Today's Sports

  • State bound!

    The CHS Indians celebrate their win over The Villages Friday, which earned them a trip to the state Final Four.

    After Wednesday's 4-1 win over Bozeman from Panama City, the Indians will face neighbor Trenton at 4 p.m. Thursday for the 1A State Championship.

    The team faces Trenton in Fort Myers and you can view the game online by clickig on this link: http://fhsaa.playonsports.com/events/59133

  • CHS rides superstitions to...

    By Mike Capshaw
    Special to the Citizen

    Baseball players are notoriously superstitious and Chiefland High is no exception.
    After securing a spot in the state playoffs, several players got what they called “The Bryce Harper hairdo” on the day of the district championship game — a battle between the CHS Indians and Baldwin Indians.
    It’s a type of “faux hawk” with the sides cut closely and the top spiked up.

  • Bronson, Trenton still alive

    By Mike Capshaw
    Special to the Citizen

    Chiefland is one of 16 teams that remain in Class 1A. In other area games, Trenton hammered out 14 hits to defeat Bronson by a 9-0 mercy rule in the District 6-1A title game on Friday. It was Trentonís 24th consecutive win against opponents in its district.

  • Indians' baseball team...

    By Mike Capshaw
    Special to the Citizen

    A loud “Smack!” echoed throughout Terry Stroemer Field in Lake Butler, clearly audible even as dozens of Chiefland baseball fans cheered and clapped wildly.
    Like a gavel after a court proceeding, the sound of assistant coach Chad Brock high-fiving pitcher Tim Reidy signaled an end to Baldwin’s chances as Chiefland (15-7) used the momentum of the inning to pull away for a 12-2, mercy-rule victory in the District 7-1A Championship game.

  • New fish in a big pond

    Gator freshman Taylore Fuller, a former Chiefland Indian, swings hard at a pitch. 

    For more on how her first year has gone, click here.

  • Former CHS star adjusting to...

    By Mike Capshaw

  • Cage rage

    Hundreds showed up Saturday night at Chiefland Billiards and Sports Bar to watch 13 kickboxing and mixed martial arts fights that went on for almost four hours.

  • Lady Indians end regular season...

    The regular softball season is coming to an end tomorrow night when the Chiefland High School Lady Indians, 7-10 for the season, travel to Jasper on Friday, April 12, to face Hamilton County whose overall record is 6-8. 

  • FFA Alumni rodeo rides in next...

    The Chiefland FFA Alumni are sponsoring a rodeo on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, at 8 p.m. at Brookins Arena at Lotoma Ranch, 12570 N.W. 50th Ave., Chiefland.

  • Funny car driver visits Thursday

    The National Hit Rod Association driver Ron Capps, who drives the NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger, will visit the Chiefland NAPA store on Thursday, March 14 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

    Capps is currently No. 1 in the NHRA funny car standings this season after finishing just 2 points behind the winner in 2012. It was his fourth 2nd place finish. 

    He will be available to sign autographs and there will be door prizes and food. The store is located at 1512 N.W. 5th St.