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New ‘high-tech’ duds for football

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Football players (from left) Brandon Miller, Michael Boone, Rashodd Hadley and Casen Noles in their new uniforms. Photo by Jon Shumake.

The Baker County Wildcats varsity football team will don new uniforms when it kicks off the season August 23.

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Return to PreK-K Center for ‘Party with McLarty’

teachers back earlyWhitney Hall (left) and Kelly McLarty, the mastermind behind the third annual “Party with McLarty” at the Baker County Pre-K/Kindergarten Center, were joined by other school teachers, like Kimber Thigpen (below) and principal Bonnie Jones in the media center the morning of August 2 for a pre-school year preparation lunch

Teachers district wide are due back on campus August 14.

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‘Sports Gene’ worth a look Book author tackles controversial ideas

I ran into a most interesting radio interview on NPR the other day with Sports Illustrated senior writer David Epstein, who has written a book called The Sports Gene.

The book is a little controversial because it examines whether some people are naturally better athletes than others, the importance of practice and how rewarding people for being good at sports affects the number of people who want to be sportsmen or women.

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