Today's News

  • Where's all that global warming?

    Global warming? So why am I shivering?

    It’s Tuesday morning, and my fingers are still thawing out from the wind-chill driven cold. And it’s supposed to be colder tonight.

    It’s snowing up north and out west, too.

    So don’t give me any more of this global warming stuff. It’s April, it’s Florida, and it’s not supposed to be like this.

  • Joyce Bullock honor roll

    A/B Honor Roll

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    Raul Reynoso, 54, of Northwest 90th Avenue, Chiefland, was arrested for possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis, sale of cannabis, two counts each, after he allegedly sold the drug to a confidential source. Total bond $10,000.

  • Devils hang on to defeat GHS

    GAINESVILLE -- The Williston Red Devils defeated Gainesville High 10-8 in a slugfest on Thursday night. The Red Devils were sailing smoothly through the game, putting up three runs in the fourth inning on an RBI single by Tyrie Boyer and a hit by Andrew Poupard that scored two more runs. They scored three more in the fifth on a warning track double by Brandon Scott that drove in two, and another RBI hit by Boyer.

  • Great game, but Palatka triumphs

    GAINESVILLE -- It was one of those high school baseball games that keeps you on the edge of your seat all the way. It was great pitching on both sides, and you just kept waiting for a break.

    Unfortunately for Williston, that break went Palatka’s way.

    The Panthers knocked off Williston, 5-0, last Friday night in a thriller in what was billed as the Alachua County Tournament at Gainesville High School.

    They didn’t need speed-up rules in this one, as it took exactly 89 minutes to play the seven-inning contest.

  • Softball team tops Dixie

    The Williston Lady Red Devils have changed their batting order, changed a few player positions and on Tuesday April 7, the Dixie County Lady Bears fell to the Red Devils 10-2.

    Laurrin Howard took the mound for the Red Devils and gave up just four hits, striking out six, and received help from freshman catcher Kaitlyn Bannon. Bannon gunned down two Bears trying to steal second base, to break up scoring threats.

  • Red Devil Challenge starts April 13

    The Williston High School baseball team will host the 7th Annual “Red Devil Challenge” baseball tournament April 13-15.

    “This tournament is used to get ready for the district tournament and the state playoffs” said Coach Jim Smith, now in his 13th season as head coach of the Red Devils.

    WHS currently has a 13-3 record and 9-0 in district play. They also have a 33 game winning streak in district games played at home and have clinched the regular season district championship for the fifth consecutive year.

  • Tiffany Poupard funeral is Saturday

     Tiffany Linda Poupard age 29 of Dunnellon, FL passed away all too suddenly on March 31, 2009. She was born on September 2, 1979 in Ocala, FL to Mark and Evelyn Poupard. She had lived in Williston, FL most of her life and had just moved to Dunnellon, Fl six months ago. She was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church. She graduated from Williston High School in 1998.

  • Devils assured of top seed in district baseball

    Williston High School’s baseball team cemented its hold on the top seed in the district standings with an emotional 7-4 win over Fort White on Tuesday night.

    The win left the Red Devils with a 9-0 district mark, with only a game at Chiefland in nine days coming before the tournament. They have been assured of the top seed for the event.

    Damon Ming pitched into the fifth inning, but had to work his way out of trouble in each frame.

  • Williston Middle wins baseball title again

    FORT WHITE -- Time ran out on the undefeated Lake Butler Tigers middle school baseball team at Fort White Thursday evening.

    The Tigers were the number one seed going into the SMSAC tournament and were riding an undefeated regular season.

    The Williston Middle School Red Devils had lost to the Tigers by big numbers in their two regular season meetings.

    After downing Chiefland Middle School 9-0 the Red Devils were set to play in the championship game against the undefeated Tigers.