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Cottondale Hosts Three Team Jamboree Thursday Night Video included

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The Cottondale Hornets hosted Munroe and North Bay Haven in a three team preseason jamboree Thursday night. More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Holmes County Video included

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On August 29th, area high school football teams suit up for the first time as games officially begin. This week, is all about preseason match-ups, and with football heating up, 21 Schools In 21 Days takes up to Bonifay to check out the Holmes County Blue Devils.
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Chai Baker Update: Thursday Video included

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On Tuesday, former Malone basketball stand out Chai Baker collapsed at Oregon State practice during a lay-up drill. The freshmen was revived with a defibrillator and taken to the hospital, where he remains in ICU Thursday.
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Chai Baker Still Hospitalized After Losing Consciousness

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A little over 24 hours after collapsing on the basketball court in Oregon, Malone Alum Chai Baker remains hospitalized.Initial reports said that Chai was hospitalized due to a blood clot. But Dustin Kent from the Jackson County Floridan spoke with Chai's mom, Niki Baker, who said doctors now believe Chai may have suffered from dehydration or an electrolyte imbalance.As of 9:00pm Ct Wednesday Night Chai was still unconscious and still in ICU, but listed in stable condition.Dustin also tweeted,... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Sneads High School Video included

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The summers first preseason high school football games get kicked off on Thursday, August 21st and Friday August 22nd.21 schools in 21 days continues as we head back to Jackson County and take a look at the Pirates of Sneads.This is the second year for Head Coach Bill Thomas, who led the Pirates to a 4-5 overall record and a 2-2 record in district play last season.The Pirates offense last season did manage to score an average of 25 points a game, but the Pirates young defense struggled most o... More>>

Arnold High School Announcing New Coaches Video included

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Arnold High School announcing a new string of coaches, who will be taking over programs for the Marlins. Rick Green is still Head Softball Coach, but now Coach Green will also wear the Athletic Director hat as well.On to baseball and the Marlins brought in Greg Gumm from Kentucky. Coach Gumm has some 23 years of head coaching in Kentucky and his 400 plus wins earned him a spot in the Kentucky High School Sports Hall of Fame.To volleyball and the Marlins hiring Sheryl Heninger from Asheville, ... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Rutherford High School

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With prep football just three days away, teams continue to prepare for the upcoming season. Our 21 schools in 21 days coverage continues as we head to Rutherford High School and take a look at the Rutherford Rams. The Rams this year are being led by new head coach, Rob Armstrong, who led Chipley to a State Title game just three years ago. Armstrong replaces Alvin Dempsey, who left after two seasons at the helm of the Rams program. Last season the Rams went 2-8 overall and 1-5 in district play... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: North Bay Haven High School Video included

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In less than a week the years first Friday Night Fever will air, as teams continue to prepare for the upcoming season.21 schools in 21 days continues as we head to North Bay Haven and take a look at the Buccaneers. The Buccaneers are once again being led by Head Coach Jared Hale. This is only North Bay Havens second year as a full varsity squad, so the Buccaneers once again playing as an independent school.In their first year as a full varsity squad North Bay Haven going 1-8 on the year and s... More>>

Calvin Pryor Makes Highlight Reel In First Game As Pro

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Port St. Joe Alum Calvin Pryor finally got a chance to take the field as a New York Jets Saturday. The Jets were taking on the Cincinnati Bengals in their second preseason game. Calvin missed the first preseason game with the Jets due to recovering from a concussion he received in camp.In the second quarter of Saturdays game with the Bengals. Pryor, who playing safety, approached the Bengals o-line for a Safety blitz. Pryor managed to get into the back field where his teammate Demario Davis s... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Chipley High School Video included

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In less than a week the years first Friday Night Fever will air on News 13 as teams continue to prepare for the upcoming season.21 schools in 21 days continues as we head to Washington County and take a look at the Chipley Tigers.The Tigers once again being led by Head Coach Chip Harris.Last season Chipley finished the season 7-3 overall, 2-2 in district play and the Tigers were literally one point shy of making it to the post season.This season Coach Harris will have to find replacements for... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Blountstown High School Video included

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On Friday, August 22nd the years first Friday Night Fever takes place on News 13 as teams continue to prepare for the upcoming season.21 schools in 21 days continues as we head to Calhoun County and take a look at the Blountstown Tigers.The Tigers are once again being led by Head Coach Greg Jordan, who last season led the Tigers to a 13-1 overall record and a 4-0 district record. A district championship and a spot in the Class 1-A state title game. The Tigers ended up losing in the title game... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Arnold High School Video included

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The first preseason prep football games are now just a week away, as teams continue to prepare for the upcoming season.News 13 continues to be out and about as well.21 schools in 21 days continues as we head to Panama City Beach to take a look at the Marlins of Arnold High School.The Marlins will once again be led by Head Coach Josh Wright, who is in his second full year as the Marlins head coach.Last year the Marlins finished 4-6 on the year, but struggled in district play going 0-6.In those... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Vernon High School Video included

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We begin with prep football and the first preseason games of the year are now just eight days away as teams continue to prepare for the upcoming season..News 13 continues to be out and about as well.21 schools in 21 days continues as we travel to Washington County to take a look at the Yellow Jackets of Vernon High School.The Yellow Jackets once again being led by Head Coach Bobby Johns, who is in his second full year as head coach at Vernon.In his first full year as coach at Vernon, Johns le... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Wewahitchka Gators Video included

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We begin with prep football, and while temperatures outside are not ideal football weather, local football teams do not care. They are still in the process of getting ready for the 2014 season that starts in a couple of weeks. tonight, 21 School in 21 Days continues as we travel to Gulf County to take a look at the Gators of Wewahitchka High School. Wewa begins this season with a new head coach former Bozeman head football coach, Loren Tillman, is taking over for Dennis Kizzah, who is still h... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Cottondale Video included

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In less then two weeks, the lights turn on at high school football fields across the area as preseason games take center stage. Until then, we're out and about taking a look at our area teams. Tonight, 21 schools in 21 days continues as we travel up north to Jackson County and the Hornets of Cottondale High School. The Hornets are now being led by new Head Coach, Tyler Addison, who is taking over for Mike Melvin who left after last season. Even though Coach Addison is taking the reigns as the... More>>

Florida State Hosts Media Days Sunday Video included

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For the Florida State Seminoles, 2013 is over. The 'Noles are ready to start the 2014 season, and while the National Championship is now in their memory, they look to keep the legacy of Florida State football alive and well.
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21 Schools In 21 Days: Bay High Video included

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High school football teams have hard at work since August 4th, which was the first official day of practice in the state. That practice hopes to pay off for area squads as Preseason Classic's are less then two weeks out, and the Bay High Tornadoes, are boasting a veteran squad that looks to make a name for themselves.
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NextUp Recruits Hosts Panhandle Fall Exposure Showcase Video included

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For High School basketball players, the summer months mean one thing- it's time to get better. It's a chance to hone skills, and for those of recruiting age, it's also a chance to be seen. On Saturday, area hoops stars didn't have to go far to be be seen at an elite level, as NextUp Recruits hosted a showcase in Marianna.
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"The Drew" Memorial Softball Tournament Back At Oakland Terrace Video included

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"The Drew" Memorial Softball Tournament took the field Saturday as a fundraiser for the "Live Like Drew" Foundation.
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21 Schools In 21 Days: Graceville Video included

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Our "21 Schools In 21 Days" high school football preview takes us to Graceville to check out the Tigers! More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Mosley High School Video included

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High school football teams hit the gridiron again Thursday as fall practices continue. That means here at News 13 that we continue with day four of our 21 schools in 21 days high school football preview.Day four takes us to Mosley High School where the Dolphins are coming off a six and four season and a County Championship.The Dolphins losing several big time players from last year's squad, including receiver Nat Dixon, who's now at Boston College and running back Ryan Rodgers. However, it wa... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Port St. Joe Video included

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Prep football teams around the state continue hitting the field as fall practices are in full swing.News 13, out and about again yesterday, as we continue with day three of our 21 schools in 21 days high school football preview.Today we take a look at the Port St Joe Sharks.This year the Sharks are being led by new Head Coach John Palmer.Palmer will inherit a team that is coming off a season where they finished 8-4 overall and undefeated in district play at 3-0.The Sharks made a run in the pl... More>>

21 Schools In 21 Days: Marianna Bulldogs Video included

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Monday marked the first official day of fall practice for High School football teams, and the Marianna Bulldogs got to work early. The Dawgs are young skill wise, but Head Coach Mark Beach says he's been really impressed by the offensive line, a group he expects to lead the team this season.Marianna dropped eight games last year, but three of those losses were by three points or less, and Beach says the team has had a good off season, and they're ready to improve off last year's record. "It's... More>>

Lite Scratch Tour Wraps Up Sunday Video included

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The Lite Scratch Tour of Florida has long been a staple in the Panhandle for amateur golfers. Two time Master's winner Bubba Watson even played on it during the mid 1990's. The tour made a pit stop in Panama City Beach this weekend, and the second and final day of competition wrapped up Sunday.It was a close contest heading into the final round, with defending Sherman winner Matt Johnson leading at -3. Dalton Humphrey followed close behind at -2, while Rob Maddox and Mike Riley entered play o... More>>

Lite Scratch Tour Comes To Panama City Beach Video included

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Close to sixty golfers looked to go low on Saturday, as the Miller Lite Scratch Tour of Florida made a pit stop in Panama City Beach at the Hombre Golf Club. The Tour, the Gulf Coast's original amateur golf tour, even two time Masters Champ Bubba Watson played on it, earning Tour Player of the Year Honors in 1995 and 1996. This weekend's event is a two day stroke play tournament, and after day one, defending Sherman Invitational winner Matt Johnson leads the pack at -3. Dalton Humphrey is at ... More>>

C.H.A.M.P. Camp Returns To Bay County

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Spring Jamborees are over in our area, but in just a few weeks, local football stars will get the chance to learn from former pros and collegiate stand outs, as the C.H.A.M.P. Camp returns to town. More>>

Panama City Beach Pirates Host Youth Camp

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The Panama City Beach Pirates soccer club is hosting summer clinics from now until mid July, where kids ages 3-18 can learn from the best from the Pirates themselves. For more information on the camps, including prices, locations, and times, you can check out the Pirates website here. More>>

Panama City Beach Welcomes In ASA Softball Video included

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This weekend Frank Brown Park welcomed in ASA softball, thanks in part to Arnold Head Coach Rick Green.
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Paxton Assistant Girls Basketball Coach Passes Away

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Mr. Randall "Randy" Louis Infinger, Jr. age 49, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014. He was born November 17, 1964 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Randall Louis Infinger, Sr. and Annette McCollough Infinger. More>>

Holiday Basketball Tournaments Continue Monday

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The second and final day of Gulf Coast's Holiday Classic wrapped up on Monday, with the Chipola Indians, opening up the day with a 91-83 win over USC Salkehatchie. Florida State signee Cinmeon Bowers has More>>

Friday Night Fever- Week Eight

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Blountstown 14 Chipley 13 Rutherford 20 Bay High 26 Walton 19 Marianna 43 Sneads 53 Wewahitchka 14 North Bay Haven 15 Cottondale 58 Port More>>

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