.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Devils rough up Indians

    The only sure thing about the county’s best baseball matchup - Chiefland-Williston - is that there are no sure things. Weeks ago, Williston tried hard to give away the home game to the visiting Indians, before snatching back the 8-6 win. Saturday, the Devils came to Chiefland and their hosts hoped to get them back.

    They didn’t. After six innings of close play among some of the best talent in the area, Williston exploded for nine runs in the top of the seventh to down Chiefland 18-6 in the last district game.

  • Sports calendar

    THURSDAY, APRIL 23

    High School Baseball

    Williston vs. Santa Fe (at CFCC), 3 p.m.

    FRIDAY, APRIL 24

    High School Baseball

    North Marion at Williston, 7 p.m. ***NOTE TIME CHANGE***

    WEEK OF APRIL 27

    High School Baseball

    District at Williston

    FRIDAY, MAY 29

    High School Football

    Williston at Crystal River (spring game)

    FRIDAY, AUG. 28

    High School Football

    Williston at Bradford (Starke), (preseason classic), 7:30 p.m.

    Oak Hall at Bronson (preseason classic)

  • Devils hang on to defeat GHS

    GAINESVILLE -- The Williston Red Devils defeated Gainesville High 10-8 in a slugfest on Thursday night. The Red Devils were sailing smoothly through the game, putting up three runs in the fourth inning on an RBI single by Tyrie Boyer and a hit by Andrew Poupard that scored two more runs. They scored three more in the fifth on a warning track double by Brandon Scott that drove in two, and another RBI hit by Boyer.

  • Great game, but Palatka triumphs

    GAINESVILLE -- It was one of those high school baseball games that keeps you on the edge of your seat all the way. It was great pitching on both sides, and you just kept waiting for a break.

    Unfortunately for Williston, that break went Palatka’s way.

    The Panthers knocked off Williston, 5-0, last Friday night in a thriller in what was billed as the Alachua County Tournament at Gainesville High School.

    They didn’t need speed-up rules in this one, as it took exactly 89 minutes to play the seven-inning contest.

  • Softball team tops Dixie

    The Williston Lady Red Devils have changed their batting order, changed a few player positions and on Tuesday April 7, the Dixie County Lady Bears fell to the Red Devils 10-2.

    Laurrin Howard took the mound for the Red Devils and gave up just four hits, striking out six, and received help from freshman catcher Kaitlyn Bannon. Bannon gunned down two Bears trying to steal second base, to break up scoring threats.

  • Red Devil Challenge starts April...

    The Williston High School baseball team will host the 7th Annual “Red Devil Challenge” baseball tournament April 13-15.

    “This tournament is used to get ready for the district tournament and the state playoffs” said Coach Jim Smith, now in his 13th season as head coach of the Red Devils.

    WHS currently has a 13-3 record and 9-0 in district play. They also have a 33 game winning streak in district games played at home and have clinched the regular season district championship for the fifth consecutive year.

  • Devils assured of top seed in...

    Williston High School’s baseball team cemented its hold on the top seed in the district standings with an emotional 7-4 win over Fort White on Tuesday night.

    The win left the Red Devils with a 9-0 district mark, with only a game at Chiefland in nine days coming before the tournament. They have been assured of the top seed for the event.

    Damon Ming pitched into the fifth inning, but had to work his way out of trouble in each frame.

  • Williston Middle wins baseball...

    FORT WHITE -- Time ran out on the undefeated Lake Butler Tigers middle school baseball team at Fort White Thursday evening.

    The Tigers were the number one seed going into the SMSAC tournament and were riding an undefeated regular season.

    The Williston Middle School Red Devils had lost to the Tigers by big numbers in their two regular season meetings.

    After downing Chiefland Middle School 9-0 the Red Devils were set to play in the championship game against the undefeated Tigers.

  • Stamper pitches gem as Red...

    It was nearly a perfect game for Lady Red Devil Pitcher Tori Stamper as she faced just 12 batters in order in the first four innings recording five strike outs and not allowing a ball hit out of the infield or a single base runner.

  • Sports calendar

    THURSDAY, APRIL 2

    High School Softball

    Williston vs. Cantonment Tate, 9 p.m. (at Kissimmee Klassic)

    High School Baseball

    Williston at Gainesville, 7 p.m. (Alachua County Tournament)

    FRIDAY, APRIL 3

    High School Baseball

    Williston vs. Palatka, 7 p.m. (at Gainesville, Alachua County Tournament)

    MONDAY, APRIL 6

    High School Weightlifting

    Sectional tournament at Fort White, 9 a.m.

    TUESDAY, APRIL 7

    High School Softball

    Dixie County at Williston, 7 p.m. (JV at 5)

    High School Baseball