• SIDELINE OBSERVATIONS: Anything possible in playoffs

    Baker School's football team has plenty to be proud about after the Gators beat Graceville 21-7 Friday for their first playoff win since 2001. However, the work is only starting if Baker is to make a run for its first state championship since 1993. But as Gator Coach Matt Brunson said after the win over the Tigers, “You have to win the first one before you can get on a roll in the playoffs.” READ MORE

  • Catching up with Crestview High School's Jensis Coleman (VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — The News Bulletin's Sports Department selected Crestview High School basketball player Jensis Coleman as the North End Zone Spotlight Player of the Week. READ MORE

  • SIDELINE OBSERVATIONS: A last game of football

    Last Friday night, most of Crestview High School's senior football players played their final game of sanctioned tackle football. And some time in the next few weeks, most of Baker School's seniors will play their final game. A few players probably have a chance to play college football at some level, but the rest must reconcile themselves to the pickup game on a side lot somewhere or intramural flag football. READ MORE

  • SIDELINE OBSERVATIONS: Thoughts as football season winds down

    A lot has happened in the four years since Baker School head football Coach Matt Brunson moved from the same job at Crestview High School to his alma mater. The Gators have enjoyed four straight winning seasons and back-to-back district championships. Baker also is riding a 20-game regular-season winning streak heading into Friday night’s regular-season finale with South Walton. READ MORE

  • SIDELINE OBSERVATIONS: Gators prove me wrong

    On Jan. 1 I wrote a column with my predictions-guesses for what the year 2014 would hold for our local sports community. I’ll admit I was right in some of my predictions and missed on some others. READ MORE


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