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A blazing fastball sends Branford’s Brock Lewis to South Georgia State College on scholarship

Jul 6, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Brock Lewis of Branford High School. Brock was a two-sport athlete participating in football and baseball.  In football he played linebacker […]
Education

After excelling in baseball at Trenton, DeMartino signs with Edward Waters College

Jul 5, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Jason DeMartino of Trenton High School.  DeMartino played basketball, and baseball for the Tigers. He was a four-year starter for the […]
Covid-19

In case you missed it: COVID, Voters, Facemasks

Jul 4, 2020
It was a noteworthy news week in our community. COVID-19 outbreaks hit the state even harder than last week, a local baseball player signed a major […]
Education

Winkel on his way to Germany after three-sport career at Gainesville High School

Jul 4, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Job Winkel of Gainesville High School.   Winkel was on the varsity swim team, the water polo team, and the club […]
Education

Williston High’s Austin Langworthy signs Major League Baseball contract

Jul 3, 2020
 This week, former University of Florida and Williston High baseball player Austin Langworthy signed a professional contract with the Detroit Tigers.  Langworthy, who led Williston to […]
Education

A state championship in track sends Columbia High’s Asherah Collins to UCF on scholarship

Jul 3, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on 2-sport athlete Asherah Collins of Columbia High School in Lake City.  Collins was a Gainesville Sun first team All-Area selection in […]
Education

Becker heads to Santa Fe College after excelling in three sports for Trenton High School

Jul 2, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Trent Becker of Trenton High School.  Becker played football, basketball, and baseball for the Tigers. He was a Gainesville Sun honorable […]
Education

Odom feasted off opposing pitchers in 2020 for Belleview High School

Jul 1, 2020
 Today’s senior spotlight is on Allisson Odom of the Belleview High School softball team.   Last year as a junior, Odom batted .364 and had a .947 […]
Education

Firestine considers 30 scholarship offers after anchoring Chiefland’s offensive line in 2019

Jun 30, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Braden Firestine of Chiefland High School. Firestine was on the football team and was also a member of the track and […]
Local News

Wyatt Langford signs with Gators after stellar career at Trenton High School

Jun 29, 2020
Langford won state titles in football and baseball.
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Bars Closing, Face Masks, COVID Cases

Jun 27, 2020
It was a noteworthy news week in our community. COVID-19 outbreaks hit the state even harder than last week, homeowners pushed back on a plan submitted […]
Education

Ramirez leaves his mark at Gainesville High School

Jun 27, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Danny Ramirez of the Gainesville High School swimming and water polo teams.  Ramirez was a team captain and played whole defender […]
Education

Volleyball, Weightlifting, Track and Field, and Valedictorian; it’s all in a high school career for Chiefland High School’s Reagan Hudson

Jun 25, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Reagan Hudson of Chiefland High School. Hudson played volleyball for the Indians, and was also on the varsity weightlifting, and track […]
Education

Horvath’s 10 goals, 7 steals propels GHS to water polo prominence

Jun 24, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Will Horvath of Gainesville High School.  Horvath was on the varsity swim team and the water polo team at GHS. This […]
Education

The GOOD news this week… 06-21-2020

Jun 21, 2020
Here are 10 stories from Mainstreet Daily News this week that will inspire, enlighten and engage you. Enjoy!
Education

Versatility and a live bat earned Belleview’s Hogan a scholarship to Pasco-Hernando State College

Jun 20, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Hannah Hogan of Belleview High School.  Hogan, who played infield and outfield for the Rattlers’ softball team. After transferring from Lake […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Barbershop Owner, Navy Warship, County Lines

Jun 20, 2020
It was a noteworthy news week in our community. COVID-19 outbreaks hit the state, Springs County’s attempt to leave Alachua County came to light, and a […]
Education

Tolodoxi: The perfect teammate helped guide the Williston Red Devils to a state title

Jun 19, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Zach Tolodoxi of Williston High School.  Tolodoxi played football as a freshman and was a four-year varsity player for the Red […]
Education

Columbia High School softball star will answer a higher calling after graduation

Jun 18, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Cadence Mirra of the Lake City Columbia softball team.  Mirra’s senior campaign was off to a good start, with a .304 […]
Education

Blaskowski was a star swimmer and trailblazer for girl’s water polo in Alachua County

Jun 17, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Zoe Blaskowski of the Gainesville High School varsity swimming and Water Polo teams.  Blaskowski went to the state swim meet as […]
Education

Vonderstrasse’s speed and bat helped lead the Williston Red Devils to a state championship

Jun 16, 2020
Today’s senior spotlight is on Dalton Vonderstrasse of the Williston High School baseball team.  Vonderstrasse played centerfield and was a part of the Red Devils’ program […]
Business

DeSantis signs bill allowing college athletes to be paid for name, image, and likeness

Jun 14, 2020
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 646: Intercollegiate Athlete Compensation and Rights, authorizing certain intercollegiate athletes to earn compensation for the use of their names, images, […]
Education

The GOOD news this week… 06-14-2020

Jun 14, 2020
Here are nine stories from Mainstreet Daily News this week that will inspire, enlighten and engage you. Enjoy!
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Gator Killed, Archer City, 4th of July

Jun 13, 2020
It was a noteworthy news week in our community. COVID-19 outbreaks hit the agricultural communities of Alachua and Levy Counties, the City of Alachua canceled its […]
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