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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the Jack Linebacker position at the University of Alabama. The definition of the position is that it is a hybrid defensive end and linebacker. It gives a big linebacker or a small defensive end a position. Jack is a pass rush…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Fifty years ago today was my first trip to Tuscaloosa on April 18, 1970, for the A-Day game. The Alabama Football bug bit me during the 1969 season. That was not a good season. Alabama finished 6-5 and Coach Bryant almost left Alabama for The Miami…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will discuss the University of Alabama football starters at right tackle from 2010-2019. D.J. Fluker (2010-12), was a three year starter. He was 6’-5” and weighed 342 lbs. He wore a size 22 shoe. He signed in 2009 and was ranked as the number…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will discuss the right guard position at the University of Alabama from 2010-2019. Barrett Jones started at left tackle in from 2009 – 2011, right guard in 2O10 and center 2012. He was the most decorated player in Alabama Football history. Anthony Steen started…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the center position at the University of Alabama from 2010-19. William Vlahos played from 2009-2011 and was fifth year player. He committed to Mike Shula and signed under Nick Saban. He played at Mountain Brook High School as a guard and…

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Tigers ground Flying Squadron

In what may have been the last baseball game of the spring season for the Greenville High School Tigers varsity baseball team due to school closures over the coronavirus, they traveled to face the Highland Home Flying Squadron on Monday, March 16 and came away with a big win. By the end of the fifth…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will discuss players who started at left guard for the University of Alabama from 2010-19. Chance Warmack started at left from 2010-12. He played at Westlake High School in Atlanta. He was a three star recruit and the number 20 offensive guard in 2009.…

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Longbeards host 2020 Wild Turkey Federation Banquet

The 2020 Wild Turkey Federation Banquet hosted by the Camellia Long Beards was again another successful event. Banquet guests continually poured in before and after the event started. Guests were treated to live musical entertainment provided by local artists while raffles for expensive weaponry were on going. Good Ole Boys BBQ of Sylacauga catered the…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Last week I covered tight ends that played at The University of Alabama. This week I will cover the left tackle position from 2010-19. In 2010, James Carpenter was a junior college transfer from the Augusta, Ga. area. He played at Coffeyville (KS) seasons and was…

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Easton Bielan throws out the first pitch

The Greenville High School Tigers (GHS) baseball team recently held a ‘Get out to the Park’ event where first through fourth grade students were able to attend the game against Lee High School for free. One lucky winner, Easton Bielan who plays little league for Montgomery AUM, was chosen to throw out the first pitch.…

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