"You can bet I gave them an earful at halftime," Joey Striplin said. "We started the game flat. So I guess we needed a halftime talking to."
Something worked for the Panthers who overcame a 9-0 halftime deficit to Maclay and won the game 18-9.
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TWO WINS FOR FIRST TIME FOR 2015 SEASON:
Like the Meatloaf song by the same name, 2 out of 3 ain’t bad! Both Munroe and West Gadsden picked up football wins in the 10th week of football competition marking the first time this season the county had two wins on the same night.
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Being a granddad for 10 years, I thought these answers by 8-year-olds about grandparents were pretty cool, so I’m passing them along. Having four grandkids, I never know what to expect when I’m around them. I particularly like the last answer below. [Full Story »]
The guy whom everyone believes killed his girlfriend in South Africa was released from prison a couple of weeks ago on special circumstances and placed under house arrest, and I don’t understand why. Oscar Pistorius, a former Olympian, was released from prison a day early in South Africa after serving less than a year behind bars for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He had been given a five-year sentence. [Full Story »]
10 YEARS AGO
The Gadsden County School board denied applications for two charter schools in Midway. The board accepted the superintendent’s recommendation for denial based on findings from the district’s Charter School Committee which included insufficient details in the applications, plus not showing how plans would be used to ‘significantly impact’ curricula and other areas of operations. [Full Story »]