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Today's Sports

  • Season of Discovery

    If Williston Head Football Coach Cliff Lohrey has any apprehension, fear or dread about the 2014 season, he’s not letting it show.

    In his first year as the Red Devils’ gridiron leader, Lohrey is all smiles heading into tomorrow night’s season opener against P.K. Yonge on the opponents’ home field.

  • Red Devils fall 14-7 in pre-...

    By Max Yavel

    Contributing Writer

    The Red Devils opened up their 2014-2015 season last Friday night as they were defeated 14-7 in a tight game against the Central High School Bears. The game consisted of just one half of football with no live special teams but was still a spirited contest nonetheless.

  • Team, coach lauded at baseball...

     

    By Steve Jarboe

    Contributing Writer

    The Williston High School baseball team celebrated its season May 31 at First Baptist Church of Williston.

  • Scallop season starts this...

    Get your bay scallop bags and shucking tools ready. The recreational bay scallop season opens in some Gulf of Mexico state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) starting June 28, three days earlier than the season was slated to start. The portion of Gulf state waters is from the Pasco-Hernando county line north and west to the west bank of the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County.

    The season will remain open through Sept. 24, with the first day of the closure on Sept. 25.

  • Soccer camp starts Monday

     

     Soccer Shots of North Central Florida will host a camp at the Williston Elementary School bus loop from 6:00-7:30 Monday-Friday starting on June 23. 

    Soccer Shots is a national franchise which has recently started up in Alachua, Marion, Citrus and Levy counties. 

  • WYAA has new officers; looks...

    By KEITH CHARTRAND

    Contributing Writer

    WILLISTON – It was the first men’s softball game of the season and Williston Youth Athletic Association board member and football coordinator Bobby Crooms is doing what he does best: multitasking.

    He is answering questions from parents inquiring about the WYAA June youth football camp sign ups.

    He is turning the lights on for the softball field.

    He is manning the concession stand deep fryer and grill serving up French fries, hot dogs and hamburgers.

  • Football? You bet

    It's springtime in Williston, and officially summertime is just six weeks away. Those pleasant daytime temperatures and cool sleeping nights are a thing of the past. The thermometer has started to creep up to 90 degrees plus and the humidity is just around the corner.

    At Williston High School, this means the start of spring football practice.

    The Red Devils have started this 2014 spring practice with a new outlook on the upcoming sessions.

  • On to the regional final

    The Williston Varsity Baseball team crushed the Wildwood Wildcats 15-0 May 6 at the Devils Den.

    Leading 8-0 after three complete innings of play, the Wildcats were held in check by Red Devil pitcher Trent Johnson.

    Emptying their bench in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red Devils exploded for seven runs on nine base hits to take the commanding 15-0 lead.

    The Red Devils advance to the Regional Championship game to face either Taylor County or Union County.

  • Red Devils win

    The Williston Varsity Baseball team crushed the Wildwood Wildcats on Tuesday, May 6, at the Devils Den 15-0.

    Leading 8-0 after three complete innings of play, the Wildcats were held in check by Red Devil Pitcher Trent Johnson.

    Emptying their bench in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red Devils exploded for 7 runs on 9 base hits to take the commanding 15-0 lead.

    The Red Devils will play for the Regional Championship Tuesday, May 13, Game time is 7 p.m. 

  • Trent Johnson pitches Red Devils...

     

    On Thursday night April 24, the Williston Red Devils faced the Union County Tigers for the District 7 1A Championship.

    The game was controlled by Red Devil pitcher Trent Johnson as he overpowered the Tigers spreading 3 hits over 7 innings, while striking out 12 Tiger hitters, and walking none.