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Ceremony is set for opening of firehouse

After more than 14 months of having to work out of cramped quarters at Macclenny Fire Station 2 off West Lowder St., city firefighters could be in the new Fire Station 1 on U.S. 90 across  from city hall next week. Read More »

Celebrates 91st!

Dorothy WebbDorothy Webb was feted by family at her west Macclenny residence on December 13 on the occasion of her 91st birthday. Read More »

Title hopes dashed for Bobcats

The BCMS Bobcat basketball team needed a home win December 15 against Lake City to keep its championship hopes alive. Read More »

Cats come back to win 24-20 at Orange Park

The BCHS Wildcat football team erased a 17-point third quarter deficit to stun the Orange Park Raiders 24-20 in a pivotal District 5-5A game on Friday night.

Facing fourth-and-five and trailing 20-3, quarterback Owen Register connected on his first of two second-half touchdown passes on a 40-yard catch-and-run by Wesley Belford.

Register's second scoring pass, an 11-yard throw to Vyshawn Akin, completed the Cats' comeback early in the fourth quarter. Akins made an incredible play on the ball, coming back for the catch in the corner of the end zone.

In between Register's two scores, the special teams blocked a punt late in the third quarter, and Rod Haygood jumped on it in the back of the end zone for a touchdown.

The defense, which held Orange Park's old-school offense in check for most of the night, came up big in the final minutes. A fourth-down pass for Orange Park fell incomplete, and the Cats were able to run out the clock.

Baker County's third straight win improved the team to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in District 5-5A.

The Cats travel to Clay for another district game on October 23.

Check the next edition of the paper for a full recap of the game.

Jon Shumake

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