http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Chiefland Indians Fehmerling signs with Valdosta State http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/chiefland-indians-fehmerling-signs-valdosta-state <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1_360.jpg" alt="Vanden Fehmerling signs with Valdosta State as his parents look on. " title="Vanden Fehmerling signs with Valdosta State as his parents look on. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> Chiefland Indians athlete Vanden Fehmerling may not talk much, but he has obviousy impressed folks with his action on the football field and it has earned him a scholarship to play for Valdosta State where Gator standout Kerwin Bell is the new football coach.&nbsp;</p> <p> Fehmerling, son of Shellie Bailey and Erich Fehmerling, signed a letter of intent with the Valdosta Blazers &quot;just up the road&quot; on Wednesday before a crowd of family, friends and admirers.&nbsp;</p> Swinging into baseball season 2016 http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/swinging-baseball-season-2016 <p> Regular baseball practice was interrupted by the rain one day last week, but the boys didn&rsquo;t stop there.</p> <p> While the Junior Varsity team was sent home due to the poor weather conditions on Thursday, Jan. 28, Chiefland Middle High School&rsquo;s Varsity Baseball team moved to the covered batting facility on the school&rsquo;s grounds to work on.</p> Lady Indians keep Bronson on its toes http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/lady-indians-keep-bronson-its-toes <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/imag0074.jpg" alt="Photo by Kelly Franklin Wyman Lady Indians Coaches Brian Gore and Jason Whistler discuss strategy with the players during a break in the game against the Bronson Lady Eagles. " title="Photo by Kelly Franklin Wyman Lady Indians Coaches Brian Gore and Jason Whistler discuss strategy with the players during a break in the game against the Bronson Lady Eagles. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> By Kelley Franklin Wyman</p> <p> Correspondent</p> <p> Upon taking this assignment I was excited and thought just because I know the game of basketball it would be easy.</p> <p> Boy was I wrong. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> 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.&nbsp;</p> <p> 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.&nbsp; So I thought about that as I watched the game&hellip;</p> Regional champs http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/regional-champs <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3191.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> The Chiefland Lady Indians volleyball team defeated Taylor Pierson for the regional semi-final title. Chiefland lost the first two sets &ndash; 21-25 and 13-25, before going on to win the next three sets &ndash; 27-25, 25 to 21 and 15-12, on Saturday, Oct. 31.</p> <p> The victory moved them into the state semifinals. They play Lafayette County in Mayo on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m.</p> <p> The Lady Indians are 20-6 for the season and 10-2 in league play. The winner of that game would face the winner of the Sneads-South Walton game also being played on Saturday.</p> Chiefland plays Hawthorne at home http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/chiefland-plays-hawthorne-home <p> The Chiefland vs. Hawthorne football game has been moved to the Indians home, Wayne Pridgeon Field. It will not be an away game as originally planned.&nbsp;</p> <p> The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday.</p> <p> The Indian Nation &nbsp;is being encouraged to show up and tailgate and let the Hawthorne fans know that no matter where our team plays, but especially when they play at HOME we will be there!</p> Strong second half lifts Indians over Saints http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/strong-second-half-lifts-indians-over-saints <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_4472.jpg" alt="Chiefland Indians quarterback Jarquez Williams (2) finished off a long drive, with a 10-yard run up the gut of the Agape Christian Saints. " title="Chiefland Indians quarterback Jarquez Williams (2) finished off a long drive, with a 10-yard run up the gut of the Agape Christian Saints. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> It was the tale of two halves Friday night, as the Chiefland Indians&rsquo; football team overcame a sluggish first half against the Agape Christian Saints to win 33-24.</p> <p> The Saints struck quickly, scoring on a 68-yard pass on their third play of the game. They also tacked on the two-point conversion to put the Indians in an early hole, 8-0.</p> Running with the big kids http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/running-big-kids <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3968.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The CAAA Chiefland Indians football team got to lead the way out of the teepee at Friday night&rsquo;s Chiefland Middle High School Indians varsity football team game.</p> <p> Every year the high school players and cheerleaders honor their younger counterparts.</p> Learn a hobby at free Women’s Fishing Clinic in Fernandina Beach http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/learn-hobby-free-women%E2%80%99s-fishing-clinic-fernandina-beach <p> Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women&rsquo;s Fishing Clinic in Fernandina Beach on Aug. 22.</p> <p> Participants will not only take home a lifelong hobby, they will leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment. They will learn the basics of environmental stewardship, fishing ethics, angling skills, safety and the vulnerability of Florida&rsquo;s marine ecosystems in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.</p>