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FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Holmes County baseball team won their programs first state championship with a 3-1 victory over Bozeman in the Class 1A State Finals. Senior Colby Jones got the start …

Holmes County High School senior Faith McGowan signed a four-year full ride student athlete scholarship to play basketball for Ave Maria University in Naples, Fllorida. McGowan plans to major in …

STATE BOUND!

Holmes County makes second consecutive Class 1A State Semifinals appearance.

The Holmes County baseball team was sent off to Fort Myers on Monday afternoon, preparing for their second consecutive Class 1A State Semifinals appearance. The Blue Devils fell to the eventual …

The Holmes County Blue Devils baseball team defeated Jay 9-6 in Tuesday’s playoff game to earn a spot in the Regional Finals. Holmes County managed through a push by Jay in the second inning …

Holmes County entered the district tournament as the number one seed with a first round bye.  The Lady Devils awaited Monday night’s winner between Ponce De Leon and Bethlehem to …

‘See the able, not the label’

Holmes County holds 2022 Holmes District Olympics

The 2022 Holmes District Olympics were held Thursday, April 28, at the Bonifay Recreational Center. The event is in its seventh year of games with each school in Holmes County being heavily …

The Bonifay Recreation Center has been a large part of the community since its construction in 1987 and has since helped generations create memories on the ballfield. The center has fallen into a …

Ponce de Leon Town Council recognized the achievements of Ponce de Leon High School’s Lady Pirates basketball team in a presentation at the high school on Monday, April 4. The gifts are …

TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis waded further into gender politics Tuesday, issuing a proclamation that said a swimmer from Sarasota is the nation’s best “female” in the 500-meter …

PONCE DE LEON, Fla. (WMBB) – The Ponce De Leon girls’ basketball team brought home a second consecutive 1A state title last week, but not many expected them to make it that …

State Champions

Lady Pirates beat Wildwood for Class 1A girls basketball championship

In a close game Friday night, the Ponce de Leon High School Lady Pirates basketball team defeated Wildwood 39-38 for the state title.  Check back later for details from the game.

LAKELAND-The Ponce De Leon girl’s basketball team advanced to the 1A state title with a 52-22 victory over Madison County in the semifinals on Wednesday. After the win, head coach Brad …

BONIFAY – Holmes County shortstop Colby Jones signed to play baseball for Northwest Florida State College on Wednesday.  In his junior year with the Blue Devils, Jones had a batting …

Tiger Woods, who became his own cautionary tale, made his redemptive comeback in 2019 when he won the Masters. It had been 3,950 days since his last major win. It was probably the best comeback story …

Savannah Goodman fought back from a slow start to earn one of three individual qualifying spots in Tuesday, November 2, Region 1-1A golf tournament at St. Johns Golf and Country Club in …

River Banks and his dad Ricky both say if the enormous bull gator they caught in the Apalachicola River a month ago had had all 21 of its scutes, instead of half that many on its bitten-off …

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Wednesday backed limited fishing of goliath grouper.

HOLMES COUNTY – Holmes County football player Jake Riley is currently No. 1 in the state for receiving yards. The senior has 593 yards through four games with the Blue Devils. “It’s a …

Rivalry in the mud

Tigers shut out Yellow Jackets 50-0

The Vernon Yellow Jackets hosted the Chipley Tigers Friday night in a classic local rivalry that has been ongoing for nearly 60 years. The Tigers dominated the field, despite the muddy …

Holmes County went into Friday night’s game against the 3-0 Sneads Pirates as the underdog; However, with home-field advantage, a supportive student section, and something to prove after …

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