Today's Sports

  • Indians survive Taylor, fall at...

    Allen Strickland


    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:

  • 70-day red snapper season opens...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a 70-day recreational red snapper season for Gulf state waters at the April 16 meeting in Tallahassee. Red snapper is a popular species that has a strong economic impact for many coastal communities throughout Florida.

  • FWC wants to hear from you on...

    If you want to get a word in edgewise on how black bears are managed in Florida, you will have two oppotunities — onday, March 23, and Thursday, March 26, during webinares held at 6 p.m. on each date. You do not have to be computer savvy to participate. 

    The state’s largest land mammal has come back from just several hundred bears in the 1970s to more than 3,000 today. And there have been sightings of bears in Levy County's wooded areas and hammocks.