Sports

Massive day for Massie

Senior places in two events at state



Seth Massie’s final day wearing the Dolphin Blue and Gold was a busy one – and a memorable one as well. The senior was one of three GBHS athletes to compete at the 3A state meet Friday at the University of North Florida. Massie was the only one of the three in multiple events, ­participating in the pole vault, the […]

Softball rolls in regional opener

Quinlan homers in 11-0 win



The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin softball team scored four runs in the first inning on their way to an 11-0, five-inning win over Fort ­Walton in a Region 1- 5A ­Quarterfinal at home Thursday. The Lady Dolphins put up ‘crooked numbers’ in three of the four innings in which they batted. The game ended early on the 10-run ‘mercy rule.’ […]

The curse of the … sports editor?

Having spent close to 40 percent of my life here, I’ve had a front row seat to some amazing things. But I’ve never — and no one else before me — got to say they covered two regional quarterfinals on campus at the same time. Such was the case Thursday as the GBHS baseball and softball teams hosted regional quarterfinals. […]

Wahoos Baseball is back!




After a 613-day-long layoff, Blue Wahoos baseball was back in Pensacola Tuesday (after the News’ deadline) for a six-game homestand against the Birmingham Barons. Lots of things have changed since the Wahoos’ lost a five-game postseason series against the Biloxi Shuckers in Sept. 2019 – the main one being the takeover of Minor League Baseball by Major League Baseball. The […]

Dolphin baseball season ends at regionals

Panthers take early lead, beat GBHS for second straight time after three losses



The Milton Panthers took a 3-0, first-inning lead and never looked back as they beat Gulf Breeze 12-3 in a Region 1-5A Quarterfinal Thursday. After Gulf Breeze (18-9) beat Milton the first three times this season, the Panthers ­outscored the Dolphins 22-3 over the last two contests. The Panthers led 3-0 when Milton catcher Trevor ­Lunsford hit the first of […]

Senior swan song

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Dolphin baseball, softball teams make history

Teams pull off ‘district sweep’ for first time ever; both host regional quarterfinals today



It was an historic week last week at Gulf Breeze High. The Dolphin baseball team erupted for 10 runs in the ­bottom of the first on their way to a 13-3, six-inning win over Escambia to win the District 1- 5A championship – their third in the last five years (one of those non-win years was 2020, where there was […]

GBHS Academic state champs again

Softball, girls track help Gulf Breeze win first academic title since 2016



Gulf Breeze High edged ­Tampa’s Belen Jesuit by one point to win the Class 5A Academic State ­Championship Thursday. The win marks the first for GBHS since 2016, when they won the last of five straight. Teams must have a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be considered for an Academic Team Championship. Teams earn 10 point […]

Third at state

Wes Henning (right, with GBHS weightlifting coach Mike Spencer), finished third in the 139 weight class at the ­recent state meet at Port St. Joe. Henning lifted a total of 490 pounds. Also ­competing at state for Gulf Breeze were Shelby Stout (ninth in 154 weight class – 490 pounds) and Ethan Todorovich (eighth in 199 weight class – 580 […]

Ponte Vedra ends Lady Dolphins’ perfect lax season

Lady Sharks score 15 in first half; GBHS finishes 13-1



The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin lacrosse team fell behind 15-0 at the half and were never in it as they suffered their first loss of the season 18-1 to Ponte Vedra in the Region 1-A ­championship game Thursday at Dolphin Stadium. The Lady Dolphins, who advanced to the ­regional final two years ago (losing to ­Hegarty), finish the season 13-1. […]


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