Gainesville

  The Gainesville Bulldog baseball team beat the Dora Falcons in Gainesville’s first home game Aug. 29. Dawson Hewett, pictured here, pitched an impressive game.

Times photo/Bruce Roberts
  A massive amount of dirt is being moved on the old airport property, now owned by Gainesville School, in preparation for the new baseball/softball complex that is in the works across from the high school. School officials say all of the dirt work and equipment is being furnished by volunteers who...

Gainesville Elementary School Principal Ben Hopper
The Gainesville School District recently announced the addition of Ben Hopper, who has been hired as the elementary school principal for the 2023-24 school year.  Hopper completed an undergraduate degree in elementary education at College of the Ozarks in 2011, a Master’s of Administration from...
The following Gainesville High School athletes were named 2023 all summit conference baseball recipients, from left, front row: Grant Leeker, Hunter Luna, Aden Yarger, Briar Walrath. Back row: Carter Wise, Daden House, Wyatt Alms, and Andrew Hambelton (photo at far right).
The following Gainesville High School athletes were recognized recently for receiving 2023 all conference track honors, from left: Damion Goss, Macray Hambelton, Aaron Kahl, Maliki Sherry, Colton Lawson, Alyssa Smith, and Ryder Murphy. 
Five Gainesville High School softball players qualified for the 2023 all conference title. Pictured, from left, Bretlyn Kastning, Jessee Latham, Katelyn Morgan, Macenzie Avila and Emory Warden.

Gainesville High School seniors Colton Lawson, left, and Maliki Sherry qualified to compete at the Class 2 state track and field meet held May 19-20 in Jefferson City. Both athletes set all-time student records in their event. Colton placed 12th in the javelin throw, and Maliki placed 12th in high jump.
Gainesville High School  Two Gainesville High School seniors wrapped up their high school athletic careers at the Class 2 MSHSAA Track and Field State Championships. “They both competed with the honor, class and sportsmanship that we have grown to expect from them,” said GHS Coach Gary Emrick. “...

Photo by PJ Maigi/OzarksSportsZone.com Shown are the Gainesville High School Bulldogs who have won their third district title in three years. Front row, from left, Aden Yarger, Briar Walrath, Wyatt Alms, Daden House, Camden Evans and Carter Wise. Back row, C.J. Powell, Cutter Morrison, Jarett Hogan, Kannon Morrison, Dawson Hewett, Andrew Hambelton, Grant Leeker, Hunter Luna, Brady Myers, Brayden Miller, Isaac Pippin, Lyle Pippin and Owen Donley.
The Gainesville Bulldogs are back-to-back-to-back district champions. The three-peat Bulldog baseball squad bested Seymour in a ‘nail-biter of a district championship game last week, winning 6-5 over the Tigers. “Talk about relentless,” Gainesville coach Blake Hobbs exclaimed. “I’m proud that our...
The Gainesville High School varsity baseball boys who earned academic all state honors are, from left: Camden Evans, Jarett Hogan, Wyatt Alms and Daden House. 
  Bakersfield’s track relay team competed at sectionals last week, and while they didn’t advance to state, the team did achieve a personal record. Shown are Nathan Watlington, Gaige Samuels, Coach Tammy Lamb, Jacob Watlington, Brooks Amburgy, Amani Kowiti and assistant Kurt Watlington.

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