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Today's Sports

  • Prep volleyball roundup

    St. Francis def. Chiefland 25-8, 25-6, 26-24

    St. Francis Catholic defeated Chiefland in three games to take the match last Tuesday. St. Francis handled the Indians easily in the first two games, but Chiefland rallied in the third before falling in the game. St. Francis will face off with Chiefland again on Monday.

    Bronson def. Bell 25-8, 25-20, 25-15

    Bronson rebounded after an earlier defeat against St. Francis Catholic with a three-game sweep against visiting district rival Bell.

  • Friday night's football...

    Chiefland 44, Inverness Citrus 29

    The Indians scored on their first play on offense when quarterback Eugene Carter hit Jamantye Thompson on a 57-yard touchdown pass.  Chiefland leapt to a 31-7 halftime lead and never looked back.

  • Chiefland coach sees silver...

     Despite a 31-7 loss at the hands of Suwannee County last Friday night, Chiefland Head Football Coach Ajay Ulmer saw some positive things in his football team.

     “The goal was to give ourselves a good test against a bigger school,” Ulmer said.  “Although I was a little disappointed with the results, we wanted to give ourselves a good test in a preseason game, and I think we learned some things about what we’re capable of.”

  • Bronson, Oliver, Run Over Oak...

     Sophomore halfback Eric Oliver ran for 239 yards on nine carries and scored three touchdowns to lead the Bronson Eagles to a runaway 31-7 victory over Oak Hall in a preseason game at Bronson Friday night.

     Despite the large margin of victory, the game was close for most of the contest with Bronson leading only by a score of 12-7 after three quarters.

  • Breaking News Chiefland loses...
  • Indians first game of season...

    The Chiefland High School football team is gearing up to play their first game of the season against Suwannee County this Friday in Chiefland.

    Indians Coach Ajay Ulmer said he's getting ready for a battle.“Anybody that's been around here for a little while knows they're ( the opposition) a quality team.”

    And he said the rival team has a new coach this year that he believes has made big improvements to the opposition's team.

  • FWC opens turkey hunt permit...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will begin accepting 2010 special-opportunity spring turkey hunt applications at 10 a.m. Sept. 8.

    The deadline for submitting applications is midnight Oct. 13.

    Applications may be submitted at www.wildlifelicense.com, county tax collectors’ offices or at any license agent. A random drawing decides who will receive the permits. To apply, hunters can obtain application worksheets at MyFWC.com/Hunting under “Limited Entry Hunts.”

  • Levy Lightning 3v3 qualifies...

    The U-13 Levy Lightning 3v3 soccer team placed fourth at Nationals held earlier this month at Disney’s Wild World of Sports in Orlando, qualifying them for the World Championships tournament next January.

    “Everybody contributed on offense and scored, and it was team defense,” said Head Coach Max Aguirre. “We played excellent soccer.”

  • Fish kills need reporting

    The recent rains and cloudy skies are causing problems along the Withlacoochee River and in lakes around Citrus and Sumter counties.

    Residents are reporting fish kills in various areas, and Fisheries Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) think the number and severity of fish kills could increase over the next several weeks.

  • CAAA soccer signups open

    The Chiefland Amateur Athletic Association will hold signups for the soccer season on August 29 and September 5 from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m. At Strickland Park.    The sport is open to boys and girls ages four to 18. A $40 fee is due at signup.    For more information, call Mickey or Peggy Morgan at 493-7017.