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Today's Sports

  • Blast from the past

     

    By ALLEN STRICKLAND

    Special to the Citizen

  • Cuddle time

    Manatee deaths appear to be down last year compared to the record numbers reported by state officials in 2013.

    As of December, 2014, 368 manatee deaths were reported for the year by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation. One-hundred-twenty-five of those deaths were labeled as undetermined. Manatee infant deaths accounted for 99 mortalities. Sixty-seven were the result of collisions with watercraft. Twenty-six were attributed to natural causes and 24 died due to cold stress.

  • Indians Alumni baseball game Jan...

    Former Chiefland Indian baseball players are invited to come out and take part in an Alumni Baseball Game Friday, Jan. 16 at the Chiefland Middle High School baseball field. In order to participate, you must have played at least one full year of varsity baseball.

  • FWC bear workshop in Chiefland...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold three public workshops in December to discuss management of black bears in the Big Bend area of Florida and how people can get involved in working with the FWC on local bear issues.
    The third and final workshop will be held in Chiefland, Dec. 4, at the Tommy Usher Community Center, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The first two will be held in Homosassa and Dade City.

  • New manatee decals available

    Staff report
    Manatee decals for 2014 -2015 are now available at tax collector's offices, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
    The decals, which cost $5, are given to boat and vehicle registrants who voluntarily contribute to the campaign. A portion of the money goes toward the Save the Manatee Trust Fund, which is put toward education, research and facilities used in manatee recovery when the animals are injured or sick.

  • Mud run a fun, dirty way to...

    By Bailey Beauchamp

    Special to the Citizen

  • Golfers raise $36K for Shands...

    The 20th Annual Tommy Usher Log-a-Load Golf Tournament raised $36,634.50 for the Children's Miracle Network at Shands Children's Hospital.

    Proceeds from this year brought the total contributions from the golf event to more than $483,800.00.

  • Championship parking place

    On October 15th, the Chiefland Women's Golf Association began their handicap championship.

    It is a 3-round handicapped tournament. Marilee Leonard, left, came in 1st with a 290 net score for the 3 rounds. Linda Buchanan came in second with a net score of 291.

    Leonard gets a special parking spot at the Chiefland Golf and County Club for the next year.

    She said that she has been the champ many times before, not sure exactly how many years.

    Photo provided 

  • Bears take down Indians

    Friday night the No. 1 ranked Dixie County Bears came to Chiefland to face off with the Indians. The Bears left town with a 40-6 win, looking like the number one team in 1A.

    The Indians faced a tall task going up against a balanced offensive attack and the Bears’ stingy defense. Running back Julian Robinson led the way for the Bears in the first half, scoring two touchdowns, as the Bears went into the half leading 22-0.

  • Lady Indians begin drive to...

    The Lady Indians play in a pre-season tournament tonight (Thursday, Nov. 6) at 6 p.m. in Bronson.

    Their opponent will be the Trenton Tigers. Come out and support the Lady Indians as they start their run for another District and Regional title. The 2013-14 season saw them go all the way to the Final Four in Lakeland.

    Regular season play begins Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at home against P.K. Yonge of Gainesville.

    Varsity Girls Basketball Schedule

    All games start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

    Nov. 13 6:30 p.m. vs. Santa Fe