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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   In the first week rankings of college football, LSU was No. 2 and Alabama No. 3. When LSU and Alabama played later in the season, two turnovers did in The Tide. LSU won 46 – 41. LSU then moved to No. 1, Ohio State dropped to…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This year the SEC had nine teams play in a bowl game. LSU played Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl for the first round of the playoffs. They will be playing Clemson for The National Championship in New Orleans. At the time of writing of this article,…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   LSU is No. 1 in scoring offense with an average of 48.9 points per game (PPG). They are No. 60 in rushing offense at 166.93 yards per game (YPG). They are No. 2 in passing offense with 397.2 YPG and No. 1 in total offense with…

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ASHOF to honor Robertson

The Board of Directors of the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce that Roy (Robbie) William Robertson, Jr. will be recognized as the 2020 Distinguished American Sportsman at the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 52nd Annual Induction Banquet and Ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2020. A native of…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Wednesday is New Year’s Day 2020. Both Alabama and Auburn will be playing. That is good. The bad is both teams will be playing at High Noon. Alabama is playing Michigan in The Citrus Bowl in Orlando Florida. Comparing Alabama and Michigan statistic wise, Alabama is…

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Bowls, bowls and more bowls

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   BOWLS, bowls and more bowls, holy smoke there’s forty one bowls games this year not including the national championship game. It’s a college football lovers over-dose is what it is. I can remember when you had to have a winning season to participate in a bowl game…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This coming Dec. 28, semi-finals for the College Football Playoffs, the first Game is the Peach Bowl in Atlanta. LSU (13-0) will face Oklahoma (12-1). LSU has Heisman Trophy Winner Joe Burrow. Oklahoma has Heisman Trophy runner-up Jalen Hurts. Both teams are very explosive on offense.…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Who is Number One? The weekend Of Dec. 7, several games helped make the question easier. Friday, Dec. 6, the PAC 12 Conference Championship game featured No. 5 Utah (11-1) vs No.12 Oregon (10-2). If Utah won they were in, but lose out. Oregon won 37-15.…

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2020 Class of ASHF

The newly elected inductees for the Class of 2020 are as follows: Ronnie Brown, Sylvester Croom, Doug Kennedy, Q.V. Lowe, Woody McCorvery, Jorge Posada, Duane Reboul, and Steve Shaw. This is the 52nd Class inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. The eight newly elected inductees will bring the total number of inductees to…

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AHSAA football State Champions

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Alabama high school football is over for this season and the Friday nightlights are out. We have finally crowned the State Champions for 2019. 7A State Champion the Thompson Warriors of Alabaster defeated Central of Phenix City Red Devils 40 – 14 to take home the title…

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