Randy Dickson

Email: randyd@crestviewbulletin.com

Twitter: @BigRandle

Articles by RANDY DICKSON News Bulletin

  • Gators too strong for Pirates (PHOTOS)

    BAKER — A relentless Baker School football team imposed its will on Sneads on Friday. The Gators held the Pirates to 120 yards in total offense and less than three yards a play while controlling the clock and the game on offense. The end results was a 21-7 win that had the Gator faithful smiling as they left Doug Griffith Memorial Stadium. READ MORE

  • SIDELINE OBSERVATIONS: Parents' investments go deep

    Today, Sept. 10, would have been my parents’ 59th wedding anniversary. As many of you know, my dad, Jim Dickson, passed away a little more than a year ago. So this day has become more of reflection than celebration as I think of the life Dad shared with my mom, Joan. Looking back to the time I was growing up, Mom and Dad were like so many parents then and now. Dad coached youth league baseball and basketball. Mom helped work the concession stand and was the de facto team nurse for many years. READ MORE

  • Gators face tough test at Holmes County

    BAKER — A Baker Gator football team riding a 13-game regular season winning streak has reason to be confident Friday night when it travels to Bonifay to take on Holmes County. But Gator Coach Matt Brunson doesn’t have to mention the streak to motivate the team. READ MORE

  • Bulldogs seek answers against Rickards

    CRESTVIEW — Crestview High School's football team, in search of its first win of the season, hosts a talented Rickards squad Friday night. The Bulldogs (0-2) are coming off a tough, turnover plagued, 21-10 loss to Choctawhatchee. The Bulldogs will have to cut down on mistakes against the Raiders, Coach Tim Hatten said. READ MORE

  • Hoboes thump Jaguars (Photos)

    LAUREL HILL — Defending District 1-1A volleyball champion Laurel Hill opened district play in impressive style against Central on Tuesday. Powered by Bridget Zessin’s 10-kill, 4-ace effort the Hoboes rolled to a straight set win 25-7, 25-20, 25-15. READ MORE

  • Bulldogs hold off Patriots

    CRESTVIEW — Crestview High School’s volleyball team still has some growing up to do between now and the end of the season. And perhaps the Bulldogs took a step in that growth process Thursday night. Two nights after dropping a disappointing district match to Niceville Crestview came back to beat Pace in four sets by scores of 25-23, 22-25, 25-15, 26-24. READ MORE

  • Rickards roughs up Bulldogs (PHOTOS)

    CRESTVIEW — A tough start to the 2014 football season got worse for Crestview High School on Friday against an athletic Tallahassee Rickards squad. The Bulldogs were their own worst enemies as turnovers and special team mistakes plagued Crestview in a 28-12 loss. READ MORE

  • Hatten: We are going to improve

    CRESTVIEW — Two high school football teams heading in opposite directions will collide Friday night when Crestview hosts Navarre. The Raiders (3-0) are riding high and Bulldog Coach Tim Hatten found it hard to see a weakness in the team. READ MORE

  • SIDELINE OBSERVATIONS: Reflecting on simpler times

    I grew up in a day when football, especially high school football, was played in the trenches. The 1970s' glamour formations were the Power I and Wishbone T. Teams won by pounding the rock and pounding the opposition into submission. READ MORE

  • Bulldog rally falls short (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    FORT WALTON BEACH — Trailing Fort Walton Beach 7-5, things looked bleak for the Crestview High School volleyball team on Tuesday. The Bulldogs had already lost the first two sets to the Vikings and were fighting for their lives. Crestview did rally back to take the third and fourth sets. But in the end the Bulldog came short. READ MORE

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