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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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Local High School Football Preview

By on October 24th, 2013

High school football in North Central Florida gets off to an early start this week with three matchups tonight. North Marion @ Santa Fe – The Raiders are 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the district. But they have rattled off … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Eastside Rams Defeat Crystal River Pirates 36-7

By on October 19th, 2013
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High School Football Preview: Week Eight of Friday Night Lights

By on October 18th, 2013

Week Eight of area high school football is upon us and several local teams will see some action tonight. We first head to Lake Butler, where the Newberry Panthers (4-2) will be taking on the Union County Fightin’ Tigers (5-1). After … Continue reading

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High School Preview: Hurricanes/Bobcats Rivalry; Chiefland Looks to Stay Perfect

By on October 11th, 2013

Lucky number 7 looks to be the week you want to get off of work early to catch some local high school football, as there are a variety of tantalizing match-ups in the area as we pass the midway mark … Continue reading

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