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  • 2016 All-Area Lacrosse

    The Sun's All-Area boys and girls teams.

  • Final Track & Field Honor Roll for 2016

    Ahead of all-area teams for track and field, which will be published on Thursday, here is the final track and field honor roll for 2015-2016 school year:

  • Roundup: Chronister edged in Miss Softball voting by West Orange hurler

    West Orange junior pitcher Lauren Mathis, who has committed to Georgia, has been named Miss Softball for 2016 by the Florida Dairy Farmers. Mathis edge out Gainesville's Katie Chronister, a UF signee, 164-158 in a final round of voting by a...

  • 2016 All-Area Boys Weightlifting

    Austin Lester, Keystone Heights, senior: District 9 champion, placed 6th at Class 1A state meet with 365 pound total (195 bench, 170 clean and jerk), Region 5 runner-up.

  • Rams face long road to success

    Rams face long road to success

    As co-defensive coordinator at Gainesville High, Cedderick Daniels was on the winning end a lot of times, but in Friday's spring jamboree at Eastside, the Rams new coach shook his head at the task ahead.

  • Gainesville's Chronister, Chiefland's Stalvey earn softball player of year honors

    Softball state champions Gainesville (Class 7A) and Chiefland (1A) received some individual honors on Monday by the Florida Dairy Farmers.

  • Spring all-area publication dates

    Monday, May 23 Boys weightlifting
    Tuesday, May 24: Lacrosse (girls and boys)
    Wednesday, May 25: Tennis (girls and boys)
    Thursday, May 26: Track and field (girls and boys)

  • Lafayette wins 1st state baseball championship

    Lafayette wins 1st state baseball championship

    Seniors Kayne Hurst and Mason Herring each drove in a run, one early and one late, and junior Zach Yeager tossed a 3-hitter in Lafayette's 2-0 win over Chiefland at JetBlue Park.

  • Lafayette, Chiefland move on to state title game

    Lafayette  Chiefland move on to state title game

    There will be a first-time state champion in the 1A state baseball championship game Thursday night at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers.

  • 1A state baseball semifinals preview

    For both Chiefland and Lafayette, heading to Fort Myers for the state baseball tournament won't be a new adventure.

  • 1A state baseball tournament primer

    1A state baseball tournament primer

    On Wednesday, Chiefland and Lafayette will compete in two different Class 1A state baseball semifinals at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, with a chance of meeting for the state title on Thursday.

  • Upcoming spring football games

    All games at 7 p.m.
    Friday, May 13
    Oak Hall, St. Francis at St. Joseph Jamboree
    Thursday, May 19
    Buchholz at Tallahassee Lincoln
    Bradford at Baldwin
    Friday, May 20
    Madison County, Williston at Eastside jamboree

  • GHS wins state softball title

    GHS wins state softball title

    Sophomore Hallie Karas's sacrifice fly to right in the fourth scored a hard-charging Katie Chronister, who slide in as Gainesville captured the Class 7A state softball title, 1-0, over Eagle Lake Lake Region on Saturday at Historic Dodgertown.

  • Oak Hall girls win track and field state title

    Oak Hall girls win track and field state title

    Oak Hall won its first state championship in 12 years Saturday and several area athletes placed well to highlight the final day of the FHSAA State Track and Field Finals at IMG Academy.

  • Santa Fe's Brown, Trenton's Cheevers win state titles

    The new state meet format and cooler-than-normal conditions benefited local athletes Friday at the FHSAA State Track and Field Finals at IMG Academy.

  • GHS advances to state softball title game

    GHS advances to state softball title game

    Gainesville's formula for success in softball - get an early lead and let the pitcher take over.
    When you have a dominating pitcher like Katie Chronister, it works pretty well. The senior left-hander had another gem, this time on a pretty big stage.

  • Oak Hall track and field looking to repeat last year's success at state

    Oak Hall track and field looking to repeat last year s success at state

    Considering his girls team made an impressive runner-up finish at last year's Class 1A state track and field meet, Oak Hall coach Edwin McTureous believes his team can make a similar run Friday and Saturday in Bradenton.

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