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Newberry looks to get back on track

After a three-game losing streak, the Newberry boys basketball team looks to get back on track at home against the Fort White Indians. The Panthers are coming off of a 50-40 loss against Bronson and a brutal two-game road trip.  While they possess a 7-10 record overall, Newberry are currently …

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Handful of Teams Still Alive in High School Football Playoffs

After Friday night’s regional semifinals, only a couple of teams still remain alive in the Florida High School Football playoffs. Chiefland, Union County and Bradford all advance to the next round, while several other teams had their seasons come to an end. Hawthorne at Pahokee After defeating Wildwood in the …

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Chiefland Football Ends Newberry’s Season in Dramatic Comeback

The Newberry Panthers were stunned on Friday night by the Chiefland Indians after a 15-point comeback in the fourth quarter.  The Class 1A FHSAA Football State Championship Region 4 top seed was upset by Chiefland at home 20-19 despite entering the fourth quarter leading 19-6. What Went Wrong Maybe it was …

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Newberry Panthers Prepare for High School Football Playoffs

Newberry head coach Edward Johnson called the break in between games anything but a free ride. “This is not a vacation,” Johnson said, “we still have business to take care of.” Those were the words Johnson told his team after a double-overtime thriller over Fort White, two weeks ago. Looking …

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Over a dozen local high school football teams fight for a state title

There is no margin of error for these high school teams. It’s win or go home. As the bitterness of cooler temperatures sets in, so do the bitter thoughts of losing. One bad play could end the season. Classes 1-4A have 24 teams fighting for a championship with 32 teams …

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Gainesville-area volleyball teams are all the rage


It’s time that Gatorade and Gainesville’s many notable natives step aside. Because right now — Gainesville’s claim to fame lies in the gymnasiums of local high schools — more specifically, at the volleyball net. For three Gainesville-area volleyball teams, their schedule has extended well into the post-season as their state …

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Newberry Football Rallies Against Fort White in Double Overtime For Win

Fort White players react to their Indians coming up just short against the Newberry Panthers in Double Overtime.

On senior night, the Newberry Panther football team (9-1) celebrated with a blue out on their regular season finale against Fort White (3-6). Things certainly looked blue for the Panthers when they found themselves down 22-0 at the half against the Fort White Indians. Fort White Comes Out Strong Fort …

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High School Football Roundup

Edward Johnson

With the regular season coming to a close, high school football competition is heating up before districts. Here are some of the key matchups in one of the last weeks of the 2019 regular season. Eastside at Santa Fe Eastside wont have to travel far this week as it gears …

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