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Cain and Royals surging ahead of All-Star break

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Fortunes have turned in a significant way for Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals during the month of June and into July just ahead of the Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star break, which marks the half-way mark of the major league baseball season.  After a slow start to the season that had many wondering if Cain may be on the trading block before the Tuesday, July 31 trade deadline, the Royals have put together a 22-12 record since the beginning of June. At this…

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Gallon making the most of his opportunity

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. You can almost hear the smile through the telephone lines when speaking to Madison County native Deshawnte “Ironhead” Gallon. Gallon, once a stand-out defensive player for the Madison County High School (MCHS) Cowboys, then with the Georgia Southern Eagles, now with the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). “I’m having a lot of fun,” said Gallon with a laugh. “It’s going really well. We had the rookie mini-camp and then the OTAs (Organized Team Activities) and since then I’ve just been working with…

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Cowboys’ conditioning workouts underway

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Amongst the grunts, groans, and gasping for air, one could hear coaches barking out orders emanating from the field house next to Boot Hill Stadium on the Madison County High School campus. Head Coach Mike Coe smiled and described the scene as “organized chaos.” Organized chaos is the perfect way to describe the scene as these young athletes pushed themselves to their limits as they strive to prepare for a football season that will surely test each of them both physically and mentally. “Our goal…

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Cowboys Cowgirls named to All Big-Bend baseball and softball teams

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County High School (MCHS) is well represented in the recently named Tallahassee Democrat All Big-Bend baseball and softball teams. The teams are put together each year with input from area coaches and sports writers from the Tallahassee Democrat. Representing MCHS on the first team All Big-Bend baseball team is senior pitcher, Trey Mitchell. Mitchell had an overall record of 9-3 pitching for the Cowboys with an ERA of 1.48 and 67 strike-outs in 51 innings pitched. At the plate, Mitchell was a consistent hitting…

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