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Today's Sports

  • Softball champs parade delayed...

    A parade to honor the Chiefland Lady Indians softball team scheduled for Thursday at 3 p.m. has been cancelled and the back-to-back state champions will instead be honored by joining the Watermelon Festival parade on Saturday, June 6, at 11 a.m.

    The Watermelon Festival parade will go through downtown, beginning at Chiefland Middle High School and proceeding south on U.S. 19/Main Street to the Trailhead/Depot Park. 

    The team won its second state softball championship earlier this month in Vero Beach defeating the Jay Royals for the second year in a row.

  • Cooper grabs win over Durden in...

    Brent Copper grew up at and "cut his teeth" racing at Bronson Speedway some 20 plus years ago. His roots at the track go deep, as he relates stories about growing up at the speedway and about his Dad and the contributions Tom Cooper brought to Bronson Speedway, and many racetracks across the state of Florida. One could say the Coopers, Brent and Robbie, are one of Bronson Speedway's well known talented racing families.

  • Indians survive Taylor, fall at...

    Allen Strickland

    Correspondent

    Chiefland began its 2015 State Playoff campaign with a hard fought, extra inning, 2-1 road win against a very evenly matched Pierson-Taylor team. Going into the contest, both clubs had a record of 16-6 and on paper it was hard to pick a favorite. But in the playoffs, records don’t matter anymore, and the Indians proved to be the better team.

  • Nationally ranked Karateka wins...

    There is a small authentic karate dojo in Chiefland that goes unnoticed by those of us in town, not involved. The huge sign can barely be seen, nearly hidden behind a wall. The teacher has travelled across the world twice to study with the Grand Master of Shorin-ryu karate and now, he shares it here.

  • How Sweet It Is – State Champs~...

    The thrill of victory came home again last week when the Chiefland Lady Indians downed the Jay Royals to make its mark in history with back-to-back state championship crowns.

    The team celebrated with Spirit Night and fund raising has started on championship rings.  

  • Lady Indians win state...

    The Chiefland Lady Indians wonThursday's state softball championship game against the Jay Royals winning back-to-back titles. 

    The Lady Indians, who won the title by defeating Jay in 2014, played to a 2-2 tie in seven innings of play. The game went into an 8th inning and the Indians scored to win 3-2. 

    The game was played at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach. 

    On Wednesday, the Lady Indians won 6-1 in a semi-final matchup against the Bell Bulldogs. 

  • Lady Indians win 11-1
  • Lady Indians Win!

     Defending State Champ Chiefland Lady Indians softball team won Tuesday's home playoff game against Crescent City by a score of 11-1. The Lady Indians are scheduled to advance to the Regional Finals where they will face the winner of Dixie  vs Taylor on Friday, weather permitting.

  • Lady Indians play Bell Wednesday

    The Chiefland Lady Indians leave for the state softball finals in Vero Beach after a farewell pep rally at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, at the Chiefland high school gym.

    The Lady Indians play the Bell Bulldogs at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, May 6. The webcast can be found at The webcast can be found at www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/fhsaa/79a1c24f58.  

  • FWC: Don't feed the...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a publication available on its website, “A Guide to Living with Alligators,” that warns the public of the dangers involved in feeding alligators.

    It's against the law. And violators can be cited and spend time in court or pay a fine.

    The brochure , by Jamie Feddersen and Tim Donovan, both of the FWC, advises swimmers to not swim outside of posted swimming areas or in waters that may be inhabited by alligators.

    Feddersen and Donovan write in the brochure: