TRENTON — Opening the Class 1A playoffs on the road last week, the Lafayette High girls basketball team slayed a giant in defending state champion Trenton.

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LIVE OAK — As they prepare to embark on their collegiate careers, Suwannee High football coach Kyler Hall told Josh Braun, Merlin Leal and Tyree Taylor during a Feb. 4 signing ceremony to remain DOGS.

MAYO — Finding a way to stop Lafayette striker Emmanuel Tovar is no easy task. Saint Joseph Academy had no answer for him or the rest of the Hornets during the second half of Wednesday’s regional quarterfinal match.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — When establishing the foundation to the Suwannee High girls weightlifting program two years ago, coach Brittney Shearer envisioned winning a state championship: in five years.

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LIVE OAK — For nearly 60 minutes Friday night, Suwannee High couldn’t solve Wakulla keeper Sebastian Gaffney.

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JASPER — A breakaway goal in the second minute, another score five minutes later and a 4-0 lead at halftime — it was a dream start for the Lafayette Hornets and a nightmare beginning for the Hamilton County.

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LIVE OAK — One week after repeating as district champions, the Suwannee High girls weightlifting team powered its way to a second straight region title.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Suwannee Middle School softball team has a new best friend.

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LIVE OAK — Mixing in a full-court press, half-court traps and an aggressive man-to-man defense, the Suwannee High girls basketball team caused havoc against a talented Bradford team on Tuesday.

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LIVE OAK — A new-look district produced the same result for Suwannee High School.

MAYO — With six straight wins and a record of 16-1-2, the Lafayette High boys soccer team is rolling.

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MAYO — The regular-season finale turned out pretty well for the Lafayette High girls soccer team.

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JASPER — According to Suwannee High soccer coach Sarah Grillo, injuries have kept her team from getting into a rhythm this season.

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LIVE OAK — The Suwannee and Hamilton County boys soccer programs are in the midst of great seasons. They met Thursday at Paul Langford Stadium and played a competitive match.

MAYO — Hamilton County coach Eugene Jones has high expectations for his Trojans. Despite a losing record heading into the final third of the regular season and some formidable opponents at the top of the district, he wants HCHS to finish on a high note and get back in state playoffs. 

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MAYO — With their leading scorer watching from the bench due to an injury, the Lafayette Hornets needed someone to pick up the slack on Tuesday against Hamilton County.

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MAYO — A trio of young soccer players — Quentin Sutley, Emmanuel Tovar and Omar Carreon — have led Lafayette to a 10-1-1 record, and the Hornets have their sights set on a district championship and a playoff run.

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LIVE OAK — In the last game before the holiday break Suwannee beat Wakulla 2-0 on Dec. 20 to take first place in the district standings.

JASPER — With the holiday break at hand, Hamilton County is within striking distance of the district lead in a season coach Eugene Jones rates as average.

LIVE OAK — Even though Suwannee lost to district leader and Class 4A No. 5 Godby last week, the effort was something coach Malcolm Pollock said was “a good sign.”

MAYO — Trenton used a seven-minute run spanning the first and second halves to regain the lead and control Tuesday night in a battle of undefeated girls basketball teams.

JASPER — With accurate 3-point shooting and an aggressive defense, Hamilton County established an early double-digit lead, held control throughout the game and obtained its first win of the season, downing Taylor County 76-63 on Thursday night.

BRANFORD — After their heart-breaking overtime playoff loss to Hilliard, it didn’t take the Buccaneers long to show Branford coach Tim Clark the kind of response he was hoping for.

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LIVE OAK — It didn’t take the Suwannee boys basketball team long to show it possesses multiple weapons.

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Ms. Jewell B. Smith, 90, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in Live Oak, FL following an extended illness she was the widow of the late Leroy Smith, Jr. and the daughter of the late Orb and Leona Chaplin Spivey. She is preceded in death by two brothers Jack Spivey and…

Jimmy Randall Robinson, age 72, of Live Oak, FL, passed away January 30, 2020. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.

Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Bergman, 77, of Live Oak, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. She was born on May 29, 1942, to Elizabeth and Joseph Bergman in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Mount Mercy College in Pittsbur…