Today's Sports

  • Lady Indians keep Bronson on its...

    By Kelley Franklin Wyman


    Upon taking this assignment I was excited and thought just because I know the game of basketball it would be easy.

    Boy was I wrong.   

    I can remember as a Chiefland Lady Indian athlete waiting for the paper to come out and see what was in there about me or my team. 

    I asked Miss Lou at the Citizen how do I write this, she said to write it the way I would tell it if I were sitting out with my nana on the porch swing.  So I thought about that as I watched the game…

  • Chiefland Indians Fehmerling...

    Chiefland Indians athlete Vanden Fehmerling may not talk much, but he has obviousy impressed folks with his action on the football field and it has earned him a scholarship to play for Valdosta State where Gator standout Kerwin Bell is the new football coach. 

    Fehmerling, son of Shellie Bailey and Erich Fehmerling, signed a letter of intent with the Valdosta Blazers "just up the road" on Wednesday before a crowd of family, friends and admirers. 

  • Regional champs

    The Chiefland Lady Indians volleyball team defeated Taylor Pierson for the regional semi-final title. Chiefland lost the first two sets – 21-25 and 13-25, before going on to win the next three sets – 27-25, 25 to 21 and 15-12, on Saturday, Oct. 31.

    The victory moved them into the state semifinals. They play Lafayette County in Mayo on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m.

    The Lady Indians are 20-6 for the season and 10-2 in league play. The winner of that game would face the winner of the Sneads-South Walton game also being played on Saturday.

  • Chiefland plays Hawthorne at home

    The Chiefland vs. Hawthorne football game has been moved to the Indians home, Wayne Pridgeon Field. It will not be an away game as originally planned. 

    The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    The Indian Nation  is being encouraged to show up and tailgate and let the Hawthorne fans know that no matter where our team plays, but especially when they play at HOME we will be there!

  • Strong second half lifts Indians...

    It was the tale of two halves Friday night, as the Chiefland Indians’ football team overcame a sluggish first half against the Agape Christian Saints to win 33-24.

    The Saints struck quickly, scoring on a 68-yard pass on their third play of the game. They also tacked on the two-point conversion to put the Indians in an early hole, 8-0.

  • Running with the big kids

    The CAAA Chiefland Indians football team got to lead the way out of the teepee at Friday night’s Chiefland Middle High School Indians varsity football team game.

    Every year the high school players and cheerleaders honor their younger counterparts.

  • Learn a hobby at free Women’s...

    Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women’s Fishing Clinic in Fernandina Beach on Aug. 22.

    Participants will not only take home a lifelong hobby, they will leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment. They will learn the basics of environmental stewardship, fishing ethics, angling skills, safety and the vulnerability of Florida’s marine ecosystems in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

  • Deer management units, increased...

    By Tony Young

    In February, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved proposals designed to improve Florida white-tailed deer management at a local level by establishing deer management units (DMUs) throughout the state, each with its own set of antler regulations and antlerless deer harvest days.

  • Cecil the Lion's killer...

    By Lee Tolliver

    Special to the Citizen

    It's time for all the real hunters out there to give a huge and sarcastic “Thanks a lot” to Minnesota dentist Walter J. Palmer.

    You, sir, have done more with one horribly misplaced arrow sent into a lion to damage the image of hunters than PETA, the Humane Society of the United States and every other anti-hunting organization combined ever could have paid for.

  • Leaping sturgeon injures two on...

    A leaping sturgeon has injured two more people on the Suwannee River with the latest collision between the prehistoric fish that has armored plants along its sides coming on Monday, July 13, at 11 a.m.