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Buchholz Snaps 10-Game Losing Streak Against Newberry

It had been exactly a month since the Buchholz High School Bobcats last won a game. Coming off a 10-game losing streak, almost no one expected the Bobcats to gain their first win since December 27 against Newberry Monday night. Except for Buchholz. Sitting at 3-16, the Bobcats had every …

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Newberry Boy’s Hoops Takes On Buchholz

On Wednesday morning, the Newberry boy’s basketball team walked into class with their heads up high. After a thrilling comeback win Tuesday night against Fort White, better days seemed to be ahead for the Panthers. At 8-10, Patrick Green’s squad could still accomplish everything they had hoped for; a late-season …

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Sylvester, Newberry End Three Game Losing Streak against Fort White

It was just that type of game for the Newberry High School boy’s basketball team.  Up until the fourth quarter, the largest lead the Panthers possessed was four points. In a game plagued by turnovers and fouls, the Panthers could not take a lead. To make matters worse, Newberry played …

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Newberry looks to get back on track

After a three-game losing streak, the Newberry boys basketball team looks to get back on track at home against the Fort White Indians. The Panthers are coming off of a 50-40 loss against Bronson and a brutal two-game road trip.  While they possess a 7-10 record overall, Newberry are currently …

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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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Chiefland Football Ends Newberry’s Season in Dramatic Comeback

The Newberry Panthers were stunned on Friday night by the Chiefland Indians after a 15-point comeback in the fourth quarter.  The Class 1A FHSAA Football State Championship Region 4 top seed was upset by Chiefland at home 20-19 despite entering the fourth quarter leading 19-6. What Went Wrong Maybe it was …

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Newberry Panthers Prepare for High School Football Playoffs

Newberry head coach Edward Johnson called the break in between games anything but a free ride. “This is not a vacation,” Johnson said, “we still have business to take care of.” Those were the words Johnson told his team after a double-overtime thriller over Fort White, two weeks ago. Looking …

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Over a dozen local high school football teams fight for a state title

There is no margin of error for these high school teams. It’s win or go home. As the bitterness of cooler temperatures sets in, so do the bitter thoughts of losing. One bad play could end the season. Classes 1-4A have 24 teams fighting for a championship with 32 teams …

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Gainesville-area volleyball teams are all the rage


It’s time that Gatorade and Gainesville’s many notable natives step aside. Because right now — Gainesville’s claim to fame lies in the gymnasiums of local high schools — more specifically, at the volleyball net. For three Gainesville-area volleyball teams, their schedule has extended well into the post-season as their state …

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