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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Williston shuts down Newberry 79-38

    With some of there varsity basketball players still with the gridiron team in the state playoffs, the Newberry Panthers opened their 2012-13 basketball season by hosting the Williston Red Devils.
    The Red Devils wasted little time, and got off to a quick start against the under manned Panthers.
    The Red Devil offense was on display in the first half of the game as they coasted to a 46-30 half time lead even though they began to substitute early in the game.

  • Alumni baseball game is Feb. 2

    The Williston High School Baseball Boosters will host the Annual WHS Baseball Alumni Day Feb. 2, 2013.
    Featured events for the Alumni Day will include a baseball game between recent alums, a homerun derby and an “Old Timers” softball game.
     Anyone who played baseball for Williston High School is invited and encouraged to attend and participate.
    Sponsorships are available at a variety of levels.  
    Contact Darren Spikes at (352) 219-3440 or Jason Head at (352) 318-1444 for more information or to secure your sponsorship.

  • Morgan Vanasco named Player of the Year

     By Steve Jarboe

  • Alumni Games filled with entertainment

    Saturday night saw the Williston Red Devil Gym heat up with many former Red Devil athletes who once played their hearts out for the home team.
    This night was no different as both former Lady Red Devils and Red Devil men returned to the hard wood in two entertaining games.
    In the first game between the 2011 and 2012 graduates taking on the 2008 and earlier graduates, it was a group of Lady Red Devils who still have the moves, the eye for the basket and the desire to play their hearts out for the Red Devil glory.

  • Red Devils end season with on-the-road loss

    What was hoped to be a good season for the Williston Red Devils, ended with a disappointing loss to the Dunnellon Tigers on a cold Friday night.
    The Red Devils suffered a set back in the first quarter when starting quarterback David Heinkel was sidelined with an ankle injury that sent him to the hospital.
    The Red Devil defense, led by Tyus Williams and Keith Neal. stood tall as they forced the Tigers to fumble the football six times during the game, and recovered three of them, stopping key drives by the Tigers.

  • Indians go on warpath; take Levy Cup to  Chiefland

    Despite a Herculean effort by the Red Devils’ David Heinkel, the Chiefland Indians took the Levy Cup in a 31-21 win at Booster Stadium Friday night.

  • Ft. White comeback downs Red Devils 23-14

    Last Friday night the Williston Red Devil football team played host to the Ft. White Indians at Booster Stadium.
    The game between the two teams took on a tale of two halves aspect as the Red Devils dominated the first half on both offense and defense.
    The Red Devils offense scored two touchdowns while the defense forced two turnovers on downs, one fumble recovery and one interception.

  • Santa Fe stuns Lady Red Devils

       The Santa Fe Lady Raiders volleyball team came to Williston’s gym on Thursday night Sept.13, and stunned the Lady Red Devils in three straight games.

    The Lady Raiders controlled the court in game one as they dropped many shots where the Lady Red Devils were unable to return the ball, 25-13. The Lady Raiders continued their domination in game two as they downed the Lady Red  Devils 25-6.