Today's Sports

  • Bushnell trying for World in...

    The Bushnell Dixie Youth League boys are deep into their battle for the World Series title this week, vying in Gonzalez, La.

    “They had their first game last Saturday and they lost,” said proud grandparent Jamie Adams, on the road with the kids.

    But that loss was short-lived as they moved into Sunday and took North Carolina.

    “The game went 11 innings. It took them five extra innings to win,” Adams said, noting the final score was 13-7.

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  • South Sumter wins district title

    The South Sumter 11 and 12 Softball team demonstrated poise and took advantage of Shady Hills/Greater Hudson mental and physical errors as the Sumter County girls won 6-4 Thursday night.

    The victory made South Sumter 4-0 and allowed them to take the Little League District 15 title. They will compete in the sectional July 16 through 18 also at Harley Levins Field.

    South Sumter pitcher Skye Davenport managed to win her fourth game. She allowed three hits, walked six and struck out 11.

    Leigh Yeager tripled to score Olivia Collins.

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  • Wildwood champs take it on the...

    The Wildwood Dixie Youth League Majors Division pitched caught and swung their way through a perfect tournament ending up the District 6 undefeated Allstar baseball league champions.

    “We had to beat Bushnell, our rivals, to get to the State Championship tournament and the team stayed focused throughout that challenge,” said Gina Ingram, who will accompany the team to the state level competition.

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  • Wildwood Day Camp cancelled

    City officials say the current economic climate is likely the cause of a drop off in registration for its Summer Day Camp program this year.

    Wildwood’s Summer Day Camp is a city-hosted recreation program based at the Wildwood Community Center.

    Despite rates described by city Parks and Recreation Coordinator Jason Hargrove as reasonable, $55 per child for city residents and $100 for participants from other parts of the county, registration numbers were very low.

  • South Sumter goes 3-0 in major...

    Skye Davenport won her third pitching game and the South Sumter 11 and 12 softball team won its third straight game 5-4 to nearly clinch its first major softball district title. They defeated Inverness.

    The Sumter County diamond girls are 3-0 with only a game today at 6:30 p.m. against Shady Hills. They are playing in the Little League District 15 Tournament at Harley Levins Field.

    Davenport struck out seven and allowed seven hits in pitching a complete game.

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  • Father's Day ideas from FWC

    This Father’s Day – think fishing


    Make this Father’s Day one for families, summer fun and tradition by going fishing in Florida, the Fishing Capital of the World. Surprise Dad with a family fishing outing and a five-year freshwater fishing license, or give him an opportunity to catch a Florida bass worth a million dollars.