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Today's Sports

  • The heartbreak of Hamilton County

    The Chiefland Indians made their first road trip of the year Friday night, making the two-hour trek north to Hamilton County in which the Indians fell to the Trojans 33-7.

    This didn’t look like the same Indians team that played at home the last three weeks, as they faced a very athletic and prepared football team that reached the playoffs last season out of District 5.

    The Trojans, with 20 returning seniors, stymied what had been a potent Indians ground attack, as Chiefland finished with a season low 134 yards rushing.

  • INDIANS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE

    Varsity

    Aug. 23 10 a.m. Williston 25-22 L

    Aug. 26 6:30 p.m. at Newberry 0-3 L

    Aug. 28 6:30 p.m. Union County 0-3 L

    Sept. 2 6:30 p.m. Dixie County

    Sept. 8 6 p.m. Trenton

    Sept. 9 6 p.m. at Bell

    Sept. 11 6:30 p.m. Newberry

    Sept. 15 6 p.m. Bronson

    Sept. 16 6 p.m. Fort White

    Sept. 18 6:30 p.m. Williston

    Sept. 23 6:30p.m. at Williston

    Sept. 29 6:30 p.m. at Dixie County

    Sept. 30 6:30 p.m. at Union County

  • BMHS honors Rutledge

    By DEBORAH GOAD

    Correspondent

    It was a very nostalgic evening Friday night at Bronson Middle High School. The Bronson Eagles were set to play the Branford Buccaneers in their fourth game of the 2014 season.

    However, there was a new addition in the far left corner of the field that could not go unnoticed.

    A new scoreboard proudly proclaimed: The John Rutledge Field, Home of the Eagles.

  • Williston Red Devils AD out...

    By Carolyn Ten Broeck

    and Max Yavel

    Williston Pioneer

    Cliff Lohrey’s career as head football coach of the Williston High School Red Devils came to an abrupt halt around 4 p.m. Sunday when Principal Eulin Gibbs fired the seven-month coach and athletic director.

    Gibbs confirmed Monday that it was indeed a termination for those two positions, but he offered Lohrey a certified position at the school, but the former coach declined and then resigned his position as a teacher.

  • Gulf anglers could be entitled...

    By Brad Buck

    bradbuck@ufl.edu

    Recreational anglers who normally fish in the Gulf lost up to $585 million from lost fishing opportunities in the year of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and could be entitled to compensation, according to a new University of Florida study.

    After a disaster such as an oil spill, trustees – which could include federal, state or tribal authorities – often attempt to secure financial compensation from those responsible.

  • Indians outlast Saints

    In the second half Friday night, the Chiefland Indians’ offense and defense faced something they hadn’t seen all year to this point in the season.

    What the Indians faced on their way to a 21-12 victory over Cedar Creek Christian wasn’t in the form of a particular player or scheme; what they faced comes with a better name, adversity.

    The Saints had just taken the opening kickoff of the second half 80 yards for a touchdown and the Indians led 7-6 after they blocked the Saints’ extra point attempt.

  • Lady Indian on Junior Nationals...

    Special to the Citizen

    Takiya London, a freshman forward on the Chiefland Lady Indians varsity basketball team, has been named a Junior Nationals All Star following her participation in the U.S. Junior Nationals Summer Finals in Augusta, Ga., on Aug. 28-29.

    This event was a showcase for college coaches from Division 1 colleges, including Florida, Florida State, Clemson, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Jacksonville, Michigan State, University of North Florida, University of South Florida and St. Francis College.

  • Bronson Speedway: Sportsman...

    Sportsman have been added to this Saturday, Sept. 6, event schedule due to a request by Sportsman driver Tommy Ausburn Sr. Tommy says "We are gonna put on one heck of a race for the fans at Bronson Speedway." Tommy has called all the Sportsman drivers and they are ready to race the high banks of Bronson Speedway.

  • Catch me if you can

    By Josh Wasson

    Correspondent

    Every team covets that first win of the season, even more so when you play your county rival in a game that hasn’t been played in 10 years.

    “ Our kids took a lot of pride, they wanted to send a message that they’re a team to be reckoned with especially in the county,” said third-year coach Aaron Richardson. Needless to say, the win was earned and the message delivered as Chiefland took care of Bronson Friday night winning 42-14.

  • Chiefland Indians Football Roster

     1 Zachary Barker WR, FS, ATH Jr. 5-9 175

    2 Josh McGowan CB, RB, ATH Sr. 5-8 170

    3 Levi Murray FB, ILB Jr. 5-8 165

    4 Keegan McClelland ATH 8th 5-8 140

    5 GG McClendon (C) ATH, DB, WRSr. 6-0 165

    6 Jamarlon Bowers ATH, CB So. 5-8 165

    7 Quin Johnson ATH Jr. 5-6 130

    9 Lonnie Hinote OLB, ATH So. 5-11 180

    10 Eric Grant DB, WR Jr. 5-11 155

    11 Mike Larock DB, ATH Sr. 5-8 160

    14 Brahma Perez ATH So. 5-6 130

    15 BC Fehmerling DE, TE Fr. 5-11 175