Today's Sports

  • Running with the big kids

    The CAAA Chiefland Indians football team got to lead the way out of the teepee at Friday night’s Chiefland Middle High School Indians varsity football team game.

    Every year the high school players and cheerleaders honor their younger counterparts.

  • Strong second half lifts Indians...

    It was the tale of two halves Friday night, as the Chiefland Indians’ football team overcame a sluggish first half against the Agape Christian Saints to win 33-24.

    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.

  • Deer management units, increased...

    By Tony Young

    In February, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved proposals designed to improve Florida white-tailed deer management at a local level by establishing deer management units (DMUs) throughout the state, each with its own set of antler regulations and antlerless deer harvest days.

  • Regional champs

    The Chiefland Lady Indians volleyball team defeated Taylor Pierson for the regional semi-final title. Chiefland lost the first two sets – 21-25 and 13-25, before going on to win the next three sets – 27-25, 25 to 21 and 15-12, on Saturday, Oct. 31.

    The victory moved them into the state semifinals. They play Lafayette County in Mayo on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m.

    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.

  • Chiefland plays Hawthorne at home

    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. 

    The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    The Indian Nation  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!

  • Learn a hobby at free Women’s...

    Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women’s Fishing Clinic in Fernandina Beach on Aug. 22.

    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’s marine ecosystems in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

  • Cecil the Lion's killer...

    By Lee Tolliver

    Special to the Citizen

    It's time for all the real hunters out there to give a huge and sarcastic “Thanks a lot” to Minnesota dentist Walter J. Palmer.

    You, sir, have done more with one horribly misplaced arrow sent into a lion to damage the image of hunters than PETA, the Humane Society of the United States and every other anti-hunting organization combined ever could have paid for.

  • Leaping sturgeon injures two on...

    A leaping sturgeon has injured two more people on the Suwannee River with the latest collision between the prehistoric fish that has armored plants along its sides coming on Monday, July 13, at 11 a.m.

  • Manatee Springs Magnolia...

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Park Service opened the newly renovated Magnolia Campground at Manatee Springs State Park in Chiefland on July 1. The Magnolia Campground renovations, which total $1.3 million, include six additional campsites, upgrades to the existing campsites, a 2,090-square-foot bathroom and shower facility, new sidewalks, fire pits, grills, picnic tables and sanitary sewer system.

  • DEP to host mangrove workshops

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northeast District has hosted several workshops to train participants on Florida’s regulations and best management practices for the maintenance of mangroves.

    Landscapers, consultants and homeowners throughout Flagler, St. Johns and Levy counties have attended. The Northeast District is eager to offer additional workshops and is asking the public to contact the district about participating in future workshops.