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Burns signs with UF; Evans goes with Flagler

gainesville.com — School: Columbia High School Sport: Swimming College chosen: Florida Other schools considered: Arizona, Texas A&M and Georgia Stats: The Sun's three-time Girls Swimmer of the Year was a double-winner at the recent Class 3A state meet, winning the 200-yard individual medley (1:59.92) for the third straight season and the 500 freestyle (4:46.68).
Nov 20, 2014

Columbia state champion swimmer Hannah Burns signs with UF; PK Yonge softball standout Garland Evans picks Flagler bit.ly/11jKROP

Birthday breakfast gone wrong results in Gainesville man's arrest

gainesville.com — A Gainesville man was arrested Sunday morning after police say he poked his girlfriend in the eye over not getting his birthday breakfast request. James E. Irving Jr., 44, got into a fight with his live-in girlfriend over his birthday present and preferred celebratory breakfast, according to a Gainesville Police Department booking report and information provided by GPD spokesman Officer Ben Tobias.
Nov 19, 2014

smh... Birthday breakfast gone wrong results in Gainesville man's arrest - via @GainesvilleSun gainesville.com/article/201411…

Nov 18, 2014

RT @_FloridaMan: Florida Man Arrested; Poked Girlfriend in Eye After She Served Him Waffles on His Birthday Instead of Pancakes | gainesville.com/article/201411…

Nov 18, 2014

RT @_FloridaMan: Florida Man Arrested; Poked Girlfriend in Eye After She Served Him Waffles on His Birthday Instead of Pancakes | gainesville.com/article/201411…

Nov 18, 2014

Florida man arrested for poking girlfriend in eye over wrong birthday breakfast: bit.ly/1BJVprd pic.twitter.com/q4vDI2JHLN

Nov 18, 2014

Oh #Florida! Man fights with girlfriend over his bday breakfast request, gets the gift of jail time gainesville.com/article/201411… via @FloriDUHgal

Several area athletes sign on to the next level

gainesville.com — School: Gainesville Sport: Basketball Position: Guard Height: 5-foot-7 College chosen: Auburn Other schools considered: Seton Hall and North Florida Stats: The Sun's 2014 Girls Basketball Big School Player of the Year, averaging 23.0 ppg., 5.3 rpg., 3.9 apg., in leading the Hurricanes to their third straight Class 6A regional finals.

Forest outlasts Bobcats, 69-62

gainesville.com — Ocala Forest rebounded from a slow start and went on a 24-6 run between parts of the second and third periods Monday night to seize control and hold off Buchholz 69-62 in the season opener for both boys basketball teams. The Bobcats (0-1) took command early, led by Jalon Perry, to build a 12-point lead (22-10) in the second period.
Nov 18, 2014

Ocala Forest tops Buchholz in season opener in boys basketball bit.ly/11yBvzg