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  • Roundup: Bell volleyball bests Chiefland on special night

    Bell outlasted Chiefland in volleyball Monday, winning a thrilling five-set match 20-25, 25-17, 25-17, 24-26, 16-14.

  • District golf capsules

    Boys and girls district tournaments begin Tuesday and Wednesday
    Admission for all district tournaments is free.
    Site: Eagle Landing Golf Club, Orange Park
    Host school: Oakleaf

  • Bears beat up Chiefland

    Bears beat up Chiefland

    In a game it needed to keep its state playoff hopes alive, Dixie County overcame some early mistakes to beat Chiefland 40-6 at Wayne Pridgen Stadium.

  • Union County doubles up Hawthorne

    Union County doubles up Hawthorne

    In a district matchup that began as a close game, Union County may have played its best second half of the season.

  • Roundup: Columbia upsets No. 1 Jacksonville Bolles

    Roundup  Columbia upsets No  1 Jacksonville Bolles

    Columbia turned Bolles' homecoming into a bittersweet event Friday with a 49-20 win.
    The Tigers, ranked No. 8 in Class 7A, improved to 5-1 while handing No. 1 Class 4A Bulldogs (6-1) their first loss.

  • Updated area football statistics

    (Area football statistics going into Friday's games)
    G Rush Pass Total Avg.

    Union Co. 5 706 1490 2196 439.2
    Columbia 5 929 1227 2156  431.2

  • Updated Cross Country Honor Roll

    Top 12 runners in the area in boys and girls cross country:
    1. Blake Lowery, Gainesville, 15:56.23
    2. Logan Locascio, Gainesville, 16:25.78
    3. Calum McFetridge, Buchholz, 16:33.77
    4. Zach Purvis, Newberry, 16:40.27

  • High School Blitz

    High School Blitz

    All games at 7:30 p.m. unless noted
    Citizens Field
    7A NO. 7 BUCHHOLZ (4-1) VS. 6A GAINESVILLE (4-2)
    Last week:
    Buchholz was idle; Gainesville won at Ocala Forest 35-21

  • Pride on the line: Buchholz vs. Gainesville

    Pride on the line  Buchholz vs  Gainesville

    It doesn't take much to evoke emotions when talking about this game. That's what rivalries do.
    It's Buchholz against Gainesville in high school football at Citizens Field, the 44th edition.

  • A to Z with Eric Geunes

    A to Z with Eric Geunes 

    School: Gainesville
    Year: Senior
    Favorite swimming event: 500 freestyle
    Height: 5-foot-11
    Weight: 140 pounds

  • Santa Fe boys, Buchholz girls win golf titles

    Santa Fe boys  Buchholz girls win golf titles

    With district tournaments five days away, area golfers competed Thursday in two annual Alachua County Championship events - one producing a first-time champion in the team competition and in low medalist while the other having a fairly familiar...

  • Newberry beats Dixie County for district volleyball win

    At Cross City, sophomore Jabaria Gaffney had 17 service points and 2 aces and junior Mackenzie Grawcock had 10 service points, 20 assists and 6 kills as Newberry (12-7) took down Dixie County in girls volleyball on Thursday.

  • Roundup: Blue Wave volleyball rolls past Ocala Forest

    For the second straight match, on back-to-back days, the Blue Wave dropped a set at home, Wednesday night to Ocala Forest. But P.K. Yonge, ranked No. 3 nationally by and No. 5 by MaxPreps, took care of business on senior night.

  • Buchholz knocks off Jacksonville Creekside in five sets

    Buchholz knocks off Jacksonville Creekside in five sets

    It has been a tough season for the Buchholz volleyball team.
    With injuries to four of her starters, coach Jacque Robinson Huggins had to bring up four junior varsity players to play important roles on the varsity squad.

  • Roundup: Blue Wave volleyball back to winning ways

    In its first match since losing the Nike Tournament of Champions final to national No. 5 Portland Jesuit in Phoenix, P.K. Yonge knocked off Orlando First Academy (14-3) in four sets Tuesday.

  • Williams runs big for Santa Fe in district win

    Williams runs big for Santa Fe in district win

    Although not a big athlete at 145-150 pounds, Santa Fe quarterback BJ Williams runs a lot bigger than that.
    So says his coach, Bill Wiles.

  • Roundup: Bell wins volleyball match

    The Bell High volleyball team traveled to Fort White and made short work of its hosts with a sweep Monday, 25-4, 25-8, 25-9.

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