http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sports/rss.xml en Levy Classic Cup Stays http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/levy-classic-cup-stays <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1_258.jpg" alt="It took the Chiefland Indians four years to win it and now they have held it for three years by defeating their cross-county rivals the Williston Red Devils for the Levy Classic Cup. " title="It took the Chiefland Indians four years to win it and now they have held it for three years by defeating their cross-county rivals the Williston Red Devils for the Levy Classic Cup. " align="left" hspace="6" width="192" height="85" /><p> &ldquo;Don&rsquo;t blink.&rdquo; This was the motto reiterated Friday from Chiefland coach Aaron Richardson all night. The Indians didn&rsquo;t bat an eye, as they went on to take care of county rival Williston 34-24 and retain the Levy Cup for another year.</p> Water district profiling Manatee Springs http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/water-district-profiling-manatee-springs <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/screen_shot_2014-10-22_at_3.17.46_pm.png" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="145" height="85" /><p> Manatee Springs is being highlighted in a new feature on a state website.<br /> The Suwannee Rive Water Management District created the feature, the Manatee Springs Dashboard, several months ago as an experimental means of getting feedback from people on the spring and the issues surrounding its health.<br /> &quot;For a variety of reasons, it&#39;s an important spring,&quot; said SRWMD Director of Water Resources Erich Marzolf, adding that the district has included the feature based on what some of the state&#39;s other water management districts are now doing.<br /> Tigers claw Indians http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/tigers-claw-indians <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_4415.jpg" alt="Indians center, Austin Vincent, No. 77, leads the way for the offense to hold off the Tigers defense so quarterback Mike Larock can throw the football. " title="Indians center, Austin Vincent, No. 77, leads the way for the offense to hold off the Tigers defense so quarterback Mike Larock can throw the football. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Last Friday night, the Trenton Tigers came to town to face off against the Chiefland Indians and this game proved to be a tale of two halves. The Indians won the second half 8-0, but the only problem was the Tigers scored 35 unanswered points in the first half going on to win by a score of 35-8.</p> <p> <img src="webkit-fake-url://1B4D9A5F-E284-4C4D-BBAE-A76D54CFFB4A/application.pdf" /></p> CHS softball gets championship bling http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/chs-softball-gets-championship-bling <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3091.jpg" alt="Let&#039;s see, not here&#039;s a ring box for you!" title="Let&#039;s see, not here&#039;s a ring box for you!" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The Chiefland Lady Indians 2014 softball team was presented with their championship rings before the crowd at Friday&#39;s homecoming football game.</p> <p> Principal Matt McLelland presented the players and their coaches with the rings for winning the 2014 Florida 1A Softball Championship in Vero Beach earlier this year. At one point, McLellan&#39;s presentation of the rings was remniscent of that famous scene out of the movie &quot;Pretty Woman&quot; when Ricard Gere presents a jewelry box to co-star Julia Roberts.&nbsp;</p> Women golfers tee off season http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/women-golfers-tee-season <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/image1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &rlm;On Sept. 17, the Chiefland Women&#39;s Golf Association began their playing season.</p> <p> The women played a 3-person scramble tournament followed by a luncheon and meeting.</p> <p> Since this was the first meeting of the year, it included getting organized for the year as far as duties and serving food during the upcoming Rye Grass Tournament on Oct. 9-12.</p> <p> The luncheon was a delicious chicken salad, broccoli salad, fruit and desserts provided by Arma Beauchamp, Fran Ice and Sue Ice.</p> <p> The results of the scramble were :</p> Lady Indians go toe-to-toe with Lady Red Devils http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/lady-indians-go-toe-toe-lady-red-devils <p> <strong>By Max Yavel</strong></p> <p> <strong>Contributing Writer</strong></p> <p> The Lady Red Devils hosted their rivals, Chiefland, last week and gave them a great match as both team&rsquo;s played extremely hard.</p> <p> Williston wasn&rsquo;t able to come out on top in this one but the games were competitive and close the whole way. The Red Devils showed incredible resolve &mdash; fighting their way back time and time again.</p> Warriors edge Indians http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/warriors-edge-indians <p> Anytime an opposing team schedules you on homecoming, the away team seeks to ruin that homecoming celebration. After the Chiefland Indians first offensive play Friday night, it looked like they would do just that against the West Nassau Warriors, as the Warriors watched junior running back Jarquez Williams sprint 53 yards to end zone to give the Indians an early 6-0 lead. However, behind a sold out crowd and a strong second half running game the 4A Warriors were able to slip past the Indians, 28-22.&nbsp;</p> Indians JV shows mettle against Bell http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/indians-jv-shows-mettle-against-bell <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/norris_0.jpg" alt="Brian Norris Jr. raced 67 yards for an Indians’ touchdown. " title="Brian Norris Jr. raced 67 yards for an Indians’ touchdown. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> In what was a varsity-type atmosphere Thursday night, the Chiefland Indians JV football team held off an energized Bell Bulldogs&rsquo; team 32-26.</p> <p> There were numerous fans in attendance, as this was the first JV game in Chiefland since the Indians&rsquo; opener was rained out against rival Trenton.</p>