High School Sports

Local Teams Compete In High School Basketball Regional Finals

Gainesville v.s. Orlando Edgewater After losing its previous three games against Leesburg, the Gainesville High School boys basketball team finally topped them. With its 74-66 win, the Hurricanes(20-9) take on Orlando Edgewater (25-4) in regional finals play at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Gainesville coach Kelly Beckham said his team was able to …

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High School Boys Basketball Regional Semifinal Preview

Several high school boy’s basketball regional semifinals take place Tuesday night in our area. Class 6A, Region 2 The Gainesville Purple Hurricanes (19-9) will be traveling to take on the Leesburg Yellow Jackets (26-4). Leesburg enters the game ranked No. 1 by MaxPreps.com. GHS head coach Kelly Beckham has high praise for …

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Boys High School Basketball Districts Start Tonight

District tournaments begin tonight in boys high school basketball all throughout our area. Buchholz High School enters districts with an 8-12 record and is the fourth seed and faces top seed Ocala Forest tonight at 7.   Bobcats head coach Bob Hordowski talks about the upcoming matchup. Gainesville High School faces two seed …

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Regional Finals For Boys Soccer Tonight For Eastside, Buchholz

The Buchholz Bobcats welcome the Oviedo Lions Tuesday night to the Jonesville Complex for the Class 5A Region 1 regional final. Buchholz is competing in its first regional final since 2000, defeated Spruce Creek 2-0 in the regional quarterfinals and Mandarin out of Jacksonville 1-0 in the regional semifinals. In the regional quarterfinal, Oviedo beat …

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Gainesville High’s Ralph Webb Commits to Vandy

Gainesville High School running back Ralph Webb committed to Vanderbilt this weekend via his Twitter account. The 5-foot-10 RB ran for 2,020 yards this season along with 28 touchdowns. Webb also scored two touchdowns in their loss to Central in the 6A championship game. Webb also received offers from Florida …

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Two High School Hoop Programs Meet Rivals Tonight

The Gainesville High School boys basketball is back in action tonight against South Lake.   GHS is coming off a 76-59 win against Buchholz on Thursday night.  Junior Isaiah Jackson, averaging 13.4 ppg and 9.3 rebounds, leads the way for the Purple Hurricanes, who have two games on tap every week.  Head coach …

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