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Roundup: Gainesville, Oak Hall and Lafayette win district

gainesville.com — The Gainesville Hurricanes won their fifth consecutive District 2-6A championship with a 60-50 win over Orange Park Oakleaf on Friday night. Gainesville was led offensively by Janiah McKay's game-high 25 points and six assists. Sophomore forward Kierra Patrick, who was the only other 'Cane in double figures, posted 21 points and pulled in seven rebounds.
Jan 31, 2015

Gainesville, Oak Hall, Lafayette girls hoops win district titles; Hawthorne girls end Trenton 17-game win streak bit.ly/1Lve1NV

Raiders season ends with 6-0 loss

gainesville.com — ALACHUA - As great as this season has been for the Santa Fe Raiders girls soccer team, reaching its first regional final, it was evident early on Friday that this historic journey would be ending. Orlando Bishop Moore showed on Raider Field why it is ranked No. 1 in Class 2A.
Jan 31, 2015

Santa Fe's girls soccer season ends with loss to Bishop Moore bit.ly/1EW1GOa

Buchholz fires girls basketball coach after forfeited season

gainesville.com — Buchholz High School principal Vince Perez met Friday morning with the girls basketball team and coach Rebecca Williams. By the end of the meeting, he told the team they had to go in a different direction. That meant, Williams, a Buchholz alum, is no longer the coach after eight years.

Raiders, one win away from a final four spot, face No. 1 Bishop Moore

Jan 30, 2015

Santa Fe girls soccer one win from state, faces No. 1 Bishop Moore tonight goo.gl/mYejsm

A to Z with Shelby Stokes

gainesville.com — YEAR: Junior POSITION: Guard JERSEY NUMBER: 23 HEIGHT: 5-foot-5 A rea basketball player I would pay to watch play: Delicia Washington of Baker County, who has committed to UF. B est movie I've ever seen: "The Hunger Games." The whole series. C oach Bryant Frye's best words of advice for me: Pain is temporary, pride is forever.

High School Blitz

gainesville.com — 7 things of note in area sports * Dixie County junior Aaron Thomas reached the 1,000-point plateau for his high school basketball career on Monday against Hamilton County. The junior is among the area's scoring leaders.

Eastside suvives first round scare

gainesville.com — Five days ago, after his Eastside Rams dominated Keystone Heights to win the district title, coach Ron Messick warned that despite being undefeated, his team was eventually going to have things go against them. How would they respond? On Thursday night at Citizens Field, unbeaten and newly No.

Boys soccer regional quarterfinal preview

gainesville.com — All games start at 7 p.m. Admission: $7 per game WHO: Mount Dora (11-7-3) vs. No. 1 Eastside (17-0) WHAT: Class 2A, Region 2 WHERE: Citizens Field WHAT'S NEXT: Eastside would host Keystone Heights or play at The Villages in Tuesday's regional semifinals; Mount Dora would travel to either school.
Jan 29, 2015

Eastside, Keystone Heights, Suwannee boys soccer plays tonight in regional quarterfinals bit.ly/1Dc7Rw6

Late surge helps Hawthorne boys past Trinity Catholic

gainesville.com — HAWTHORNE - The way Hawthorne was missing free throws through three quarters, the hometown Hornet fans had to wonder if it would come back to haunt their team. And trailing by eight to Ocala Trinity Catholic midway in the fourth, it seemed it would.
Jan 29, 2015

Hawthorne rallies in fourth period to beat Trinity Catholic in boys basketball bit.ly/1z7icue