Area Sports

County sports action resumes after AEA

County sports GHS Greenville High School Tiger varsity baseball player Thomas Williamson, an eighth grader, slides head first for a score on a passed ball against the Charles Henderson Trojans of Troy. The Tigers lost both games of their double header with the Trojans on April 1, 10-3 and 8-9. GHS’s record on the season…

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County sports action resumes after AEA

County sports McKenzie McKenzie School Tiger varsity baseball pitcher, Hunter Pierce, strides to throw a strike against county rivals, the Georgiana School Panthers, on Monday, March 29.  The Tigers won both games of the double header, 19-1 and 23-0. McKenzie’s record on the season stands at 5-10 as of Sunday, April 4. They are 3-2…

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County sports action resumes after AEA

County sports FDA volley ball awards The Fort Dale Academy JV and varsity volleyball teams recently celebrated their season with a meal and an awards ceremony at the Alabama Grill. In her first season as coach, both of Regina Parker’s teams had winning records. The varsity squad record was 9-7, and the JV team went 14-2 including a berth…

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County sports action resumes after AEA

County sports FDA Stringer Fort Dale Academy boys tennis #1 seed Brody Stringer defeated his opponent from Lee-Scott Academy 9-7 during Thursday’s, April 1, home match.  Between dodging rain showers and dealing with quarantined players, the Fort Dale tennis teams have found success on the courts. Both the boys and girls teams logged records of 7-2 and…

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County sports action resumes after AEA

County sports FDA Little Fort Dale Academy Lady Eagle pitcher Annah Parker Little makes her stride to hurl a strike against the Morgan Academy Senators. Little logged five strikeouts and scored three runs in the second game of a doubleheader on April 1. (Kathy Pickens | The Standard)  

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County sports action resumes after AEA

County sports FDA Vandyke Fort Dale Academy Lady Eagle catcher Lily Vandyke tags out a runner at home in the second game of a double header against regional opponent Morgan Academy. The Lady Eagles won both games with scores of 15-2 and 16-5. (Kathy  Pickens | The Standard)

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County sports action resumes after AEA

County sports FDA Pickens Fort Dale Academy Eagle varsity baseball catcher Noah Pickens throws to pick off a stolen base runner in their game against the Hooper Academy Colts on Tuesday, March 30. Pickens, a junior, had a strong game with a stolen base, a single, was hit by two pitches and scored two runs.…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   When you read this college basketball will have a National Champion. The Final Four is Gonzaga vs UCLA. Gonzaga is 30-0. UCLA is 22-9. Baylor 26-2 vs Houston 27-3. My prediction is Gonzaga beats UCLA. Baylor beats Houston. Baylor beats Gonzaga for the Championship. I had…

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GHS Old Timer’s Game end in 6-6 tie

Former Greenville High School (GHS) Tiger baseball pitcher, Chris Bedgood, is pictured in stride to hurl a pitch at the GHS Old Timer’s game. The game was part of day-long event on Saturday, March 13, which included a baseball camp for youth and concluded with a baseball game between former GHS baseball players. Fun was…

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“Million Dollar Fish” swimming in Lake Martin

Lake Martin is known for its bass fishing-striped, spotted, largemouth, and now… the million dollar bass. 200 tagged fish have been released in the lake, and April 1-July 4, people who have registered in advance will have a chance to win $1,500 cash, boats, a truck, or maybe even the grand prize of one million…

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