2015-10-15

2015-10-15 E-Edition

Hate to see the ole Head Ball coach go

Sports Scene

The ole Head Ball Coach is stepping down. That ends a three decade run for Steve Spurrier as a football coach in the college ranks. And don’t forget the magical time in the NFL with the Washington Redskins. He, like Les Miles, has always been good to get great quotes from during the course of his career. Everyone to this […]

Windham Pickin’ and Tellin’ Event, Haunted Lab slated Oct. 29 at ASCC in T’ville



Alabama Southern Community College’s Thomasville Campus will be holding several events Thursday, Oct. 29 as part of the ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration at the college. At 4 p.m., a special presentation will be made by the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame to the Kathryn Tucker Windham Library and Museum. Ms. Windham’s children, Dilcy Windham Hilley and Ben Windham will be […]

Lady Gators top vball seed



The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators clinched the area volleyball title and the top seed for the tournament as they beat Southern Academy 25-17, 25-18, 23-25 and 25-15 last Thursday in Grove Hill. Tayla Wood was 10-11 serving with an ace, 20 hits, six kills and two tips. Celina Becton was 12-13 serving with an ace, seven assists and three […]

JA Eagles soar in 52-0 region victory




The Jackson Academy football team left plenty of smiles on the faces of the homecoming crowd after Friday night’s 52-0 win against Sumter Academy. The Eagles were solid in every aspect of a game that meant plenty in the standings. The victory gave Jackson Academy a 5-2 record overall and, most importantly, a 4-2 record in their region. The final […]

Official race results from Fulton 5K



Official finish and times for the Stars and Stripes 5K held in Fulton on Oct. 3. Overall Female-Elizabeth Smith 22:05 Overall Male-Logan Criswell 23:00 Girls 9 & under- 1st place Stevie Grace Collins 34:30, 2nd place Isabella Shoemaker 39:47, 3rd place Breanna Chandler 49:50. Boys 9 & under- 1st place Davin Fuller 39:15 10-19 Women- 1st place Ella Grace Meamx […]

Jackson Aggies capture region title




Jackson High School used a dominant defensive effort to shut down the B.C. Rain offense for most of the game and got another strong performance from quarterback Demarcus Williams to secure a 33-13 region win. The Aggies, now 7-0 and 5-0 in the region, have only one Class 5A, Region 1 opponent left on the schedule in Faith Academy, which […]

THS secures playoff spot




The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated the W.S. Neal High Eagles 17-7 Oct. 9 at D.F. Anderson Field. It was a great total-team victory that secured the No. 2 seed in Class 4A, Region 1 and will give THS a home game in the first week of the state playoffs. While many football pundits and enthusiasts in the […]

CCHS pounds MCHS 41-0 for big win




With their backs against the wall, the Clarke County High School Bulldogs exploded to a 41-0 region win over Monroe County last Friday night in Monroeville. The Bulldogs needed a region win on the road to keep their playoff hopes alive and they answered that call with 35 points in the first half while holding the Tigers of Monroe County […]

Boyette-Gates to say vows Saturday



Adreanne Dannielle Boyette and Robert Sean Gates will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. at the home of Larry Gates Jr. in Dickinson. Miss Boyette is the daughter of Deanby Overton of Thomasville and Timmy Boyette of Pine Hill. Mr. Gates is the son of Carly Dunagan of Grove Hill and Larry Gates Jr. of Dickinson. Family […]