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Local High School Football Kicks Off Tonight

By on August 28th, 2014

The Friday night lights will be turned on one day earlier than usual for a few local high schools. The Oak Hall Eagles will travel up to St. Augustine to play the Florida School for the Deaf on Thursday. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Gainesville’s Standout Wide Receiver Kenric Young Verbally Commits to Utah

By on January 22nd, 2014

Gainesville native and GHS wide receiver Kenric Young verbally committed to the University of Utah today at a ceremony at Gainesville High School. “For the next three to four years I will be taking my talents to Salt Lake City and … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Florida Adds Commit in Under Armour All-America Game

By on January 4th, 2014
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1A Football State Championship will be a Battle of Two Tigers: Trenton v. Blountstown

By on December 6th, 2013

Trenton High School will play for the State 1A title Friday when it takes on Blountstown.  The Tigers are 11-1 overall and come off a win in the state semifinals over Dixie County, while the Tigers of Blountstown beat Cottondale in Cottondale and come into the championship … Continue reading

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Five Local Teams Remain in State Football Playoffs

By on November 22nd, 2013

It’s the second week of playoffs under the Friday night lights, and just five local football teams are still alive. The bigger schools, 5A-8A, are in regional semifinal action. Defending 6A state finalist Gainesville High School (9-2) travels to Hernando … Continue reading

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Emmitt Smith Series Part 1: Friday Night Lights

By on November 18th, 2013

The story of Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith is one full of ups and downs which make for an incredible ride. In Part 1 of our 4-part series on the football career of Emmitt Smith, the focus will … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Gainesville Defeats Sunlake 17-14, Advances H.S. Football Playoffs

By on November 16th, 2013
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High School Football Playoff Preview

By on November 15th, 2013

Another week of Friday night lights is upon us with several area teams involved in state playoff action. We first head to Fort White, where the Indians, 7-1 and undefeated in district play, will gear up to take on the East … Continue reading

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High School Football Preview

By on November 7th, 2013

Today starts a new week for prep football as playoff positions continue to pan out. Gainesville High School (8-1) is already a lock in 6A play having won 15 straight at Citizens Field. They now gear up for the final game … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Gainesville High School Defeats Citrus 38-16

By on October 26th, 2013

Gainesville High School running back Tony James rushes for 203 yards and a TD to lead GHS to its second straight district title.

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