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No. 8 from Cottonwood was greeted with open arms many times during the game by Patrick McConico (No. 40). (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)015p1_lg.jpg
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Congratulations and Good Luck Bears!

Photos by Bruce Hansen

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Bears to play for state title

   The Cottonwood Bears looked like teddy bears after a 27-13 beating by the Bears of Leroy last Friday in the semifinal of the 2A state playoffs. Full Story

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Logan Keith (No. 16) follows the blocking of Darius Ervin (No. 4), Craig Weaver (No. 67) and LeBrandon Cunningham (No. 9) on a bootleg that gave the Bears a first down. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)009p1_xlg.jpg
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Congratulations Leroy Bears

Good Luck in the Semi-Finals GO BEARS! Friday, Dec. 3 - 7:00 p.m. Palmer Stadium - Leroy

   Good Luck in the Semi-Finals GO BEARS! Friday, Dec. 3 - 7:00 p.m. Palmer Stadium - Leroy    Full Story

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First deer killed

   Danlee Eckstein, 8, recently killed his first deer while hunting with his dad on his Uncle Lewis McIntyre Full Story

Deer use a wide variety of communication techniques

   All wildlife species communicate with other animals of the same species. Communication is important for breeding, feeding, and many other things necessary for an animal%27s survival. Full Story

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Danlee Eckstein, 8, recently killed his first deer while hunting with his dad on his Uncle Lewis McIntyre’s land in McIntosh. The 6-point buck weighed 124 pounds. He is the son of Danny and Malissa Eckstein. 035p1_lg.jpg
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The Jackson High School Junior Varsity Cheerleaders did well at the 2004 Coca-Cola Cheerleader Competition, held in the JHS gymnasium recently. They placed high in the cheer, chant and dance categories. Competing (front, L-R) were Chelley Christian, Leanna Weaver, Marnita Stallworth, Pilar Bendolf; (back, L-R) are Andrea Bolen, Hayley Pittman, Katie Baugh and Jake (Halee Hamilton).033p1_xlg.jpg
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JHS JV Cheerleaders compete well

   The Jackson High School Junior Varsity Cheerleaders did well at the 2004 Coca-Cola Cheerleader Competition, held in the JHS gymnasium recently. They placed high in the cheer, chant and dance categories. Full Story

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Washington Co. H.S. Alumni Association chapter formed

Scholarships awarded in memory of Kip Williams

   A chapter of the Washington County High School Alumni Association was formed last May and gave two scholarships to deserving students at the WCHS Athletic Awards ceremony. Full Story

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Gators beat Pickens for the title

CPS team has first undefeated, untied season in school

   The South Alabamian The players on the Clarke Prep offense got most of the publicity during the season and playoffs but it was the defense that set the tone in leading the Gators to a 44-14 win over the Pirates of Pickens Academy last Friday nigh Full Story

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Mike Cartee (left) and Bobby Farish (right) record statistics for the Leroy Bears in the first round of the playoffs against the Marbury Bulldogs. (SA photo by Jared H. Cartee)013p1_lg.jpg
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28 years and counting for Leroy statisticians

   When Mike Cartee and Bobby Farish started helping out the Leroy High School football team our nation was celebrating its 200th birthday, the great oil shortage hit and the Full Story

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Rant and rave or rave and rant

Jabber on Sports

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The Gators’ Heath Bradford (No. 21) tries to maneuver past Pickens defenders during Friday night’s game in Grove Hill. 017p1_xlg.jpg
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Leroy’s Kyle Wilson (No. 55) and Jackie Daffin (No. 70) pave the way for a first down by Darius Ervin (No. 4), while Josh Reed (No. 11) watches. Leroy’s defense only allowed Southern Choctaw to gain 88 yards of total offense during the contest. Leroy will play host to the Cottonwood Bears at Palmer Stadium Friday at 7 p.m. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)012p1_xlg.jpg
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Leroy’s Bears head for semi-finals

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JA kicks off basketball season

   Jackson Academy basketball got into full swing as the Eagles hosted Sumter Academy on Nov. 15, where JA won the Jr. High girls Full Story

Area players are finalists for ‘Mr. Football’

   The South Alabamian This area will have six of the 42 players selected as finalists by the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Football committee for the 2004 Mr. Football Award. Full Story

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Wildcats lose to the SWHS Bulldogs in second round

   The South Alabamian The Millry Wildcats had one of their best years in history in 2004, carving out nine wins and only three losses with a rash of injuries and without the services of Head Coach Teddy Taylor, who spent the season in Iraq. Full Story