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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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Florida football junior day news and notes

By on February 17th, 2013

As the Florida Gator football program begins its 2014 recruiting cycle, many recruits were on campus this weekend for what is known as “junior day“ a time for recruits in the 2014 class to take visits to campus and a psuedo-kickoff to the process … Continue reading

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Girls basketball regional semifinals preview

By on February 12th, 2013

There are several local girls basketball teams playing in the regional semifinals Tuesday night. P.K. Yonge (21-6) is traveling to take on Father Lopez (25-5) in Daytona Beach. The Blue Wave have won two state title games in the past … Continue reading

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Two 2014 Florida football commits named to Rivals 100

By on February 12th, 2013

With 2013's National Signing Day in the books, Rivals.com has released its first Rivals 100 for the 2014 recruiting class. The Florida Gators had two commits on the list – quarterback Will Grier (Davidson, North Carolina/Davidson Day) as well as defensive … Continue reading

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Baldwin Tops Union County in District Final

By on February 10th, 2013

Union County held off the Newberry Panthers Friday night, but couldn't manage to secure a win over Baldwin in the 7-1A Boys' Basketball district final Saturday night. The Tigers, who were seeded first in the tournament, beat Baldwin twice in … Continue reading

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Local Girls Basketball Teams In Regional Quarterfinal Action Tonight

By on February 7th, 2013

Three local teams continue their quest for a state championship tonight in the FHSAA regional quarterfinals in women's basketball. günstige private haftpflichtversicherung Buchholz High School faces 20-5 Jacksonville Ed White tonight in Class 7A-Region 1 action.   Buchholz coach Rebecca Williams says her … Continue reading

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Four Shine For Buchholz High On National Signing Day

By on February 6th, 2013

Four of Buchholz High School's best senior football players changed their lives this afternoon, signing their letters of intent to play college football. Buchholz head coach Mark Whittemore coached these seniors for one season, and watched them develop into the core of … Continue reading

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Gainesville High School Sends Four To Division 1 Schools

By on February 6th, 2013

photo credit: Bobby Scheppske private haftpflichtversicherung vergleich The Gainesville High School auditorium was packed today as four of its star football players signed their letters of intent to play at their prospective schools. Wide receiver Chris Thompson, who signed with the … Continue reading

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Boys High School Basketball Districts Start Tonight

By on February 5th, 2013

District tournaments begin tonight in boys high school basketball all throughout our area. Buchholz High School enters districts with an 8-12 record and is the fourth seed and faces top seed Ocala Forest tonight at 7.   Bobcats head coach Bob Hordowski talks … Continue reading

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