• Baker strongman Oliver eyes state

    BAKER — Tyler Oliver’s easy smile and polite demeanor belie the strong man that he is. Oliver, a senior on Baker School's weightlifting team, is one of the state's top lifters in the 183-pound weight class. Last week, Oliver won the Class 1A sub-district meet with lifts totaling a personal-best 560 pounds. READ MORE

  • It's time to cowboy up for Old Spanish Trail rodeo

    CRESTVIEW — One weekend each year, local residents from all walks of life get into the cowboy spirit. Yes, the 26th Annual Old Spanish Trail Rodeo is right around the corner. This year’s rodeo is scheduled for April 10 and 11. READ MORE

  • Gillis: ‘We still have a ways to go’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — Monday was not a good night for Crestview High School’s baseball team. An up and down Bulldog team hosted a strong Pace squad looking for a win before taking a couple of days off for Spring Break. Crestview ended up on the wrong side of a 7-1 score. Bulldog Coach Tim Gillis wasn’t looking for a silver lining in the cloud of another loss, but he was able to find some positives. READ MORE

  • North Okaloosa high school and middle school sports schedule March 30-April 3

    Local high school and middle schools will get back into full swing Monday after taking a week off for spring break. READ MORE

  • Baker pounces on Northview (VIDEO)

    BAKER — Spring Break will be a little more pleasant for Baker School’s softball team following Friday’s District 3-1A game with Northview. The Gators broke open a 1-1 game in the bottom of the second when they sent 11 batters to the plate and scored six runs as they cruised to an 8-1 win. READ MORE

  • Baker's Hicks shuts down Freeport (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    BAKER — Austin Hicks wasn’t perfect Thursday. But the Baker School senior pitcher was pretty darn good as the Gators hosted Freeport in a District 3-1A game. Hicks went the distance on the mound throwing a one-hit shutout as Baker rolled to a 6-0 win. READ MORE

  • Crestview softball thumps Escambia

    PENSACOLA — Savannah Mason was 2-for-3 with two home runs and three runs batted in as Crestview High School’s softball team rolled past Escambia 8-0 on Thursday. READ MORE

  • Locals shine at county track meet (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — Track and field athletes from Baker School and Crestview High School had a chance to showcase their talents Tuesday at the Okaloosa County Track Meet at Jack Foster Stadium. Crestview’s K.K. McTear was a double winner in the girls winning the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash. Baker swept the boys and girls high jump with Jon Beck taking the boys competition with a jump of 6-2. Katlin Herring cleared 5-4 for her win. READ MORE

  • Rolison key to Crestview's softball success

    CRESTVIEW— First-year Crestview High School softball Coach Holly Gibson's eyes light up at the very mention of Taylor Rolison's name. Rolison, a junior pitcher for the Bulldogs, has led the way as Crestview is off to its best start in softball in recent years. READ MORE

  • Niceville avenges loss to Crestview

    NICEVILLE — Crestview's Taylor Rolison was mowing down right-handed Niceville batter after right-handed Niceville batter, and Eagle coach Danny Hensley had a hunch. Four and 1/3 innings had passed, and not a single one of Niceville’s hitters had managed to touch home. So Hensley leaned on his gut, sending in lefty Kalee Polson to pinch hit for Rachel Gainer. READ MORE

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