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MCCS Broncos continue winning streak

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Central School extended their season winning streak to five games after a doubleheader against Georgia opponents. On Saturday, Feb. 16, the Broncos faced the Trojans of Brooks County Middle School, from Quitman, Ga. The Broncos made short work of the Trojans, racking up 10 hits and 17 runs in just two innings to win the contest, 17-3. The Broncos went up 8-0 after the first inning before adding another nine runs in the top of the second inning. The Trojans managed to…

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Memories of Rod Irvine

“He just always encouraged me and built us up, always a kind word or smile. He believed in kids and believed they all had some good in them that we could get out of them. With so much negativity in our county, he always made you feel like everything was gonna be okay and work out. He’d always greet me with, “there’s my coach of the year, ladies and gentlemen,” so you had no choice but to be in a good mood and have a great conversation with him. He…

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Remembering Rod Irvine: “The Voice of the Cowboys”

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. He had the ability to inspire a crowd of football or baseball fans and whip them into a frenzy with just a simple phrase. He also had the ability to inspire young people to be a little better than they thought they could be. He had the ability to inspire a church congregation to set their eyes and hearts on something bigger and greater than themselves. Even more, he managed to take on those tasks and more with an infectious smile and grace that seemed…

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Good weekend for MCHS hoops

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. It was an overall good weekend at home for the Madison County High School (MCHS) basketball program with the boys’ teams winning both games and the girls’ teams splitting games. On Friday, Jan. 25, all four basketball teams were in action against Lafayette High School, from Mayo. The afternoon began with the Cowgirls’ junior varsity taking on the junior varsity Lady Hornets. The Cowgirls had to fight back from a deficit in order to win a close match. The score was tied at 11 at…

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