http://www.thewakullanews.com/sports/rss.xml en Wrestling January 11, 2018: War Eagle wrestlers take 1st place http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/wrestling-january-11-2018-war-eagle-wrestlers-take-1st-place <p> Special to The News<br /> <br /> The Wakulla High School Wrestling Team traveled to Yulee High School (Nassau County) for the Yulee Duals on Dec.15 and16.<br /> War Eagle wrestlers turned in a dominant performance, taking home the first place Trophy. This also marks the third straight Top-5 finish for Coach Pafford&rsquo;s team, having finished fourth at Border Wars and fiftth at the Capital City Classic earlier in the month.<br /> Underwater Wakulla- January 18, 2018 http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/underwater-wakulla-january-18-2018 <p> Dry Caves in the Wakulla Area&nbsp;&nbsp; by Gregg Stanton and Cal Jamison</p> <p> A few days ago my neighbor Cal Jamison and I had lunch at Myra Jean&rsquo;s to discuss collaborating on a series of columns describing the stories of our karst features. We decided to start with the dry caves in our area, of which there are very few to our knowledge.&nbsp; We will focus on Gopher Hole, Cal&rsquo;s Cave also known as Moody Cave and Natural Wells Cave.</p> Natural Wakulla Jan. 18, 2018: Patent leather beetle is a snug bug in winter http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/natural-wakulla-jan-18-2018-patent-leather-beetle-snug-bug-winter <img src="http://www.thewakullanews.com/sites/www.thewakullanews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/beetle_patent_leather_wn_1-18-18.jpg" alt="Patent leather beetles spend their lives insulated in logs where they use the dead wood as shelter and food. " title="Patent leather beetles spend their lives insulated in logs where they use the dead wood as shelter and food. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Les Harrison</p> Comments sought on scallop fishery http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/comments-sought-scallop-fishery <img src="http://www.thewakullanews.com/sites/www.thewakullanews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/scallop.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> From FWC News<br /> <br /> Do you participate in the bay scallop fishery? If so, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to hear from you.<br /> The FWC&rsquo;s Division of Marine Fisheries Management is seeking your input about recently proposed, regionally-specific bay scallop season dates. The proposal was developed following a series of public workshops and meetings with community leaders before and after the 2017 scallop season. The proposal will be brought back before the Commission at the Feb. 7-8 meeting in Tallahassee for a final public hearing.<br /> Coast Guard Auxiliary Reports Jan. 18, 2018: By Carolyn Brown Treadon http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/coast-guard-auxiliary-reports-jan-18-2018-carolyn-brown-treadon <p> To say we have had a roller coaster of temperatures lately might be considered an understatement by many! No matter your preference &ndash; warmer weather or the cooler weather &ndash; it is important to be aware of the dangers posed when out on the water.<br /> Back in November, hyperthermia was discussed in this article. With the recent significantly cold nights, it seems prudent to revisit some critical information and provide some tips if you do plan to be out on or near the water.<br /> Home on the range Jan. 18, 2018: Comparing two carry guns http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/home-range-jan-18-2018-comparing-two-carry-guns <img src="http://www.thewakullanews.com/sites/www.thewakullanews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sigsauerp238.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By MARJ LAW<br /> <br /> Almost any person who wants a gun for protection, will want a &ldquo;carry&rdquo; gun. This means a gun that will fit into a pocket, a carry purse, a conceal carry holster or other places where only a small gun will fit.<br /> Women who visit the Wakulla County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office range on Wednesday mornings usually prefer a .380 handgun. Unlike .40 or .45 caliber guns, the .380s have lower recoil and are easier to shoot. Also, because of the lower recoil, you have a better ability to regain your sight picture and get off the second shot.<br /> On the Water Jan. 18, 2018: Warming after cold snap, fish will be moving again http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/water-jan-18-2018-warming-after-cold-snap-fish-will-be-moving-again <img src="http://www.thewakullanews.com/sites/www.thewakullanews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chad_williams.jpg" alt="Chad Williams, owner of Gone Fishin’ in Thomasville, with a nice redfish." title="Chad Williams, owner of Gone Fishin’ in Thomasville, with a nice redfish." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Capt. Evan Snow</p> Underwater Wakulla- January 11, 2018 http://www.thewakullanews.com/content/underwater-wakulla-january-11-2018 <p class="MsoNormal"> &nbsp;</p>