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Thursday's high school football previews

gainesville.com — 7A TALLAHASSEE LINCOLN (8-1) AT 6A GAINESVILLE (5-3), 7 P.M.: The Trojans make their second trip to the area, nearly two months after handing Columbia its first loss (10-7) on Sept. 5.

Regional swimming capsules

gainesville.com — Region 1-3A Panama City Beach Aquatic Center Columbia (5) Girls: Courtney Britt (100 free, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay); Hannah Burns (200 IM, 500 free, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay); Skyler Covert (100 fly, 100 breast, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay); Elizabeth Frier (200 free relay); Reilly

City makes first effort at regulating Uber, other car services

gainesville.com — Stepping into the car of a stranger can be a leap of faith that more people are taking by hitting an app on their cellphone and waiting a few minutes for a driver to arrive.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @cindyswirko: Gainesville Uber Alles: City makes first effort at regulating Uber, other car services - via @GainesvilleSun gainesville.com/article/201410…

Amos places fourth at state golf

gainesville.com — Buchholz senior golfer Gaby Amos shot a second-round 2-under 70 to finish with a two-day total of 148, placing her fourth overall Wednesday at the Girls Class 3A Finals at Deer Island Country Club in Tavares. The Bobcats finished in a tie for seventh with Vero Beach with a two-day total of 677.

Roundup: St. Francis sweeps way to regional semifinals

gainesville.com — The more things change, the more they stay the same for the St. Francis volleyball team. For the second year in a row, the Wolves dispatched Jacksonville University Christian in three sets in the Region 1-3A quarterfinals, winning 25-14, 27-25 and 25-22 at St. Francis Gym. St.

Oviedo again knocks Buchholz out of playoffs

gainesville.com — For the second straight season, Oviedo came to Buchholz to open the Class 7A volleyball state playoffs. A year ago, the Lions survived a five-set thriller in the regional quarterfinals and went on to capture the state title. On Wednesday inside Bud Seymour Gymnasium, it wasn't nearly as close.
Oct 29, 2014

Oviedo once again knocks out Buchholz early in volleyball playoffs bit.ly/13gFO2X

Police: Mother arrested after driving 100 mph with child in car

gainesville.com — An Alachua woman was arrested early this morning on charges of child neglect and reckless driving after she was clocked traveling through High Springs at 100 mph, according to a booking report. On Tuesday at about 11 p.m., a High Springs police officer spotted a vehicle traveling on U.S.
Oct 30, 2014

Oh #Florida! Mom drives100mph with kid in car, tells cops she did it b/c she was almost out of gas gainesville.com/article/201410… via @FloriDUHgal