Area Sports

On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today’s article is about Sept. 23, 1978, the Alabama versus Southern California game at Legion Field. On October 8, 1977 Alabama was ranked number seven, USC was ranked number one with a 15 game winning streak. Alabama won 21-20. In the 1978 game, Alabama was ranked…

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McKenzie loses in a shutout

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The McKenzie Tigers lost on the road to the Houston County Lions 55-0 this past Friday night. After making the long the drive to the Dothan area, McKenzie never could get a footing due to turnovers. Three of those would result in scores by the Houston County. The…

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Tigers fall to Trojans

BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard  The Greenville High School Tigers showed an iron will to overcome several issues on the field this past Friday against the Charles Henderson Trojans. With the Tigers throwing up the first points on the board and after a few back and forth struggles…

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Panthers mangle Bulldogs

BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard What is a team? A team is not a single person working, but a collaboration of many working together. The Georgiana Panthers showed the attendees of Friday night’s game what it truly means to be a part of a team and work together for the common goal. The Panthers…

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FDA Eagles slay Knights 29-14

BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Fort Dale Academy responded to their loss on the road to Pike with a solid win against the Northside Knights last Friday, 29-14. Winning over the Knights puts FDA at 3-1 for overall games and 1-1 for the region. Fort Dale came out strong during the first quarter…

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On this day is sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This Saturday, September 16, Alabama will play Colorado State at 6 p.m. at Bryant-Denny Stadium. This will be the second meeting in this series. In 2013 Alabama beat Colorado State 31-6. Jim McElwaine, former Alabama Offensive Coordinator from 2008-11 was the Rams Head Coach. Mike Bobo,…

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GMS ties Andalusia

CLAY BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD Greenville Middle School’s Thursday night’s game at Greenville Stadium turned into a class for the Greenville Middle School Tigers and Andalusia Bulldogs. It ended in a tie game of 6-6. Middle School head coach David Kirkland said, “We are surprised with the way we responded the first half. We came out…

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Panthers claw Wildcats

CLAY BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The Georgiana Panthers came out on the gridiron strong for their first Regional win this past Friday against the Florala wildcats 52 to 20. Georgiana’s Head Coach Ezell Powell stated “We are happy to get the win and start off 1-0 in the region. We moved the ball well offensively and…

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Eagles fall to Patriots

CLAY BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD Friday Night Football turned into a loss for the Fort Dale Eagles in their first region game of the season. Despite the Eagles making the first points on the board, the Pike Patriots came out on top at the end of the game 20-14, scoring all their points in the second…

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