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Freshman ‘Hurt the Hornets’ float voted best of parade

IMG_3760The homecoming float of Baker County High School’s Class of 2018 won best of the parade honors in the annual homecoming voting by students at the Glen St. Mary campus last week.

The “Hurt the Hornets” themed float featured plenty of students clad in hornet costumes with casts, arm slings and the like as well as other students dressed as nurses and doctors performing CPR on injured hornets. Trailing the float was a faux ambulance. A hornet on a gurney (above) waved to the crowds lining both sides of U.S. 90 for the homecoming parade the afternoon of October 16. Read More »

Cats fall 46-26 at Ed White

The Wildcats didn’t get the performance they were looking for August 22 in the Kickoff Classic as they fell 46-26 at Ed White.

Baker County got off to a slow start to the game on both sides of the ball as the Commanders took a quick 21-0 lead in the first quarter. The Cats tried to rally back after Vic Givens scored on a 40-yard catch-and-run from quarterback Jacob Carter that breathed life back into the team. But three first-half turnovers and a failed fourth-down conversion deep in Ed White territory derailed the momentum they were building.

The second half was back and forth with coach Tom MacPherson working in the back-ups and junior varsity players. JV player Eugene Farmer had a pair of interceptions in the second half to lead the defense.

The Wildcats will kickoff the regular season next Friday at home against St. Augustine.

Check this week’s edition of the paper for a full report from the game.

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