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Today's Sports

  • Their joints may creak but they...

    By Bryan Hoopaugh

    bhoopaugh@willistonpioneer.com

    A lot of  energy coupled with fierce competitive emotion took to the diamond Saturday during the WHS Baseball Booster Alumni Day–a fund-raiser for the baseball team.

    Beginning at 10 a.m. with a scrimmage game between Williston and Bronson, activities ran throughout the day.

    No score was kept during the scrimmage but Williston dominated during the game that allowed both teams to play for fun yet hone their skills.

  • Senior Night

    The Williston Red Devils boys’ basketball team hosted the North Marion Colts Feb.1 to celebrate its Senior Night before a packed house.

    Missing for this final regular season home game was senior David Heinkel, a three-year varsity player for the Red Devils who was out of town on a football visit to a college in Missouri. 

    Heinkel was a two-year starter for the Red Devils will return for the district playoffs which begin for the Red Devils Friday night.

  • Red Devils claim Number 2 seed

     With two non-district games left on the Red Devil varsity boys’ schedule, the team ended its regular season district play Saturday night at Santa Fe. 

  • Earl Brown leads Red Devils to...

     Red Devil Junior Earl Brown helped  lead the Williston Red Devils over district leader Fort White on  Jan. 23, as the improving junior poured in a season high 32 points.

  • Williston Varsity turns back...

    In a non-district game played on Jan. 25, the Red Devils made the short trip to Chiefland to take on an improving Indian varsity basketball team.

  • Lady Red Devils rally to down...

    It was all  Lady Indians for the first three quarters of play during last Friday’s game  when the Red Devils traveled to Chiefland. 

  • Red Devils prepare for more...

       Following a Friday night win over the Keystone Heights Indian, swhich began the second round of district action for the Red Devils they hosted the Interlachen Rams on Tuesday night Jan. 15.

    With starters Damien Strange, David Heinkel, and Tyus Williams absent in first half action due to their upcoming Georgia / Florida Border War football game practice, the Red Devils went with a new starting line-up against the visiting Rams.

  • Lady Red Devils stop Lady...

    The Williston Lady Red Devil basketball team hosted district foe Fort White Jan. 18. The Lady Indians took the first meeting before the holiday break by 19 points at Fort White. 

    As the game got under way,  it looked like the Lady Indians were in for another win, as the Lady Red Devils turned the ball over 11 times in the first quarter and missed five of six free throws. The Lady Devils found themselves trailing the Lady Indians 15-5 as the first quarter ended.

  • Lady Red Devils roll past Bears

    It was a bad night for the Dixie County Bears, starting with the JV Bears being a no show, as a quick call to the Bears JV coach, found he couldn’t follow his schedule of the scheduled game against the Red Devil JV team.

  • Red Devils are in Rural Class 1A

     

        The FHSAA has accepted the Williston Red Devils into the Rural Class 1A, District 7 in all sports beginning with the upcoming football season in 2013.

        That's right, football, basketball both boys and girls, baseball, softball and volleyball and soccer. 

          The Red Devils will be in the 1A District 7 line up in all sports. They were placed in the southern district with Chiefland, Newberry, Union County and Dixie County.