• Coach confident as Crestview girls open playoffs (VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — A 12-year wait ends Thursday night for Crestview High School’s girls basketball team. The Bulldogs (16-9), who claimed their first district championship since 2003, host Leon in the Region 1-7A quarterfinals. READ MORE

  • Bulldogs win district title (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    NICEVILLE — The wait is over for Crestview High School’s girls basketball team. For the first time in 12 years the Bulldogs are district champions. Crestview claimed the title Saturday in a hard-fought 55-45 win over Niceville in the District 1-7A championship game. READ MORE

  • Hobo seniors have their night (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    LAUREL HILL — Twenty years from now when Laurel Hill School boys basketball seniors Tee Calloway, Chris Saylor and Max Smith will share sweet memories of their Senior Night. Friday’s game against Rocky Bayou Christian School started with a Saylor 3-point basket nine seconds after the opening tip. The game ended with a Smith slam dunk with two seconds left to play. From start to finish it was a night for the senior trio to remember as Laurel Hill never trailed in the 58-45 win. READ MORE

  • Bulldogs to play for district title (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    NICEVILLE — Crestview High School’s girls basketball team will play for its first district title since 2003 Saturday night. It wasn’t easy, but Bulldogs advanced to the District 1-7A championship game with a 47-34 win over Navarre. Crestview will face tournament host Niceville in the 7 p.m. championship game. The Eagles punched their ticket to the finals with an impressive 56-30 win over Fort Walton Beach. READ MORE

  • Okaloosa Strykers, Blackwater Grizzlies to play at Twin Hills Park

    CRESTVIEW — The semi-pro Okaloosa Strykers and Blackwater Grizzlies will play football games next season at Twin Hills Park in Crestview. READ MORE

  • Hoboes take down Gators

    LAUREL HILL — Powered by Bryson Cooper’s double-double Laurel Hill School’s boys basketball team upended Baker 67-55 on Tuesday. Cooper scored his season-high 28 points and had his best rebounding night of the year with 12 boards. Chris Saylor pitched in 12 points for the Hoboes. READ MORE

  • Jay downs Baker girls in district tournament (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    BAKER — Things should be better for Baker School’s girls basketball team next year. Next year, the Gators, who have no senior, will be a year older, stronger and more experienced. Yes, Baker should be improved next year. READ MORE

  • Bulldog football coach: 'Pleased' with new district (VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — For the next four years, Crestview High School’s football team will join Okaloosa County neighbors Choctawhatchee, Fort Walton Beach and Niceville in District 3-6A. Tim Hatten, Crestview’s head football coach and athletic director, says the new district will benefit everybody. READ MORE

  • Baker's Foster signs softball scholarship (VIDEO)

    BAKER — Tori Foster starts her last season on Baker School’s softball team next week with her athletic future secured. When Foster takes the diamond next spring, she also will be a pioneer of sorts. READ MORE

  • Gators get physical in win over Jaguars (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    BAKER — First-year Baker School boys basketball Coach Janavor Weatherspoon has the Gators playing some of their best ball of the season heading into next week’s District 3-1A tournament at Northview High School. If Baker, the fourth seed in the district, hopes to work some tournament next week they’ll need some of the toughness and determination they showed Monday night against a physical Central Jaguar squad. Powered by a hot-shooting Austin Walters, who finished with a game-high 36 points, the Gators beat Central 66-56. READ MORE

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