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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Season comes to an end for the Diamond Red Devils

    The outstanding season for the Williston Red Devil Baseball team came to an end  May 11, as the Red Devils fell to Bishop Moore 9-3 before a super large crowd of Williston Red Devil fans.
    As the Red Devils were unable to pull off a come-from-behind win. the crowd rose to itsfeet in true appreciation for the young men who wore the Williston uniform and played with sportsmanship and pride all season long.
    This season proved to be the best season for a Red Devil baseball team ending with a 25-4 season record, and two playoff wins, a first in nearly 90 years.

  • Football? Spring practice paves way for the season

    It is called spring football practice at high schools all over the state of Florida. The Williston Red Devils are no different than other high schools as they begin to work out the kinks, get unused muscles tightened and begin to work on skills needed for the athletes come next fall.
    Not all of the Red Devil team members are taking advantage of the spring practice that started May 1 and ends with the annual spring game to be played May 24.
    Several potential team members are involved in AAU basketball and are not available for spring football practice.

  • Lady Indians outslug Red Devils

    Thirty-nine runs crossed home plate April 10 before the Lady Indians took down Williston’s Lady Red Devils in a 21-18 win. 

    After the Red Devils scored two runs in the top of the first inning off a two RBI single by Jasilyn Williams, Chiefland’s Taylore Fuller led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run on a ball hit off the fence in the corner of the right field alley.

     Mychayla Franklin collected another RBI for the Lady Indians to tie the game at 2-2 after one full inning of play. 

  • Strange homerun seals Lady Red Devils’ victory

    Senior Akiria Strange lifted the Williston Lady Red Devils to their third win of the season with a three-run homerun that cleared the fence by 5 feet. 

    With two runners on base and trailing the Lady Bears 5-4, Strange blasted her first home run of the year for the senior night win. 

    Strange has played in right field for the Lady Red Devils this year.  The three-run homerun lifted the Lady Red Devils to a 7-5 win over the Dixie County Lady Bears.