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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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Second Half Comeback Helps Vanguard Girls Basketball Defeat P.K. Yonge 68-63

The Ocala Vanguard girl’s basketball team gets a big road win, beating PK Yonge 68-63 Thursday in Gainesville. In a second half where P.K. Yonge led by as many as 12, and Vanguard never led, the Knights made the clutch plays down the stretch to win. Late in the fourth …

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P.K. Yonge Girls Basketball Take On Miami Country Day In State Semifinals

P.K. Yonge’s girl’s basketball team is participating in the 4A State Semifinals today. Tipoff was at 10 a.m. Their opponent is the No.2 team in the nation and No.1 team in Florida, Miami Country Day. P.K. Yonge had a successful season as well finishing with a 28-1 record. P.K.’s defense is …

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High School Boys Basketball Regional Semi’s

Local boys high school basketball regional semifinals for classes 4A and 1A are in action tonight. 1A Matchups In Class 1A: 11-10 Pahokee takes on 17-12 Bell, 15-7 Chiefland is visiting 15-12 Wildwood, and 12-16 Hamilton County is going to 24-1 Hawthorne. Hawthorne has shown dominance all season only falling …

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P.K. Yonge Defeats Oak Hall for 4A District 1 Girls Basketball Championship

The P.K. Yonge Blue Wave (26-1) defeated the Oak Hall Eagles (11-13), 71-36 in the 4A District 1 girls basketball championship. However, the game was not as lopsided as the score may suggest. The Eagles hung with a very physical and quick Blue Wave team for the first half of …

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Williston Learns From Humbling Loss to P.K. Yonge

On paper, the girls’ basketball game between the Williston Red Devils and P.K. Yonge Blue Wave had the potential to be a good matchup. Williston entered the game with a 13-6 record and a point guard, Lauryn Jackson, who averaged 24 points per game and P.K. Yonge came in with …

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Gainesville Clinches District Boy’s No. 1 Seed Behind Wilson’s Big Final Home Game

By Brad Freedman and Zach Cohen The Gainesville High School boy’s basketball team welcomed the Columbia High Tigers to Gainesville High on Tuesday night, Gainesville’s final home game of the regular season.  For seniors like guard J’Len Wilson, that gave the game a little more meaning. “It was a very …

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FEATURE: P.K. Yonge Looks to Make Another Playoff Push

P.K. Yonge Builds on Last Year’s 19-Win Season This season marks the beginning of Head Coach Billy Blackmon’s fifth season with P.K. Yonge’s Boys’ Basketball program. Blackmon and the Blue Wave are looking to make it to the state regional playoffs for the fifth consecutive year under his mentorship. This …

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