Sports History


Boy's Football Team 1958-59


The Carver-Hill High School sports program included a boys football team and both boys and girls basketball teams.  Doing the time that the football and basketball team competed they won a district football and a district basketball championships under the coaching leadership of couch Freeman.

After completing college, two Carver-Hill High School alumni returned to join the teaching staff, Dwight Dewitt Baggett (Dewitt to his teammates and schoolmates) and Novella Lee Baggett. Both where stand out plays on the school's basketball teams. Also, Dewitt Baggett was an outstanding football quarter back on the football team and later returned to join couch Freeman as assistant couch.

Dwight Dewitt Baggett is still an active leader in the community and pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Crestview, Florida.

Let me tell you a story...

Dwight Dewitt Baggett was born in Baker, Florida, July 29, 1939 to the late Deacon and Mrs. Alex Baggett, Sr. He has lived in Okaloosa County Florida  area all of his life. He received his elementary education from Drew School, in Baker and his high school education from Carver-Hill High School, Crestview, Florida. He accepted Jesus Christ as his savior at the age of 14 and united with the Lebanon Baptist Church Family in Baker, Florida. While at Lebanon he served on the Trustee Board, Driver of the Church Van, Sunday School Teacher and Bible Study Coordinator.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Lane College, Jackson, Tennessee, and his Master of Science in Education at Troy State University, Troy, Alabama. After graduation, Dwight Baggett returned home and obtained employment at his Alma Mater, Carver-Hill, and taught there from 1963-1969. 1969 to 1975, he was assistant football coach, and assistant basketball coach at Baker High School. 1975 to 1983, he became the head basketball coach. 1984 to 1985, he served as the Home Liaison for Okaloosa County School District. 1987 to 1992 Assistant Principal - Crestview Senior High School 1994, Dispatcher - Okaloosa County Coordinated Transportation Dwight D. Baggett announce his call into the ministry April 3, 1994 and preached his initial sermon June 19, 1994.

He was chosen as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in December of 1997. He received his Associate of Theology Degree from West Florida Baptist Institute, Pensacola, Fl in May 2000. He is the Chairman of the progressive District Baptist Association Congress of West Florida. Reverend Baggett is famous for finishing his sermons with a story — therefore, known as the “Story Telling Pastor”. He and his wife Novella have two children Patrick and Lori. I’m Through...But let me tell you a story...


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