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Clarke Prep’s Gators moved one step closer to the AISA state championship game after a second round win over Patrician Academy. 018p1_lg.jpg
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Gators one step closer to championship game

   Special to The South Alabamian One step away from a state championship is where the Clarke Prep School Gators find themselves after downing the Saints of Patrician Academy 29-20 last Friday night in Grove Hill. Full Story

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Darius Ervin is taken down by the Raider defense after a long run during Friday’s game. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)014p3_lg.jpg
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The Bears’ LeBrandon Cunningham tries to push his way through the Raiders’ defensive line. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)014p2_lg.jpg
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Leroy Bears deny Raiders any loot

   The Houston Academy Raiders came to Palmer Stadium in search of touchdowns and victory, but the scaliwags found none in a 20-0 Leroy win. Full Story

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Leroy’s Herman Chapman runs past Houston Academy Raiders for a substantial gain. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)014p1_lg.jpg
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Good Luck Gators, Tigers, Bears and Wildcats!

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Tigers still alive after big win over Cleburne Co.

   The South Alabamian The Thomasville Tigers opened the playoff season with one of their best performances of the year as they beat Cleburne County 40-7 Friday night. Full Story

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The Wildcats’ Marquis Reasor (No. 20) scores Millry’s first touchdown of the game from 11 yards out.058p2_xlg.jpg
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Missed field goal gives Wildcats win

   The Millry Wildcats (8-3) were living on a prayer when Maplesville Full Story

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CCHS couldn’t hold on against Pike County in the battle of the Bulldogs. 056p1_xlg.jpg
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CCHS knocked out in first round of playoffs

   Special to The South Alabamian The playoff run for the Clarke County High School Bulldogs didn%27t last long as they fell 28-8 to the defending 3A state champ Pike County Bulldogs last Friday night at H.G. Prim Stadium. Full Story

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Millry’s Cordett McGrew (No. 17) drags Maplesville defender across goal line for the go ahead and winning touchdown. 058p1_xlg.jpg
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Clarke Prep’s Gators came out ready to play ball from the word “go” this past Friday night. They dominated the Meadowview Christian Academy team putting 47 points on the board in the first half of play. The Gators have flourished in Class AA play this year, going undefeated for the season. 029p1_xlg.jpg
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Gators bite a chunk out of Meadowview

   The South Alabamian The Clarke Prep School Gators scored 47 first half points as they cruised to a 61-8 thrashing of Meadowview Christian Academy last Friday night in the first round of the AISA state playoffs. Full Story

Win in first round gives Sweet Water right to face Millry

   The South Alabamian The Sweet Water Bulldogs defeated a persistent Florala Wildcat team 43-30 Friday night at Nolan Atkins Stadium and in the process won the right to take on another group of Wildcats in the second round of the state playoffs. Full Story

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Bears blast Marbury’s Bulldogs 35-6

   The Leroy Bears went to Marbury for the opening round of the playoffs and left with a Full Story

Panthers fall to Autaugaville

   The Coffeeville High School Panthers saw their season come to an end 27-18 this past Friday night to the Eagles of Autaugaville at Panther Stadium in Coffeeville. Full Story

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The Aggies’ mascot “Jake” took the top prize in the mascot division. 009p5_lg.jpg
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Local cheerleaders show their spirit

   The Jackson Academy JV cheerleaders did well in several categories. Full Story

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Top photo: Leroy’s LeBrandon Cunningham (No. 9) tries to get past the Marbury defensive line. Bottom photo: The Bears’ Logan Keith (No. 16) picks up yardage on a quarterback keeper. 011p1_xlg.jpg
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The JHS junior varsity cheerleaders built a human tower as part of one of their routines. 009p3_xlg.jpg
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The Thomasville Middle School and Thomasville High School cheerleading squads both did well in the competition. The TMS girls placed first in the middle school dance category and second in the middle school cheer/chant. The THS squad placed second in the varsity dance category and third in the varsity cheer/chant. 009p4_lg.jpg

Damage from Ivan could decrease property taxes

   Gov. Bob Riley recently announced that property owners throughout the state whose property was damaged from Hurricane Ivan could get some relief on the amount of property tax they owe next year. Full Story

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The Jackson Academy JV cheerleaders did well in several categories. Shown with their trophies (front, L-R) are Nina Wilson, Mallory Lankford, Emerald McIntyre, Sydney Thomas; (back, L-R) are Madalyn Mathews, Courtney McLendon, Brittany Allen and Amy Thomas. 009p1_xlg.jpg