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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 […]

Blountstown Tigers host spring football jamboree May 18; Tigers beat Bulldogs 6-0, Bulldogs overcome Sneads by 16

by Richard Williams, Journal sports writer The Blountstown Tigers hosted a spring football jamboree May 18 with Sneads and Liberty County each coming to play in the contest. Each team played two quarters against the others at Bowles Field in Blountstown. The Tigers opened against the Sneads Pirates and the spring rust showed early for […]

LCHS Bulldogs make the ‘Elite Eight’; season ends with 8-1 loss to Bozeman

from Liberty County High School The 2012 Liberty County Bulldogs ended their season with a loss to the Bozeman Bucks last Friday night in the Elite Eight. The Bucks beat the Dawgs by a score of 8 – 1. The Dawgs reached the Elite Eight by defeating the Wewa Gators at home the previous Tuesday […]


Take Stock in Children of Calhoun County and the Florida Panhandle Saddle Club held their fourth Annual Rodeo Saturday in Blountstown. More than 1,000 people turned out to enjoy the evening. The night was full of action, from barrel racing, calf roping, break-away roping and more. Winners in this year’s rodeo included Lane Lambert in […]