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Hawthorne Wins a Defensive Battle 14-7 Against P.K. Yonge to Start the Season 1-0

By: Chase Anschultz and Rylee McIver Photos By: Rylee McIver For the majority of the first half, few possessions by either team resulted in more than twenty yards and oftentimes ended with a turnover on downs or a punt. “Defense kept us in the game, they were definitely the better …

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High School Football Preview: Newberry vs. Santa Fe

High School football season has started and two local rivals will have their season opener Friday night. Santa Fe won’t have to travel far, as they will face their rivals right across the street. The Newberry Panthers will host the Raiders for their usual season opener rivalry game. The Panthers …

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Big First Half Propels Vanguard to Victory over Gainesville in Opener

The visiting Vanguard Knights defeated the Gainesville Hurricanes 33-15 on a clear Thursday night at Citizens’ Field, as both schools opened their respective regular seasons. Offensive Onslaught After an early fumble recovery by Gainesville’s Jimmahray White, Rod Williams scored on a 46-yard catch-and-run.¬† Despite the early 7-0 hole, the Knights …

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St. Francis Head Coach Scott McDaniel Discusses his 2019 Team

The St. Francis Catholic High School head football coach Scott McDaniel joined Sportscene with Steve Russell and talked about key player losses from 2018, players to look out for in 2019 and more. 2018 Season The St. Francis Wolves are coming off a season where they finished 5-6. The Wolves …

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Gainesville Hurricanes challenged by new district and inexperience

Last year, Patrick Miller’s Gainesville Hurricanes put up a 7-3 regular-season record before being eliminated in the opening round of the playoffs. This year, many districts have been redrawn giving the Hurricanes new opponents and new challenges. One of those challenges coming from inexperience with the schedule. Daunting District Last …

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Coach Whittemore talks Buchholz football

Big changes are coming to Buchholz High School football. Head coach Mark Whittemore doesn’t expect Bobcats’ winning ways to change, however. Whittemore unpacked expectations for the upcoming season on Sportscene with Steve Russell. His first addressed the loss of some of his superstar seniors. “We lost quite a bit; great …

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Eastside Looks For Similar Success in New District

It’s a new season with new challenges for Eastside football. Coming off last season’s 7-4 season and a first round exit playoffs, the Rams enter a new district. Eastside now belongs to 5A District 5. With the new district comes new opponents and the potential for new rivalries to emerge. …

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