The Munroe baseball team took their undefeated record to the prestigious P-Town Baseball Tournament in Jacksonville last week. They ran into some tough pitching and lost shutout games to Palatka 7-0 Wednesday, and Jacksonville Good Pasture Christian 3-0 Thursday. [Full Story »]
Alpha UPKUDO has inducted two more Renshi Black Belts and two more Sensei Black Belts. Renshi (4th Degree Black Belt) means the beginning of the masters program in UPKUDO, much like a Bachelors Degree going for a Masters in college. Once they complete the 6th Degree rank, a Masters will be awarded, which takes an additional six years.
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With half a dozen or so satellites from countries around the world giving reports of sightings of likely pieces from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that carried 226 passengers and 13 crew members, that country’s prime minister Najib Razak announced Monday that the flight had ended in the Indian Ocean. The plane had been missing for nearly three weeks.
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10 YEARS AGO
East Gadsden High School was setting some pretty high standards. First, the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams both made it to the semi-finals of the state championships and now the JROTC Drill Team won the state championship. The unit won two first place awards plus a third place, fourth place and fifth place award. “I’ve been trying to do this for 13 years,” said Major Shadrick Walker, JROTC instructor, “and we finally did it. I credit the support from the community and the school administration.” [Full Story »]