The BCMS Lady Bobcat volleyball program bounced back from its slow start with the B-team winning two in a row and the A-team picking up its first win in games against Hilliard and Bradford County. Read More »
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The BCHS cross country team competed against 25 other teams September 6 at Ridgeview and several runners posted improved times over last year’s event despite battling the rain and slippery conditions.
The small Wildcat team couldn’t compete points-wise against some of the bigger schools such as Bishop Kenny, Nease and Fleming Island, but first-year coach Pamela Robinson wasn’t concerned with doing so. Instead, she wanted to see strong showings from her runners, which she received. Read More »
The BCHS swim team faced tougher competition September 4 at Clay and came in third place in a tri-meet that also featured Menendez despite having 12 top-three finishes.
The numbers game caught up to the Wildcats as the Blue Devil and Falcon swim teams outpointed them based on the size of their teams. Menendez outscored Baker County 107-67 and Clay defeated the Cats 142-40. Coach Jonathan Mobley said the final scores were not indicative of the team’s performance.
“Our times are continuing to improve,” coach Mobley said. “We’re swimming pretty good. We’re moving in the right direction.”
Jonathan Mobley posted the team’s only first-place finish with a time of 1 minute, 10.12 seconds in the boys’ 100-yard breaststroke. He also finished in third in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 26.73.
Both the boys’ and girls’ 200-yard freestyle relay teams came in second in their respective events. The boys finished with a time of 1:45.87 and the girls’ A-team ended with a time of 2:08.20.
Kelsea Crain finished second in both the girls’ 50-yard freestyle (28.49) and the 100-yard backstroke (1:15.41).
Ethan Knight came in second in the boys’ 100-yard backstroke (1:09.57). He also finished third in the 200-yard freestyle (2:08.37).
Brandon Wheeler posted a second-place finish in the boys’ 100-yard freestyle with a time of 1:01.31.
The relay teams once again finished in the same position as both the boys’ and girls’ 200-yard medley relay came in third. The boys finished with a time of 2:06.29 and the girls with a time of 2:22.48.
Ashton Alford posted a personal best time of 2:23.25 to take third place in the girls’ 200-yard freestyle.
The Cats took to the pool once again September 9 with a home meet against Westside. The team travels to Bolles September 13 for an invitational.
After getting off to a fast start, the Lady Cat volleyball team has lost two out of three games to fall to 4-2 on the season and 0-1 in the district.
Baker County lost in three straight sets September 9 as the squad fell to Columbia County 23-25, 19-25, 14-25. After a close first set, the girls fell behind by as many as 11 points in the second set after Delicia Washington left with an ankle injury. She returned in the third set and led the team with five kills in the game, but the Lady Tigers scored the final five points to take the win.
The JV Lady Cats swept Columbia’s JV team 2-0 (25-19, 25-18) before the varsity game. Read More »