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Today's Sports

  • Indians finish spring strong,...

    The Chiefland Indians traveled to Wildwood two Fridays ago and capped off 2016 Spring football with a 36-14 victory over the Wildwood Wildcats.

    The young Indians are replacing 11 seniors from last year’s group, and as always new faces are expected to step up. Incoming sophomore Wyatt Hammond took over at quarterback for the Indians’ offense and threw for two touchdowns — a 15 yarder to fellow sophomore tight-end L.J. Jenkins and a beautiful 32-yard seam route to senior Jamarlon “Pooh” Bowers.

  • Tonight’s (Thursday) cake...

    The Chiefland Fastpitch Boosters are holding a cake auction tonight (Thursday, June 30) beginning at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Chiefland to benefit the three-time state champion Lady Indians softball team.

    This is an opportunity to save yourself time in the kitchen for the July Fourth holiday and everyone knows Chiefland’s baking is tops.

    All proceeds will go towards the purchase of the rings for the team. The school and the athletic association does not provide the rings.

  • Blue Springs Re-opens

    Ok, everybody prepare to jump in.

    Blue Springs in Bronson has reopened. The waters cleared from all that nasty rain. It looks so good you can see the fish.

    Get you suit on, grab a towel, water and a picnic and visit one of the loveliest spots in Levy County.

    A release from Levy County Parks and Recreation notes the spring flow has flushed out the dark waters "and is beautifully clear."

    The springs are open 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 7 days a week in summer.

  • Junior Ranger Program coming to...

    By Ashley Andresen

    Fanning Springs State Park is jumping on board with a state wide program to get kids involved with state parks and the outdoors.

    The Junior Ranger Program offers educational, outdoor workshops throughout the summer.

    "Outdoor education is what my passion is. I'm really looking forward to it," Sarah Kolb, the park attendant who will be leading the program at Fanning Springs, said.

    "I think it's going to be fun. I'm looking forward to the kids taking ownership of the park," she said.

  • County honors Lady Indians

    The Lady Indians varsity softball team was honored for being three-time 1A State Champions on Tuesday, May 17, by Levy County officials before the start of the regular commission meeting.

    The group is pictured on the steps of the Levy County Courthouse. 

  • Hunter safety internet-...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course on May 28, starting at 9 a.m. at The Deer Camp in Chiefland.

    Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them.

    All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times.

  • Chiefland plays tonight for...

    The Chiefland Indians baseball team goes for the gold at 7:35 p.m. tonight (Thursday, May 12) against Lafayette's Mayo High. This is the for the 1A State Baseball Championship. 

    The game is at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers. The players defeated Panama City Bozeman 7-2 on Wednesday in a game that went extra innings after a delayed start. 

     

    You can watch the game on the web by following this link:http://www.bhsnlive.com/

  • Lady Indians softball tri-fecta

    By Jeff Bryan

    VERO BEACH – For the third consecutive year, the Class 1A Championship trophy will come home to roost on the reservation known as Chiefland High School, as the Lady Indians joined a short list of exclusive company with a convincing 12-6 victory against Wewahitchka last Thursday in Historic Dodger Town.

  • Lady Indians win third-in-a-row...

    The Chiefland Lady Indians claimed their third-in-a-row state 1A softball title by defeating Wewahitchka 12-6 in seven innings at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach on Thursday afternoon. 

    The game was their second for the day after rains forced a delay in the semi-final game between Chiefland and Franklin due to thunderstorns on Wednesday.

    The semi-final game, which started at 9:30 a.m. went 13 innings. six over the usual number, as the Lady Indians won 12-6. 

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

     

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office reports the following arrests:

    •April 30, Carl Appling, 19, Gainesville, operate motor vehicle W/O valid driver's license.