Area Sports

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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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   The College Football Poll now has Ohio State as No. 1 with a 28-17 over then No. 9 Penn State. LSU was No. 1 and dropped to No. 2 despite beating Arkansas 56-20. No. 3 Clemson had open date. No. 4 Georgia beat Texas A&M 19-13.…

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Bragging rights for a year

As is the annual tradition, employees of Butler County who work at the courthouse posed for a picture on Wednesday, Nov. 27 sporting their team colors for the upcoming Alabama vs. Auburn game. Auburn won Saturday’s game 48-45 in a shootout and they get to claim bragging rights for a whole year. (Bruce Branum| The…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   The College Football Poll now has Ohio State as No. 1 with a 28-17 over then No. 9 Penn State. LSU was No. 1 and dropped to No. 2 despite beating Arkansas 56-20. No. 3 Clemson had open date. No. 4 Georgia beat Texas A&M 19-13.…

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AHSAA Semifinals a wrap

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The Alabama’s Friday night lights have dimmed almost to a flicker now that the AHSAA Semi-finals are over and only the championship games remain. In the 1A semi’s Mars Hill Bible Panthers played their away semi-final game at Pickens County and defeated the Tornadoes 22 – 18.…

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AISA crowns champions AHSAA playoff continue

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   There’s a lot to cover so let’s us get started with AISA Championships. The royal blue and white Southern Academy of Greensboro is king of mountain and AISI 1A State Champions. The Cougars finish their run 11-1 season against a12-1 Chambers Academy Rebels with a 14-8 victory.…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Who’s Number One? 1. No. 1 LSU beat Ole Miss 58-37. LSU gained 714 yards in offense and gave up 614 yards to the Rebels. Ole Miss gained 402 yards rushing. Nov. 23 LSU will face Arkansas. LSU is favored by 42.5 points. On Nov. 30…

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Area football rundown

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   BUTLER COUNTY SCHOOLS OUT OF PLAYOFFS   GREENVILLE TIGERS EDGED BY CHOCTAWS The AHSAA 5A Greenville Tigers shut the doors on their season with a loss to Centreville’s Bibb County Choctaws. The hard fought defensive battle ended in a 12-6 victory for Bibb County and will bring…

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FDA stages Game Day

ESPN GAMEDAY was sponsored by the Fort Dale Academy Faulty Members on Nov. 8. Students dressed as sportscasters and technicians and a Fort Dale GAMEDAY was held in anticipation of the first round of the AISA playoff competition. The program was designed as a motivation and celebration event for the Fort Dale Eagles, and even…

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