Clay Hill Elementary fifth-graders Elizabeth Gray (from left), Risa Henderson and Samantha Cash, have a Q&A session with Olustee re-enactor Joel Fears, who is portraying Cpl. James Henry Gooding, a Union soldier with the Massachusetts 54th Regiment that took part in the Battle of Olustee. The Middleburg students said their social studies teacher gave them assignments related to the historic battle (photo by NICK ROLLISON/Lake City Reporter).
  School children flocked to the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park on Friday for a living history lesson. For Olustee re-enactors, this weekend is about more than participating in a historic battle. It's about a total immersion into the Civil... more
Florida guard Chris Chiozza takes a jumpshot Saturday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/Special to the Reporter).).
GAINESVILLE — After a slow start in conference play, first-year Alabama head coach Avery Johnson has seen his team come together over the last two weeks. A road victory in a basketball arena where the Tide hasn't won since 1995 is sure to give... more
Columbia ace Tyler Myrick received his first loss of the season Friday night (FILE PHOTO).
Two games. Two losses. Not exactly the way Columbia wanted to start the 2016 season. After getting shut out in their season opener Wednesday night, the Tigers finally put some runs on the board but gave up far too many to the Providence Stallions in... more
Columbia softball came up empty at the plate Friday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/Special to the Reporter).
After pounding Vanguard the night before, Columbia came up empty at the plate against 4A state runner-up West Nassau. The Lady Tigers couldn't break through when it mattered most, leaving runners stranded on base four times in their first home loss... more
Kayli Kvistad has 3 RBIs already after two games this season (photo by ANDY MENG/UF Athletics).
GAINESVILLE — It was just a year ago she was trying to find her role. Kayli Kvistad soon introduced the world to her almighty swing, quickly becoming a reliable designated-hitter on Florida's national championship team. The electric freshman from... 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).
  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
Clay Hill Elementary fifth-graders Elizabeth Gray (from left), Risa Henderson and Samantha Cash, have a Q&A session with Olustee re-enactor Joel Fears, who is portraying Cpl. James Henry Gooding, a Union soldier with the Massachusetts 54th Regiment that took part in the Battle of Olustee. The Middleburg students said their social studies teacher gave them assignments related to the historic battle (photo by NICK ROLLISON/Lake City Reporter).
Florida guard Chris Chiozza takes a jumpshot Saturday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/Special to the Reporter).).
Columbia ace Tyler Myrick received his first loss of the season Friday night (FILE PHOTO).
Columbia softball came up empty at the plate Friday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/Special to the Reporter).
Kayli Kvistad has 3 RBIs already after two games this season (photo by ANDY MENG/UF Athletics).
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).

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Florida guard Chris Chiozza takes a jumpshot Saturday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/Special to the Reporter).).

GAINESVILLE — After a slow start in conference play, first-year Alabama head coach Avery Johnson has seen his team come together over the last two weeks.

Columbia ace Tyler Myrick received his first loss of the season Friday night (FILE PHOTO).

Two games.

Two losses.

Not exactly the way Columbia wanted to start the 2016 season.

Columbia softball came up empty at the plate Friday night (photo by THOMAS RICKS/Special to the Reporter).

After pounding Vanguard the night before, Columbia came up empty at the plate against 4A state runner-up West Nassau.

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