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Today's Sports

  • “Gentlemen, start your engines!”

    The most famous words in motor racing return to the local airwaves when the NASCAR Sprint Cup series kicks off the 2012 season at Daytona International Speedway with the Daytona 500. Complete coverage of the Daytona 500 will be on AM940 in Chiefland and AM1240 in Cross City,  the New WZCC Sunday beginning at noon.
    Call 352-498-0304 or find us on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/WZCCRadio.

  • Chiefland moves up in regionals

    Behind a furious second-quarter run, the Cheifland High School boys basketball team ran away from Wildwood 54-42 in a game that wasn’t as close as the score indicated. 

    The Indian’s win in the regional semi-finals advances the team to the regional finals at Union County on Feb. 25. Two of Chiefland’s three losses this season have come to the Tigers. 

    “This is the one chance we get to give them a run for their money,” said Chiefland’s Josh Smith. 

  • Between the river and deep blue...

  • Great Backyard Bird Count...

    Warmer temperatures and lack of snow in parts of North America are setting the stage for what could be a most intriguing 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, coming up this weekend.
    Bird watchers across the U.S. and Canada are getting ready to tally millions of birds in the annual count coordinated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon, and Canadian partner Bird Studies Canada.

  • CHS wins in District 1A-7, moves...

    CHS Indians boys basketball team topped Dixie HS Bears 59-49 in District 1A-7 tournament in Newberry. Plays Union County at 7 p.m. Satirday in Newberry. Details in the Feb. 16 issue of the Chiefland Citizen.

  • FWC adopts new seasons for gag...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted on Wednesday, Feb. 8, to change how gag grouper is managed in Gulf of Mexico state waters (excluding Monroe County).
    The decision, which came during day two of the three-day February Commission meeting, will achieve consistency with federal management efforts while potentially providing a region-specific recreational season in four counties.

  • FWC adopts new seasons for gag...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted on Wednesday, Feb. 8, to change how gag grouper is managed in Gulf of Mexico state waters (excluding Monroe County).
    The decision, which came during day two of the three-day February Commission meeting, will achieve consistency with federal management efforts while potentially providing a region-specific recreational season in four counties.

  • Search for CHS football coach...

    Chiefland High school principal Bill Tovine ended the search that began in December for a football coach with the official announcement on Feb. 2 that Aaron Richardson is the school’s new varsity football head coach.
    “Looking at all the strengths and weaknesses of the program, we found the best person who gives us a chance at winning,” Tovine said.

  • Scramble renamed to honor golf...

    Tom Bailey, who died in an accident on U.S. Highway 19 on Tuesday will be memorialized in the annual Superbowl Scramble that he organized at the Chiefland Golf & Country Club.
    Bailey, the course’s general manager, put together for at least 10 years what was dubbed the “Sup Scramble.” Golfers would gather to play a round and enjoy lunch afterwards.
    “Starting this year it will be called the Annual Tom Bailey Superbowl Scramble,” said club member Michael Michaelis.

  • Annual star party coming to...

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve and Cedar Key Museum State Park will host the National Stars-n-Parks Programs on Monday, Feb. 20, Wednesday, Feb. 22 and Friday, Feb. 24.