http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sports/rss.xml en Lady Red Devils start even http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/lady-red-devils-start-even <p class="p1"> <b>By Travis Coleman<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span></b></p> <p class="p2"> <em>Contributing Writer</em></p> <p class="p3"> The Williston Lady Red Devil varsity basketball team has begun 2-2 on the young season. The slate of games, all played in the course of a week, consisted of two back-to-backs, with one day, Wednesday, separating the sets. Coach Calvin Edwards has the team off to a promising start coming off a district championship a year earlier.&nbsp;</p> Red Devils return with Levy Cup http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/red-devils-return-levy-cup <img src="http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sites/www.willistonpioneer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/web1_1.jpg" alt="The Levy Cup stays in Williston for the second consecutive year and it&#039;s either guarding Kamarious Gates #74 or he&#039;s guarding it." title="The Levy Cup stays in Williston for the second consecutive year and it&#039;s either guarding Kamarious Gates #74 or he&#039;s guarding it." align="left" hspace="6" width="84" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <b>By Sean Arnold</b></p> <p class="p2"> Staff Writer</p> <p class="p3"> Special performances from standout players have featured heavily in past Levy Cup tilts.</p> <p class="p3"> Last Friday was no different, as junior running back Gerard Williams III put his stamp on the rivalry with a trio of touchdown runs to help propel his Red Devils to a convincing 36-7 win over Chiefland.</p> Tigers claw away at Devils http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/tigers-claw-away-devils <p class="p1"> <b>By Travis Coleman</b></p> <p class="p2"> Contributing Writer</p> <p class="p3"> Last Friday, the Williston Red Devils traveled to play the defending 1A state champion Trenton Tigers. Although they put up a good fight in the first half, Williston could not keep the Tigers from storming back and eventually winning by a score of 45-24. The loss drops Williston&rsquo;s record to 4-3 on the year and 1-3 in their district.</p> Hiers signs with the Fighting Owls http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/hiers-signs-fighting-owls <img src="http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sites/www.willistonpioneer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/aliza11.jpg" alt="Fighting Owls&#039; Assistant Coach Maddie Hewitt, Aliza Hiers and Head Coach Will Wheeler" title="Fighting Owls&#039; Assistant Coach Maddie Hewitt, Aliza Hiers and Head Coach Will Wheeler" align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Aliza Hiers has signed an athletic scholarship with Harford Community College, a D1, NJCAA school in Bel Air, Md.</span><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> Under Coach Will Wheeler, Harford finished 19-12 in the 2015-16 season and second in its conference.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;After looking at several options, Hiers chose Harford as a &ldquo;best fit&rdquo; for her future in volleyball.</p> Maguire keeps stock car racing’s heyday alive http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/maguire-keeps-stock-car-racing%E2%80%99s-heyday-alive <img src="http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sites/www.willistonpioneer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rick_maguire_33.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<b style="line-height: 20.4px;">By Sean Arnold</b></p> <p class="p2"> Walking into Rick Maguire&rsquo;s office at Maguire&rsquo;s Auto Repair in Williston feels a little bit like visiting a wing of a Florida stock car racing museum.</p> <p class="p2"> Among a strew of typical auto shop items, there are framed photos of renowned drivers, like Bobby Allison, as well as a personal collection of photos documenting Maguire&rsquo;s and his late father&rsquo;s racing past.</p> Devils recover against Buccaneers http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/devils-recover-against-buccaneers <p class="p1"> <b>By Travis Coleman</b></p> <p class="p2"> Contributing Writer</p> <p class="p3"> On Oct. 6, the Williston Red Devil varsity football team got a much needed&nbsp; win against the Branford Buccaneers. The final score on the night was 40-12, bringing Williston&rsquo;s record to 3-2 on the season.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> The game, originally to be played on Friday, Oct. 7, was moved due to the Hurricane Matthew bearing down on the state. The Devils finally got the jump start they needed, winning their first game in three tries.</p> Grudge match ends with Bears over Devils http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/grudge-match-ends-bears-over-devils <img src="http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sites/www.willistonpioneer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_5715.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="77" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<b style="line-height: 20.4px;">By Travis Coleman</b></p> <p class="p2"> Contributing Writer</p> <p class="p3"> Last Friday, &nbsp;the Williston Red Devil football team took on the Dixie County Bears, losing by a score of 13-12.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> The game was a defensive slugfest, with the Devils fighting as hard as they could, but coming up just short of the victory. The loss brings Williston&rsquo;s record to 2-2 overall, and 0-2 in district play.&nbsp;</p> Indians capture county crown with 3-2 win over Williston http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/indians-capture-county-crown-3-2-win-over-williston <p> &nbsp;<b style="line-height: 20.4px;">By Sean Arnold</b></p> <p class="p2"> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">The Chiefland Middle High School volleyball team seems to pull out its best performances when its backs are against the wall.</span></p> <p class="p3"> Facing an elimination set after falling behind 2-1 against Williston last Thursday, the Indians pieced together what might have been their best two-game stretch of the year, winning 25-10 and 15-3 in straight sets for a&nbsp; 3-2 victory.</p>