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Today's Sports

  • Free Youth Hunt permits available

    The Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge hosts a free Youth Hunt Dec. 11 and 12 this year.  Youth hunters 15 and younger can have their parent or a hunting mentor call the Lower Suwannee NWR to reserve one of the 100 permits.

  • Chiefland’s Women’s Golf...

     On Sept. 8, our group was host to players from seven courses to play in our "Gator Golf" competition.  The University of Florida sent seven players. Quail Heights sent seven. Williston Golf Course sent two, and Haile Plantation sent two, Gainesville Country Club had two players, and Lake City Country Club sent four players. Chiefland Golf Association had 18 of our own ladies competing.

  • Updated: Chiefland's Fuller...

    Chiefland High School softball standout Taylore Fuller has verbally committed to play for the University of Florida.

    Fuller said she committed to the Gators after her and her and her family met with the school Wednesday. Fuller will have a scholarship to play at UF.

    "After all the hard work that I've put in, and now it's paid off," Fuller said Friday. "This is what I was working for in softball my whole life."

  • Week 3 prep football roundup

    P.K. Yonge 20, Dixie County 6

    In the shocker of the week, the Blue Wave silenced the Bears offense for a decisive victory.

    The Blue Wave were forced to forfeit several games this season, due to a roster that had only 18 players during their opening game of the season.

  • Williston retains Levy Cup after...

    Williston High School throttled Chiefland, 66-0, last Friday night, dropping the Indians to 0-3 and retaining the Levy Cup for another year.

    Even though Chiefland was trailing at halftime 35-0, there was no running clock in the second half. An official said the Indians had to agree to the running clock and they did not agree. 

  • Oh, what a night

    It was, at times, brutal. Other times, it was inspired.

    But in the end, Bronson came out of their battle with Daytona Beach Father Lopez with a narrow 8-7 victory last Friday night.

    The victory served as a revitalization for the Eagles, who now set their sights on a tough Bell program Friday.

    It was also a complete turnaround from last season, when Father Lopez topped Bronson, 27-22, in another close matchup. 

  • Facebook photos lead to arrest...

    Two Inverness residents were arrested when an investigation uncovered they had illegally taken a deer and then posted the photos on Facebook.

    William Andrew Buchanan and Tara Anne Carver were cited for possession of wildlife taken illegally, according to investigators from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

  • Health issues prompt coach to...

    One of Chiefland High School's most beloved coaches has officially resigned from his position. Wayne Weatherford stepped down from his post as softball coach last Tuesday, citing health issues. "Maybe it's just a good time to step down," Weatherford said.

  • Ducks Unlimited dinner on...

    Tri-County Ducks Unlimited is having their annual banquet on Thursday, Aug. 19, at The Gilchrist Club in Trenton.  The doors open at 6 p.m. with cocktails and social from 6 to 7 p.m. and dinner at 7:15 p.m. The auction starts at 8 p.m.   Seating is limited to only 50 tickets which are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets are usually not available at the door. For reservations or more information, please contact Michael E.

  • Birdwatching course scheduled...

    In these tough economic times, more people are looking for different ways to enjoy the outdoors.

    Birding is one outdoor activity that is increasing in popularity, and Levy County has a plethora of sites to view and enjoy the unique aspects of Florida birdwatching.

    To help get people started with the new hobby, the College of Central Florida is offering a Birding Basics course Friday, Aug. 20 at the Levy Center in Chiefland. The class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the cost is $15 per person.