The Chipola College Indians baseball team has done it again for the fourth straight year. They are the 2017 Panhandle Conference Champions again, again, again and again. Coach Jeff Johnson is in his 20th year at the helms of Chipola baseball team and is referred in the baseball world as CHIPOLA BASEBALL. In 20 years, Johnson has had one losing season and countered with 12 conference titles, four state championships, one national championship, and four Region 8 championships.
Overall this year, the Chipola Indians are 38-7 with an 18-3 conference record. The Indians clinched the their fourth straight Panhandle Conference Championship Saturday with a 16-1 run-ruled win over Pensacola State College. The win was their eight win in a row.
The Indians will conclude the conference season April 22 at home against Gulf Coast before playing three non-conference games at home reading for the state tournament. The State tournament begins May 5 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida.
The publisher and staff at the Jackson County Times congratulates the Chipola Indians players, coaches, fans, and administration on their accomplishment.