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  • Free throws deal win to Hornets in county rival game
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on January 17, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    Coaches stress the importance of free throws in every practice, remind players during games and Friday night the level of importance of a free throw reached a new level with both the Tigers and the Hornets. With 1.3 seconds left on the clock, Cottondale was trailing 47-46. Amari Banks was fouled and went to the line. One of two from the charity stripe would tie the game and force an overtime.  Two would win it for the home team Hornets. Banks is a pretty solid free throw shooter and deals […]

  • County teams battle it out in Marianna Friday night
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on January 17, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    The Marianna Bulldogs have dominated the court this year and Malone has had its struggles.  Through three quarters Friday night, the visiting Tigers gave the Bulldogs more than they wanted.  The Bulldogs wore down the Tigers in the fourth quarter and took a commanding 59-34 lead but after three quarters of play, the story was one of anybody’s game. The Bulldogs took control in the first quarter with eight points hitting the boards before Malone answered with a basket by Taylor […]

  • Shayheed Williams – loving the game and loving life
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on January 10, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    Shayheed Williams is a freshman at Sneads High School and is easily recognizable by his iconic smile. According to his teachers and staff at Sneads High School, Shayheed is never without his smile and a kind word for everyone he meets.   This is Shayheed’s first experience at competitive basketball, making the Pirates Junior Varsity team.  His coach, Pat Jones says of Williams, “Shayheed is a very respectful, fun, and energetic young man who does whatever you ask of […]

  • Sneads and Graceville boys go down to the wire Tigers prevail with 60-57 win
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on January 10, 2018 at 9:20 pm

    The crowd was pretty sure after the November meeting with these two teams that they would get their money’s worth Friday night and they were not disappointed. Graceville found retribution in taking the 60-57 win over the Pirates after falling ever so closely 52-51 to Sneads on the last day of November on Pirate territory. The home court was truly an ally for the Tigers.   Ryder McDaniel gave Sneads the first points of the game on a bucket with 20 seconds off the clock with the […]

  • Dolphins crowned Junior Tackle Champions
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on December 27, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    The Dolphins faced the Saints in the Junior Tackle Championship game. The Dolphins shut the Saints out 27-0, to win the Junior Tackle Championship.  The win holds a very special meaning for head coach Drew Mayo.  He and his older brother, Trevor, played on the Dolphins 10 years ago, their only season to play together on a team.  That year, the Dolphins went undefeated and won the city championship.  This year, Trevor joined Drew on the sidelines to coach the Dolphins.  […]

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