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Gainesville Area Boys and Girls Basketball Weekend Outlook

It’s playoff basketball time in the Gainesville/Ocala area. Several schools in the area are looking to get to Lakeland. Girls basketball is in the state tournament while boys basketball is in districts. Girls basketball recap First, in class 1A, defending state champion Hawthorne defeated Fort Meade 66-13 Thursday night. The …

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Tigers escape Hurricanes in narrow playoff victory

The Columbia girls varsity basketball team defeated the Gainesville Lady Hurricanes Wednesday night 65-57. Leadership Mentality The Columbia Lady Tigers basketball team is held together by the glue that is guard and team-leading scorer, Na’Haviya Paxton. Her strong leadership and floor general mentality played a big role in this playoff …

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Columbia and Hawthorne remain in FHSAA playoffs

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As the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) football playoff coming to a close in a couple of weeks, there are still two Gainesville football teams in competition for a state title. The two teams are Columbia Tigers (5-5) and Hawthorne Hornets (9-2). Hawthorne Hornets vs. Madison County Cowboys Madison County Cowboys …

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High School Football Playoffs Kick Off Around North Central Florida

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The high school football regular season has come to an end. And tonight, numerous teams across the area will begin the chase for a state championship in what has been an unusual and challenging season for many. And while several schools will be in action, the coronavirus has forced some …

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Lake City Product Laremy Tunsil becomes NFL’s Highest Paid Tackle

From starting his journey as a five-star recruit out of Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, Laremy Tunsil has worked to become one of the NFL’s top offensive tackles. Overcoming Draft Night Tunsil went to Ole Miss after high school and announced his decision to enter the 2016 NFL …

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Local high school regional hoops roundup

The local high school basketball scene is lighting up tonight. Multiple regional playoff games are taking place across the landscape and six teams are looking to advance. https://twitter.com/NFHSNetwork/status/1232350393205653506 Hawthorne Hornets vs. Wildwood Wildcats (7:00 p.m.): 1A Semifinals The Hawthorne boys basketball team defeats Pahokee 63-39 to advance to the Regional …

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Handful of Teams Still Alive in High School Football Playoffs

After Friday night’s regional semifinals, only a couple of teams still remain alive in the Florida High School Football playoffs. Chiefland, Union County and Bradford all advance to the next round, while several other teams had their seasons come to an end. Hawthorne at Pahokee After defeating Wildwood in the …

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