Story Giebeig is the Lake City Reporter’s Softball Player of the Year (JEN CHASTEEN/Special to the Reporter).
Lakewood Ranch’s Jack Kelley (right) backs down a Memphis East player in the City of Palms Tournament on Dec. 15 in Fort Myers (DENNIS MAFFEZZOLI/Sarasota Herald-Tribune).
Columbia pitcher/first baseman Cal Gilliam verbally committed to St. Johns River State College on Wednesday. He will also play in the Southeastern Underclassmen Shootout (FILE).
Fort White's girl golf team poses with the District 7-1A second-place trophy this past October. Head coach Tammy Richards stepped down after the team's inaugural season (FILE)
Fort White linebacker Stephen Pilkington fights off a block to try and make a tackle against Florida State on Nov. 10, 2017 (CHRISTINA FEAGIN/Special to the Reporter).

News Stories

From staff reports

WHITE SPRINGS — Three people were struck by lightning, one fatally, at a popular Hamilton County mud-bogging site Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Columbia High School student S.K. Lewis smiles on stage with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks during a ceremony Thursday at the school recognizing her as one of 25 student-athletes across the country that qualified as a finalist for the U.S. Army and Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence (TONY BRITT/Lake City Reporter).

Only 25 student-athletes across the country qualify as finalists for the U.S. Army and Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence. One of them is a high school senior here in Lake City.

Lake City residents and visitors out on a sunny Friday at noon seemed to want only one thing — more sun.

Sports

Lakewood Ranch’s Jack Kelley (right) backs down a Memphis East player in the City of Palms Tournament on Dec. 15 in Fort Myers (DENNIS MAFFEZZOLI/Sarasota Herald-Tribune).

With 12 players officially signed and committed, Florida Gateway College men's basketball team completed its 2018 recruiting class this week.

Columbia pitcher/first baseman Cal Gilliam verbally committed to St. Johns River State College on Wednesday. He will also play in the Southeastern Underclassmen Shootout (FILE).

Four Columbia baseball players have been selected to play in the 3rd Annual Southeastern Underclassmen Shootout.

Fort White's girl golf team poses with the District 7-1A second-place trophy this past October. Head coach Tammy Richards stepped down after the team's inaugural season (FILE)

FORT WHITE — With her daughter set to begin playing golf at Columbia, Tammy Richards knew it would be too difficult to continue coaching at Fort White.

Florida Gateway College is searching for a new men's golf coach after parting ways with John Reger in April.

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