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Lady Tigers are State 1A Softball Champs

By John Ayers The Trenton Lady Tigers softball team brought home the gold on Thursday after defeating Jay High School 5-4, Wednesday afternoon in the 2021 FHSAA 1A Softball Championship on Legends Way Field in Clermont. This was the Lady Tigers second straight 1A girls softball title under Coach Todd Bryant and the outstanding coaching staff: Clint Anderson, Terry Parrish, ... Full Story »

Bell High School Graduation 2021

A happy group of Bell High School Seniors were proud to walk onto the football field on Thursday evening, May 20, 2021, for their high school graduation. The BHS Purple Powerhouse Band played for the processional and the Bell High School JROTC presented the colors. Madison Sapp, class Historian, lead the Pledge of Allegiance. After the seniors were seated Logan ... Full Story »

2021 Trenton High School Graduation

The 2021 Trenton High School Graduation was held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the school football stadium. The Trenton Symphonic Band played a wonderful rendition of Pomp and Circumstance as the Seniors came onto the field. Keeli Zingaro lead the crowd as they said the Pledge of Allegiance. Then senior Steven Wright played the National Anthem on the baritone ... Full Story »

93rd Annual Bell FFA Banquet Celebrates the Achievements of chapter members

The 93rd Bell FFA Banquet was held on Tuesday, May 11th at the Bell Elementary cafeteria. The event started with the recognition of their former and longtime FFA Advisor, Bill Martin. Martin was the agricultural teacher at Bell High School for the past 28 years. Martin told the students that last year, his final year teaching, had ended so unexpectedly ... Full Story »

Rotarians honor Joanna Buckles for Lifetime Achievement Award

Longtime Rotarian Joanna Buckles was honored at the May 17th, Gilchrist County Rotary Meeting. Recently, the Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce awarded the J. Min Ayers Lifetime Achievement Award to Joanna Buckles. Gilchrist County Judge Sheree Lancaster nominated Buckles for the award and talked a little about her at the Rotary meeting. Judge Lancaster began with Buckles background saying, “Joanna ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Commission denies SUP for Dollar General at SE 70th on SR 26

The Gilchrist County Commission heard an application request for a Special Use Permit to allow a 10,640 square foot commercial retail store to be located in an A-2 land use category, with a land use classification as “Neighborhood Commercial” as defined in the Gilchrist County Comprehensive Plan. Holly White represented Concept Development Inc., an agent for Norman M. Scoggins and ... Full Story »

Shae Fischer of Bell High signs with Warner University

Bell High School Senior Shae Fischer signed with Warner University to continue her academic and basketball career on Tuesday, May 4, at the Iris Roberts Auditorium. From left to right, Katie Layfield, Shae Fischer, James Fischer and Lanee Fischer. Full Story »

Bell High School Students Participate in Unified Sports Special Olympics

On May 11, students at Bell High School enjoyed a Special Olympic field day. Each student from the Life Skills program and a Partner participated in events such as the Long Jump, Basketball, Bowling, Cornhole, Battleship and an Obstacle course. They also had some non-competitive events such as painting, dancing, water balloon toss and working with plants. This amazing field ... Full Story »

Trenton girls shutout Dixie Bears, faced Branford in semi-final Tuesday

The Trenton girls softball team shutout the Dixie Bears, 4-0, on Tuesday night to win the Region 4 Class 1A softball title. The Tigers faced Branford on Tuesday afternoon in game 13 of the FHSAA State Semifinal tournament. The Tigers’ Darian Ingram pitched her game as the Florida Atlantic University signee struck out 11 and the Tigers’ defense only allowed ... Full Story »

Trenton bombs Hawthorne, played Dixie County Tuesday

The Trenton girls softball team soared through the ranks of the State 1A Softball tournament bracket by defeating Hawthorne 21-0, Wednesday in Trenton. This Regional semi-final game was played on Wednesday evening to escape a rainy, thunderstorms forecast for the game that was to be played on Thursday, May 6th. For the Hornets, the Tigers rained bombs on the visiting ... Full Story »