Area Sports

On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This is my fifth and last story covering the National Championship coaches at the University of Alabama. Nick Saban was born on Oct. 31, 1951, in West Virginia. He played football at Kent State from 1970-1972 and was teammates with Gary Pinkel and Hall of Famer…

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G’ana head to state

BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard   After an easy area tournament last week, up until playing the Brantley Bulldogs in the final game, the Panthers ultimately pulled through to secure their seat in the next division of playoffs for this season of basketball. Once the Panthers won their area division it was on to…

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On this day is sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This is the fourth in a series of articles where I cover National Championship coaches at Alabama. Today’s coach is Gene Stallings who coached at Alabama from 1990-1996. Coach Stallings was born on March 2, 1935 in Paris, Texas. Coach Stallings’ daddy was born in Honoraville…

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Forte bags buck

Margo Forte recently had a successful hunt in the McKenzie area and bagged this three point buck. (Submitted)

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Hall of Fame notables from 2006

On April 28, 2018, the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame will induct its 50th Class. In celebration of this milestone, we have been providing you some information on Inductees, beginning with the Inaugural Class of 1969, and it will culminate with the Class of 2018. Parts of the class of 2006.   2006 LIONEL JAMES…

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GRPD announces softball/baseball registration

Registration for youth baseball and softball through the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department (GPRD) began Feb. 1. Registration will run through Feb. 16 with tryouts set for the latter part of the month and early March. The registration fee is $35 and $25 for each additional child in the home. A late fee of $25…

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G’ana and GHS advance in tourneys

GHS Tiger Malik Bunch applies a soft touch layup against the Trojans. (Bruce Branum | The Standard)   BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The Georgiana Panthers and Greenville High School Tigers girls and boys teams advanced to regional tournaments this past week. Both the Greenville High School varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard  This is the third in a series of articles on National Championship Coaches at Alabama. Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant was born on Sept. 11, 1913 in Moro Bottom, Ar. Coach Bryant played at Fordyce High School from 1928-30. They won two state championships. Coach Hank Crisp signed…

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