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Local High School Basketball in Regional Playoffs

As the high school basketball regional playoffs continue, local schools like Hawthorne, P.K. Yonge and Eastside are still in the mix. Hawthorne in Semi-Finals The Hawthorne High Hornets are set to host Pahokee High Blue Devils tonight in the Class 1A Regional semi-final matchup. When comparing the two schools and …

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Local Boys Basketball Teams Prepare for District Tournament Semi-Finals

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Local Gainesville-area boys basketball teams tip-off district semi-finals on Wednesday. The Eastside Rams take on the Bradford Tornadoes and Santa Fe takes on North Marion in the District 5 Class 4A semifinals. In District 3 Class 3A, PK Yonge takes on Father Lopez and Interlachen takes on St. Joseph. All …

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Hawthorne vs P.K. Yonge: A Boys Basketball Rivalry Built on Respect

By: Michael Kennedy and Syltavius Kelley When you think of the best rivalries in sports a few that come to mind are the Celtics vs Lakers, Yankees vs Red Sox, Bears vs Packers, and Gators vs Bulldogs. One thing each of these rivalries has in common is that they’re built …

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Girls Basketball District Playoffs Continue

Girls Basketball district playoffs continue.  District 6-1A #1 Trenton vs #4 Bell #2 Hilliard vs #3 Branford The Trenton Tigers will take on the Bell Bulldogs, tonight at 6:30. Trenton had a bye week, while Bell is coming off a 62-46 victory against#5 Fort White. The Hilliard Red Flashes will take …

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P.K. Yonge boys’ basketball suffers heartbreaking loss, falling to Gainesville 66-64

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The P.K. Yonge boys’ basketball team is starting to make a habit of losing close games, as Tuesday’s 66-64 loss to Gainesville became their eighth loss by single digits out of 12 total. It was also their second two-point loss to Gainesville of the season, having dropped the first 65-63 …

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Hawthorne Boys’ Basketball Team Escapes P.K. Yonge with 63-62 win

It was a wild, back-and-forth game throughout this rivalry match-up between Hawthorne and P.K. Yonge boy’s basketball teams but Hornets pulled through in the end to win 63-62. Hectic final few minutes It looked like Hawthorne had wrapped up the win when they went up 62-56 with just under a …

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P.K. Yonge Boys Basketball Loses Heartbreaker to Orlando Christian Prep 47-43

The 10-8 P.K. Yonge Blue Wave boys basketball team fought valiantly against the 16-2 Orlando Christian Prep Warriors, but it wasn’t enough. Despite a thrilling comeback, the Blue Wave still fell 47-43. How it went down Despite trailing for most of the game, P.K. Yonge had a chance to tie …

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Second Half Comeback Helps Vanguard Girls Basketball Defeat P.K. Yonge 68-63

The Ocala Vanguard girl’s basketball team gets a big road win, beating PK Yonge 68-63 Thursday in Gainesville. In a second half where P.K. Yonge led by as many as 12, and Vanguard never led, the Knights made the clutch plays down the stretch to win. Late in the fourth …

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P.K. Yonge Celebrates This Year’s Signees, Including a Future UF Female Swimmer

P.K. Yonge held their signing ceremony for two of their female athletes on Wednesday, November 13. University of Florida Swimming Lain Shahboz Lain Shahboz has spent most of her life in a pool. The senior committed to the University of Florida last Spring as a backstroker, but has been a …

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P.K. Yonge Football Loses Final Game of the Season to South Sumter 44-29

After countless penalties, two ejected players, and a concussed receiver P.K. Yonge walked away from their season with a 3-7 record, yet thrilled. The Blue Wave hosted the South Sumter Raiders for their triple threat of Senior Night, Homecoming, and the final game of their season. Unfortunately for the home …

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