Longtime Lake City residents Tina and Dennis Roberts will serve as grand marshals of the 2016 Olustee Battle Festival Parade. This year’s procession begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the district FDOT headquarters on South Marion Avenue (photo by LARRY GRIFFIN/Lake City Reporter).
  The marshals for this year’s Olustee Festival Parade have been selected: Tina and Dennis Roberts, both longtime Lake City residents with pasts intertwined with the Blue-Grey Army. In 1980, Tina started the Miss Olustee Pageant, and she has since... more
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Four Syracuse players scored in double figures Thursday night but it was Dajuan Coleman who may have had the biggest impact in the Orange's dominating 85-72 win over Florida State. Coleman had only two points in the first half but... more
Columbia pitcher Cris'Deona Beasley dominated in her first-career start Thursday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/ Special to the Reporter).
Columbia was in need of something good after Tuesday night's events. A blowout loss to Suwannee didn't sit well with the Lady Tigers. The loss of starting pitcher Ivorie Maltby to a broken wrist made matters worse. But freshman Cris'Deona Beasley... more
Columbia's Austin Chapman tries to pin Gainesville's Corey Ryan Thursday night. Chapman was one of three honored on Senior Night (photo by ERIC JACKSON/Lake City Reporter).
Columbia's three seniors wouldn't disappoint. Austin Chapman, Kody Waldron and Marcus Zeighler were as good as advertised in the last home meet of their high-school careers. Amongst friends and family, they refused to be denied. The threesome won... more
Police tape surrounds the scene of a home invasion and shooting Tuesday evening on Northeast Webster Avenue in Lake City that left a 14-year-old boy injured. The youth was listed in stable condition in a local hospital (photo courtesy LCPD)..
  A 14-year-old Lake City boy was shot in the neck Tuesday night while doing his homework after an armed assailant kicked opened the door to his home and opened fire with a handgun. Two other residents, the shooting victim’s 16-year-old brother and... more
Artillerymen shield their ears as they fire upon Confederate soldiers at last year's re-enactment of the Battle of Olustee. The 40th annual re-enactment of  the historic fight begins at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Baker County at the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park (file photo).
  THE BATTLE OF OLUSTEE FESTIVAL, which will mark the 152nd anniversary of Florida’s biggest Civil War battle, kicks off tomorrow and continues through Saturday in downtown Lake City. The weekend culminates with the annual Olustee Battle Re-... more
Longtime Lake City residents Tina and Dennis Roberts will serve as grand marshals of the 2016 Olustee Battle Festival Parade. This year’s procession begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the district FDOT headquarters on South Marion Avenue (photo by LARRY GRIFFIN/Lake City Reporter).
Columbia pitcher Cris'Deona Beasley dominated in her first-career start Thursday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/ Special to the Reporter).
Columbia's Austin Chapman tries to pin Gainesville's Corey Ryan Thursday night. Chapman was one of three honored on Senior Night (photo by ERIC JACKSON/Lake City Reporter).
Police tape surrounds the scene of a home invasion and shooting Tuesday evening on Northeast Webster Avenue in Lake City that left a 14-year-old boy injured. The youth was listed in stable condition in a local hospital (photo courtesy LCPD)..
Artillerymen shield their ears as they fire upon Confederate soldiers at last year's re-enactment of the Battle of Olustee. The 40th annual re-enactment of  the historic fight begins at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Baker County at the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park (file photo).

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Four Syracuse players scored in double figures Thursday night but it was Dajuan Coleman who may have had the biggest impact in the Orange's dominating 85-72 win over Florida State.

Columbia pitcher Cris'Deona Beasley dominated in her first-career start Thursday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/ Special to the Reporter).

Columbia was in need of something good after Tuesday night's events.

A blowout loss to Suwannee didn't sit well with the Lady Tigers.

Columbia's Austin Chapman tries to pin Gainesville's Corey Ryan Thursday night. Chapman was one of three honored on Senior Night (photo by ERIC JACKSON/Lake City Reporter).

Columbia's three seniors wouldn't disappoint.

Austin Chapman, Kody Waldron and Marcus Zeighler were as good as advertised in the last home meet of their high-school careers.

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