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Tigers end season with one-point loss to Baker 20-19

by Michael DeVuyst, Contributing writer BLOUNTSTOWN - The Blountstown Tigers lost a heartbreaker last Friday night in the Class A State Semifinal game against the Baker Gators 20-19.  The team struggled all season long with penalties and in the kicking game but have been able to escape games with opponents of lesser talent.  Those two […]

BHS advances to Final Four after 43-7 win over West Gadsden

by Michael DeVuyst, Contributing writer GREENSBORO - The old adage is that defense wins championships.  The Blountstown Tiger defense showed that to be true last Friday night in Greensboro as they defeated the West Gadsden Panthers 43-7 to win the Class A Region 2 Championship.  Only four teams remain in the Class A playoffs, with […]

Tigers dominate to end regular season with 48-8 win over Vernon

by Michael DeVuyst, contributing writer VERNON-The Blountstown Tigers rolled to an easy win over the Vernon Yellow Jackets last Friday night 48-8. The Tiger offense scored early and often and the defense continued it’s physical play. The Tigers scored on the first play of the game when Jamal Howard raced down the left sideline untouched […]

Liberty County falls to Baker 49-0

by Jackson Summers, Contributing writer The Liberty County High School Bulldogs finished up their 2016 season last Friday night on the road, taking on the Baker High School Gators.  Baker fielded 25 seniors, and had already notched a win against Blountstown earlier this year, so the Dawgs knew the game was going to be a challenge, […]

Liberty Co. Bulldogs fall to Chipley Tigers 57-40

by Jackson Summers, Contributing writer With a playoff spot on the line, the atmosphere in Bristol was super-charged when the Liberty County High School Bulldogs played host to the Chipley High School Tigers.  The teams wound up putting an eye-popping 97 points on the scoreboard, and the Dawgs turned in one of their best passing performances […]

Blountstown wins Class A District 3 championship with tiebreaker win over Port St. Joe on Halloween

by Michael DeVuyst, Contributing writer BLOUNTSTOWN - The Blountstown Tigers hosted the Class A District 3 football tiebreaker on Halloween Night this past Monday.  The Tigers found themselves in a three-way tie with South Walton and Port St. Joe all with 3-1 district records. Blountstown was awarded the #1 seed by way of having the […]

Bulldogs victorious over Rattlers 42-6

by Jackson Summers, Contributing writer After a much-needed bye week, the Liberty County High School Bulldogs returned to the gridiron last Friday night to take on the visiting Florida A & M High School Rattlers. The Dawgs must have had some pent up energy to burn from the week off, because #5 Chris Williams took […]

Blountstown remains in playoff hunt with 33-6 district win over Port St. Joe

by Michael DeVuyst, Contributing writer BLOUNTSTOWN-The Blountstown Tiger Football team has crawled its way back into the playoff picture with a dominating victory last Friday night over the Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks 33-6. After an early season loss to South Walton, the Tigers were on the outside of the playoff race looking in, having […]

Blountstown’s 34-6 homecoming win over Freeport sets up showdown with St. Joe

by Michael DeVuyst, Contributing writer BLOUNTSTOWN —Homecoming 2016 was a happy one for the Blountstown Tigers as they hammered the Freeport Bulldogs 34-6 this past Friday night. Just shortly after the crowing of Katie Detweiler and Mikel Engram as Queen and King, the Tigers took control of the game on the field running out to […]

Blountstown dispatches Marianna 20-6

by Michael DeVuyst, Contributing writer MARIANNA - A dominating Tiger defense led the way as the Blountstown Tigers defeated the Class 4A Marianna Bulldogs 20-6 last Friday night in Marianna. It was the Tiger defense that played lights out again holding the Bulldogs under 70 yards of total offense and only allowing a total of 6 […]