS Softball ends season

BRUCE BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The Greenville High Tigers softball team recently finished their season on Senior Night when they played Georgiana on Monday, April 24. GHS lost that game 11-4 and had a season record of 5-11. Pictured at right are the two graduating seniors and their parents. From left to right are Lucy, Olivia…

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Shufford inks his name

TORI J. NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD On April 20 in front of his family, friends and classmates, Chris Shufford signed with Birmingham Southern College to play football at the next level. Although Shufford excels in three sports, football has always been his favorite. “Football has always been the sport I naturally excelled in,” said Shufford. “I…

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FDA finishes year 14-17

BRUCE BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The Fort Dale Academy varsity baseball team recently finished their season at the regional playoffs on Friday, April 21. Unfortunately the Eagles did not advance to the state round but there are positives they can make of their 14-17 season. The first, only one senior, William Crenshaw, graduates this year and…

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