• Baker varsity cheerleaders prepare for Capital One Bowl

    BAKER — Baker School's varsity cheerleaders have earned the opportunity to perform during the Capital One Bowl on New Year's Day in Orlando. READ MORE

  • Haugen Foundation provides protective equipment for Shoal River football players

    CRESTVIEW — Shoal River Middle School football players will be a little safer this fall when they take the field. Tuesday each Mustang received an EvoShield rib shirt thanks to efforts of the Dugas Family Foundation and the Taylor Haugen Foundation’s YESS Program (Youth Equipment for Sports Safety). READ MORE

  • Delaware native named Gators' basketball coach

    BAKER — Six months after stepping up from being Baker School's boys basketball coach, Mike Martello finally has found his replacement. Former Oklahoma State player Janavor Weatherspoon is on the Baker campus and takes the reins of the Gator basketball program when the students return to school Monday. READ MORE

  • Laurel Hill volleyball coach shares this year's formula for success

    LAUREL HILL — If all goes as planned, on Oct. 23, Laurel Hill School's varsity volleyball team will defend its District 1-1A volleyball title. Coach Kent Zessin, who returned to coaching the Hobo volleyball team last season after a three-year break, likes Laurel Hill’s chances for the repeat. READ MORE

  • Martello: It’s a privilege to be an athlete

    BAKER — As a former Gator student-athlete and coach, first-year Baker School principal Mike Martello quickly tells you that academics should be the first priority. “When I was coaching I always emphasized that they call you student-athletes for a reason,” he said. “Student comes first because it’s what you do in the classroom that determines whether or not you get the privilege to be an athlete. And that’s exactly what I think it is: it’s a privilege to be an athlete." READ MORE

  • Athletics have shaped new Baker principal's career path

    BAKER — Mike Martello was a third-team all-state football player, an all-state tournament basketball player and a four-sport letterman at Baker School. He played on a state championship football team and a basketball team that made the state final four. Upon graduating from Baker in 1988, Martello played two years of junior college basketball. READ MORE

  • Camp prepares future Gator volleyball hopefuls

    BAKER — Baker School's volleyball tradition has been passed from one generation to the next in a relay that has produced 11 straight district titles and 21 consecutive playoff appearances. One way Gator Coach Tommiko Parks keeps that tradition intact is through the Baker Volleyball Camp. READ MORE

  • Bulldog football tickets go on sale Monday

    CRESTVIEW — The Crestview High School Quarterback Club has announced season ticket sales for the 2014 football season. READ MORE

  • Gators set to go at warp speed

    BAKER — If the Baker School football team’s practice Monday is any indication of things to come Gator opponents have reason to be afraid, very afraid. After working two hours on the field, the team adjourned to the weight room, where it spent another 30 minutes of fast-paced conditioning. The session ended with each player doing five sets of 15 overhead squats combined with five 400-yard runs. READ MORE

  • Armstrong, Bulldogs focused on winning

    CRESTVIEW — Junior quarterback Corey Armstrong is already thinking about the big picture. “I just want to help our team win this year and make a big run (in the playoffs),” he said. READ MORE

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