Today's Sports

  • Wildwood flat but still downs...

    The Wildwood High boys basketball team opened up an 11-0 first quarter lead and went on to beat Crystal River High 48-35 Wednesday at the Wildwood High gym.
    Wildwood head coach Von Moreland said he thought his team was flat but managed to win the game.
    Wildwood is now 8-11 overall and 6-5 in district competition.
    Cameron Graham scored five of his 11 points in the first quarter. Wildwood led 15-3 after the first period.
    Antonio Tanner had 10 points for the game.

  • South Sumter girls press...

    Wildwood High girls basketball coach Paula Lindsey will have her girls do pushups when the Wildcat coach thinks this will help her girls focus on their basketball.
    On Tuesday, Jan. 18, it looked like the Wildwood girls could not get enough pushups.

  • Kiki Neal leads South Sumter to...

    Kiki Neal scored 11 points in the fourth quarter and the South Sumter High boys basketball came back to beat Citrus High 65-56 Thursday at the Citrus gym.
    The victory gave South Sumter head coach Gary Russo his 499th career victory. Russo has coached boys and girls basketball for 38 years. South Sumter is now 10-7 for the season.
    Citrus led South Sumter 35-25 at halftime.
    The Raiders outscored Citrus 17-11 in the third quarter.
    The visitors took the victory by outscoring the hosts 22-10 in the final period.

  • Blueberry Hill hosting Super...

    Blueberry Hill NASCAR RV Resort in Bushnell is planning a big Super Bowl party and the resort has put former Daytona Speedway President Robin Braig in the driver’s seat to plan and market it.
    Braig is helping organize the Super Bowl party that will include broadcasting the game on a giant high-definition screen, a tailgate bash and a chili cook-off competition. The Blueberry Hill Super Bowl party is open to public and those interested can call 793-4112 for details.

  • Wildwood officials dedicate new...

    Wildwood officials hosted a ribbon-cutting event Monday to showcase Gamble Street Park on the east side of City Hall.
    The park was built on a low-elevation lot that contributed to street flooding whenever heavy rains passed through the area. The city corrected the drainage issue, enhanced the curbside view on Gamble Street and provided a park area and paid for it with the sale of a small unused lot, according to city officials.

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  • Wildwood boys fall short 54-49...

    The Wildwood High boys basketball team came up just a little short in the second half and lost 54-49 Monday, Jan. 10 at the Citrus High gym.
    Wildwood (5-9) outscored the hosts (7-9) 36-29 in the second half. However, the hosts took a 25-13 halftime lead.
    Drew Hoffman, a 6-foot-5 center, scored 15 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked three shots to lead Citrus. Brennon Howard hit five field goals for 15 points. Ryan Labrador added 12 points and seven rebounds.

  • Kennerson's 25 leads South...

    The game was between the South Sumter High girls basketball and the Lecanto High teams but it looked more like a contest between the Harlem Globetrotters and the Washington Generals.
    South Sumter (19-1) looked like the Globetrotters. The Raiders had no problem staying undefeated in Florida.
    Raider senior guard Tasha Kennerson led the way with 25 points, 10 rebounds and six steals as South Sumter won 66-32 in a game Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Lecanto High gym. Katura Harrison and Desiree Mitchell both scored 14 points for the Raiders.

  • FWC to score antlers in Lake City

    FWC to score antlers in Lake City

    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers will score deer antlers Jan. 29 in Lake City.

    The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Scott's Gunsmithing and Sales, 4201 S. U.S. 441 in Lake City.

    The deer being scored must have been taken in Florida by fair-chase methods. Qualifying antlers will be recorded in the Florida Buck Registry; owners will receive a certificate suitable for framing and a patch.

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