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Key’shaun Williams — An all-around student-athlete for Hawthorne

Key'shaun Williams poses with basketball

By: Michael Kennedy Syltavius Kelley All athletes perform well on the field, but it’s oftentimes rare to see them excel both on and off it. Key’shaun Williams, a senior at Hawthorne High School, is a perfect example of an all-around student-athlete. Not only is Key’shaun an excellent two-sport athlete, but …

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Hawthorne Hornets Boy’s Basketball Team Wins Class 1A State Championship

The Hawthorne Hornets and Hillard Red Flashes faced off in the Class 1A State Championship game on Friday night in Lakeland, Florida, at the RP Funding Center after Hawthorne defeated the Paxton Bobcats in the State Semifinals Wednesday. The Hornets beat the Red Flashes 42-38 in a close game to …

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Hawthorne Stifles Paxton; Boys’ Basketball Team Advances to State Championship

Tip off at Hawthorne vs. Paxton basketball game

After watching the girls take care of business in Lakeland, the Hawthorne boys’ basketball team followed suit Wednesday. In a wire-to-wire win, Hawthorne stifles Paxton 70-58 to advance to the state championship. What they do best: Hawthorne stifles Paxton defensively After the win in the regional finals against Wildwood, Hawthorne …

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Hawthorne boys’ basketball survives Wildwood scare, advances to Lakeland

Hawthorne boys' basketball celebrates win in locker room

The tension was high at Bill Woods Court. The Hornets held a 28-point lead early in the third quarter, but that lead was whittled down to five by Wildwood early in the fourth. However, Hawthorne stepped up their shot-making in the final period, matching each blow from the Wildcats with …

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High School Boy’s Basketball: Hawthorne, Eastside and Columbia advance

Hawthorne secured its spot in the state tournament in Lakeland, Columbia and Eastside also advanced in their regional tournaments. Hawthorne defeats Wildwood In order to make the trip to Lakeland, Hawthorne had its hands full with a game against Wildwood. Hawthorne escaped regionals after delivering a 69-59 win over Wildwood …

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Hornets look to advance to the Regional Finals

The Hawthorne Hornets boys basketball team will take on the Pahokee Blue Devils today in the 1A Regional Semi-Finals matchup. Tonight’s game will decide who advances to the Regional Finals Feb 25. The Hornets is coming off of a 65-56 win against Williston Red Devils last Friday in the 1A District …

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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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Hawthorne Girls’ Basketball Advances to State Semifinals with win over Wildwood

Girls basketball team poses after win

In a physical battle that saw everything from bloodied noses to fan ejections, the Hawthorne girls’ basketball team outfought Wildwood. They won 47-41 in the Regional Finals to advance to the State Semifinals for the second year in a row. Story of the game: Physicality In a game between a …

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Hornets one game away from 1A Girls State Semifinals

The Hawthorne Hornets girls basketball team will take on the Wildwood Wildcats today in the 1A Regional Finals matchup. Hawthorne is coming off of a 56-21 win against Fort Meade Miners last Thursday in the Regional Semi-Finals. The Wildcats beat the Williston Red Devils 68-29 last Thursday in their Regional …

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Hawthorne Hornets Boys Basketball wins 9th straight District 7 Championship

The Hawthorne Hornets and Williston Red Devils faced off in the 1A District 7 Championship game on Saturday. The Hornets beat the Red Devils 65-56 in a fiercely fought battle to win their ninth straight District Championship. The Hornets won the first two previous matchups against the Red Devils in …

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