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Gainesville Hurricanes challenged by new district and inexperience

Last year, Patrick Miller’s Gainesville Hurricanes put up a 7-3 regular-season record before being eliminated in the opening round of the playoffs. This year, many districts have been redrawn giving the Hurricanes new opponents and new challenges. One of those challenges coming from inexperience with the schedule. Daunting District Last …

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Buchholz Girls Lacrosse Is Headed to Regional Quarterfinals

The Buchholz varsity girls lacrosse team entered the 2019 season with the goal of getting better each and every day. They’ve done just that. Historical Season Last week Coach Millinoff’s Bobcats were crowned as District Champions. They defeated Forest High School and later outlasted Oak Hall, whom they hadn’t beat …

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Boys High School Regional Semifinals Action

Local high school boys basketball teams advance to the regional semifinals. Tonight, the Eastside Rams will host the Palatka Panthers and the Gainesville Hurricanes will travel to face the Columbia Tigers. All games have tip-off set for 7 p.m. Rapid Rams https://twitter.com/RowdyEHSRams/status/1100420320207486976 Last time out, the Rams trounced the Clay …

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Girls High School Basketball State Semi’s: Trenton v. Port St. Joe

The basketball season for girl’s high school teams is in its final stretch of the season as we head into the FHSAA State Championship semi-finals being held in Lakeland, Florida for some classifications. In Class 1A, one of the state semi final games has the Trenton Tigers (25-3) facing off …

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High school basketball Regional quarterfinals preview

The high school basketball playoffs are into the regional round and multiple area teams are in action tonight. Gainesville High School, Eastside and Sante Fe all will be representing Alachua County this evening. A win would put these teams into the regional semifinals. Let’s take a look at each matchup and …

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Lady Rams Look For More After Winning Soccer Regional

The Eastside High School girl’s soccer team defeated River Ridge High School 3-0 to win a regional final and advance to the state playoffs.  It’s the first time in Eastside’s history that the girls soccer team wins the regional championship and proceeds to the 2018-19 FHSAA Girls Soccer State Championship …

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Gainesville-Area High Schools Competing in FHSAA Soccer Regional Semifinals

The 2018-19 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Boys Soccer State Championship Tournament regional semifinals take place Friday and Saturday. These games include Santa Fe (16-4-2) vs. The Villages (7-5-2) and Eastside (13-1-3) vs. Seabreeze (20-1-1). Santa Fe vs. The Villages In Class 2A of the regional semifinals, the Santa …

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FHSAA Releases New Playoff Rules for High School Football

There is a new system to determine who will make the postseason in high school football in Florida. After using the points system the last two seasons, Florida will use a system very familiar to those who follow college basketball. The FHSAA Football Advisory Committee voted to implement a RPI …

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Get Your Head Out of the Game? Player Safety Movement Makes Its Way to High Schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The NFL and NCAA’s concussion crisis and player safety initiatives have been well-chronicled, praised, criticized and debated. However, the issue of player safety at the high school level has often been ignored, although that’s changing. “Youth exposure to repetitive head impacts in tackle football may reduce one’s …

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High School Football: Pensacola Catholic vs. Fort White Quarterfinal

High school football playoffs have begun! The Pensacola Catholic Crusaders face the Fort White Indians for the FHSAA Class 3A quarterfinal game tonight (Nov. 9). Crusaders Need to Bounce Back At 5-5 for the regular season, the Pensacola Catholic Crusaders have had their fair share of hardships this season. With …

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