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Gainesville boys clinch soccer region title, Howard's 250th win
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Gainesville athletic director Wayne Vickery presents coach Rick Howard with a plaque commemorating his 250 th career win on Saturday at City Park Stadium in Gainesville. - photo by Jared Putnam | The Times
For everything Rick Howard earned Saturday — a region championship trophy, a milestone victory and a plaque to commemorate it — his players' gestures of respect might be what sticks with the Gainesville boys soccer coach the longest. Moments after the fifth-ranked Red Elephants defeated Loganville 2-0 at City Park Stadium to secure the Region 8-AAAAA title, Gainesville's players chanted "Howard! Howard!
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