• Kerrell looks at big picture in Baker win (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    BAKER — In time Baker School’s girls basketball team will reach a point when the rebuilding is over and the program is on solid ground. Right now there is work to do for second-year Coach James Kerrell and his team. When a team measures its successes in baby steps and effort any win, even an ugly one, is worth celebrating. Thursday night the Gator picked up one of those ugly wins as they beat Rocky Bayou Christian 40-32. READ MORE

  • Bulldogs rally past Vikings (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — Trailing Fort Walton Beach by 10 points with four minutes left in the third quarter Crestview High School’s boys basketball team was down but not out. A Marquis McClain basket triggered an 11-0 Bulldog run to give Crestview a 40-39 lead with 2:20 left in the period. And then the teams got down to some serious business Tuesday night fighting for every score. READ MORE

  • Former Bulldog takes over CHS softball program

    CRESTVIEW — You could say that Holly Gibson, Crestview High School’s new softball coach, is an accidental coach. But that doesn’t mean her passion for the job is any less real. READ MORE

  • Gators drop heartbreaker to Seahawks

    SANTA ROSA BEACH — In most high school basketball games 91 points is more than enough to win and then some. That wasn’t the case for Baker School’s boys basketball team Tuesday as the Gators were clipped by South Walton 96-91. READ MORE

  • Bobcats pounce on Hoboes

    PAXTON — To get to Paxton High School from Laurel Hill, one must first take a right onto Highway 85. After six miles, take another right onto 180, then a left onto 331. About a minute later, Paxton will be on your left. On that roughly 15 minute drive of mostly farms and barns and rolling hills, there is one thing you are certain not to find: love between the Bobcats and the Hoboes. READ MORE

  • Baker too strong for Pensacola Christian

    BAKER — Baker School’s boys basketball team picked up its second win in as many days Saturday with a 76-66 over Pensacola Christian Academy. Four Gator players, Austin Walters, Terrell Reed, Brooks Taylor and Jon Beck scored in double figures and two, Taylor and Beck had double-doubles. READ MORE

  • Defense shines in Bulldog win (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — With the District 1-7A boys basketball tournament a little more than two weeks away things are finally coming together for Crestview High School. Dakota Childree and Marquis McClain provided the offense teaming up for 27 points. And the Bulldogs played what Coach Greg Watson called their best defensive game of the season Friday night against Navarre in a 48-34 win. READ MORE

  • Paxton girls roll past Hoboes

    PAXTON — The Paxton girls haven’t lost to their counterpart 10 miles down the road, Laurel Hill, since Bethany Neale was in kindergarten. That streak was never in particular danger on Friday night, as the Hoboes traveled to meet the Bobcats for the second time this season. But sophomore shooting guard Katie Sebastian erased any and all doubt that the streak would end this season. READ MORE

  • Gators take down Royals

    BAKER — The rivalry known as “The War of Highway 4” hit the hardwood Friday night as Baker School’s boys basketball team hosted Jay in a District 3-1A game. Score one for the home team as the Gators rolled to a 71-53 win over the Royals. READ MORE

  • Bulldogs wrap up top seed (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    CRESTVIEW — Jensis Coleman made her Senior Night one she’ll remember for years to come. Coleman, the only senior on Crestview High School’s girls basketball team hit seven 3-point baskets and scored 27 points as the Bulldogs beat Navarre 53-19. READ MORE

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