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Today's Sports

  • 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

  • 2011-2012 All-Levy County...

                                    Boys Player of the Year:
        Detereon Ross - Senior - Williston

  • 2011-2012 All-Levy County...

          Athlete of the Year:
        Taylore Fuller - Senior - Chiefland
    Chiefland’s all-time leader in pretty much everything but pitching statistics. The All-American catcher batted .778 slugged 1.926, had a .871 on-base percentage, scored 52 runs, knocked in 33 runs and was a perfect 24 out of 24 on steal attempts her senior year.

          Katlin Bannon - Senior - Williston.

  • 2011-2012 All-Levy County...

          Player of the Year:
        Max White - Senior - Williston

  • Athlete of the Year: Taylore...

    The 2012 district 1A-7 semi-final softball game provided the signature moment for one of the best players in county history.
     At times it looked like the top-seeded Union County Tigers would blow out the home team Indians. But Chiefland, a squad fresh off a roller coaster regular season and a record hovering around .500, had hung tight with of the best squads in the area.

  • Chiefland beats Bronson 14-12 in...

    The Chiefland High School football team defeated Bronson 14-12 at Wayne Pridgeon Stadium on May 25 in the school's annual spring game. Chiefland controlled much of the game with a strong running attack.  The time-consuming ground game, along with the team's hard-nosed defensive play, kept an aggressive Bronson team from pulling away after it took an early lead. It also allowed Chiefland to come out on top. 

  • Youth Conservation Corps jobs...

    Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge will be hiring four students for Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) this summer, according to Refuge Manager Andrew Gude.
     The Youth Conservation Corps is a summer employment program for young men and young women, ages 15 through 18, who work and learn together by accomplishing needed conservation projects on public lands.  

  • Three things from the Chiefland...

    The 2012 Blue and Gold game may have been the most interesting scoreless event I’ve ever seen.  Head coach Aaron Richardson’s choice to make it a glorified practice with jerseys on may have been less dramatic than years past, but it still showed off a lot about the current state of the Chiefland High School football program.
    - The backfield has talent (and a lot of it):