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Levy County School Board Accepts Offer To Sell Former School  WUFT

In late February, the marquee in front of the old Williston High School bore one last message as residents of the community prepare to bid farewell to the school ...

Old Williston High School building sold  WCJB

After two years on the market, the old Williston High School building has been sold. BluRock Development purchased the building for 1.25 million dollars and ...

Walking down Williston high school's memory filled halls  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- More than 300 people walked down memory lane by walking through their old school hallways and classrooms for one last time in ...

Levy County May See New Shopping Center On Site Of Old High School  levyjournalonline

March 2019 finally saw contracts being signed on the sale of the former Williston High School with BluRock Development with a view to constructing a shopping ...

Publix in Williston? Maybe.  Williston Pioneer

A Facebook post Tuesday morning about Publix locating on the site of the old Williston High School set Williston abuzz with the thought of new development.

Baseball fans celebrate hometown team  WCJB

Everyone was a baseball fan Thursday in Levy County, as teams from Williston and Chiefland high schools played in this years class 1-a state title game in Fort ...

Williston Baseball Rolls Over Dunnellon - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Williston baseball team won their fifth straight game, beating Dunnellon 11-5 to improve their overall record to 7-1.

Williston walkover  Gainesville Sun

WILLISTON — The Williston Red Devils baseball team struck early and often Tuesday night against Hamilton County, using five pitchers in the process.Williston ...

Williston Learns From Humbling Loss to PK Yonge - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

On paper, the girls' basketball game between the Williston Red Devils and P.K. Yonge Blue Wave had the potential to be a good matchup.

Old Williston High School is vandalized  WCJB

A post on social brought attention to graffiti behind an old school building.

Williston Softball Rides 10-run Inning to Beat Crescent City 18-5 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Williston High School defeated the Crescent City 18-5. Sparking the win was the immense number of runs scored in the second inning by the Red Devils.

PK Yonge Girls Hoops Defeat Williston - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The PK Yonge Blue Wave went head to head with the Williston Red Devils in a girl's varsity basketball game on Thursday with the Blue Wave coming out on top ...

Old Williston Gravesite Complicates New Middle/High School Construction  WUFT

Levy County School District (LCSB) officials expect to begin building a new middle/high school this summer if current complications are resolved. School district ...

Alumni reflect on 50 years since Williston High closed

WILMINGTON -- It happened so suddenly, so quietly, that the Williston Senior High School 1968 yearbook barely mentions the school is about to close. The last ...

Former Williston hospital employee speaks out (PART 1)  WCJB

The Regional General Hospital in Williston under the ownership of Jorge Perez has been faced with many financial troubles. TV20 spoke with a former hospital ...

Bradford Softball loses against Williston 9-3 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Bradford Tornadoes softball team lost to the Williston Red Devils in a non-conference home game 9-3 Thursday night. Bradford found themselves down 2-0 ...

High School Football: Eastside Rams vs Williston Red Devils - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Eastside Rams and the Williston Red Devils will both look for their first win of the 2017 football season on Friday night.

Free parking in downtown Ocala WCJB - Video  WCJB

Starting Monday, free parking will be offered downtown. City leaders say it is their way of helping support local businesses.

'Hopefully they go our way': Dickinson and its improved play...  The Dickinson Press

On Friday, May 10, the Dickinson High boys baseball team will travel to Williston to begin its toughest stretch of the season. Playing eight games in a six-day ...

City of Williston to relocate City Hall  WCJB

The City of Williston is relocating to a temporary city hall.

Top Gator Baseball 2019 Draft Prospects - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Riley Green, Matthew Allan and Hunter Barco are three Gators prospects in the upcoming MLB draft happening next month.Outfielder Green and pitchers Allan.

Luke Bryans Farm Tour hits Archer today  Ocala

Van Whitehurst said that when Bryan came to Archer in 2014, close to 18000 people attended.

Ex-Buchholz principal had prior sexual harassment complaint  Gainesville Sun

Michael DeLucas, former principal of Buchholz High School, was the subject of a Levy County School Board sexual harassment complaint before coming to ...

NCAA Sweet Sixteen: Florida State vs Gonzaga Preview - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The second week of the NCAA Tournament gets underway this evening with four marquee matchups. Gonzaga faces off with Florida State and Purdue battles ...

Hamilton County football coach resigns | Sports  Suwannee Democrat

JASPER, Fla. — Ric Whittington has resigned as the Hamilton County head football coach, less than a week away from the Kickoff Classic.

High School Football Preview: Week 3 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

With two games under each teams belt, high school football enters week 3 here in Alachua County. There are some big matchups tonight including:

Eastsides Williams inching closer to win No. 500  Gainesville Sun

With a 41-40 win over District 6-6A foe Santa Fe High School in Alachua on Thursday night, the Eastside High School boys basketball team improved to 17-2 on ...

The Legacy of the Whittemore's at Buchholz High School - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

In 1990, the legacy of the Whittemore family at Buchholz High School began. Then a wide receiver at BHS, Mark Whittemore helped lead the Bobcats to the ...

Small Florida town honors life of beloved son, football player  The Independent Florida Alligator

His parents couldn't wait to see his infectious smile when he opened their Christmas present: a promise of four Moto Metal mud grip tires. “He just had so many ...

PK Yonge girls basketball team falls in state semifinals - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After many wins and a playoff run, the PK Yonge girls basketball team's season came to a close Wednesday morning in the 4A state semifinals. The Blue Wave ...

Williston baseball's Langworthy signs with UF - Sports  Gainesville Sun

WILLISTON - Williston baseball standout Austin Langworthy grew up wanting to be a Florida Gator.On Thursday, at his school before family and friends, the ...

Bradford Softball Blanked By Santa Fe - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Bradford Tornadoes were held scoreless against the Santa Fe Raiders softball team, losing 3-0 Thursday night. Santa Fe came out strong with Jordan ...

FHP: Williston teen was driving 21 mph over limit before fatal crash  Ocala

A popular high school student killed in a crash last month was going too fast when the crash occurred, according to Florida Highway Patrol traffic homicide ...

Williston's horse in the Preakness: Abiding Star - News  Gainesville Sun

The welcome sign in front of Williston City Hall honoring the town's most famous athlete is starting to show its age.

Top-5 High School Recruit RJ Hampton Chooses Overseas Rather Than College - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

On Tuesday afternoon, RJ Hampton chose to play overseas and skip college. He was considering Kansas, Texas Tech, and Memphis.

Weekend High School Basketball Preview - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Postseason play is fast approaching for boys' and girls' high school basketball. Here's a look at the upcoming games for Friday and Saturday.

High school football player safety  WRUF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The NFL and NCAA's concussion crisis and player safety initiatives have been well-chronicled, praised, criticized and debated. However ...

High school basketball Regional quarterfinals preview - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The high school basketball playoffs are into the regional round and multiple area teams are in action tonight. Gainesville High School, Eastside and Sante Fe all ...

MLB Draft: Gators Await Potential Picks - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Day one of the MLB Draft has officially come to an end. 78 picks in and there's still so much talent left. With rounds one and two completed, the draft will.

High School Football Preview: Hawthorne vs. Madison County - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Hawthorne Hornets and the Madison County Cowboys will face off in a Class 1A state semifinals matchup this Friday night. Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. at ...

What Life Is Like in Williston, North Dakota, the Most Expensive Place to Rent an Apartment in the US  ABC News

The western North Dakota town of 18,000 people is the most expensive place in the United States for renters, according to a survey by Apartment Guide, ...

UCLA Signee Reflects on His Time with Buchholz - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

With his senior year quickly coming to a close Buchholz High School's Noah Keeter took some time to reflect on what it has meant to be a part of the Bobcats.

Dan Mullen Talks Spring Practice - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Florida Gators football head coach Dan Mullen reflected on spring practices, Thursdays scrimmage, and improvement on quarterback Feleipe Franks when he ...

Tennis: It Just Means More To Abby Stricklin - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

When most people think of tennis they don't think of a specific team, they think of an individual. To Buchholz High School Senior Abby Stricklin tennis is more ...

Two, including former Williston High star athlete, killed in crash  Gainesville Sun

A former Williston High School star athlete and a passenger died early Saturday in a car accident near Williston Elementary School.

Demolition derbies return to Bubba Raceway Park  Ocala

The action on Saturday will include figure eight bus races, large body demolition derbies, bumper to grille chained car races, towed boat or camper on trailer ...

Florida Football Linebacker Outlook - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Florida football is creeping around the corner with spring practice beginning today. The Gators take a look at the incoming and returning linebacker positio.

NBA Conference Finals: East and West Preview - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The 2018-19 NBA campaign is reaching its endpoint as it heads into the NBA Conference Finals. The Portland Trail Blazers will face the Golden State Warriors ...

Florida Baseball Enters SEC Tournament as the 11th Seed - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Though it was a disappointing regular season for the Gators, the team closed out the season on a high note by sweeping their final regular-season series.

Florida Baseball Slides Into Lubbock, Makes Field of 64 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

For the Gators' baseball team, this season has been far from pretty. Mustering up a record of 33-24 and just 13-17 in conference play, the Gators were unsur.

Florida Gators Baseball Looks to Keep Up Momentum Against Ole Miss - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Coming off a sweep over Alabama and a 12-1 midweek victory over Florida A&M, the No. 21 Florida Gators are looking to improve their SEC record against a.

Hawthorne Boy's Basketball Dominates Newberry 70-44 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Thursday night the Hawthorne Hornet's boy's basketball team traveled to Newberry and faced the Panthers. Prior to tipoff, Newberry coach Edwin Johnson said ...

Florida Softball Faces Potential Early WCWS Exit - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Florida Gators softball is one loss away from a early exit after a close loss to Oklahoma State in the opening round of the WCWS.

Season Preview: Oak Hall Girls Lacrosse Features New Head Coach - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Oak Hall girls' lacrosse team set their sights on their season opener at Episcopal School of Jacksonville coming up on Tuesday, February 19.

Zion Williamson Declares for NBA Draft Following Historic Season  WRUF

In a decision shocking to no watcher of college basketball, Duke freshman Zion Williamson will enter the NBA Draft. The power forward captivated the league.

The Trifecta: Gators Softball World Series Bound Again - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Florida Gators softball is headed to the Women's College World Series for the third straight year after a walk-off thriller against the Tennessee on Sunday.

Florida Gators Selected in the 2019 MLB Draft - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The 2019 MLB draft started on Monday, June 3rd and it came to a close on Wednesday, June 5th. It consisted of 40 rounds in which 1,217 players in total from ...

Gator Gymnastics Season Over - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Florida Gator gymnastics team had its season come to a close this past weekend as the Gators did not advance to the NCAA Championship to be held in ...

Trenton football forced to move up to Class 4A due to FHSAA recruiting violation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the next two years, Trenton's football team will have to find a way to compete in the playoffs as a member of Class 4A and not the rural ...

Gator Baseball Finishes 14 Game Home Stand with Win Over JU - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The 14th ranked Gator baseball team scored early and then hung on to beat Jacksonville, 13-8 on Tuesday night as they finished off a 14 game home-stand.

Gator Baseball Season Ends with two Losses to Dallas Baptist - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Gator's up and down season came to a close in the Lubbock Regional over the weekend. Finishing the season at 34-26 overall, their final game against ...

Girls High School Semifinals: Hawthorne Hornets vs Holmes County  WRUF

Today is a big day for the Hawthorne girl's basketball team as they play in the State 1A semi-finals this morning at 10 am against Bonifay Holmes County in ...

Florida Baseball Assistant Coach Brad Weitzel No Longer on Staff - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida Gators baseball team will be without one of their most experienced assistant coaches in the dugout for the start of next season.

Barnhill Breaks Career Strikeouts Record Against Auburn - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Florida ace Kelly Barnhill had a career night for Florida softball Friday night. The Gators defeated the 19th-ranked Auburn Tigers 7-0 in Auburn, Alabama.

Noles News: FSU is a massive underdog to Miami  Tomahawk Nation

Florida State opened as an 11-point underdog vs. Miami and the line has already climbed to 13+ in most places. Tamorrion Terry is quickly become FSU's most ...

Florida Adds Recruit Ques Glover to 2019 Class - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Earlier today, Bearden High School senior Ques Glover announced on Twitter that he is committing to the University of Florida as a member of the 2019 class.

Florida Softball Knocked Out of WCWS - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

For the first time, Florida softball went 0-2 and barbecue out in Oklahoma City. The Alabama Crimson Tide jumped all over Florida early to send the Gators home ...

Trenton Girls Basketball Win Class 1A State Championship - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Trenton Tigers girls basketball team is now state champions after defeating Holmes County in Lakeland yesterday 43-31. For the first time since 1980, the ...

Nevada gets set to take on Florida in first round of the NCAA Tournament - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Nevada Wolf Pack enter the NCAA Tournament as the No. 7 seed in the West where they'll take on the No. 10 seed Florida Gators.

Florida Gators Softball Shuts Down Boise State - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Florida went from almost being the victim of a no-hitter on Friday against BU to getting a no-hitter on Saturday against Boise St. The Gators defeated the Broncos ...

Education |  Williston Pioneer

By Sean Arnold. Chiefland Citizen. The Levy County school district saw across-the-board gains on the latest annual school and district grades released by the ...

Lightning beaten 4-2 by Canadiens with two games remaining until playoffs - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Having reached 60 regular-season wins on Monday, there's not much left to accomplish for the the Tampa Bay Lightning (60-16-4) this regular season.

Former Gator QB Chris Leak Talks Mullen, Gators, and More - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Former Gator QB Chris Leak talks about quarterback Feleipe Franks' development, his relationship with Gator head coach Dan Mullen, and more.

Offense and Blue Game: Team Orange Wins Fourth Consecutive Spring Game - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The title is not a typo. It was an explosive offensive performance as the Gators scored a combined total of 95 points and totaled 920 yards during the.

Newberry's Alli Green Commits to Coker College - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

To Alli, lacrosse is everything. She's played the sport for the past seven years. It has become her natural habitat, where she can truly be herself. According to Alli ...

FEATURE: Jessica Parsells—Hometown Girl - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Jessica Parsells has been playing softball for as long as she can remember. Starting when she was young, her parents put her in T-ball and she has never ...

High School Football: Jacksonville Lee vs. Columbia in Regional Semifinal  WRUF

Two Florida high schools that have had great seasons will go face to face tonight in a regional semifinal matchup. For the second time this season, Columbia ...

Florida Baseball Take Series Over Kentucky - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida Gators baseball team beat Kentucky 12-8 on Sunday to win the series against the Wildcats.

Gator Baseball Preview: Florida And LSU Square Off In Baton Rouge - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida Gators (25-14, 6-9 SEC) hit the road for a key Southeastern Conference matchup in Baton Rouge against the LSU Tigers (24-14, 9-6 SEC) this ...

Gators Athletics Finishes No. 3 in the Learfield IMG College Directors Cup - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

All Florida sports lay dormant for these scorching summer months, but the Gators are still making waves in the sports world.Florida Gators athletics.

2019 NCAA Men's College World Series Begins Tomorrow - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Only eight of the original 64 teams in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament advanced to the 2019 NCAA Men's College World Series beginning tomorrow in ...

Alonso Plays to Survive, Wins 2019 Derby Title - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Cleveland's Progressive Field welcomed 36119 fans to witness nearly three hours of nonstop slugging in what might be the greatest power display in the event.

Gator Football Set for Orange & Blue Spring Game - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Although football season is still months away, year two of the Dan Mullen era at Florida kicks off with the Orange & Blue Game. For our home. For #GatorNation.

Regular Season Finale And Rivalry Matchup: Gainesville vs Eastside - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

High school regular season football is wrapping up this weekend. The Gainesville High School Hurricanes and the Eastside Rams will end their regular season ...

Gator Recruiting Is Hopeful For The Future - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Gators are winding down on the 2019 recruiting trail, as National Signing day is in less than a week way (February 6th). This weekend, however, they are ...

Newberry Softball: Building Leaders - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

It's not always about wins and losses. For Newberry High School's softball team, the game just means more.Second-year head coach Chris Schaffer has instil.

Eastside Boy's Hoops Loses Tough Game in Regional Semifinal - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

In a tight match up between Eastside High School and Palatka High School, the Rams fell short to the Panthers 61-60 in the regional semifinal of the 2019 ...

Florida Softball Signs Seven Players to the 2019 class - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Seven high school softball players signed their national letter of intents on Wednesday to play at the next level. These players will join the Florida Gator softball ...

Gators Softball One Win from WCWS - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Florida Gators softball is one win from the Women's College World Series after a 3-0 victory over Tennessee on Friday night.

Gators Softball Advances to Super Regionals - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida Gators are headed to another Super Regional round after more great hitting and another great performance in the circle by Kelly Barnhill.

Gators Softball Starts WCWS Against the Cowgirls - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Florida Gators kick off the Women's College World Series with a familiar foe in the Oklahoma State Cowgirls led by former Gator assistant Kenny Gajewski.

Florida Gators Athletics Round-Up - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Over the weekend, the Gator (44-15) Softball team won the 2019 SEC Tournament. This helped them earn the No. 5 national seed for the NCAA Tournament.

Buchholz vs. Bartram Trail: High School Football Preview - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After all the hard work, day in and day out, it comes down to this. A district championship is on the line this Friday night as Buchholz High School travels to take ...

Gators Softball Prepares for Regular Season Home Opener - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The No.4 Florida softball team is back to their regular season schedule tonight. The Gators will host the North Florida Ospreys for their first midweek challenge.

FEATURE: Jordan Roberts grew through addition of Kendyl Lindaman - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Jordan Roberts patiently waited her turn for an opportunity behind the plate. After two long years backing up veterans, the 2019 season would finally be her shot ...

Former Gators trying to make impact in NBA Summer League - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Three former Gators try to make a name for themselves in NBA Summer League to help their chances of making NBA rosters in the near future.

Florida Baseball Get Much Needed Road Win - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Last night Florida baseball faced Missouri in game one of their last regular season series. Going into last night's game the Gators were sitting at 11-16 in.

Struggling Rays Host Division Rival Red Sox - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The struggling Tampa Bay Rays have fallen out of the two top wild card spots. Now, they host the Boston Red Sox, who are right behind them in the chase.

Martez Ivey Chasing NFL Dream - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

2x Second-team All-SEC Florida Gator offensive tackle Martez Ivey chases the NFL dream as he awaits the NFL Draft in April.

Florida Baseball Drops Series Against LSU - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida Gators dropped game 3 against the LSU tigers on Saturday. Florida has lost all 3 road SEC series.

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