Columba's Ian McGuigan makes a move during the Billy Saylor Invitational last year (FILE).
Murray State's Ja Morant (12) defends Florida State's M.J. Walker (23) during the second round of the NCAA Tournament at XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Florida State advanced, 90-62 (BRAD HORRIGAN/Hartford Courant/TNS).
Columbia's Jordan Smith is the LCR's Boys Basketball Player of the Year (JEN CHASTEEN/Special to the Reporter).
Quianna Dillard is the LCR’s Girls Basketball Player of the Year (JEN CHASTEEN/Special to the Reporter).
Eric Taylor, right, and Tim Kirby explain the appeal of the card game bridge. The duo will soon head off to the North American Bridge Championships in Tennessee, where strategy and teamwork will be the order of the day. (CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City Reporter)

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Eric Taylor, right, and Tim Kirby explain the appeal of the card game bridge. The duo will soon head off to the North American Bridge Championships in Tennessee, where strategy and teamwork will be the order of the day. (CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City Reporter)

The duo is counting the days until they journey north for the showdown.

An effort to make it harder for voters to approve changes to the Florida Constitution advanced along party lines Wednesday in the Senate.

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The state is handing down a $750,000 grant package to develop the economy in North Florida communities, and 40 percent is going to Lake City and Columbia County.

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Columba's Ian McGuigan makes a move during the Billy Saylor Invitational last year (FILE).

It took him by surprise. 

Ian McGuigan didn’t expect to lose his opening match at state. 

But he did. 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With 42 seconds left and South Carolina leading by one, coach Dawn Staley decided to put the game in the hands of her junior point guard Tyasha Harris.

Murray State's Ja Morant (12) defends Florida State's M.J. Walker (23) during the second round of the NCAA Tournament at XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Florida State advanced, 90-62 (BRAD HORRIGAN/Hartford Courant/TNS).

HARTFORD, Conn. — Scribbled in black marker on Terrance Mann's left shoe was all the inspiration he needed: Mike Cofer, 3-21-19.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Michigan's biggest concern against Florida was facing the Gators' lockdown defense.

The solution? Beat Florida at its own game.

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