Area Sports

On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will cover the running backs at the University of Alabama from 2010-2019. Mark Ingram played from 2008-2010. He won the Heisman Trophy in 2009. He was the first Heisman winner at Alabama. He was a unanimous All-America, SEC Champ, BCS National Champion, and All-SEC…

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FDA recognizes senior basketball and cheerleaders

Fort Dale senior basketball players and cheerleaders were recognized pre-game on Senior Night, Monday, Jan. 27. Pictured at top are boys basketball players. They are from left: Brice Acreman, Davis Gaston, Noah Lovvorn, Wade Wesley, Jacob Stephens, Spencer Jackson, and Evan Clark. Pictured at bottom are the girls basketball players and cheerleaders. They are from…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will cover the starting quarterbacks at Alabama from 2010-2019. Greg McElroy, a senior from Dallas, Texas, started in 2009-2010. His record as starter was 24-3. In 2009, Alabama went 14-0 and were SEC and National Champions. He was MVP for the SEC Championship Game…

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Sellers participates in honor band festival

Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber Page and Greenville High School Senior Trombonist, Keyshawn Sellers was recently selected to participate at the University of Alabama Honor Band Festival. The Thirty-fourth Annual Alabama High School Honor Band Festival was held at the University of Alabama from Jan. 30 – Feb.  2. The Alabama Honor Band Festival…

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FDA football players receive awards

The following players received awards at the Fort Dale football banquet held on Jan. 28, for the 2019 season: on the bottom row (L to R) are: Jacob Foster – Most Outstanding Offensive Back, David Bloodsworth – Boyd Blackmon Coaches Award, Brice Acreman – Most Outstanding Player, Nate Richardson – Most Outstanding Defensive Back; on…

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It’s all about the kids

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   It never ceases to amaze me when you meet people who are already laden with a heavy pack as we say in the military. Full time jobs, families, and all manner of things life put on their proverbial plates, yet they still find the time to serve…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   On Feb. 2, the football season for 2019 ended with Super Bowl 54. The Kansas City Chiefs played in the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years. For the San Francisco 49ers, it was the first time in 10 years. Kansas City’s Super Bowl…

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Georgiana Athletic Club get needed funds

The Georgiana Athletic club received a generous financial boost from one of their own last Wednesday. The club has been attempting to raise $3,500 to purchase new football helmets and refurbish existing ones for the Panther squad. Attorney Tim O’ Craig answered the bell and donated $500. Craig, a graduate of Georgiana and former football…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today’s article is about Alabama football and the Super Bowl. The first three Super Bowls, the MVP were former Alabama quarterbacks Bart Starr (Green Bay 1, 2) and Joe Namath (New York Jets). In Super Bowl II, Green Bay had another player on the team, Steve…

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GRPD registering for youth softball and baseball

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Want to play some ball. The Greenville Parks and Recreation Department (GRPD) opened their registration for spring youth softball and baseball on Feb. 3. Registration will continue through Feb. 14. The GRPD office in Beeland Park will be open from 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.…

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