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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 Going for Basketball State Title, and Eastside Boys Looking to Punch Ticket to Lakeland

Tonight is a big night for two local basketball teams. The Hawthorne Hornets girl’s basketball team goes for the state title in Lakeland, and the Eastside Rams boy’s team will try to clinch a spot in Lakeland. Eastside Boys on the Road to Lakeland The Eastside Rams boys basketball team …

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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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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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Florida Football Welcomes Torrian Gray Back to Gainesville

Torrian Gray, former Florida defensive backs coach, is back in Gainesville after two seasons with the Washington Redskins. The hire comes just two days after losing cornerbacks coach Charlton Warren to Georgia. Torrian Gray Overview Gators There is no denying that Teez Tabor, Quincy Wilson, Marcus Maye, and Duke Dawson …

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Florida Football Host Official Recruiting Visits this Weekend

The time has come ladies and gentlemen. Florida will host their first round of official visits this weekend and the list includes some prominent high school players. The Gators 2019 recruiting class has been considered one of their best in recent years. Florida made a big splash a couple weeks …

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Hawthorne Defeated in a Season-Ending Blowout

The Hawthorne Hornets entered this game with aspirations of a trip to the 1A state championship. Only one obstacle stood in the way of a trip to Lakeland– Madison County. The Cowboys were eager to prove that they deserved the trip instead of Hawthorne. None was more eager than Madison County’s star junior …

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Florida Basketball Prepares for St. Bonaventure

For the second season in a row, Florida will have the opportunity to start the year 3-0. The only thing standing in their way is St. Bonaventure, but the Bonnies are no joke. Our tour of Florida continues tonight. #GoGators #OurGatorsOurState pic.twitter.com/baS1eofPz5 — Gators M-Basketball (@GatorsMBK) November 17, 2016  Leadership …

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