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Player, Coach of the Year

Trenton Simmons, Trenton Senior was named the Gainesville Sun’s small schools player of the year. Simmons went 12-0 for the Class 1A state champions with a .074 ERA, 92 strikeouts in 66.2 innings pitched, allowed just 29 hits with 14 walks, and  faced 256 batters. Trent has signed with Hillsborough Community College. The Sun picked Trenton’s Baseball Coach Adam Burton ... Full Story »

The Smiths leave Sports Legacy

By Cindy Jo Ayers Saturday night,  May 27, was a sad night for many longtime Trenton High School sports fans. When Michael Smith’s name was called to receive his diploma, it officially ended the era of Smith athletes at Trenton High School. For some 11 years, one or more of Shannon and Christine Smith’s sons have played football, basketball and  ... Full Story »

Trenton Baseball State Champs

(photo by Through An Angel's Eyes) By John Ayers The Trenton Tigers earned the 2017 1A Baseball Crown on Thursday as they defeated Madison County 3-2 at Century Link Sports Park on Hammond Field, the spring training home to the Milwaukee Brewers in Ft. Myers. The Tigers advanced to the championship game after stumping Sneads 10-0 in 6 innings behind ... Full Story »

Trenton defeats Pierson Taylor in 9 innings

The Trenton Tigers battled their way into a Regional Final game as they defeated Pierson Taylor 2-1 in nine innings at Trenton’s Bryant Field on Wednesday evening. The Tigers’ Zachary Hardee was the hitter in the bottom of the ninth inning that hit a bouncing single through the Wildcats’ in-close infield to score Trey Sanchez from third for the win. ... Full Story »

Anglers battled the weather to support THS football

The Trenton Quarterback Club held their annual fishing tournament out of Suwannee Marina on Saturday as weather conditions made the coastal and river waters a challenge to fish. In the In-shore division: Ronnie Jackson and Jeff Land won first place and Ronnie Jackson also took the Big Redfish and biggest pot in the division. Damon Leggett and Tommy Parrish won ... Full Story »

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 »