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TC's Cade Hentz (left) & Mekai Griffin post-game. - Gainesville, FL By: Curtis Michaud The Celtics boys baseball team reached double-digit wins on Wednesday, as they defeated the Gainesville Hurricanes (4-7), 14 to one on the road. Head coach Tommy Bond and the Celtics (10-1) took the roughly hour-long drive to hand the Canes its seventh loss of the season. In just five innings, the Canes’ failed to put enough runs on the board to keep up with the opposition. Although the two teams were nip and tuck through four, a scoring outburst at the top of fifth spearheaded the...

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- Citra, FL. By Curtis Michaud:The tears and smiles of finally reaching the mountain top after a hard-fought battle of a season has the new Class 4A-District 4 champs looking to continue this trend. Dunnellon guard Tatiana Matthews and her teammates celebrated immediately once the final buzzer sounded on Friday night at North Marion High School. As they have all season, the Tigers continued their dominance, defeating Keystone Heights, 58-46. Although, the game itself was thrilling, the journey was just as special. Matthews led the charge screaming “champs on three!” as the team gathered for a team photo with their...

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- Gainesville, FL By: Jennica ClerveauxOn February 4, the Gainesville Hurricanes’ girls basketball team hosted the Columbia Tigers in Gainesville for the 6A District 3 Championship. Both teams played aggressively on both sides of the ball, but the Canes proved to be too much for the Tigers in the 70-62 win. Leyah Houston played a major role in Gainesville’s dominant performance. The junior was fresh off of earning a 1,000-career points milestone, and contributed 27 points in the Canes’ victory. Houston also finished the night with 11 rebounds, five assists and shot 47% from the field. Three other Lady Canes...

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By Curtis Michaud - Gainesville, FL A Wednesday night matchup between district rivals ended in a thriller as both teams’ kicked-off their first game of 2022. The Gainesville Lady Canes defended home court vs. Buchholz, 46-43, extending their winning streak to five games. Head Coach David Gordon and the Lady Canes avenged their 50-40 road loss against the Lady Bobcats on Nov. 30 after not practicing for nearly half a month. “We hadn’t played in two weeks so we’re trying to get back together to play basketball,” said Gordon. “Right now, we are trying to get chemistry, trying to get...

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35-7, 7a regional quarterfinals, bobcats, buchholz, fleming island, football, golden eagles, playoffs -

(Photo credit: Doug Engle/Ocala Star Banner) - Gainesville, FL By: Curtis Michaud The Buchholz Bobcats football team has earned double-digit wins on the season as they advanced to the Region 1-7A Semifinals. On Thursday night at Citizens Field in Gainesville, the Bobcats (10-1) were able to defeat Fleming Island (6-5), 35-7, in the 7A Regional Quarterfinals. Both teams entered this contest playing fairly well. The Bobcats secured the No.1 seed after a 28-13 victory over Bartram Trail (St. Johns). While FIHS entered the game winning five of their last six. However, for the entire game, the Golden Eagles weren't able...

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