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BHS Football Head Coach Greg Jordan resigns to lead long-time rival Port St. Joe

by Michael DeVuyst, contributing writer Six weeks after leading his alma mater to the Class A Football State Finals, Blountstown head football coach Greg Jordan has resigned from that position and has been hired to coach the Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks next season. Coach Jordan leaves after 30 plus years of being a Blountstown […]

BMS girls basketball team ends season as Conference Champs

The Blountstown Middle School Lady Tigers concluded their season by defeating Wewa 28-13 in the semifinal and then going on to defeat Franklin County 24-12 in the championship game. In the first game against Wewa, Taniyah Washington led the way with 19 points doing so in style dazzling the crowd with some breathtaking dribbling and […]

Tigers claw to the end but fall 35-20 in Class A Finals

by Michael DeVuyst, Journal sports writer ORLANDO - The Blountstown Tigers (11-2) fought to the end but came up short in the Class A finals to the Madison County Cowboys (14-0) 35-20 in front of an announced crowd of 3,717. The Tigers came out on a mission to win the schools first football title in […]

Tigers heading to Class A Championship Game Dec. 7 after defeating Baker 41-21

by Michael DeVuyst, Journal sports writer BAKER - Sometimes the best defense is a strong offense.  The Blountstown Tigers went on the offensive last Friday night in Baker on their way to a 41-21 victory over the Baker Gators (12-1). The Tiger offense was too explosive and multi-dimensional as it churned out 427 yards of […]

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 […]
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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 […]
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Lady Tigers end season undefeated

The 2013 Panhandle Conference Volleyball Tournament was held this past Thursday, Oct. 17 in the BMS Gymnasium. The tournament play was single elimination with the teams ranked according to their season record. The first game started at 3 p.m. pairing the #2 Altha Wildcats against the #3 Hosford Panthers. The Altha Wildcats advanced to the […]
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4-H Archery Day Camp

Liberty County 4-H held an Archery Day Camp at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center and Park on July 10 & 11 under the direction of 4-H Program Assistant Cathia Schmarje. Neil Shuler and Flint Walker, who have been involved in the 4-H archery program for a number of years, served as teen counselors. The eight […]

Stealing Second

Blountstown’s Trace Mears, right, steals second base as Liberty County shortstop Lucas Polver, left, reaches too late for the throw during the eight and Under Little League game last week in Sneads. Blountstown won.

Liberty Ozone Dixie Youth win district; will go to Sebring for World Series July 6

The Liberty County Ozone team will be traveling to Sebring on July 6 for the Ozone Dixie Youth World Series. The boys and the parents are collecting donations to help pay for the trip. If you would like to help out, please contact Stacey Creamer at 447-0116, Rhonda Polver at 508-9558, Dawn Weeks 228-6073 or […]