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High School Football Preview: Newberry and Columbia

This weekend has a whole slate of high school football in Alachua County. Thursday Night Lights Newberry at Eastside Newberry High School is on a one-game losing streak and is 3-3 on the season. Eastside is 0-6 and looking to put up a win with only four more games left …

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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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