Sports 

MCHS tennis season is underway

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Tuesday, Mar. 7, the Madison County High School (MCHS) varsity tennis team held a home match against John Paul II Catholic School from Tallahassee. The girls’ team came into the match fresh off a 7-0 victory against Taylor County High School. Ashley Cantey was victorious in her match against John Paul II. Jim Flournoy followed up his win against Taylor County High School with another win against John Paul II Catholic. The boy’s doubles team of Bailey Browning and Caleb Hart came up just…

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Sports 

MCHS Cowgirls split games

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Tuesday, Mar. 7, the Madison County High School (MCHS) Cowgirls softball team went on the road to Live Oak to face the Lady Bulldogs of Suwannee County High School. The Cowgirls had to make the trip home with a loss, coming up on the short end of an 8-0 final score. The Cowgirls fell behind early, giving up three runs in the first inning and were unable to make a dent in the Lady Bulldogs’ lead. The Cowgirls did manage to get runners on…

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Sports 

MCHS Cowgirls flag football ready to debut

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. There will be a new game in town at Boot Hill Stadium this spring. The Madison County High School (MCHS) Cowgirls’ flag football team is ready to begin their first season in the sport. “We are really excited about our first season,” said Coach James Ertzberger. Those familiar with football will notice a few differences in the flag football version as compared to traditional football. The first difference is the field is only 80 yards long and not quite as wide as the traditional football…

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Farm & Outdoors 

2017 Florida Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Conference

Story Submitted From Thursday Mar. 2 to Saturday, Mar. 4, several ladies from Madison County traveled to the Renaissance World Golf Village in St. Augustine to join in on the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Conference. The agenda was very busy for their three days.  They made several stops, touring different farms, including Barnes Cabbage Farm in Hasting, Tater Farms (Potato Farm) and the UF/IFAS Research Farms. During the Women’s Conference, some of the outstanding speakers included: Valerie McKee, Allyson Perry, Becky Sponholtz, Sherry Saylor and Jake White. They…

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