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This day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   These are the weekend results from Nov. 11-12, 1977. High School Football Season is over except one more game. Fort Dale Academy (9-3) played Bessemer Academy on Thanksgiving Day. They beat Bessemer 22-6 in the Turkey Bowl. Greenville High School (8-2) ended its season on Nov.…

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Panthers end post season

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The Panthers of Georgiana are finished for post season play, losing in the first round of the playoffs to the Leroy Bears at Leroy. The Bears wasted no time putting up 20 points on the Panther defense in the first quarter. With a minute and few seconds…

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LBW announces McLendon as Golf coach

LBW Community College announced at the LBWCC Foundation Camellia City Classic that Josh McLendon from Greenville will serve as the golf coach. “Today is a special day for LBW,” President Dr. Brock Kelley stated. “We are proud to announce that our new golf team starting in the Fall of 2023 will be coached by Josh…

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Area football scores

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Area Football AHSAA The 1A Brantley Bulldogs are now 9-2 after defeating the Choctaw County Tigers 39-3 and will face the 9-1 Linden Patriots. 2A Highland Home Flying Squadron are now 10-1 after defeating the 8-4 Isabella Mustangs 29-21. The Flying Squadron moves to the second round…

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Alvarez breaks records at FDA

BY KATHY PICKENS The Standard   Fort Dale Academy junior Alan Alvarez has broken school records for both career receiving yards and career receiving touchdowns. His 1407 yards of receiving and 16 receiving touchdowns toppled the long-standing records of 1305 yards and 13 touchdowns set by Reid Crowe in the 1976-1977 seasons. Head coach Eric…

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Eagles defeat Cougars

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The Fort Dale Academy Eagles were victorious over the Escambia Academy Cougars last Friday night, 35-19 in the final game of the season for the Eagles. The Eagles fell behind quickly 6-0 in the first quarter and then by 19-0 late in the second quarter before they found…

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County football wrap-up

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   It was a good Friday night for two of the four Butler County high school football teams. McKenzie and Greenville High School lost to their opponents decidedly, while Fort Dale Academy and the Georgiana Panthers took big wins to end the regular season.   The McKenzie Tigers fell…

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Area football scores

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Area Football AHSAA 1A Pleasant Home Eagles are 2-8, losing 60-14 to 7-3 Georgiana Panthers in their last game of the season.   1A Brantley Bulldogs who are 8-2 and 2nd in 1A Region 2 now traveled to Florala and defeated the Wildcats 53-25. It is unclear…

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Lady Eagles lose in Final Four

The Fort Dale Lady Eagles varsity volleyball team played in the AISA 3A state volleyball tournament at Crampton Bowl on Tuesday, Oct 25. They are pictured celebrating their defeat of Elite Eight opponent Southern Academy three sets to two. They would fall to Glenwood School in the Final Four, one set to three. Glenwood went on to win the championship with…

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Greenville High School seniors honored

Greenville High School saluted their seniors Friday night in a pre-game ceremony. Pictured (L-R) are: Front row; Christian Hill, Chris Patton, Ronald Davis, and Jamesian Dunklin: Middle row; Aubrianna Burt, Danielle Boggan, Savannah Brian, Keniyya Webb, Brianna Nguyen, Jaden McLain, Makenna Davis, Vivian Gates, Carley Boutwell, and Reagan McLain: Back row; Kole Hovis, Kellan Taylor,…

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