GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — C’yontai Lewis’ losing streak to Florida State feels even longer than it actually is.
Not only has the Florida tight end lost all four games to the Seminoles during his college career, but the fifth-year senior was part of another setback in 2013. Lewis was on his ...
1 man killed, another injured in north Georgia plane crash
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A plane crash in north Georgia left one man dead and another injured.
Gainesville police say 68-year-old Robert Carlisle Alberhasky of Cumming, who was believed to have been the pilot of the small plane, was killed in the Saturday night crash.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida had more on its mind than just running up a big score against Idaho.
Sure the 63-10 final score didn’t hurt the No. 15 Gators’ bid for a spot in a New Year’s Six bowl game, but there was even more than that at stake. This was a game about the ...
Class 4A Texas high school playoff scores, pairings
CLASS 4A DIVISION I
Clint (4-6) vs. Big Spring (2-8), 7 p.m. Friday, Pecos
Springtown (8-2) vs. Hereford (6-4), 7 p.m. Friday, Snyder
Seminole 42, Fabens 7
Canyon (9-1) vs. Gainesville (4-6), 7 p.m. Friday, Childress
Dumas (8-2) vs. ...
No. 15 Florida hosts Idaho with eye on New York’s 6 bowl
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s postseason possibilities are promising, especially after finishing 4-7 last year, losing consecutive games by a combined 40 points in the last month and needing two of the largest comebacks in school history to beat Vanderbilt and South Carolina.
Gators earn their 2nd straight win, stop La Salle 82-69
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida showed it could make up for an off shooting night with some inside scoring production on Wednesday night against La Salle.
Kevarrius Hayes scored seven of his 12 points during a key 11-0 second half run as the Gators pulled away to beat La Salle ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Feleipe Franks placed his index finger across his lips after both touchdown runs, sending a message to a home crowd that booed him earlier.
After the second one, there was nothing Franks could have done to silence the Florida faithful.
Franks accounted for ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — KeVaughn Allen bounced back in a big way from his first scoreless outing in three years.
Allen had 14 points after getting shut out in the season opener and led Florida to a 76-46 victory over Charleston Southern on Friday night.
“When he gets going, he gets ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Facing former Florida coach Will Muschamp is the least of Dan Mullen’s concerns these days.
Mullen and the 19th-ranked Gators have a two-game losing streak in which nobody played well, chaos at ...
City to buy back undeveloped land purchased by Koch Foods
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia city has voted to buy back land Koch Foods purchased but never developed.
The Gainesville Times reports the Gainesville City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New research shows the number of butterflies and caterpillars in North Florida has been declining substantially over the last decade or so.
The University of Florida study released this week says the number has declined by 80 percent since 2005.
The Tampa Bay ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The father of Florida quarterback Kyle Trask says his son is out for the season because of a broken foot.
Michael Trask posted on Facebook that Kyle fractured a foot practicing a trick play Wednesday. The 19th-ranked Gators (6-3, 4-3 Southeastern Conference, No. 15 ...
GOP Rep. Ted Yoho elected to fourth term in Florida’s 3rd US House District; includes Gainesville, Ocala
MIAMI (AP) — GOP Rep. Ted Yoho elected to fourth term in Florida’s 3rd US House District; includes Gainesville, Ocala.
BRUCETON, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee girl was found in Florida less than 24 hours after she went missing on Halloween.
Bruceton Police Chief Ronnie Stewart
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen will take a few more days before settling on a starting quarterback against South Carolina.
Feleipe Franks or Kyle Trask will get the nod when the 19th-ranked Gators (6-3, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) host the Gamecocks (5-3, 4-3) on ...
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Alabama receiver Jaylen Waddle is the Southeastern Conference’s top freshman, and it’s not really even close.
Waddle has 21 catches for 457 yards and three touchdowns and has been equally valuable as a punt returner, averaging 16 yards and taking one back for a ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Defensive tackle Kyree Campbell won’t forget how running “stadiums” at Florida Field made him feel.
He was breathing heavy, sweating profusely and ready to quit. His legs started shaking about 20 minutes in and they ached for days.
It was exactly the reaction ...
Football failure in Florida: 3 NFL, big 3 college teams lose
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It was a dark week for football in the Sunshine State.
For the first time since the inception of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1995, all three of the state’s NFL teams and all three of the state’s most prominent college programs lost on the same weekend.
New statewide database aims to help officers fight gangs
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — More than 33,000 profiles of suspected gang members have been added to a statewide database, Georgia authorities said.
The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council announced this month that the profiles are on the Georgia Gang Intelligence Platform.
The profiles ...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — David Moore went home to Gainesville, Texas, during the Seattle Seahawks’ bye week with the kind of attention no one could have expected when he became a seventh-round draft pick of the Seahawks in the spring of 2017.
Rather than getting inundated back home in the town ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Mike White already considers Andrew Nembhard one of the best passers in college basketball, extremely high praise for a freshman.
It might be warranted.
The 6-foot-5 point guard led his high school team, Montverde Academy in nearby Orlando, to a ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy.
The Gainesville Sun reports that hundreds of members of ...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Melvin Cooper will soon be retiring from the only job he has ever had.
Cooper has worked for the city parks department for 47 years and has been the director since 1989. He even did an internship for the department in 1970 while a student at the University of ...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot when he opened fire on law enforcement in Georgia has been identified.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Deputes fatally shoot suspect in Georgia after standoff
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who fired at them from a barricaded home after a standoff that lasted more than six hours.
Georgia news outlets say the trouble began around 5 p.m. Saturday in Hall County.
The Hall County ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen opened his first team meeting this week talking about handling success.
He’ll find out Saturday if anyone was paying attention.
Coming off the program’s
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jurors have awarded $25 million to the parents of a University of Florida student who was run over and killed by a garbage truck near campus.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jump pass. Double pass. Rocker step. Throwback toss. Those are apparently just a glimpse into Dan Mullen’s playbook.
The first-year Florida coach has turned to a little trickery to help the 14th-ranked Gators mask their offensive deficiencies.
“Daring Dan” is ...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s parole board is inviting crime victims to speak with parole staff at an event in north Georgia later this month.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles victims visitors’ day is scheduled to be held Oct. 23 at Lakewood Baptist Church in ...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The busiest little place on Jesse Jewell Parkway, Alpha Gyro Grill, celebrated its one-year anniversary in September by giving out free dessert to everyone who stopped in.
For the regulars at Alpha, a sample is no surprise — the owners of Gainesville’s bustling ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Lucas Krull grew up idolizing Tim Tebow, a left-handed quarterback big enough to play tight end.
So imagine how wide-eyed Krull was when Tebow spoke in the locker room before Florida’s game against LSU. Krull was even more star-struck when Tebow congratulated him ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Swamp is sold out for the first time in nearly three years, a setting first-year Florida coach Dan Mullen would like to see more often.
Beating No. 5 LSU on Saturday surely would help Mullen’s push to return Florida Field — and the 22nd-ranked Gators — to ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow has a bronze statue outside Florida Field and his most memorable quote emblazoned on a plaque a couple hundred feet away. His All-American brick rests nearby, too.
On Saturday, the Gators will honor their most famous quarterback one more ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — CeCe Jefferson’s eyes filled with tears as he tried to explain what it felt like to watch Kentucky beat Florida for the first time in more than three decades last month.
The Gators defensive end who grew up about an hour’s drive north of Gainesville was suspended ...
Adairsville 13, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 12
Apalachee 7, Winder-Barrow 6, OT
Aquinas 48, Georgia Military 21
Arabia Mountain 23, Miller Grove 6
Athens Academy 31, Prince Avenue Christian 27
Augusta Prep 17, Bethlehem Christian Academy ...
Ex-Gator Adarius Lemons charged with strangling girlfriend
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida running back Adarius Lemons has been charged with slamming his girlfriend into walls and choking her.
Lemons left the team after a loss to Kentucky this month. He is charged with battery by strangulation, battery and criminal mischief. He was ...
Study of public schools says UF lags in racial equity
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A new report on racial equity at public universities shows the University of Florida lags other institutions.
The study conducted by the Race and Equity Center at the University of Southern California ranks the University of Florida in the mid-tier with public ...
Dan Mullen expects ‘lot of passion’ in return to Miss State
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen will forever be tied to Starkville, Mississippi.
It’s where he landed his first head coaching job. It’s where his two children were born. It’s the place he called home for nearly a decade.
It’s “StarkVegas” to Mullen, and he takes a lot of pride in ...
Study: University of Florida leads in professor raises
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A new study says the University of Florida is ahead of the rest of the state when it comes to bumping up pay for its professors.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
Franks gets ‘chills’ watching Tennessee-Florida ending
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks gets goosebumps every time he sees the replay.
The throw. The catch. The celebration.
Franks’ 63-yard touchdown pass to Tyrie Cleveland on the final play stunned ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida running back Malik Davis will miss an “extended period” after breaking his left foot.
Coach Dan Mullen says he’s unsure how long Davis will be sidelined. A sophomore from Tampa, Davis tore a ligament in his right knee against Georgia last October and missed ...
Swain scores twice, Florida handles Colorado State 48-10
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen strolled to the middle of the locker room and waved his arms.
Then he started moving the rest of his body. A few seconds later, his players joined in and created a full-team ...
Fire on the water: Dragon boat racing looks to make its mark
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Their paddles slice through the water in perfect rhythm, all 20 of them, guided by a mesmerizing drumbeat and a legendary creature soaring from the bow of their vessel.
Welcome to the world of dragon boat racing, an ancient yet neophyte sport that combines strength, ...
Hurricane evacuees get free football tickets in Florida
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Florence evacuees from the Carolinas are getting free tickets to watch the University of Florida’s football team play Colorado State.
The ticket office and athletic association at the University of Florida extended the invitation to evacuees for ...
Colorado St-Florida ‘Buyout Bowl’ suddenly unpredictable
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The “Buyout Bowl” between Colorado State and Florida was expected to be a blowout — until last week.
Then Colorado State rallied to upset Arkansas , and ...
Florida vows to be tougher after getting ‘slapped in mouth’
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen wants to be clear: He never intended to call his players soft after a 27-16 loss to Kentucky.
Mullen said Monday he was referring to how they played while
Deputies: Florida man accused of shooting, injuring ex-boss
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A north Florida man is accused of trying to kill his ex-boss.
Alachua County Sheriff’s spokesman Art Forgey says deputies arrested 34-year-old Carlos Gilberto Morales-Serrano on Saturday.
Forgey says Morales-Serrano fired repeated shots at the owner of Bakery ...
Father says Florida cornerback Marco Wilson out for season
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The father of Florida cornerback Marco Wilson says his son has a torn knee ligament and will miss the rest of the season.
Gators coach Dan Mullen said after the 27-16 loss to Kentucky that Wilson would have more tests Sunday to determine the extent of his left knee ...