TRM trio runs at state cross country meet

Published 6:46 am Wednesday, November 17, 2004

By By BRUCE HIXON Sports Editor
Three T.R. Miller athletes participated in Saturday's Class 3A-4A state country country meet held at Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum at Moulton.
Junior Michael Hunt had the best finish for T.R. Miller, as he was 36th overall with a time of 19:10.63 on the five-kilometer course. Sophomore Kelly Stallworth posted a 54th place time of 20:13.24.
Freshman Kaitlyn Bryon was T.R. Miller's lone participant on the girls side. She was 64th overall with a time of 26:08.47. The girls race was also held on a five-kilometer course.
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Brewton Municipal Stadium gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for Friday's T.R. Miller-Springville playoff game.
The Alabama High School Athletic Association does not permit reserved seating at any playoff game.
All T.R. Miller season and complimentary ticket holders must purchase separate tickets.
Tickets are $6.
W.S. Neal High School will hold an introductory meeting Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the gym for anybody who is interested in joining the Tip-Off Club. This is the first year of operation for the organization.
The T.R. Miller Lady Tigers basketball team has received its pairings for next week's Emerald Coast (Fla.) Tournament at Fort Walton Beach. That event will kick off the Lady Tigers' season.
T.R. Miller will play Fort Walton Beach at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day (November 25) in the opening round.
Other first-round games in the eight-team tournament include South Lakes-Pensacola at 3:30 p.m., Edna Karr-Choctawhatchee at 6:30 p.m. and Freedom High-Niceville at 8 p.m.
If T.R. Miller beats Fort Walton Beach, it will play the South Lakes/Pensacola winner November 26 at 3:30 p.m. A loss would send the Lady Tigers to the consolation bracker where they will play the South Lakes-Pensacola loser November 26 at 2 p.m.
The tournament will conclude November 27 with the consolation championship at 4 p.m., the third place game at 5:30 p.m. and the championship game at 7 p.m.
Former T.R. Miller Tiger football player Rayvon Howard had another big game for Carson-Newman College in last week's NCAA Division II opener.
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Howard, a sophomore, picked up 129 yards rushing on 29 attempts with two touchdowns to lead the Eagles to a 35-14 win over Fayetteville State.
Howard, who was named South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week and to the All-SAC Team the previous week, has rushed for a team high 1,194 yards and 17 touchdowns for the season.
Carson-Newman will travel to Valdosta State this week for second-round play.
The Lady Tigers along with the T.R. Miller Tigers will not make their home debut until December 3 when they host Andalusia with a November 30 contest at Escambia County squeezed in between.
The Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawks basketball team has received its pairings for next month's the Border Bash Tournament, which will be held at Americus (Ga.).
JDCC will take on South Georgia Tech in the opening round of the tournament on December 10 at 7 p.m. The Warhawks will then take on Coastal Georgia in the second round of play on December 11 at 1 p.m.