Today's Sports

  • Indians going to state after...

    The Chiefland Indians boys basketball team is headed to Lakeland to play in the state championship after defeating Crescent City to win the 1A Region 4 title.

    The Crescent City Raiders took the lead in the first first half leading 13-9 in the 1st period and 20-18 at the half.

    Then the Chiefland Indians came out of the locker room for the second half and were leading 35-29 at the end of the third and when the buzzer sounded 42-33. 

    Crescent City played a tough game right to the end. The Chiefland Indians earned their spot int he Final Four. 

  • CMHS softball, baseball...

    Today's CMHS boys baseball and girls softball games have been cancelled to avoid a conflict with the Indians boys basketball regional final game at 7 p.m. in the school gym. 

    They play the Crescent City Indians for the regional title and the chance to play in the Final Four at the state tournament in Lakeland next week.

  • Bronson's Jones signs with...

    From his early years of baseball in Bronson to his upcoming adventures in college, one thing won't change for Bronson's Jimmy Jones III: He'll remain an Eagle.
    The Bronson native, though attending St. Francis High School in Gainesville where he played for the Wolves the last few years, signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Eagles at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Thursday.
    "He stood out far above any players in our camp," Embry-Riddle Head Baseball Coach Randy Stegall said to the crowd in attendance.

  • Indians play for regional title...

    The Chiefland Indians boys basketball team defeated the Wildwood Wildcats 78-60 on Tuesday night before a standing room only crowd.

    It was a hotly contested game that ended pretty calmly with a surprise move as the team ran out the last minute of the clock. An Indians player at mid-court got the ball and simply stood still for the last 7 seconds frustrating any chance of the Wildwood team making points.  

    The Indians will face the Crescent City Raiders on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Chiefland Middle High School Gym. Tickets for the game are $7. 

  • Indians varsity baseball game...

    Due to Tuesday's regional boys basketball game being played at 7 p.m. in Chiefland the Indians baseball team has cancelled its junior varsity game and moved its varsity baseball game up to 4 p.m. 

    The Indians play the Dixie County Bears at home on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

    The Indian boys basketball regional semi-final game against Wildwood Wildcats is at 7 p.m. in the Chiefland gym.

  • Lady Indians' quest for...


    The Chiefland Lady Indians lost the state championship semi final game 50-39 to Paxton. They will be spending the night in Lakeland before attending the finals and returning to Chiefland Thursday evening.

    The young team — with only one senior and a first year varsity coah — Brian Gore — was unable to stop the Paxton team, although the score was much closer throughout the game than the final figure.  

  • Lionfish: ‘A plague that can be...

    Venomous invaders from the South Pacific and Indian oceans are in the Cedar Keys area to stay, according to a scientist from the University of Florida.

  • UPDATE: Lady Indians going to...


    The Lady Indians defeated the Wildwood Wildcats 42-33 in an intensely competitive game on Friday night. 

    They will head to FHSAA semifinals in Lakeland playing Paxton on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Lakeland Center. Tickets are$10 each and are on sale at FHSAA.org. 

    The game will also be webcast on Bright House Sports Network. 


  • Cedar Key, Beacon fishing...

    Cedar Key Beacon fishing columnist Capt'n. Danny Allen and his hometown are the starts in a nationally televised show on the Pursuit Channel and NBC Sports Network on Feb. 12 and 26.

    "Tidal Adventures" is a 25-minute show, sponsored by the Levy County Visitors Bureau, that showcases the world-class fishing in and around the Cedar Keys.

  • CMHS' Diamond Club BBQ

    The club’s fundraiser will be held Friday, Feb 28. Purchase BBQ pork, baked beans, cole slaw, roll and dessert for $8. Delivery to your place of business or pick-up available at the First Baptist Church of Chiefland's fellowship hall.  Proceeds go toward helping support CMHS baseball teams. See Lori Barker at the middle school or Cari Wasson at the high school for tickets.