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Today's Sports

  • Indians blast Eagles

    Shortstop Timmy Reidy went sliding to his right on one knee to backhand a sharp grounder in the hole before firing to first base. The ball beat the runner by a step, capping Chiefland’s 11-3 win at Bronson on Thursday.

  • Chiefland picks 6th

    When Josh Martinez fell behind 0-2 in the count with two outs in the sixth inning against Branford, Chiefland players started searching for their gloves in the dugout.

    It wasn’t that they didn’t have confidence in their teammate. It’s just that the odds are stacked against any batter getting on base when down 0-2, and players figured they’d be heading out to play defense in a matter of seconds.

  • FWC withdraws controversial...

    By MIKE CAPSHAW

    sports@chieflandcitizen.com

     

    Citing the political climate, issues involving exempt hunters and complaints from large landowners, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has tabled a proposal that would have required hunters to tag and report harvested deer.

  • Back in gear

     New Bronson Speedway owners Ann and Chris Young smile for the camera Saturday during an open house event at the racetrack.  About 150 people showed up throughout the day. The Spedway has been closed for the past year and will re-open.

  • Owner of derelict boat receives...

    After nearly nine months of investigation and legal proceedings, the owner of a vessel deemed derelict by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) received a 39-day jail sentence and was charged $236 in court costs.

    On May 6, 2010, FWC Officer Jeff Luce responded to a report of a wrecked and grounded vessel in the Banana River, east of Snug Harbor, in Brevard County.

  • Couple buys Bronson Speedway

    Special to the Citizen

     

    The Bronson Speedway, formerly known as Bronson Motor Speedway, has been purchased by Young Unlimited Inc., and is scheduled to reopen next month after sitting silent for more than a year. The 3/8ths–mile high banked oval is looking to host various divisions of racing during the 2011 season, including a focus on INEX-sanctioned Legends Cars and possible Bandoleros.

  • Leonard wins CWGA tourney

    Special to the Citizen

     

     The Chiefland Women's Golf Association finished its third and final round of the Championship Tournament on Feb. 9. The association began in 1974 and the champion that year was Orine Goan. The trophy plaque is hanging in the honor gallery at the Chiefland Golf and Country Club, which opened that year.

  • Chiefland FFA hosts fishing...

    The Chiefland Future Farmers of America Alumni is hosting its third saltwater fishing tournament on April 16. Registration is April 15 with a Captain's Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Chiefland High School Agricultural Building. Rules and guidelines will be covered and any question answered as well as door prizes being awarded. Participants can fish where ever they prefer with the weigh-in at the agricultural building from 2:30-4 p.m. on Saturday.

  • Spring sports schedule for Levy...

     

    A composite schedule of sporting events involving high school varsity teams from Levy County.

     

    FEBRUARY

    18— Baseball: Branford @ Chiefland, 7 p.m., Trinity Catholic @ Williston, 7 p.m.; Softball: Trenton @ Bronson, 7 p.m., Williston @ Suwannee, 7 p.m.

  • Indians run into roadbock

    Playing without its top scorer, Chiefland gave a gallant effort only to fall 75-35 against P.K. Yonge in the semifinals of the District 5-2A tournament in Hawthorne on Friday.

    The Blue Wave went on to win the tournament for the second straight season with a convincing 72-53 win against Hawthorne on Saturday.

    Against Chiefland, P.K. Yonge senior guard Devin Wilson busted the Indians’ zone defense with nine 3-pointers. He finished with a tourney-high 38 points.