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The Gainesville Bulldogs volleyball team held its annual “Pink Out” night where players and spectators donned pink shirts and uniforms in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pictured from left, back row: Co-coach Cindy Humbyrd, Kelsie Hogan, Savannah Bushner, Addie Alms, Lilly Winrod, Kylie Leatherwood, Trinity Hathcock and Brianna Welch. Front row: Gentry Blackburn, Hadley Warden, Emory Warden, Lilly Hejdak, Carly Blank, Lakely Anderson, Cheyenne Wachtel and coach Kenzee Inman.
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs fell to Bradleyville during their last home game of the season Oct. 10, but that didn’t dull their shine. The group of volleyball players, along with many parents, grandparents and other fans, donned bright pink shirts in honor of breast cancer awareness month in...
The Gainesville High School Academic Team participated in the first-ever Summit Conference Jamboree on last Friday, Oct. 6.  With 17 students, GHS had the largest group of participants. There were 57 students total from six conference schools at the event. The conference jamboree was a “scramble”...

Photo by Karla Smith
In an Oct. 5 inter-county volleyball matchup, the Gainesville Bulldogs defeated the Dora Falcons. Pictured, from left: Gainesville player Savannah Bushner and Dora players Brailyn Hambelton and Natasha Slavik. The two teams join the other Ozark County high school volleyball team, Bakersfield, with...
The Gainesville Bulldog baseball team took second place in the summit tournament in Mansfield behind the hosting school after falling to the Mansfield Pirates 6-0 in the final game.  “We finished 14-7 but after our first seven games, we finished winning 11 of our last 14,” said GHS head baseball...

Dora’s varsity girls and boys cross country teams snagged second place in the Oct. 5 Conway Invitational cross country meet where 12 teams competed. Pictured, from left, back row: Treyton Rogers, Josiah Ward, Daniel Tomlinson, Joshua Nold, Taber Walker, Wilson Masters, Carson Howard, Cade Nold, Jeffrey Mills, Lathan Smith and Coach Sheree Nold. Front row: Shelby Causey, Kayden Jones, Chloe Barton, Emma Martin, Isabelle Martin and Mia Gray.
The Gainesville and Dora cross country teams competed in the Conway Invitational Oct. 5 with high school participants running 3.1 miles and junior high runners competing in the 1.5 mile race. There were 12 schools total that participated.   Dora Falcons The Dora varsity girls and boys teams both...
Volleyball The Gainesville High School girls’ volleyball team lost at home on Sept. 14 to Mansfield 3-1. The Lady Bulldogs is scheduled to play at Seymour on Sept. 26 and Sept. 29   Baseball The Gainesville baseball Bulldogs picked up a big win at Seymour on Sept. 12, beating the Tigers 16-6....

Photos by Karla Smith Gainesville cross country team members raked in the medals at the first annual Gainesville Bulldog Classic meet held Friday, Sept. 15. Team members are, from left, (front row) Lauren Smith, Lakyn Suter, Isabelle Workman, Jessica Suit, Annabell Snelson, Peyton Eslinger, Hunter Smart, Brodie Cooper, Finn Wade, Nina Sponugle, Raine Similkier; (middle row) Aiden Thome, Lillian Hejak, Archer Luna, Alyssa Smith; Kaitlyn Kahl, Twyla Parkerson, Moxie Similkier, assistant coach David Murphy; (back row) head coach Gary Emrick, Alex Easley, Isaac Pippin, Macray Hambelton, Zeke Yarger, Nick Goodson, Ryder Murphy, Aaron Kahl, Lyle Pippin, John Botts-Papke and Brady Myers.
A crowd of parents, volunteers and community members were on hand to watch runners from six schools compete in the first annual Gainesville Bulldog Classic cross country race Friday, Sept. 15. “It was a great success,” said GHS head coach Gary Emrick. “We want to thank everyone who helped make this...
Just in time for Hootin an Hollarin, Gainesville Elementary coach and P.E. teacher Misti Eslinger has been working with students in grades 3-6 teaching them the art of square dancing. The group starts the dance lessons in a big circle. Square dancing at Hootin an Hollarin is a favorite event of...
Volleyball - The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team had losses at Conway Aug. 28 (0-3), Dora Aug. 31 (1-3) and Bradleyville Sept. 1 (0-3). Action continues this week with matches against Seymour Tuesday, Sparta Thursday and Fordland Friday. They’ll face Couch on Monday, Sept. 11.    Baseball - The...
  Gainesville School will host its first ever cross country meet on Sept. 15 at the Gainesville track, with races beginning at 3:45 p.m. “I am very excited, but also a little nervous,” said Gainesville track and field coach Gary Emerick. “This has been a long time coming and something that many...

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