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Here are our top-10 college football recruiting busts of all-time  Red Cup Rebellion

The dead period is still going on and won't end until July 24th. Recruiting has slowed down quite a bit since the onslaught of commits that happened last month, ...



Lincoln High School: Paying tribute to a community treasure  Gainesville Sun

On Jan. 29, 1970, Lincoln High closed its doors permanently. The school had educated African Americans in Gainesville for generations.



Michael T. Gengler: Why was Lincoln High School closed?  Gainesville Sun

School desegregation in Alachua County, although not begun until September 1964, proceeded peacefully and with broad community support until the closure ...



Lincoln High alumnus talks desegregation, school's closing  The Independent Florida Alligator

When Albert White attended Lincoln High School, east Gainesville's school for black students during segregation, he never paid for a single school lunch.



Gainesville Falls To Lincoln In Boy's Lacrosse Despite Late Rally  WRUF

The Gainesville Hurricanes lost 16-13 to the Lincoln Trojan in the high-scoring boys' varsity lacrosse game.



Lincoln High School class of 1968 celebrates 50th reunion  WCJB

It was a very special night for Lincoln High School graduates celebrating the 50th reunion of the class of 1968, the second to last class to graduate before ...



New book to chronicle the desegregation of Alachua County Schools  Gainesville Sun

Titled "We Can Do It: A Community Takes on the Challenge of School Desegregation" and written by Gainesville native Michael Gengler, the book uses ...



UF unveils Joel Buchanan Archive  Gainesville Sun

The late Joseph “Joel” Marcus Buchanan was known to be a man of many words, especially when it came to the history of blacks in Gainesville and Alachua ...



A homecoming for new Lincoln Middle principal - News  Gainesville Sun

An alumnus of Lincoln Middle School, Strappy returned as school principal on Monday, following his appointment Dec. 15 by the School Board.



Desegregation of Gainesville high schools topic of new books  Gainesville Sun

Three local authors explain the history and emotions behind closing Lincoln High School in 1969.



Gainesville residents share stories of segregation, racial tension and progress  The Independent Florida Alligator

The story of racism in Gainesville is one of two worlds experiencing different realities for generations of black families.



Theater Production Spotlights Local Racial History To Inform, Educate  WUFT

Brittney Caldwell walked on stage at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts feeling overwhelmed. She wondered what people would think about her ...



The Heroes of School Desegregation Were the Teachers  History News Network (HNN)

“There was not a manual, and there was not anything other than let's try this, and with the overriding principle that these young people should not have to pay too ...



Jenkins talk on black history in Alachua County already at capacity  Gainesville Sun

The history of black people in Alachua County will be the focus of a Black History Month program at the Matheson History Museum in downtown Gainesville.



150 years: Gainesville goes from cow town to university hub  Gainesville Sun

Outmaneuvering Lake City to become UF's home was overriding factor in Gainesville's development.UPDATE: This version corrects information about the ...



Lincoln 4x800 Boys Team Sets Fastest Time in Country at Florida Relays  WTXL ABC 27

Gainesville, FL: Today, the Tallahassee Lincoln High School Boys 4x800m relay made history as they became the fastest team in the nation with a time of ...



UF graduate presents original play: 'From Colored to Black'  The Independent Florida Alligator

On Saturday and Sunday, Gainesville residents are invited to witness North Central Florida's hidden history come to life in “From Colored to Black.”



Black History Month honored by Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville is remembering the contributions and sacrifices made throughout history by ...



11 - UF marks 60 years of desegregation  University of Florida

The University of Florida commemorated 60 years of desegregation with a ceremony honoring George Starke Jr., UF's first African-American student. Starke ...



Up for sale: Tom Pettys childhood home  Gainesville Sun

Rock 'n' roll legend Tom Petty's childhood home in Gainesville is up for sale and a “super fan” from California wants to buy it. Kevin Beauchamp, a ...



UF celebrates 60 years of desegregation  Gainesville Sun

Arriving in Gainesville to desegregate the University of Florida 60 years ago is still a *fresh* memory to George Starke Jr.“You have to ask 'Where did the time go?



Yvonne Hayes Hinson: District needs someone committed to uniting, not dividing  Gainesville Sun

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now,” — Martin Luther King Jr.I am Yvonne Hayes Hinson, former educator, former city ...



Feeling Good: Gainesvilles Rensaissance clinician  Gainesville Sun

Dr. David Guzick has been called a Renaissance man of the healthcare world. A reproductive endocrinologist — who trained with the fathers of IVF — Guzick ...



Keester outduels Emanuel in conference championships  Clay Today Online

JACKSONVILLE - The top two runners in Clay County junior high school rosters; Oakleaf Junior High seventh grader John Keester IV and Green Cove Springs ...



Scene Calendar: Fun things to do  Gainesville Sun

A comprehensive list of Gainesville-area entertainment events.



Historic home of A. Quinn Jones opening as museum  Gainesville Sun

The late A. Quinn Jones Sr., a legendary and revered Gainesville educator, meticulously kept documents related to his civic, personal, professional and religious ...



FEATURE: PK Yonge Looks to Make Another Playoff Push  WRUF

This season marks the beginning of Head Coach Billy Blackmon's fifth season with P.K. Yonge's Boys' Basketball program. Blackmon and the Blue Wave are ...



Ex-Giants prospect busted in massive identity theft ring  New York Post

A former tryout for the New York Giants was among five people busted in Nassau County for an alleged million-dollar identity theft ring that prosecutors say was ...



Community leader Thomas Coward has died at age 95  Gainesville Sun

He was the first black person to be elected to the Alachua County Commission and the first to receive his brokers license in Gainesville. Thomas Coward was ...



Louise Hill McGregor Dies at Age 96 – The Florida Star | The Georgia Star  The Florida Star

Louise Hill McGregor arrived in this world on January 1, 1922 and made many contributions from that day forward. Actually, she made contributions until her last ...



Powerful Hurricane Approaches Florida  The New York Times

Hurricane Michael strengthened into a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, packing 130 mile-per-hour winds and on a path to make landfall in the Florida ...



No-nonsense educator John C. Rawls dies at 93  Gainesville Sun

"If a child was misbehaving, I would simply ask them if they wanted me to stop by their house after school, and that would be enough to make the students correct ...



Charles Goston: Help me finish the job started in District 1  Gainesville Sun

I am Charles E. Goston, your current Gainesville District 1 city commissioner, and proud of my recent endorsement by the African American Accountability ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Eastside names street for iconic bands first director  Gainesville Sun

Under Parker's leadership, the Marching Ram Band adopted the orange-and-green look of the famed FAMU Marching 100, as well as its swagger and sharp ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Longest-living Rosewood survivor: Im not angry  Gainesville Sun

With the passing of Mary Hall Daniels, a living link to dark history is broken.



Fleming Field: Gainesville’s forgotten sports venue  Gainesville Sun

Fleming Field, the University of Florida's first on-campus athletic complex, had a very humble beginning. When UF opened in September of 1906, the future ...



Little known history: FAMU founded on FSU campus  Tallahassee.com

Florida A&M University was founded on Florida State University's campus at Copeland Street and Park Avenue. It was there for six years.



Former Gators receiver Jacquez Green makes Tallahassee home  Tallahassee.com

Jacquez Green will never forget the year 1997. The former All-American University of Florida wide receiver started the year with a 52-20 win on Jan. 2 against ...



Flashback: Woodham's historic 1991 soccer state title and the quest for Florida's respect  Pensacola News Journal

It's been nearly 30 years since Woodham etched its place in local and state history by winning the 1991 Class 3A boys soccer state championship.



'Girl, I Don't Know What Happened Last Night,' Or Why Alachua County's STD Rate Is High  WUFT

Alachua County is ranked fourth highest in the state for STDs with 8,452 reported cases since 2008, according to the Florida Department of Health. During the ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2017 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 53rd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Bigger than Us: Three black UF students vie for president  The Independent Florida Alligator

Pamela Bingham had never been called the N-word in her life — until her freshman year at UF.



$106,000 in scholarships available to high school seniors - News  Gainesville Sun

The Education Foundation of Alachua County will be providing about $106000 in Senior Scholarships to the Class of 2012-2013.



Baseball preview: Lincoln's title defense different from other's title hopes  Tallahassee.com

Repeating as state champion has never happened in Tallahassee history, and the Trojans lost numerous key seniors integral to last year's postseason run.



Collins Duncan: Decades of service  Gainesville Sun

Gainesville man is one of the oldest living original owners of a funeral home in Florida, at age 90. He has coordinated about 6300 funerals, or roughly 100 ...



Lincoln, Wakulla capture district wrestling titles  Tallahassee.com

There are different ways to an end result, and Friday's district wrestling tournaments saw several strategies employed to reach success. For Wakulla senior Larry ...



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Yvonne Hinson-Rawls’ Gainesville past inspires platform  The Independent Florida Alligator

Yvonne Hinson-Rawls loves to stand at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and admire the beauty of the land in her district.



Things to do: Fly The Memphis Belle again and lots more  Tallahassee.com

THE PUNKER IS ON THE CASE: Punk-goth hacker (Claire Foy) is back with a computer-driven plot that rivals 007 inside icy Sweden in “The Girl in the Spider's ...



U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Prestigious Award  Patch.com

U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Award - White House, US - The winners were chosen out of a group of 5100.



LPA's Caleb Pottorff wins state championship  TCPalm

There was a time when Caleb Pottorff thought he could never reach this point. A labrum tear in the Lincoln Park Academy runner's left hip a couple of years ago ...



Close encounters of the Oscars kind  Tallahassee.com

Even though Las Vegas bookies are putting their odds in favor of the featherweight musical “La La Land” at this year's Oscars race, it is a sure bet the Florida ...



FSU pitcher Holton a home-grown ’Noles fan  Tallahassee.com

Freshman from Lincoln High moves into starting rotation.



Fraud: Former New York giants player Nyantakyi busted in US  GhanaWeb

Former New York Giants triallist Nyantakyi Boateng has been arrested for an alleged million-dollar identity theft ring that prosecutors say was highly ...



GERTRUDE L. SAXTON-WHITE  Sumter Item

With angel's wings, Gertrude L. Saxton-White, widow of Lewis R. White, took flight from this earthly life to her heavenly home on Sunday, June 11, 2017, ...



Chestnut family celebrating 100 years of funeral business - News  Gainesville Sun

Charles Chestnut Sr. started Chestnut Funeral Home in 1914 after serving an apprenticeship at what is now Williams Thomas Funeral Home.



Florida Gators Football: What Is UF's All-Time Greatest Recruiting Class?  Bleacher Report

College football fans tend to get giddy or grumpy come the first Wednesday night of February. There, they take the word of various hard-working talent evaluators ...



Big season expected for FAMU Rattlers football - News  Gainesville Sun

The Florida A&M University Rattlers football team are preparing to embark upon a return to glory this season. Under the leadership of second-year coach Joseph ...



Under Armour All-America Game 2014 Roster and Player Analysis  Bleacher Report

The 2014 Under Armour All-America game will feature some of the best recruits in the 2014 class, and we now know which recruits we can look forward to ...



Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

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Q&A with US Senate Youth Program  C-SPAN

High school students from the U.S. Senate Youth Program talked about their participation in a week-long government and leadership education… read more.



Tennis preview: Leon boys, Chiles girls are favorites  Tallahassee.com

Lions boys come back of 3A state runner-up finish, while the Timberwolves girls look to retain control of the city and reach a state tournament.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.



2017: The Year in Pictures  Tallahassee.com

A collection of the most impactful stories and visuals gathered in Tallahassee throughout the year.



Ebay Items of the Week: Vintage Goggles, And the Perfect Gift for a SWIMOM  SwimSwam

It's already August, so you know what that means: Christmas is right around the corner! Let's see what cool items are out there that should be on every Swim ...



High School Basketball  Inside Hoops

High school basketball player rankings, team rankings, high school basketball recruiting news, plus coverage of some of the very top high school basketball ...



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