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Cornelius Ingram Talks Hawthorne, Current Climate, Mullen

Hawthorne Hornets football head coach and former NFL and Gator tight end Cornelius Ingram joined WRUF’s Sportscene yesterday. While on the show, Ingram chatted with host Steve Russell about his work at Hawthorne High School. Before we get into that, since it was his birthday Wednesday, a quick happy birthday …

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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 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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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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Hornets look to advance to the Regional Finals

The Hawthorne Hornets boys basketball team will take on the Pahokee Blue Devils today in the 1A Regional Semi-Finals matchup. Tonight’s game will decide who advances to the Regional Finals Feb 25. The Hornets is coming off of a 65-56 win against Williston Red Devils last Friday in the 1A District …

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