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Bell defeats Franklin County in defensive battle

The Bulldogs are off to a 3-0 start for the first time since 2008 after defeating Franklin County 8-0 in a game that was moved to Thursday because of Hurricane Irma. The Bulldogs’ defense played well, shutting out the Seahawks and even scoring by forcing a safety. “Our defense played great, forcing turnovers,” Head Coach Joey Whittington said. “Offense was ... Full Story »

Bulldogs defeat Eagle’s View in lightning-shortened game

By Matthew Harrell Bell’s game against Eagle’s View Academy on Friday night was called with 1:56 left in the third quarter wth Bell holding a 21-6 lead, giving Bell its second win of the season. The Bulldogs ran the ball 44 times for 230 yards in the win. Eagle’s View received the opening kickoff and punted after three plays. Bell ... Full Story »

Trenton’s fumbles aid Bears in half time win

The Trenton Tigers were on the road Friday night to once again meet the Bears in Bruce Boyette Stadium to renew their annual heated rivalry. In past years this game has determined who would represent District 6 1A in FHSAA post season play. In 2017 and 2018 the Tigers are penalized and reclassified into 4A size schools after admitting to ... Full Story »

Tigers defeat Indians in Chiefland

The Trenton Tigers opened their 2017 football season Friday night on Doyle McCall Football Field as they defeated the Indians 37-21. The Tigers scored first and often in the first half as they took a 7-0 lead into the second quarter. Trenton added 21 points in the second quarter. The Indians scored in the closing minutes of the first half ... Full Story »

Riverside Wranglers Open With Win Over Countryside Christian

Submitted Riverside Wranglers traveled to Countyside Minutemen territory and came out victorious. Emre Bennett led the Wrangler defense with 13 solo tackles, 9 assists, and 1 interception. On the offensive side, Cohen Begue completed 7 of 18 passes for 104 yards and had 4 touchdowns receptions. He also had 12 rushing attempts for 228 yards and 4 touchdowns.  The visiting ... Full Story »

Bulldogs open regular season with win over Maclay

By Matthew Harrell The Bulldogs jumped out to a 21-0 lead before the Maclay Marauders’ offense was able to step on the field, going wire-to-wire in a 34-24 win in the season opener. Bell racked up 371 yards of offense – with 313 of those yards coming on the ground – as the Bulldogs cruised to a 1-0 start. Bell ... Full Story »

Ft. White Indians top Trenton Tigers in Kickoff Classic

By John Ayers The Trenton Tigers welcomed their fans to the Kickoff Classic opening the 2017 high school football season Friday night in the Jungle. The Ft White Indians took advantage of the wet conditions as they defeated the Tigers 18-0 in three quarters of play. The young Junior Varsity players had a single quarter scrimmage in the final period ... Full Story »

Schools have newly refinished Gym Floors

By Matthew Harrell Gilchrist County’s volleyball and basketball teams will have a new look this season and it will not be the uniforms. The floors of the gyms at both Bell and Trenton were redesigned and are ready to be used for the 2017-18 athletic and academic year. The paint on the floors was becoming discolored, so Superintendent Robert Rankin ... Full Story »