Gainesville

The Lady Bulldogs softball team moved their record to 3-3 on the year with wins over Seymour, Galena and Fordland this past week. Gainesville suffered losses to Alton and Marionville. “We played pretty well last week, said Gainesville coach Joe Walrath. “The Seymour game was a team effort with good...

Gainesville’s Nate Richer (center) competes in the hurdles recently. Gainesville athletes captured several wins in recent track meets.
Gainesville High School track team has competed in the following meets recently: West Plains Open, Ava Open, School of Ozarks Patriot Relays. Results for Gainesville athletes who finished in the top eight places to earn point for their team are listed below:     West Plains Open Meet Boys 300 meter...
The Gainesville High School baseball Bulldogs are one of the hottest teams in the state, winning another first place tournament trophy, the second in as many weeks. The 10-1 Bulldogs beat Hartville 12-2 to win the Hartville Tournament, after beating Willow Springs 9-2 and Norwood 4-1 earlier in the...

Heather Bushner and Robby Walrath
Incumbents Heather Bushner and Robby Walrath, edged out competitor Laramie Johnson, and were re-elected to fill the two open seats on the Gainesville School Board in the April 5 General Municipal Election. The unofficial election results released Tuesday night by Ozark County Clerk Brian Wise...
The following three candidates are running for two open seats on the Gainesville School Board during the April 5 Ozark County General Municipal Election. The Times reached out to each candidate and asked for a photo and a 150-word profile to run in the newspaper prior to the election. For more...
The Gainesville Bulldogs beat Cabool in the opening round of district tournament action on Saturday. The Bulldogs compete in the Class 2 District 10 tournament at Cabool, along with Ozark County schools Dora and Bakersfield. The Bulldogs beat host Cabool in the battle of the Bulldogs, 57-39....
The Gainesville Bulldogs were 1-2 in boys’ basketball action this past week, losing close contests with Mansfield and Sparta, and winning on the road at Fordland. On Feb. 8, the Bulldogs traveled to Fordland and defeated the Eagles 59-50 behind strong scoring from Bryce Hambelton who led the team...

Photo by Karla Smith Gainesville’s Jake Leeker goes up for a layup as Ava players watch Thursday night as the Bulldogs hosted the Bears in a hot rivalry game. Ava won the game, 56-48. Leeker finished with 9 points.
The Gainesville Bulldogs put an old-fashioned walloping on the Koshkonong Bluejays in high school basketball action this past week, and lost a close one to Ava. The Bulldogs came out firing on Dec. 7, outscoring the Bluejays 39-5 in the first quarter en route to a 111-33 blowout over Kosh. Jake...
Two weeks ago, 200 stadium-style, fixed-back seats were installed in the Gainesville High School gym, wrapping up the completion of the gym’s renovation that began earlier this summer. The stadium-style seats, paired with new traditional bench-style bleachers above them, provide seating for a total...

Photo by Miranda Donley This photo of the Gainesville Lady Bulldogs softball team was taken after the girls took third place at the Pride Park Tournament Saturday, Sept. 18, in Bakersfield. The Lady Bulldogs ended their season in the first round of the Class 2 District 1 tournament at Hartville when they fell 5-1 to a tough Hartville team. Team members are, from left (front), seniors Gwendolyn Broderick, Debra Winrod and Hallee Donley; (back) Sailor Anderson, Bretlyn Kastning, Macenzie Avila, Emory Warden, Jenna Uchtman, Brooklynn Bushong, Leigha Rowland, Katelyn Morgan, Alyssa Smith, Jessee Latham and Emma McGinnis. The team is coached by Joe Walrath and assistant Renee Hambelton.
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs softball team ended the fall season with a 13-9 record after a 5-1 loss to the Hartville Lady Eagles in the Class 2 District 1 tournament held at Hartville on Tuesday, Oct. 12. “ I knew it was going to be a tough job when the umpire started calling to a spot instead of...

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