The Blountstown Tigers won the district championship and finished 6-4 in the regular season after an overtime thrilling victory over Lafayette County last week. Friday night at Bowles Field the BlountstownTigers took on the Chipley Tigers who were runnersup in their district to Holmes County in a rematch to move on in the playoffs. Chipley had won the regular season game in Chipley 16-7.
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BHS Tiger Booster Chef Garry Futch is cookin' tonight and chili is on the menu! Come out to Bowles Field and warm up with a cup for just $3. Chili is available with or without beans. Add $1 if you'd like tea, coffee or hot cocoa. The Tigers will be taking on Chipley in the first round of the playoffs with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. The chili will be ready before the game so come out a little early and enjoy, then cheer on the Tigers! If you can't stay for the game, take some chili home and support the Tiger Boosters.
The Blountstown Lady Tigers are working their way toward state with a regional finals match Saturday. The Lady Tigers will go up against the Sneads Lady Pirates at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in Sneads. Come out Saturday and cheer on the Lady Tigers!! The winner will earn a spot in the final four and head for Kissimmee Tuesday for the 1A state playoffs, going up against the winner of the Baker v. Freeport game at 10 a.m. The 1A championship is set for Wednesday at 4 p.m.
The Blountstown Tigers needed a win in Greensboro to clinch the Class 1A District 4 Championship and avoid a three way playoff. Relying on a defense that has played like champions all season, the Tigers kept West Gadsden out of the endzone the entire game and held on for a 13-6 victory.
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The Blountstown Lady Tigers claimed the district championship title Thursday night in a thrilling win over Liberty County. The first game of the match ended with a close 26-24 score. In the second game, BHS dominated, 25-7. Liberty County got back in it in the third, edging the Tigers, 27-25. BHS sealed the deal in the fourth, winning 25-19 for the title. Regionals begin Tuesday, Nov. 8, with the Lady Tigers hosting their county rival, the Altha Lady Wildcats. The Cats were named runners up in their district after a loss to Sneads last night. Watch for a photo gallery from the game on our website later today!
The Blountstown Tigers and the Liberty County Bulldogs met Friday night at Bowles Field for their annual district rivalry and bragging rights for another year. For seniors in the game, it's bragging rights for a lifetime. Until next year, Blountstown owns the bragging rights after defeating the Bulldogs, 20-7, in a fumble and penalty filled game.
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Football weather was in the air and fans in the mood for an exciting district match up between the Blountstown Tigers and Liberty County Bulldogs were not disappointed at Bowles Field Friday night. By game's end, the Tigers came out on top, 20-7. Check our website Monday for a photo gallery featuring senior night pictures, as well as game highlights. Disks of the entire photo gallery will be available for $10 each at The County Record. Email email@example.com or call 674-5041 to order your copy today. A full story on the game will be featured in our print edition on Wednesday.
The football bounced perfectly off the tee for Blountstown on the opening kickoff and the Tigers recovered an onside kick at the Marianna 49 yard line to open the game Friday night at Bowles Field. On first down, quarterback Hunter Jordan threw a long pass to Marquel Thomas who pulled the ball in at the 10 yard line and strolled into the endzone for a touchdown. Corin Peterson missed the extra point, but the Tigers were ahead 6-0 before fans had settled in their seats. [Full Story »]