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High School Sports

  • 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. 

  • Lady Red Devils dominate Jam Slam Invitational

    The Newberry volleyball tournament was held Aug. 23 at the Newberry Gym.
    The Williston Lady Red Devils won both their matches in two games each in the best of three matches.
    The Lady Devils were led in game one against the Dixie County Lady Bears by a host of players.
    Morgan Vanasco lifted the Lady Devils to a 9-3 lead with her serves and the team never looked back on their way to a 25-20 win.

  • Red Devils take 20-19 Fall Classic win

    It wasn't their best game, and several players played with nicks and dings, but the heart of the 2012 Williston Red Devil football team members showed through Aug. 24 as they traveled to Fernandina Beach.
    It was a first quarter that saw both the Red Devils and Pirates unable to get their offenses moving.
    The first quarter ended in a 0-0 tie.
    The Red Devils began to click midway through the second quarter as quarterback David Heinkel hit Damien Strange with a 62-yard touchdown pass.

  • Heinkel leads Red Devils in spring football game

    It was certainly not the Red Devils from the past on offense and their defense was outstanding as time and time again they shut down the Tavares Bulldogs offense.

  • Rea Samuels signs with McPherson

    Williston senior Rea Samuels has been considering her many options for the last several months leading up to her graduation from Williston High School.
    A four year track and field star who has dominated her competition, Samuels has chosen to accept a four-year scholarship to attend McPherson College in McPherson, Kan.
    Her father, Hector Samuels, spoke to the large crowd of family and friends who attended her signing  May 15, in the school cafeteria.