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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 Girls Basketball Advances to State Final

Girls basketball team poses after win

The Hawthorne Hornets are moving on to the state championship. The girls basketball team won its state semifinal win on Wednesday, along with some sweet revenge. Hawthorne tops Holmes County Last year, the Holmes County Blue Devils knocked Hawthorne out of the state tournament. A 56-40 state semifinal loss sent …

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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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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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Hawthorne Boys Basketball Advances to District 7 Championship with win over Chiefland

The third and final match-up between the Hawthorne Hornets and Chiefland Indians ended much like the first two did. After Hawthorne took the first two games 66-37 and 66-34, they again prevailed in the District semi-finals 68-35 on Friday. Jumping ahead and never looking back After Hawthorne scored just 13 …

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Hawthorne Boys Basketball Improves Win Streak to 15 against Chiefland

Hawthorne basketball team stretches pre-game

It wasn’t always pretty, but the Hawthorne boys’ basketball team pulled away in the second half to secure a 66-34 win over Chiefland to improve their winning streak to 15 games. Sluggish start Another slow start once again plagued the Hornets. In their previous game against P.K. Yonge, they fell …

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