Today's News

  • Bo knows Chiefland sports

    Two young boys watching the competition at this year's Suwannee River Fair were star struck, and it wasn't from one of the champion feeder steers.

    "That's Bo Beauchamp. That's Bo Beauchamp," said one of the boys with a blond crew cut. "Hey, look over there... That's Bo Beauchamp. Bo Beauchamp is here!"

  • Chiefland springs into football

    A total of 41 players participated in the first week of Chiefland's spring football practice. Indians coach Jim O'Neal, who is in the second year of his second stint leading the program, was excited about the progress made during the first week. 

    "It's like night and day compared to where we were last spring," O'Neal said. "Compared to last spring, hitting is so much more intense."

  • Bronson hosting youth cheer/football camp

    Bronson High School's cheerleaders and football players are hosting youth camps later this month

    The camps are open to males and females in third through sixth grade. They will be  in the Bronson High School cafeteria from 3-5 p.m. on May 16 and from 1-3 p.m. on May 18.

  • Time to apply for fall special-opportunity hunts

    If you haven’t been seeing the quantity or quality of game you’d like, you may want to consider applying for a special-opportunity hunt.  For the past 14 years, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has offered these unique fall-season hunts for deer, wild hog and released quail on arguably the state’s best public hunting lands.  Maybe it’s time you look into getting in on the action and experience the hunt of a lifetime.            

  • Beachgoers can help biologists learn about spawning horseshoe crabs

    This spring, mating horseshoe crabs will gather at sandy beaches throughout the state. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute need help from the public to identify horseshoe crab spawning areas. 

  • NASCAR's upcoming race schedule

    Race Schedule

    May 7— Darlington

    May 15 — Dover

    May 21 — Showdown

    May 29 — Charlotte

    June 5 — Kansas

    June 12 — Pocono

    June 9 — Michigan

    June 26 — Sonoma

    July 2 — Daytona

  • Kahne takes layover with Team Red Bull

    This stage of Kasey Kahne’s career is tumultuous almost by definition. What should be the prime of the 31-year-old’s career is a bit muddled, if only for now. Kahne left Richard Petty Motorsports near the end of last season. In 2012, he will join Hendrick Motorsports, replacing Mark Martin.

    This year, though, Kahne is taking a one-year ride with Team Red Bull as a teammate of Brian Vickers.

  • Chiefland completes Trenton trifecta

    Chiefland senior Brent Slaughter’s face turned beat red as he yelled after finishing off Friday’s 8-7 win against Trenton with a strikeout.

    “Brent’s a guy that plays so hard and with a lot of emotion on every pitch,” said Chiefland coach Kyle Parnell. “He’s one of our senior leaders and has came through for us all season. They hit him hard a couple of times, but he fought and battled through it to finish a great ball game.”

  • Top Chiefs: CHS baseball wins championship

    Bo Beauchamp delivered the final pitch of Saturday’s 14-2 win against P.K. Yonge for the 5-2A district tournament title and then stood his ground.

    Met on the grass in front of the pitcher’s circle by senior catcher Parrish Parnell, Beauchamp, who ended the five-inning game in Trenton with his seventh strikeout on his 100th pitch, became the hunted, not the hunter.

  • Much ado about wishfulness