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  • Red Devil defense dominates at...

     

    Standing in water on the sidelines over their shoe tops, the playing conditions on the field were not much better.

    However, the Williston junior varsity team played the first half of the Fall Classic and took advantage of a hard hitting defense in both quarters. They forced three fumbles and with just over two minutes to play in the second quarter Austin Chipoletti hit Tre Wilson with a long pass to the Bradford six yard line. Damon Strange took the ball into the end zone on the next play, as the Red Devil JV beat the Bradford JV 6-0 in a half of football.

  • Williston defense dominates Fall...

    The Williston Red Devils traveled to Bradford for their long awaited first action of the season. The field that awaited both teams was water soaked and the sidelines left water over everyone’s shoe tops. Six players were not suited up for action for various reasons on the Red Devil varsity squad, and it was the defense that took control for both the junior varsity and the varsity halves of football.

  • Lady Red Devils win tourney

    The Williston Lady Red Devils are off to a trail blazing start, claiming the victor’s seat in the season opening tournament held in Bronson Aug. 27.

    Four teams, Williston, Chiefland, Newberry and Bronson competed.

    The results were as follows:

    GAME 1

    Williston 22 25 17

    Chiefland 25 19 15

    GAME 2

    Bronson 23 17

    Newberry 25 25

    GAME 3

    Chiefland 25 25

    Bronson 19 14

    CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

    Williston 25 26

  • Bronson, Oliver take down Oak...

    Sophomore halfback Eric Oliver ran for 239 yards on nine carries and scored three touchdowns to lead the Bronson Eagles to a runaway 31-7 victory over Oak Hall in a preseason game at Bronson Friday night.

    Despite the large margin of victory, the game was close for most of the contest with Bronson leading only by a score of 12-7 after three quarters.

  • Ready or not, it’s...

    Red Devil fans, the wait is finally over. Friday night Aug. 28, the Red Devils will travel to Bradford to play their long awaited Fall Classic game.

    The coaching staff is anxious to check out their players in game action, and the players likewise can’t wait to hit an opponent other than their own team members.

    The Red Devils will be running a new offense and trying to stop Bradford with a new defensive set.

    With a new head coach and several new assistant coaches, it is time for the fans to see this season’s Red Devils in action.

  • Eagles get ready to defend the...

    The countdown starts. Bronson Eagles returned to the practice field Monday with the first brutal two-a-days of fall practice. Before the day even started, there was bad news. Sophomore center Tim King, whose powerful build, winning attitude and quick attention to detail looked like such an asset to the young Eagles, will be sidelined for two months with mononeucleosis.

    “Yeah, I hate it,” said Eagles’ head coach Al Cooksey.

    “I hate it for him and I hate it for us.”

  • Levy Lightning 3v3 qualifies for...

    The U-13 Levy Lightning 3v3 soccer team placed fourth at Nationals held earlier this month at Disney’s Wild World of Sports in Orlando, qualifying them for the World Championships tournament next January.

    “Everybody contributed on offense and scored, and it was team defense,” said Head Coach Max Aguirre. “We played excellent soccer.”

  • James Rivers, one step closer

    James Rivers was one of Bronson basketball’s Super Sophs, the little team that could, the squad of sleepers that came out of nowhere to storm all the way to the Class 2A Sweet Sixteen in 2007. This is the team that ee" remember? - in the first week of November suddenly found out the starting five that was going to take them through the region was out. Suddenly, then-head coach Kelly Beckham was looking at starting a pair of sophomores at the point and small forward ee" two guys who lit up JV last year, yeah, but were they ready to deal with Oak Hall, Mayo and Hawthorne?

  • Williston represented in martial...

    While Williston was celebrating Independence Day here at home with its parade and festivities at Horseman’s Park, some of Williston’s younger “warriors” were representing our town and country in a different battle of the champions.

  • Area team plays at Cooperstown

    Levy County sent some of its best baseball players to the cradle of baseball civilization last month as Williston Warriors competed in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament at Cooperstown Dreams Park.

    Chiefland’s Kyle Weeks, along with Williston’s Austin Langworthy, Tyler Moore and J.J. Roberts, was were part of the Williston Warriors 12u AAU team that traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y., home of the Baseball Hall of Fame and fabled site of baseball’s birthplace.