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Lady Tigers shutout Bell 8-0

(SOFTBALL) The Trenton Lady Tigers traveled to three destinations last week and won two of three games. On Friday the Lady Tigers blanked the Bulldogs 8-0. Trenton was undefeated in league play and leading the district going into the game and Bell was in 3rd place with a record of 3-2.   Bell started sophomore Kylee Berry on the mound.  ... Full Story »

Bulldogs shut out by Trenton after back-to-back scoring outbursts

(BASEBALL) By Matthew Harrell For the first time this season, the Bell Bulldogs lost in a district contest. After scoring a combined 37 runs in wins over 4A Interlachen and Eastside, the wheels fell off the Bulldogs’ wagon in a 10-0 run-rule loss to Trenton on Friday. The Bulldogs opened the week by travelling to Interlachen on Tuesday night. Both ... Full Story »

Briar Mitchell’s Homegrown Market Steer is Reserve Champion of Homegrown Show

The Mitchell brothers have done it again, this time Briar Mitchell’s homegrown market steer, “Payday,” took the Reserve Champion spot in the Homegrown Fat Steer Show. Briar’s  1375 pound steer is a Simmental/Black Baldy cross. This year’s Suwannee River Fair Home Grown Market Steer show was held Saturday, March 18. The Grand Champion home grown steer was exhibited by Jaslyn ... Full Story »

Quilt Festival Welcomes Large Crowd on a Picture-Perfect Day

Submitted On Saturday, March 18th, Trenton’s Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival visitors enjoyed a wonderful spring day on Main Street strolling among the booths of over sixty craft and antique sellers, and those of numerous quilting groups. With quilts hung all over downtown, quilt lovers could take a very close look at many colorful exemplars. Visitors expressed their amazement at the ... Full Story »

Gilchrist youth take Primary Swine Showmanship event held Monday

A good crowd showed up at the Suwannee River Fair Pavilion on Monday morning to watch the Swine Showmanship competition. The event Judge was Paul Wigley of Calhoun County,  Georgia. Wigley is a retired county agent and swine producer as well as an avid turkey hunter. The Primary Showmanship winners were all from Gilchrist County. Kinsey Colley of Buckaroos 4-H ... Full Story »

County Law Enforcement honored at Annual Banquet

Members of Gilchrist County law enforcement attended the annual banquet held in their honor at Bell High School. The annual event was held on Tuesday, March 14, and is hosted each year by the Criminal Justice students from Bell High School and their advisor Mark Lundy. Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Schultz praised the Criminal Justice students saying, “These fine young men ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Fire Rescue puts out Vehicle Fire

Submitted The Gilchrist County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire on March 15 at 1 p.m. on County Road 138 in north Gilchrist County. When they arrived, they discovered a 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck that was fully engulfed with flames. The occupants, Rhonda Whitwood, Shannon Whitwood and Greenly Whitwood, exited the vehicle safely before calling 911 for assistance in ... Full Story »

Tiger baseball takes three wins to stay undefeated

By John Ayers The Trenton Tigers Varsity baseball team took three wins last week over the Dixie County Bears, the Branford Bucs and the Lafayette County Hornets to remain 7-0 and 3-0 in District 7-1A. On Monday night the Tigers hosted the Bears and took the District 7 1A victory 10-1. Trenton had eleven hits as Colton Rucker, Landon Kennedy, ... Full Story »

Bulldogs start district play 2-0, improve to 6-1

By Matthew Harrell The Bell Bulldogs picked up a couple of district wins in a 3-0 week last week. The Bulldogs opened the week with a win over Hamilton County and followed that up with district wins over Bronson and Chiefland. On Monday night, the Bulldogs avenged their only loss of the season, a 6-5 extra-innings loss at Hamilton County. ... Full Story »