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Today's Sports

  • Tour de Melon Kicks of...

    The Suwanne Valley Rotary Club hosted the first-ever Tour de Melon on June 2, looking to start a new tradition as an annual kick off one of Chiefland’s oldest.
    Beginning and ending a few blocks from the Watermelon Festival in downtown Chiefland. The Tour was created in part as a complement to the festival. It attracted participants from as far as Georgia and South Florida, many of whom stayed in Chiefland hotels and got an opportunity to experience the festival.
    Over 150 riders and 40 volunteers helped put on the bike ride.

  • Take an Outdoor Safari

    By Jessica Basham Therriault

  • Chiefland U-10 team dominates...

    Chiefland dominated the opening round of the first-annual Levy County World Series. The event, featuring five area U-10 teams, completed the first round of a double-elimination tournament at the Bronson Youth League baseball fields on Sat. June 23. Chiefland won it’s games 15-1 over Citra and 18-1 over the Chiefland “Tribe”.
    Chiefland will play in the championship game on Tues., June 26 at 7 p.m.

  • Logano proves Gibbs' faith

    By Monte Dutton- NASCAR This Week

  • Chiefland wraps up T-ball State...

    After five days, 19 flags and 36 games, the Babe Ruth league’s State of Florida Cal Ripkin division T-Ball Championship finished on Sat. June 17. The events at Chiefland’s Strickland Park saw four bracket  winners crowned at the state level. Attention now turns back to Chiefland and the Southeast Regional T-ball World Series July 5.

  • Parker, Owens among winners at...

    A full evening of racing at the Bronson Motor Speedway on June 16 saw six winners in six different racing divisions. Wade Parker and Chip Owens put on some of the most impressive performances of the night, winning their respective races by nearly a lap apiece.
    Race 1:  In his first career win, Paul White of Eustis directed the No. 25 car to a win by less than a car length over Mark Lands in the pro challenge race. Running third at the start of the race, White flew past Lands and polesitter Kevyn Terry of Citra to take the lead.

  • Group kayak and picnic

       The Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges will hold a Group Paddle and Picnic in Cedar Key. All are welcome. Bring your own kayak or rent one in town. Bring a lunch and we will gather after the paddle at the Cedar Key Park to eat together.

  • FWC supports ‘Operation Dry...

    Last year, nine people died from boating accidents related to alcohol and drug use in Florida. That represents 13 percent of the state’s fatalities for 2011.
    “Alcohol- and drug-related boating accidents are preventable,” said Capt. Tom Shipp, of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Boating and Waterways Section. “Even one death is too many.”

  • CAAA Rookie All-Stars earn trip...

    The Chiefland Area Athletic Association's Rookie All-Star baseball team placed second in the Rookie State Qualifer held in Lake City June 9-11. They now the the privilege of representing the Chiefland area at the State of Florida Rookie Tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., beginning June 28. The Rookie All-Star team will host a cake auction on Mon., June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Days Inn conference room in Chiefland to help raise funds to assist with travel expenses. For more information, contact Rookie All-Star team manager Russell Hinot at (352) 949-4411 for more information.

  • 2011-2012 All-Levy County Track...

                            Athlete of the Year:
        Brooke Allen - Sophomore - Cedar Key