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LBW adds cross country and golf

LBW Community College announces the addition of men’s and women’s golf as well as men’s and women’s cross country to its intercollegiate athletic program. “I am excited to announce that LBW will be adding two new athletic programs to our already successful athletic program,” said LBW President, Dr. Brock Kelley. “It is, and always will…

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This day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard     This week, I will cover Friday, Sept. 30, 1977, which was 45 years ago this Friday. Fort Dale Academy beat Crenshaw Christian Academy (CCA) 12-7. It was Fort Dale’s first win over Crenshaw Christian. CCA won the first games of the series. For a period…

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County football wrap-up

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   It was another rough week for two of the four Butler County high school footballs teams this past weekend. The 1A Georgiana Panthers were once again the lone team to win, beating the JF Shields Bulldogs handily 40-6. Georgiana is now 6-0 on the season and 4-0 region…

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Clash of the Panthers

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The Georgiana Panthers are 6-0, putting yet another check in the win column for the season. Georgiana traveled to Beatrice for another cat fight against the J.F. Shields High school Panthers. The crimson and white Panthers of J.F. Shields were winless, suffering shutouts in each of their…

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Area football scores

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   AHSAA 1A Red Level Tigers lost to Bullock County 7-0. Now 3-3, the Tigers are pitted against 1A 5-0 Tigers of Elba. 1A Pleasant Home Eagles are 2-3 now, losing to the Zion Chapel Rebels 28-19. The Eagles travel to Kinston to square off with the Bulldogs…

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FDA honors military

Before their game last Friday against the Morgan Academy Senators, the Fort Dale Academy Eagles varsity football team carried military and U.S. Flags before the crowd as part of Military Appreciation Day. (Kathy Pickens | The Standard)

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County football wrap-up

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   It was a rough week for three of Butler County high school footballs teams this past weekend. The 1A Georgiana Panthers were the lone team to win, beating region rival Houston County Lions 22-13 for homecoming. Georgiana is now 5-0 on the season and 4-0 region play. This…

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Area football scores

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   AHSAA 2A Highland Home flying Squadron are 5-0 after shutting out the Horseshoe Bend Generals of New Site 42-0. The flying Squadron will face the 4-1 1A Bulldogs of Brantley who defeated the Kinston Bulldogs at home 53- 6. Brantley’s only loss was against an undefeated Elba…

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Panthers pounce Lions

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The Panthers are still undefeated 5-0 and ranked 2nd in 1A Region 2 after their homecoming game against the Houston County Lions. Houston County stepped into Harmon Field with a winless record of 0-4 but played like they had nothing to lose, even attempting an onside kick…

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This day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will go back to the weekend of Sept. 23-24, 1977, 45 years exactly to the day and date. On Friday, Sept. 23, Fort Dale trounced South Montgomery 47-88. South Montgomery was ranked No. 8 and Fort Dale was 1-3 entering the game. Greenville…

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