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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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Alachua County schools open for summer workouts and practices

With fall sports season still in question, Alachua County high schools have decided to allow voluntary practices, conditioning, and any other team exercises starting June 8. Alachua County Curriculum Supervisor and Athletic Director Charley Wise, spoke with Steve Russell on Sportscene regarding summer athletics. Alachua Athletics Wise revealed that schools …

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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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FHSAA Cancels Spring Sports

Florida High School Athletic Association announced Monday high school sports are cancelled for the 2019-20 school year. In addition, no additional eligibility will be granted to spring athletes. FHSAA Statement “We are deeply saddened for our student-athletes who have seen their seasons and/or high school careers end so abruptly,” FHSAA …

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FHSAA pushes all spring activies back to May 3

The FHSAA recently came out with a COVID-19 update. They said all activities would be pushed back to May 3. The FHSAA said they were following the lead of the U.S. Government, and acting in accordance with them. https://twitter.com/FHSAA/status/1245032170843967490 Possibly a shortened season The FHSAA is also looking at possibilities …

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Alachua County Cancels Sporting Events in Wake of COVID-19

Alachua County Public Schools is following in the footsteps of professional and collegiate athletics by officially halting all extra circular activities including sporting events and practices. Furthermore, sports leagues across the world are facing cancellations and postponements in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. The first cancellation of …

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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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Teammates Today, Rivals Tomorrow: Buchholz Duo to be on Opposite Sides of Heated SEC Rivalry

Rivalry. The very word evokes emotion in every sports fan. For some, it’s fairly simple. Their team does not like another team, so they don’t like that team. For others, the diehards, rivalries run deeper. The impulse to despise that one opponent has been ingrained in them from birth. The …

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