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FOOTBALL WRAP-UP Greenville takes down Rams

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The Tigers of Greenville High traveled to Headland Friday, Sept. 10, and beat the blue and white Rams 23-0 in an AHSAA 5A region game. The first half of the game was a defensive struggle with the Tigers finally managing to put seven points on the board before…

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Players of the Week

Fort Dale Eagles Sophomore Alan Alvarez is the FDA Player of the Week. He plays wide receiver and defensive back and also is their kicker. He had four catches for 116 yards and was 2-3 on field goals. One of which was 42 yards. Head coach Eric Folmar said, “Alan was the man for us…

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This day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Football weekend for Sept. 17-18, 1971 was eventful. On Friday night, Sept. 17, at Fort Dale Academy, the Warriors, as previously called before their merger with South Butler Academy, faced the Crenshaw Christian Cougars. The year before, the JV lost to CCA 50-0. Motivation was no…

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Eagles fall to Gators

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The Eagles of Fort Dale Academy traveled to face the Gators of Clark Prep this past Friday, Sept. 10, but lost a hard fought area game in AISA AAA action, 21-13. The Eagles started strong out of the box scoring 13 points in the first quarter with the…

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Players of the Week

Fort Dale Eagles Sam Bloodworth is the FDA Player of the Week. He is a senior and plays wide receiver and defensive back. He had 253 all-purpose yards and a touchdown against Tuscaloosa Academy.   Georgiana Panthers Quan Scott is the Georgiana School Player of the Week. He is a freshman and plays wide receiver…

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Panthers lose in 5th OT

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The road weary Georgiana Panthers finally got to play at home under the Friday night lights last week, Sept, 3. Our mid-county cats had already suffered two previous non-conference road losses against the larger 2A Lanett Panthers and 3A New Brockton’s Gamecocks.  In addition, they were missing…

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McKenzie falls to Red Level

BY SHEA ODOM The Greenville Standard   The McKenzie Tigers traveled to square off with the Red Level Tigers on Friday night, Sept. 6 for a ferocious regional match-up but left losing 34-24. McKenzie won the coin toss and deferred to the second half. Red Level capitalized on their first offensive possession. The black and…

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Eagles lose joust to Knights

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   In Alabama Independent School Association action, the AAA Fort Dale Academy Eagles (FDA) lost a hard fought area joust to the blue and gold Knights of Tuscaloosa Academy this past Friday night, Sept. 3, 39-14. Four turnovers and 90 yards in penalties proved costly for the Eagles, but…

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Panthers fall to Gamecocks

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The 1A Georgiana Panthers, under new head coach Berry Bess, traveled to New Brockton this past Friday evening, Aug. 27, to take on the Gamecocks. Unfortunately the Panthers fell to the Gamecocks 40 – 8 in Alabama High School Athletic Association action. From the first quarter to the…

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McKenzie overpowers Marengo

BY SHEA ODOM The Greenville Standard   The McKenzie Tigers hosted the Marengo Panthers under the lights of Williams-Vickery field for a big 41-24 win Friday night, Aug. 27. The Tigers started off strong with a long carry touchdown by Kamern “Bo” Daniels after a Panther fumble early in the first quarter. McKenzie sophomore, Jaylen…

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