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High School Football Preview Week 4

By on September 20th, 2013

Week 4 of the local high school football season is underway and tonight several local teams will see action. Newberry (2-1) @ Chiefland (3-0)- The Newberry Panthers visit Chiefland to take on the Indians. Coming off a 35-12 win over Jefferson last … Continue reading

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High School Football Preview Week 3

By on September 13th, 2013

Week 3 of the local high school football schedule is underway and will continue Friday night at many local teams will hit the field. On Wednesday night, the St. Francis Wolves were beaten by the Florida School for the Deaf … Continue reading

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High School Football Roundup: Week 2

By on September 5th, 2013

With a great Week 1 in the books, local high schools are back at it this Friday. And just like last week, there’s some big time rivals going at it. Gainesville (0-1) @ Eastside (0-1) – Another leg of the … Continue reading

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High School Football Starts This Week

By on August 29th, 2013

Friday Night Lights will light up across North Central Florida as high school teams begin their respective seasons this weekend.  Local teams didn’t waste any time in renewing city rivalries and hosting great matchups in this first week. how to … Continue reading

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St. Francis Football Running With a New Pack

By on August 28th, 2013

There’s a lot of change coming this season for the St. Francis Wolves. New head coach, new offense, new conference. After going 3-7 last season, former head coach Matt Olesnevich went to coach St. Augustine. Now the head man for the … Continue reading

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30 For 30: Gainesville High

By on May 3rd, 2013

As part of our 30 high schools in 30 days here on ESPN850-WRUF, we’ll look at local high schools and what they are doing in spring practice. First, we look at a team that’s got a big spring following a … Continue reading

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GHS Boy’s Hoops in Class 6A Semifinal Today

By on February 28th, 2013

The Gainesville High Purple Hurricanes (21-9) are in Lakeland this afternoon as they play Miami Norland (24-5) in the Class 6A state semifinal game in boy’s basketball. The Canes have been on an incredible run since their loss in the … Continue reading

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Hawthorne Boy’s Hoops Team to Final Four, Three Local Teams Overall

By on February 26th, 2013

As the basketball world readies itself for March Madness, the Februrary Frenzy of the high school game reaches its peak. Those still alive head to their state tournaments, hoping to be crowned champion. One of those teams is the Hawthorne … Continue reading

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Local Teams Compete In High School Basketball Regional Finals

By on February 22nd, 2013

Gainesville v.s. Orlando Edgewater After losing its previous three games against Leesburg, the Gainesville High School boys basketball team finally topped them. With its 74-66 win, the Hurricanes(20-9) take on Orlando Edgewater (25-4) in regional finals play at 7 p.m. on Saturday. … Continue reading

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High School Boys Basketball Regional Semifinal Preview

By on February 19th, 2013

Several high school boy’s basketball regional semifinals take place Tuesday night in our area. Class 6A, Region 2 The Gainesville Purple Hurricanes (19-9) will be traveling to take on the Leesburg Yellow Jackets (26-4). Leesburg enters the game ranked No. 1 by … Continue reading

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