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Former Gators Headed to this Summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Two University of Florida alumnae have been included in Jamaica’s final 23-player roster for this summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. What’s New? Twenty-two out of the 23 players, including Lauren Silver, were announced by Jamaica’s head coach, Hue Menzies, on May 22 during the team’s visit to South Florida. However, on May 23, Havana Solaun who was not traveling with the team was …

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Renee Phifer: A Champion

Renee Phifer has a love for animals, in particular, horses. Her mother’s love for horses only made Renee’s passion grow. This 16-year-old’s devotion sent her overseas to Abu-Dhabi for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games where she won three gold medals in equestrian events. Find out more about her story …

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Alissa Humphrey Dominates in Gainesville 10-0 Softball Victory Over Vanguard

Alissa Humphrey threw a no-hitter hitter to help the Gainesville Hurricanes defeat the Vanguard Knights 10-0 on a mercy rule on Tuesday. Gainesville Hurricanes take on Vanguard Knights in Girls Softball @GHSSoftball_2 @ESPNGainesville pic.twitter.com/dMYeBJO4xo — Brad Freedman (@bradfreed13) March 26, 2019 The Hurricanes sat in first place in the 7A …

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Newberry Native Named New Head Football Coach

The offseason: when all the changes occur. For Newberry High School’s football program they’re getting a new head coach. Following the Panthers 1-9 finish this past Fall, Head Coach Richard Vester put in his letter of resignation. He led the team for four consecutive years. Newberry native Ed Johnson immediately …

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Eastside Baseball Upsets Gainesville With A Long-Awaited Victory

The Eastside Rams baseball team defeated the Gainesville Hurricanes this past Friday in comeback fashion, winning 11-7. A few mistakes from the Rams early in the game ended up costing them three runs in the first inning. In the second inning, the Rams were only able to score one run and …

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Newberry’s Alli Green Commits to Coker College

To Alli, lacrosse is everything. She’s played the sport for the past seven years. It has become her natural habitat, where she can truly be herself. According to Alli, lacrosse is her “stress reliever and confidence booster”. Alli has been a star on Newberry High School’s varsity lacrosse team since …

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Lake Brantley Patriots Baseball Defeats Gainesville Hurricanes

The Lake Brantley Patriots baseball team defeated the Gainesville Hurricanes 7-1 at Gainesville High School on Tuesday. Gainesville Hurricanes take on Lake Brantley Patriots in boys baseball. @ESPNGainesville @GHSCaneBaseball pic.twitter.com/7GHq5ORUaD — Brad Freedman (@bradfreed13) March 19, 2019 Junior pitcher Brian Meert started the game on the mound for Gainesville. After …

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50 Years of Gatornationals

One of Gainesville’s biggest events celebrates its golden anniversary this weekend. Gatornationals is set to kick off its 50th year of existence down at the Gainesville Raceway this Thursday through Sunday. https://twitter.com/NHRA/status/1105815777612050433 Meet the Top Fuel Field Five-time champion Tony Schumacher will not be in attendance for the 2019 rendition …

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Brothers help each other out, on and off the tennis court

The PK Yonge tennis team played Wednesday afternoon against Buchholz. Ivan and Kendrick Esguerra started the Blue Wave off in a doubles match against the Buchholz Bobcats. Great Pk Yonge vs Buchholz doubles tennis game! Buchholz is up 6-5. @ESPNGainesville pic.twitter.com/HHXBPjukIA — Sara Dastgerdi (@DastgerdiSara) March 13, 2019 After a …

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