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Today's Sports

  • Red Devils suffer big loss on...

    By Max Yavel

    Contributing Writer

    The Red Devils traveled to take on Dixie County School last Friday, in interim head coach, Scott Hall’s first game on the sidelines for Williston. The game didn’t go as planned as Williston lost 37-7, but the Red Devils showed admirable determination and spirit as the game progressed to its conclusion.

  • Lady Red Devils lose tough game

    By Max Yavel

    Contributing Writer

    The Lady Red Devils were on the road last Thursday as they traveled to take on the Chiefland Indians. Williston put together three competitive games but were unable to take home a victory against their rivals.

    The opening match started out sluggishly for Williston as they trailed 16-5 early in the game, but they would soon get their legs under them and play up to their potential.

  • WMS football starts strong;...

    By Greg Hamilton

    Special to the Pioneer

    Williston 48 P.K. Yonge 34

    Williston Middle School football player Jonathan Davis had four TDs (45 yard fumble return, 43, 49, and 78 yard runs) and  Jeremiah James added two TDs (50, 44 yards) to jump ahead to a 48-18 lead  before P.K. Yonge scored a pair of touchdowns against reserves to bring the score to 48-34.

    Blake Hall also had a touchdown catch and quarterback C.J.  Strange added two touchdown passes. Devante Pollock, Jonathan Davis, and  

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.