Gainesville

Gainesville’s Lady Bulldogs traveled to Spokane Monday, Jan. 29 and fell to the Lady Owls, 48-36.  “Spokane seemed to execute well and got the ball to their post player, which gave us trouble,” said GHS coach Morris Jenkins. “ We never seemed to to be able to string together any good offensive...
Times reporter Jessi Dreckman, left, hands out reporter’s notebooks to Gainesville Head Start students and teaching assistant Nancy Simpson, back, during their recent visit to the Times office. The students visited businesses in the area to learn about different occupations. 

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The Gainesville archery team, shown practicing recently in the Gainesville Elementary School gym, will host its first-ever archery tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the elementary school. The public is invited to attend. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for students....

Gainesville senior Brodie Chapman drives around a Norwood defender at Friday night’s Homecoming game.
The Gainesville Bulldogs hosted Sparta and Norwood last week and added two wins to their record in front of packed crowds of spirited fans. “We had a great week,” said GHS head coach Matt Powell. “We played very well and found a way to win against Seymour at the end.  Norwood was a fun game and an...
Members of Gainesville's 2018 Homecoming court are pictured following the coronation ceremony Friday, Feb. 9: Front, from left: crown bearer Jaxon Headrick and flower girl Jayda Powell. Seated: freshmen attendant Katelyn Burke, sophomore attendant Lori Ellison, junior attendant Audrey Lovan, 2018...
The Gainesville Junior and Senior High School Chess Team won third place in a Jan. 20 tournament at Willow Springs High School. Aiyden Argent won sixth place in the junior high division, Elijah Howard won seventh place and Dakota Rizza won 10th place in the high school division. Those attending...

Gainesville senior guard Shelby Smith goes up for two points at Saturday’s win over Lockwood. Smith led the scoring with 13. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs fell to Hartville and Thayer and then came back to defeat Lockwood last week.  When the Lady Bulldogs hosted the Hartville Lady Eagles on Jan. 22, the varsity girls lost 48-44, and the junior varsity team came up just short with 15 points to Hartville’s 16. “The girls...

Garrett Morgan named to all-tournament team
The Gainesville Bulldogs defeated the Sparta Trojans 48-40 to bring home the third-place trophy at the Sparta Tournament Saturday, Jan. 27. The Bulldogs took on Lighthouse Christian in the first round on Tuesday, Jan. 23, and won 58-40. Players scoring for the Bulldogs were Brandon Poe 17, Garrett...

Girls and boys age 8-9 Hoop Shoot winners: Eight- and 9-year-old winners in the area finals of the 46th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest Jan. 20 in Mountain Home, Arkansas, were, from left: second place girls, Jozy Rehrig, Flippin, Arkansas (9 baskets out of 25 attempts); first place boys, Jace Headrick, Gainesville (19 out of 25); second place boys, Aden Gaulding, Gainesville (16 out of 25); and first place girls, Addie Alms, Gainesville (12 out of 25).
Ozark Countians were among the winners in the area finals of the 46th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest Saturday, Jan. 20, in the Mountain Home, Arkansas, Junior High School gym. The local winners will compete against other contestants in the state event in February in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The Elks...

Gainesville High School freshman Liz Kinworthy goes up for 2 points against Mansfield Thursday, Jan. 18. Kinworthy scored 6 points in the game and led in rebounds with 10. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs defeated Mansfield and Morrisville last week. The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Mansfield Thursday, Jan. 18, where the varsity pulled out a 38-32 win over the Lions. “The game was a lot like we expected, with both teams playing position defense and working the ball for...

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