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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 4-H Camp Cherry Lake

    Applications for residential camp 4-H Cherry Lake are now being accepted.

     Each camper will attend fun workshops while at camp. Sign up for the workshops will be done at Camp Orientation. Two orientation dates have been set - Sunday, June 9 and Sunday, June 29 both starting at 2 p.m.

    Cost of the camp is $190. Those qualifying for free and reduced meals pricing deduct $34 (this decision will be made by an office assistant based on income guidelines).

  • 4-H Day Camp Registration

    Applications for 4-H day camps are now being accepted.

    Campers must be 8 years old by the date of the camp attending. All 8 and 9 year olds must have proof of age.

    Camps include shooting, fishing, marine science, ATV safety and LEGO robotics.

    For more information, call 352-486-5131 or email harrisl@ufl.edu.

  • Wild Hog race set for April 26

     

  • Crescent City outlasts Red Devils

    It was the regional semi-finals and the Red Devils’ season ended to a Crescent City Raider team that seemed to want the win more than the Red Devils.