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Cowboys win Consolation Championship

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Despite dropping the first game of the 2017 McDonald’s/Lake Area Kiwanis Basketball Tournament in Starke, the Madison County High School (MCHS) Cowboys came back to walk away with the tournament’s “Consolation Championship.” On Thursday, Dec. 21, the Cowboys faced the Hurricanes of Gainesville High School. Gainesville wonthe game with a 62-44 final score. Tre Adams led the Cowboys with 13 points and three steals during the game. Travis Jay had eight points, six assists and four steals. Vincenta Mitchell also had eight points while collecting…

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Lady Broncos wrap season on a positive note

Story Submitted The 2017 Lady Broncos basketball team had a rough start to the season when it started off with four straight losses. The Lady Broncos began their searson against conference foe Suwannee County Middle School and the game went into double overtime with Suwannee coming out on top 28-27. Nia Long led the team with nine points. Ja’Niyah McKnight added seven, Dakayla Hopkins had five, Jakieria Jackson four and Kourtney Kegler two points. The second game was against Brooks County and the final was 28-15 in favor of Brooks…

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Young Cowboys basketball team ready

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County High School (MCHS) varsity basketball coach Allen Demps has been working hard to get his young squad ready for the season. The team has high hopes of improving on last season’s record, which will be a large task in itself. Last season, the Cowboys managed to accumulate a 23-4 record that included a perfect 8-0 mark in district play and a record-setting 17-game winning streak. The Cowboys made it into the second round of the State playoffs before being defeated by Hawthorne High…

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Boyz to Kings Lions football team celebrates

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Boyz to Kings Lions 10 and under football team celebrated their season with a banquet at the Pinetta Community Center. It was an opportunity to allow these young men to have a moment in the spotlight and to pay tribute to their successful season. The Lions ended their season with an impressive 10-1 record. The team grew out of the efforts begun by Merv Mattair, founder of the Boyz to Kings organization. “Boyz to Kings started in 2010 and last…

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