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Trenton Tigers take District 7 Baseball Crown

By John Ayers The Trenton Tiger baseball team claimed a District 7 1A title Friday night by defeating Branford 4-2. Trenton Tigers landed in this championship game after holding off Chiefland 5-4 on Tuesday. The Bucs defeating the No 2 seed Bell Bulldogs Tuesday night to setup the District Championship game. The Tigers grabbed an early lead and held on ... Full Story »

Trenton Tigers are District 7 Softball Champions

The District 7 Softball tournament was held in Chiefland this past week.  The Bell Bulldogs had beaten the Bronson Eagles on Monday afternoon, 8-0 and advanced to play the Trenton Tigers on Tuesday at 5 pm.  The Bulldogs were the visiting team and had the first crack at scoring, but went down 1-2-3 in order.  The Tigers, with a 19-2 ... Full Story »

Bell Softball Field now officially the David J. Halter Field

A large crowd gathered at the softball field last Thursday afternoon to enjoy and support the pre-game naming of the softball field. Alumni softball players returned to their hometown to congratulate their longtime softball coach David J. Halter during the dedication. Shawn Hutto, Bell High alumni and former athlete who once played for Coach Halter, compiled this profile of Coach ... Full Story »

Track has become a Surrency Family tradition

The  tradition of Surrency family members coaching and running track  stretches over forty years in Gilchrist County. It all started back in 1974 when Dr. Jim Surrency got a job coaching track at Trenton High. He coached with former high school coach Brainard Richardson. Dr. Surrency went on to coach track for five years. He moved into the principal position ... Full Story »

Trenton defeats Chiefland in District battle

The Trenton Tigers were on the road in Chiefland Friday evening battling the Indians’ varsity baseball team. The Tigers defeated the Indians 5-2 after taking a lead in the fifth inning as Landon Kennedy grounded out, as one run scored to give the Tigers the lead.  The win gives the Tigers a firm grip on first place in District 7 ... Full Story »

Trenton defeats 5A Suwannee in 7th inning

If you weren’t able to attend Friday’s softball game between Trenton and 5A Suwannee County Bulldogs, you really missed a good one.  Trenton scored in the first inning after Josie NesSmith led off the game with a double and then scored after a throwing error by Suwannee.  The score remained 1-0 until the 4th inning when Lillian Wilkerson led off ... Full Story »

Bulldogs split district contests

By Matthew Harrell Bell baseball went 1-1 last week against district opponents. The Bulldogs saw a 5-0 lead slip away Thursday night in Branford, then held on for a win against Dixie County Saturday afternoon. After rain forced the postponement of Bell’s contest with Dixie County, originally scheduled for Tuesday, to Saturday, the Bulldogs opened the week Thursday night by ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers softball team remains undefeated in District 1A

The Lady Tiger softball team defeated arch rival Bell, 11-1 Friday night in a District 7 showdown at the beautiful Lady Tigers’ softball complex in Trenton. The Bulldogs jumped out to an early 1-0 lead as they had thoughts of knocking off the Tigers.  The score remained 1-0 until the 2nd inning when Trenton began putting runners on and the ... Full Story »

Bell holds first meet on New Track

The Bell High School Runnin’ Bulldogs Track team officially unveiled their brand new track on Tuesday, March 28th when they hosted the Tigers of Union County High School. The previous track at Bell was built in 1987 and had lane measurements in yards, which was typical of tracks built during that time period. As the years went by, the Bulldog ... Full Story »

Bell Baseball holds third annual fishing tournament

By Matthew Harrell The Bell High School baseball program hosted its third annual fishing tournament in Suwannee last weekend. On Friday night, Salt Creek Restaurant hosted the captains dinner and Calcutta. At the Calcutta, people bid on boats that they think will win biggest bag. The person who places the highest bid on the winning boat receives half of the ... Full Story »