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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 »

Volleyball: Bulldogs whip Union County after two season-opening losses

The Bell Bulldog volleyball team opened the 2017 regular season last week by hosting the Branford Buccaneers on Monday, then travelling to Newberry on Tuesday and Union County on Thursday. In the season opener against Branford on Monday, Aug. 21, the Bulldogs jumped out to a two-sets-to-none lead, taking the first set 25-9 and the second set 25-20. Bell would ... 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 »

Kickoff Classic: Bulldogs fall to Chiefland despite forcing four turnovers

By Matthew Harrell The Bulldogs took the field for the first time this fall when they took on the Chiefland Indians Friday night. The Bulldogs forced four Indian turnovers, but struggled to muster points, falling 14-7 to the Indians. The Bulldogs received the ball to open the game. They picked up a first down, but were forced to punt on ... 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 »

Lightning 8U All-Star Team wins State

Submitted The Gilchrist League Lightning 8U All-star team had a very successful all-star season going a combined 13-2. We won the championship in the Champions Park warm up tournament in Newberry going 5-0, then finished runner up in the District 6 tournament in Perry going 2-2. Then we played in the Cal Ripken Rookie B State tournament in Lake City ... Full Story »

Cake Auction Funds to help buy Trenton State Champion Baseball Team Rings

By Cindy Jo Ayers Red Velvet is Janet Bradley’s specialty and most people who attend local fundraising functions gladly bid on her cake. Bradley’s Red Velvet cake brought over $2000 last Thursday evening at the Trenton Baseball Cake Auction. The Red Velvet was purchased by a group representing the “Other Two Time State Championship Teams, Trenton Football.” The buyers were ... Full Story »

Bell Girls Basketball Team attends Basketball Camp

Submitted On Friday the Bell Girls Basketball Team traveled down to the University of South Florida for their 1st summer basketball Camp with Coach Mark Kennie. The camp had our girls playing teams from all over the area, and matched them up against schools ranging from 5A-7A schools. This experience was designed to help this young group of women bond ... Full Story »