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By: Cassandra Swartz The Gainesville Hurricanes stormed into town Tuesday night to improve to 3-0 and spoil the Santa Fe Raiders’ home opener. It was a strong offensive performance from both teams, but not much to show for either defense--especially as the nearly three-hour game wore on and the defenses became increasingly fatigued. The Canes started off hot as they put five runs on the board in the top of the first inning, all with two outs. Briana Boggs singled home Ayanna Woodard, who had reached on a double, for the first score of the game. Cheyenne Boggs then doubled to bring...

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baseball, eastside, gainesville, hurricanes, rams -

By Cassandra Swartz The Gainesville Hurricanes traveled to Eastside Thursday night and went home with a dominant win over their county rivals. It was a tale of two pitching staffs as one team excelled on the mound while the other gave up easy runs.The Canes started and ended the game hot on offense, scoring five runs in the top of the first inning, and another five in the top of the fifth to put up 10 for the night. “Today we needed to start running early, get guys in motion and see what we can make happen,” said Gainesville head coach Chris...

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bradford, gainesville, ghs, hurricanes, softball, tornadoes -

By Cassandra Swartz It only took the Gainesville Hurricanes four-and-a-half innings to send the Bradford Tornadoes packing Tuesday night. The home team Hurricanes turned in a dominant performance, putting up 12 runs while allowing zero. After starting last season 7-0 just to have the year be cut off abruptly, the Canes were ready to pick up where they left off, which they did by beating the Tornadoes with a run rule finish. Bradford threatened early, with freshman Rylie Blankenship reaching base on a single before stealing second and then advancing to third where she was ultimately left stranded when Gainesville starting...

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#TheRAWEFive, Aaron, Aidan, Ashton, Demetrius, Gainesville, James Jr., Josiah, Kiner, Lovette, Newman, Ocala, St. Francis, Vanguard, Watts -

By Jerome Reed The Ocala-Vanguard Knights opened up their season with a Friday night matchup vs Gainesville-St. Francis—and you could tell they were ready to hit the hardwood. The home team Wolves fought hard, especially in the fourth, but Vanguard came away with the 78-70 road win. Check out the few who made an impact on the game. Aaron James Jr. - Vanguard: This 5’10” senior guard is nothing short of electric on the floor. James Jr. can get out in-transition and orchestrate the offense with the best of them. He’s a great passer, can hit the midrange jumper &...

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