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Today's Sports

  • Chiefland Indians' title...

    By Sean Arnold

  • Indians going to state after...

    The Chiefland Indians boys basketball team is headed to Lakeland to play in the state championship after defeating Crescent City to win the 1A Region 4 title.

    The Crescent City Raiders took the lead in the first first half leading 13-9 in the 1st period and 20-18 at the half.

    Then the Chiefland Indians came out of the locker room for the second half and were leading 35-29 at the end of the third and when the buzzer sounded 42-33. 

    Crescent City played a tough game right to the end. The Chiefland Indians earned their spot int he Final Four. 

  • CMHS softball, baseball...

    Today's CMHS boys baseball and girls softball games have been cancelled to avoid a conflict with the Indians boys basketball regional final game at 7 p.m. in the school gym. 

    They play the Crescent City Indians for the regional title and the chance to play in the Final Four at the state tournament in Lakeland next week.

  • Bronson's Jones signs with...

    From his early years of baseball in Bronson to his upcoming adventures in college, one thing won't change for Bronson's Jimmy Jones III: He'll remain an Eagle.
    The Bronson native, though attending St. Francis High School in Gainesville where he played for the Wolves the last few years, signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Eagles at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Thursday.
    "He stood out far above any players in our camp," Embry-Riddle Head Baseball Coach Randy Stegall said to the crowd in attendance.

  • Indians play for regional title...

    The Chiefland Indians boys basketball team defeated the Wildwood Wildcats 78-60 on Tuesday night before a standing room only crowd.

    It was a hotly contested game that ended pretty calmly with a surprise move as the team ran out the last minute of the clock. An Indians player at mid-court got the ball and simply stood still for the last 7 seconds frustrating any chance of the Wildwood team making points.  

    The Indians will face the Crescent City Raiders on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Chiefland Middle High School Gym. Tickets for the game are $7. 

  • Indians varsity baseball game...

    Due to Tuesday's regional boys basketball game being played at 7 p.m. in Chiefland the Indians baseball team has cancelled its junior varsity game and moved its varsity baseball game up to 4 p.m. 

    The Indians play the Dixie County Bears at home on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

    The Indian boys basketball regional semi-final game against Wildwood Wildcats is at 7 p.m. in the Chiefland gym.

  • Lady Indians' quest for...

    UPDATE: 

    The Chiefland Lady Indians lost the state championship semi final game 50-39 to Paxton. They will be spending the night in Lakeland before attending the finals and returning to Chiefland Thursday evening.

    The young team — with only one senior and a first year varsity coah — Brian Gore — was unable to stop the Paxton team, although the score was much closer throughout the game than the final figure.  

  • Lionfish: ‘A plague that can be...

    Venomous invaders from the South Pacific and Indian oceans are in the Cedar Keys area to stay, according to a scientist from the University of Florida.

  • UPDATE: Lady Indians going to...

    UPDATE

    The Lady Indians defeated the Wildwood Wildcats 42-33 in an intensely competitive game on Friday night. 

    They will head to FHSAA semifinals in Lakeland playing Paxton on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Lakeland Center. Tickets are$10 each and are on sale at FHSAA.org. 

    The game will also be webcast on Bright House Sports Network. 

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  • Cedar Key, Beacon fishing...

    Cedar Key Beacon fishing columnist Capt'n. Danny Allen and his hometown are the starts in a nationally televised show on the Pursuit Channel and NBC Sports Network on Feb. 12 and 26.

    "Tidal Adventures" is a 25-minute show, sponsored by the Levy County Visitors Bureau, that showcases the world-class fishing in and around the Cedar Keys.