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Today's Sports

  • Chasing the trout

     By Capt. Brylee

  • Heinkel leads Red Devils in...

    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...

    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...

    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.

  • Red Devils take District title

    By Lori Jones
    Special to the Pioneer

  • Red Devils take District title

    By Lori Jones
    Special to the Pioneer

  • Red Devils claim victory on...

    Nine seniors were honored April 19 when the Williston Red Devils baseball team took on Chiefland Indians during the last regular season home game.
    Holding a 6-3 lead after  four complete innings of play, Head Coach Scott Hall began to pull the senior players following every out by the defense. The seniors were replaced by rarely used varsity players and junior varsity players that were brought up to the varsity squad following the end of the junior varsity season two weeks ago.

  • 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...

    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.