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Community Sports

  • Homecoming, district opener this Friday for Chiefland
    Football teams often risk becoming distracted during homecoming week, leaving the actual opponent to become more of an afterthought to the week’s festivities. Chiefland shouldn’t have to worry this week, however, as its homecoming tilt this Friday against Branford is also its district opener. It’s also only the second game of the season for the Indians.
  • Bowers fulfilling senior role on both sides of ball
    When Chiefland head football coach Aaron Richardson first met Jamarlon Bowers, affectionately known as Pooh among friends and classmates, he was just a locker room gadfly who didn’t seem like he had a bright future in football.
  • Bronson football back in action at Hawthorne
    Bronson head coach Curtis Stacy sees this week’s meeting at Hawthorne as a major measuring stick for his Eagles.
  • Chiefland set to finally open season
    In addition to all of the damage and disruption wrought by Hurricane Hermine, last Friday’s high school football slate, including Chiefland’s season opener, was also dampened, as county games were cancelled. Aaron Richardson’s Indians are now in the unusual position of playing their opener in the third week of the season – following a bye in the first week due to a cancellation over the summer – as they take the field at C. Doyle McCall Field at Wayne Pridgeon Stadium this Friday against Arlington Country Day of Jacksonville.
  • Chiefland caps successful opening two weeks with 3-0 sweep over Dixie
    On the final night of an eight-day, five-match span to start the season, the Chiefland volleyball squad enjoyed its best total team effort to notch its first winning sweep on the season.
  • Stuff it
    Takiya London doesn’t have the luxury of indulging in senioritis for her final year at Chiefland. The 6-foot-2 multi-sport star is too busy making college visits, playing weekend fall ball, and trying to help lead her volleyball squad back to the final four. Volleyball was more of a stopgap for London in the past – a way to keep in shape and hang out with her friends – but that’s starting to change.
  • Swinging into baseball season 2016
    Regular baseball practice was interrupted by the rain one day last week, but the boys didn’t stop there. While the Junior Varsity team was sent home due to the poor weather conditions on Thursday, Jan. 28, Chiefland Middle High School’s Varsity Baseball team moved to the covered batting facility on the school’s grounds to work on.
  • Lady Indians keep Bronson on its toes
    By Kelley Franklin Wyman Correspondent Upon taking this assignment I was excited and thought just because I know the game of basketball it would be easy. Boy was I wrong.    I can remember as a Chiefland Lady Indian athlete waiting for the paper to come out and see what was in there about me or my team.  I asked Miss Lou at the Citizen how do I write this, she said to write it the way I would tell it if I were sitting out with my nana on the porch swing.  So I thought about that as I watched the game…
  • Bronson athletics - a changing culture
    By Mike Capshaw
  • Don’t blink: it’s time for CHS football
    By Mike Capshaw