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Today's Sports

  • Chiefland: Home to 2014's...

    Chiefland High School girl’s softball coach Wayne Weatherford was named Florida’s 1A Coach of the Year.

    Also, from that state-winning team, Brittany Gilliam was named Florida’s 1A Player of the Year

  • Officials: Cedar Key safe from...

    A red tide bloom in the Gulf has killed thousands of fish in the last two weeks, according to state officials, but Cedar Key is proving unaffected.

    Leslie Sturmer, a University of Florida aquaculture specialist in Cedar Key, said Monday that test samples for red tide toxins in the area's shellfish have yielded good results.

    "There are zero cells in the samples, as we suspected," she said, adding that 5,000 or more cells per liter in a sample would cause shellfish operations to close shop.

  • 2 teens arrested for torturing...

    Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) arrested two Clay County teenagers July 25 on charges of torturing a gopher tortoise.

    Danielle Susan Dionne, 15, and Jennifer Emoke Greene, 18, have been arrested on charges of felony cruelty to animals, a third-degree felony, and taking, harassing, harming or killing a gopher tortoise, a second-degree misdemeanor.

  • BRONSON SPEEDWAY RESULTS

        Bronson Speedway feature results July 26, 2014:

     

    Sportsmen

    32 Shelton Bowers

    37 Kenner Brown III

    65 Butch Dees

     

    Pure Stock

    45 Dylan Hilliard

    81 Morris Richardson

    20 Tony Kuhr

    51 Donnie Parkinson/DNR Mechanical

    32 Tracy King/DNR

  • Leaps and bounds

     Children run obstacles at the Young Indians Football Camp July 22 at Chiefland High School.

    Chiefland Indians football coach Aaron Richardson and his staff held their annual Young Indians Football Camp for players entering 1st through 8th grades this fall.

    They exercised, learned new plays and mixed it up with the 2014-15 Chiefland Indians players, as well.

    Take a good look, this is the future of Indians football. 

  • Football camp begins Monday

    The Chiefland Football Camp begins Monday, July 21, running through Wednesday, July 23. The camp is 5:30 to 8 p.m. every day.

    The youth camp for 1st through 8th grade students is done by grade, depending on the grade entering for the 2014-15 school year.

    The camps are at the Chiefland Middle High School football complex and participants are required to bring cleats, workout shorts and shirt.

    There will be a camp cost of $30 per camper. Payment can be made the day of camp. Please make all checks payable to the CHS Quarterback Club or bring cash.

  • Gulf snapper season ends Tuesday

    The recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters closes Tuesday, July 15, with the last day of harvest being Monday, July 14. Florida state waters in the Gulf are from shore to 9 nautical miles.

    Several workshops on Gulf of Mexico recreational red snapper are planned for late July. The public is invited to discuss state and federal management of recreational red snapper and to explore future approaches for managing this fishery. Visit MyFWC.com/Fishing and click on “Saltwater,” “Rulemaking” and “Workshops” to learn more.

  • Suwannee Cleanup needs sponsors...

    The 5th Annual Great Suwannee River Cleanup is fast approaching, and representatives with the organizations involved want people to come out and get involved.

  • Behold the champs

    The Levy County Commission presented the 1A state softball champions, the Chiefland Lady Indians  and the 1A state baseball champions, the Williston Red Devils with proclamations honoring their significant accomplishment on Tuesday during the commission's regular meeting.

    Each member of the team was presented with an official copy of the proclamation after gathering on the Levy County Courthouse steps for this once in a lifetime photo. 

    The teams were similarly honored by the Levy County School Board earlier in the morning. 

  • State T-ball championships begin...

    The Chiefland Area Atheletic Association, “Home of the State T-ball Chamionships,” is, once again, living up to its name starting today with the opening games of the 2014 championships at Strickland Park.