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This day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will write about Alabama’s College Football Hall of Fame player Vaughn Mancha. He played at Ramsay High School in Birmingham and then played at Alabama from 1944-1947. Alabama’s record was 30-9-2 with Mancha on the team. The 1945 team finished at 10-0 and No.…

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BASKET BALL CAMP A SUCCESS

Georgiana School recently hosted their 2022 annual Summer Youth Basketball Camp from June 1 to June 3. Head coach Kirk Norris indicated they were over 60 kids at the camp. He said the campers were split into four groups by age (NBA, Big 12, G-League, and SEC). Campers worked on the fundamentals in the morning,…

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Dixie Minor Baseball All-Stars announced

The Dixie Minor Baseball All-Stars (ages 11-12) were recently announced at the closing ceremonies of the league at the Greenville Sportsplex on Thursday, June 2. They will start play in Troy on June 16. Pictured (l-r) kneeling are Caleb Stone, Ozell Carter, Jr., Tristan Roebuck, Braiden Mitchell, Ameer Simmons, and Jude Beiler; second row, Emari…

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LBW announces mascot name

ANDALUSIA, AL – LBW Community College has announced the name of the College’s first-ever mascot – a Saint Bernard named Blue. The College invited the community to participate in naming the new mascot and over three hundred suggestions were submitted. The name ‘Blue’ was nominated by many through the official online poll, and we believe…

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This day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week’s article is about Hall of Fame player Harry Gilmer. He was born April 14, 1926 and died August 20, 2016. He played at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham and the teams he played on finished at 27-0. He played at Alabama from 1944-1947. Their…

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ALBBAA’s best fish photo contest returns for 2022

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 27, 2022) – The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association wants to see your fish photos again this year. The 2022 Best Fish Photo Contest allows anglers of all ages to showcase how they enjoy the bountiful fishing in the Black Belt. “The Black Belt is the perfect place to experience to the…

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FDA hosts Spring Sports Banquet

Girls Soccer: Pictured left to right: Coach Rob Fossett, Emma Lee DeShields (Coaches Award), Kate Slagley (Offensive Player of the Year), Eden Skipper (Defensive Player of the Year, Coach Andrea Wildermuth, and Head Coach Josh Wildermuth

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FDA hosts Spring Sports Banquet

Boys Soccer: Pictured left and right: Head Coach Josh Wildermuth, Coach Andrea Wildermuth, Clay Gardner (Coaches Award), Alan Alvarez (MVP and Offensive Player of the Year), Andy Seo (Defensive Player of the Year, and Coach Rob Fossett  

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