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Today's Sports

  • Williston upsets Bronson in...

    Bronson High School’s volleyball team was playing with a vengeance on its senior night last Thursday, but Williston held fast to spoil the party in five games, winning 23-25, 25-14, 18-25, 29-27, 15-11.


    The Eagles came out on a roll, opening the match with inspired performances, led by Brittany Smith (five kills in Game 1) and Ashley Mickle (two big blocks) to take a 13-7 lead. The Red Devils battled back, narrowing the game to 18-15 with two aces from Katie Casperson. But Bronson held off to take the first game off a Williston service error.

  • Bobcats’ big half sinks Eagles

    Bronson High School’s football team had its highest-scoring game of the season last Friday night, but visiting Quincy Munroe surged in the second half to take the 44-21 victory.

    Quarterback Ben Landon gave Bronson the early lead, running from four yards out for the game’s first touchdown.

    The Bobcats’ Trey Pack responded with a score soon after, but Munroe missed the extra point.

  • Buffalo bash

    It probably shouldn’t have been so close.


    The Villages Charter entered last Friday night’s game at Chiefland undefeated (5-0, 3-0 in District 5-1A)so far this season. The Indians (0-5, 0-3) have had their share of struggles in a rebuilding year.


    Realistically, The Buffalo could have run away with it. Instead, they got Chiefland’s strongest performances of the season.


    The Villages won the game 21-7, led by two monster touchdown runs from Buffalo quarterback Aaron Couture.

  • Chiefland Women's Golf...

    On Sept. 29, the Chiefland Women's Golf Association had 19 ladies play, even though the forecast called for a big chance of rain. We were successful in completing a game where the players are placed into flights according to their like handicaps, and the winners are the ones who play well enough to subtract their handicaps from their total scores, thus giving them the lowest net scores.

  • Chiefland Middle off to strong...

    The Chiefland Middle School Braves football team is off to a great start.  
    The Braves have won their first three games.  They beat Ft. White 55–0, Bradford County 44-24, and Union County 30 -12.  
    The team is coached by Tony Phillips, Andy Kidd, and Pat Burton.  According to the coaches the team is young, but the players are really coming together as a team and their effort is great.  
    The Braves have two games left in the regular season schedule: Tuesday at home against Ruth Raines, and Oct. 19 away against Bronson.  

  • Jumpin’ Jamantye!

    Trenton High School’s football team came to Chiefland this past Friday with its high-powered offense, which had averaged more than 400 yards a game.


    They had weapons in running backs Brandon Stone and Tyler Brown, who continued their onslaught with a combined five touchdowns in the Tigers’ 42-20 win over the Indians in a District 5-1A battle.


    But Chiefland had Jamantye Thompson.

  • Chiefland Women's Golf...

    On Sept. 22, the Chiefland Women's Golf Association played a game called "T's and F's", where only the nine holes starting with these initials count, minus one half the golfer’s  handicap. The association had 17 ladies enjoying the slightly cooler weather along with the competition and great exercise.

  • Sports briefs for Oct. 1-Oct. 6

    Chiefland golf team stays undefeated


    Chiefland High School’s golf team narrowly defeated Sante Fe on the links last Wednesday at Chiefland Golf and Country Club 163-166 to remain undefeated at 4-0 for he season.


    Matt Tyson led all scores with a 38, which included a birdie and an eagle. Alden Davis had a 41, Tim and Jake Reidy had 42, Logan Smith had 44 and Justin Ivey had a 48.

  • Chiefland holds off Williston...

    Chiefland High School's volleyball team outlasted a surging Williston this past Monday night, defeating the Red Devils in five games, 25-19, 25-16, 21-25, 22-25, 15-13.


    The Indians were in control in the first game, rebounding from a 3-1 deficit to eventually take the lead at 12-11, thanks to two kills by Taylore Fuller. Chiefland expanded its lead to 18-13, holding out for the Game 1 win with a 5-3 run.

  • Dawgs surge late, top Eagles

    The Bulldogs surged to score 18 unanswered points in the second half to top the Eagles last Friday night.


    Bronson took an 8-0 lead in the second quarter, off an 11-yard touchdown run by Matt Olavarria. The Eagles completed the two-point conversion with a pass from Ben Landon to Quintell Coleman. On defense, Coleman also came up with a big innterception with 3 minutes, 30 seconds to go in the first half and opened the third quarter with another pick.