Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Evergeen Courant's Sports Flashback for Dec. 16, 2010

DEC. 18, 2003

“The Evergreen Aggies held their football banquet on Fri., Dec. 12, 2003. Justin Nared was named Mr. Football for the 2003 season.”

“Sparta Academy hosted the Monroe Academy Volunteers on Tues., Dec. 9, 2003 in Evergreen.

“Lady Warriors 61, Monroe 45: Ava Pate and Ashton Garner led the scoring for this game with 13 points respectively. Also scoring in the double digits were Ginger May with 12 points and Cody Godwin with 11 points. Rounding out the score were Samantha Seaman with five points, Jessica Armuelles and Lacy Vargas with three points each and Tabitha Gafford with one point.”

“The Evergreen Aggies Tiny Mites are the Bi-County champions. The Evergreen Aggies Tiny Mites ended their football season undefeated and no team scored on them. Their record was as follows: Aggies vs. Georgiana, 14-0; Aggies vs. Greenville, 22-0; Aggies vs. Jaguars, 24-0; Aggies vs. Highland Home, 24-0; Aggies vs. McKenzie, 14-0; Aggies vs. Georgiana, 18-0; Aggies vs. McKenzie, 34-0 (playoff game); and Aggies vs. Highland Home, 8-0, (Super Bowl). Because of the outstanding season, the Tiny Mites were rewarded with a trip to Troy State University on Nov. 22, 2003.”

DEC. 15, 1988

“Christmas Basketball Game: The Class of 1970 will sponsor a Christmas Basketball game Mon., Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Evergreen High School gym. Admission is $2. Games will include Evergreen Allstars vs. Andalusia Allstars and Johnsonville Allstars vs. Mississippi Rangers.”

DEC. 20, 1973

“Gerry Watson is named all-stater: Gerry Watson, outstanding linebacker for the Repton High School Bulldogs, was recently named on The Birmingham News’ All-State Football Team as a member of the second team, Class 2A.

“Gerry, a senior, had an amazing record this season. He was in on 182 tackles in 10 games including 131 individual stops and 51 assists, averaging 13.1 individual and 5.1 assists per game. In addition, he blocked eight punts and caused five fumbles, two of which he recovered himself.

“Gerry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Watson of Bermuda, is a good student and one of the most popular students at Repton High.”

DEC. 16, 1943

“Aggies collide with Castleberry There Friday: The Evergreen Aggies will take the lid off the cage season Friday night when they tangle with the Castleberry Panthers in Castleberry.

“To the many supporters of basketball here, this will be a glad occasion. The Aggies, who have furnished delight to the patrons for some four or five seasons and become well known in the state’s cage circles, never fail to play a good game no matter who their opposition is.

“Last year’s edition under the capable hands of E.L. McInnis, piled up a formidable record and were favored in the district tourney before falling under the hands of a highly regarded Fairhope quintet. Gone from last season’s powerful combine are Hanks and Thames, stellar point gathering forwards, who are now cadets in the Army Air Corps; Johnson, the bright light in the offensive parade who held down center and is now in the center of things with the Navy; and Barron and Farrell, dependable ball hawks at the guard positions. Barron is enlisted in the Maritime Service and expects to leave soon. Farrell is going to school in Mobile. Of those shock troopers, the reserves, only three are left, Hart, Huey and Stinson. Daniels and Tharp are also with their Uncle Sam’s flying forces.”

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