The 4-5 Dillard Panthers played the 5-5 Mighty Tigers of Blanche Ely in this year’s “Soul Bowl” at Lockhart Stadium. These teams have met off and on since 1962, but the game was not coined the “Soul Bowl” until the 1983 season. Since then it has been a tight race in the series, the Tigers currently lead it 20-19-1 and have won three straight against the Panthers. Its kickoff time here in Fort Lauderdale, Florida as two teams are ready for the annual “Soul Bowl” game- which includes taking home the “Soul Bowl” trophy and the glass bowl, as Blanche Ely walks on the field caring the trophies.
Currently, Divante is a scholar of the take stock in Children’s Program. He is interested in Math and Science and wants to attend FSU where he wants to get a Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Engineering. His biggest role models in his life are his parents because they have instilled in him everything he knows. Presenting the award is Marine Gunnery Sergeant Lawrence …Congratulations, Divante!
Adrian is a 3-year varsity letterman and a pre-med magnet student. He is currently on the top 100 player list in Broward County. Adrian, leads the team in tackles and has a 3.4 un-weighted GPA and has a 1030 on his SAT’s. Presenting the award is Marine Staff Sergeant Blanco… Congratulations Adrian!!!
HALL OF FAME
Mr. Alexander played 4 years of varsity football, he never came off the field. He also played 3 years of varsity baseball in addition, he ran track and played basketball. He played in the Florida State Semi-Pro League Baseball. He is enshrined in the Negro League Hall for the state of Florida. Currently he is a Servant to the community and to motivate youth throughout the Country. He also played in the 1961 State Championship, was voted most athletic for the class of 1961. He has been married to Margie Gray Alexander for the past 51 years. Presenting his award is Marine Gunnery Sergeant Lawrence. Congratulations Johnny!!!
Coach Jimmy Glenn
Coach Glenn has been coaching football for Blanche Ely High School for over twenty plus years. He is a wonderful mentor to all players and coach. Accepting this award on his behalf is Coach McDoogle. Presenting his award is Marine Staff Sergeant Blanco. Congratulations Coach Glenn!!!
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