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Hoop showdown tonight against Blountstown

Seahawks coach Ray Bailey is confident that Tuesday night’s hosting of the Blountstown Tigers will not be a repeat of two weeks ago. At that game, Franklin County were outscored 17-13 in the fourth quarter and sustained a 52-49 loss to their Class 1A regional rivals. “I’m expecting us to play well, we should win…

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Seahawk soccer resumes season after break

After a three-week respite over the holidays, the Seahawk boys varsity soccer team got back in action Jan. 5, as they hosted North Bay Haven.  Tied 1 -1 at the half, and 2-2 with about 20 minutes left, the Seahawks lost 3-2 as the Buccaneers put the ball into the net to secure the victory….

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Seahawks turn to Coach Cooper

John Cooper, a 30-year-old offensive line coach from Wakulla County who was an assistant coach for the Seahawks five years ago, has accepted an offer to lead the Franklin County High School football program. Superintendent Steve Lanier said he plans to recommend Cooper’s name for school board approval this month, with the coach expected to…

Bay Point Billfish Open slated for June
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Bay Point Billfish Open slated for June

More than a decade after the last Bay Point Billfish Tournament, a new Blue Marlin tournament is coming back to the newly rebuilt docks at Point South Marina at Bay Point. A local group of four is spearheading the charge to put together The Bay Point Billfish Open, a weeklong dock party and fishing tournament…

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Soccer teams open 2023 at home Thursday

With both Franklin County High School soccer teams defeating Munroe to close out 2022, they open up the new year at home Thursday, Jan. 5 against Noth Bay Haven. The Lady Seahawks soccer team, 2-7-1 heading into 2023. is young with a capital Y, and playing with heart, guided by Anna Bull, a knowledgeable, seasoned…