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High School Sports

  • Red Devils take home victory in Santa Fe squeaker

    By Bryan Hoopaugh

    bhoopaugh@willistonpioneer.com

    Williston’s Red Devils started off the diamond season  right last Friday by edging out visiting Santa Fe in a close fought battle 3-2.

    Williston scored first in the bottom of the third with an RBI single by Justin Forsythe which scored Cameron Coffey who reached on an error by Santa Fe’s third first baseman Nate Pelham.

  • Two headed for collegiate gridiron

    By Steve Jarboe

    Contributing Writer

    David Heinkel and Damien Strange signed their college scholarships on National Signing Day last week before a large crowd of well wishers at the Williston Gym.

    Heinkel will be attending Missouri Southern State University and Strange will be attending Jacksonville University.

    Both young men thanked their parents, coaches, and teachers for all their support which helped lead to their scholarship offers.

  • Red Devils claim Number 2 seed

     With two non-district games left on the Red Devil varsity boys’ schedule, the team ended its regular season district play Saturday night at Santa Fe. 

  • Earl Brown leads Red Devils to district win

     Red Devil Junior Earl Brown helped  lead the Williston Red Devils over district leader Fort White on  Jan. 23, as the improving junior poured in a season high 32 points.

  • Williston Varsity turns back Chiefland

    In a non-district game played on Jan. 25, the Red Devils made the short trip to Chiefland to take on an improving Indian varsity basketball team.

  • Lady Red Devils rally to down Chiefland

    It was all  Lady Indians for the first three quarters of play during last Friday’s game  when the Red Devils traveled to Chiefland. 

  • Lady Red Devils roll past Bears

    It was a bad night for the Dixie County Bears, starting with the JV Bears being a no show, as a quick call to the Bears JV coach, found he couldn’t follow his schedule of the scheduled game against the Red Devil JV team.

  • Red Devils fall to 3-2 in district play

    It was five quick 3-point baskets by the Santa Fe Raiders on Friday night Dec.21, that put the Red Devils in an early hole that they just could not climb out of.

    Santa Fe dropped in five first quarter 3-point baskets to hold onto an early 19-16 lead as the first quarter of the District game came to an end.

    In the second quarter, the 3-point basket failed to fall for the Raiders, as David Heinkel and Damien Strange found the range for the Red Devils as they helped to pull the Red Devils to within one point of the Raiders at half time, 27-26.

  • Defense shuts down Lady Indians

    Chiefland’s Lady Indians wasted little time last week when they took on Williston’s Red Devils in Williston. The Lady  Indians jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead on three quick baskets by Haley Hammonds.
    As the first quarter continued the Lady Red Devils Precious Williams drained a 3-point basket to wake up the Lady Red Devils. The turnovers by both teams began to mount, as the Lady Red Devils took control and pulled out to a 11-6 lead as the first quarter ended.

  • Williston-Keystone Hts. roundup

    Red Devils move to 3-0 2-0 in District
    Friday, Nov. 30, the Williston Varsity Basketball team improved its season record to 3-0 and downed the Keystone Heights Indians in district play, moving the team to 2-0 in the district.
    Coming off the road with a 10- point win over district foe Interlachen, the Red Devils were playing their season home opener against the Indians. The Red Devils scorched the Indians in the first half behind 18 first half points by Earl Brown and 4-4 3-point baskets by Damien Strange to take a 45-21 halftime lead.