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Boy’s Basketball Preview: Newberry at Santa Fe

The Newberry Panthers and the Santa Fe Raiders are both entering Tuesday night’s matchup with losses. Now the two rivals will battle it out on the court for a second time this season. The Panthers lost Monday night to Bell, 68-65. Their biggest downfall was turnovers. Newberry has to focus on …

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Billy Donovan III Leading the Way for St. Francis

Gainesville’s local boys basketball season is indeed in full swing. Thursday night will feature a non-conference rivalry game between the St. Francis Catholic Wolves (13-6) and the hosting Oak Hall Eagles (8-11). History The last meeting between these two teams saw the Wolves handle business at home, routing Oak Hall 70-35. …

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P.K. Yonge at Eastside Basketball Preview

It’s a cross town match-up as the P.K. Yonge and Eastside boys’ basketball teams face off tonight. The Rams (10-8) will host the Blue Wave (13-7) in non-district play. There’s a definite rivalry in this game as the two teams that share turf only see each other once every year. …

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Monte Towe’s basketball journey leads him home

Indiana Basketball Hall of Famer Monte Towe has returned to Gainesville as the head coach of the Oak Hall boy’s basketball team. Towe was the starting point guard on North Carolina State’s 1974 NCAA Championship team. He was then drafted to the Atlanta Hawks in the fourth round of the 1975 NBA draft. …

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