Area Sports

‘Big C’ MacGuire Golf Tournament June 7

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The annual Colin “Big C” MacGuire Golf Tournament and Butler County Bama Club chapter meeting will be held Friday, June 7. The “Big C” day will start with a 4-player scramble at Cambrian Ridge Golf Course. Registration is at 12 p.m. and Shotgun begins at 1 p.m. The…

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Jimmy Gardner Golf Tournament close

By Abbie Ballew   The Troy Trojans are gearing up for their upcoming season with the Trojan Tour 2019. Troy University head coach, Chip Lindsey, and his assistants will be bringing the Trojan Spirit to Greenville on Wednesday, June 14 at 11 a.m. This event is the largest meeting of Troy fans and alumni in…

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Langford signs with Huntingdon

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Anna Blake Langford, who plays for the Fort Dale Academy (FDA) varsity girls’ basketball team, signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Huntingdon College Hawks in Montgomery on Monday, May 13. She received an academic scholarship earlier to Huntingdon. Langford, who helped lead her team to…

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Quindario Lee signs with Central Michigan

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Quindario Lee, who is a senior at McKenzie School, signed a letter of intent to play football for the Central Michigan University Chippewas on Thursday, May 16. He received a full scholarship and was surrounded by family, teammates, and his classmates as they attended his signing event. Central…

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Greenville city league ball recap

Little league ball continues in full swing with 20 games being played between May 10-16. The bats picked up tempo with 16 homeruns recorded. The players who recorded a homerun were Brielle Cook, Chloe Chun, Alivia Freeman, Rylan Beck, Natalie Skipper, Layla McCall, Jada Hardaway, Dalton Newton, Caleb Shanks, Cooper De LeRee, Trip Albert, Preston…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This past Sunday, Archie Manning made another turn around the sun, turning seventy years old on May 19. Manning made his debut in the world, in Drew, Miss. in 1949. Archie played football, basketball and baseball and was very good in all three. Archie’s problem was…

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Greenville city league ball recap

Little league ball continues in full swing with 17 games being played between May 3-7. The bats were tempered some, with only 13 homeruns recorded. The players who recorded a homerun were Jaylen Elliot, Jesse McNeil, Kullen Huggins, Jesse Harp, Jackson Harp, Jackson Albert, Dalton Newton, Allie Newton, Kadence Davis, Makenzi Bozeman, Emily Cauthen, and…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the records of the opponents of the four teams that played in the 2018 College Football Playoff. For Alabama, they played #4 LSU (10-3), #18 Miss. State (8-5), Citadel (5-6), Auburn (8-5), #4 Georgia (11-3), Oklahoma (12-2), and Clemson (15-0). Alabama’s…

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Greenville city league ball recap

Little league ball is in full swing and the bats were hot last week with 20 homeruns being recorded. Ann Knox McLendon, Alyssa Cauthen, Gracen Finklea, Fields Rogers, Donovan Works, Braxton Hartley, Whit Holly, Brayden Young, Kemper Waters, Sandrel Williams, Layla McCall, Lela Mansman, Jordan Davison, Isaiah Elliot, Cooper Mount, Braiden Mitchell, Jackson Black, Tyrese…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   The 22nd Achiever Award Banquet was held at the Wendell Mitchell Conference Center on the Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) Greenville Campus. Keith Taylor is the creator of this award. The Idea started when Taylor observed two young men from different schools playing summer baseball.…

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