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Today's Sports

  • Jackson signs with Trinity...

    Patrick Jackson has patiently bided his time while looking to resume his basketball career at the college level.

    The former Chiefland standout, who twice led the Indians in scoring and joined them for a trip to the state final four, and former Cedar Key Shark, was tentatively set to attend Webber International in 2017.

  • Outstanding Shark athletes take...

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    A couple of state medalists, a group behind the funding of critical gym concession upgrades, and an outgoing coach with more than 25 years of proud service at Cedar Key were among those recognized in a packed Cedar Key Community Center May 10 at the Cedar Key School Sports Banquet.

  • CKS track and field duo bring...

    Cedar Key sophomores Wade Gore and Sam Parks didn’t just make an appearance at the Florida High School Track & Field State Championships in Jacksonville.

    The Sharks’ track-and-field duo collected multiple medals on their trip to the state meet hosted by the University of North Florida on May 4 and May 5.

    Gore matched his 1.82-meter jump at regionals to finish fifth in the state in Class 1A in the boys’ high jump. Parks, meanwhile, nabbed a trio of state championship medals in adaptive events, including the 200 meter, 800 meter and shot put.

  • Sharks move on to track and...

    Cedar Key School track and field saw several of its standouts advance to regionals out of the April 11 district meet at Oak Hall School. Shark regional qualifiers include: Wade Gore; Jadyn Beckham; Amanda Robinson; Mikey Beckham; Jasmin Jackson; Annie McCain and Sam Parks. The Cedar Key competitors were particularly impressive in the field events.

    Below is a more detailed list of regional qualifiers and district medalists from Cedar Key, Chiefland and Bronson. The top four placers advance to regionals, and the top eight earned district medals.

  • Sharks place in Gainesville meet
  • CK Open nabs over $5.5K for Fire...

    The momentum continues to grow for the annual Cedar Key Open Golf Tournament.

    On March 7, the charity event set a new mark for itself in its third edition, raising $5,513 for the Cedar Key Volunteer Fire and Rescue.

    In three years, it’s raised $13,139 for local causes. Last year’s funds went toward the Cedar Key Library.

    With 88 competitors and 22 teams, participation also saw an uptick for the Open.

  • Lady Sharks softball cruises to...

    By CKS softball coach Lisa Fine

    It was a big win for the Lady Sharks softball team March 6 in Trenton. It defeated the Riverside Christian School Wranglers 21-6! The offense was lead by Audrey Collins and her four RBIs, Baylie Doty's home run and two RBIs, and Alyssa Beckham and Tori Fisher each contributed a pair of RBIs. Baylie also rang up six strikeouts and combined with Haiden Simpson and Allie Collins on a double play.

    Next Tuesday, March 13, the Lady Sharks will travel to Meadowbrook Academy in Ocala for a 5 p.m. game. Go Sharks!

  • On the cusp

    There was a palpable feeling in the Dixie County High School gym that Cedar Key might pull off the improbable.

    The Shark boys, looking for their first tournament win in more than two decades, had fallen behind 13-3 in the first quarter, but came storming back to take leads in the second and third quarters of the District 1A-7 quarterfinal Feb. 13 in Cross City. With four minutes remaining, on the heels of a Kris Burns layup, CKS was knotted with the Tigers at 45-45.

  • CKS softball standout Ashlyn...

    Of all the skills it takes to succeed at college softball, Ashlyn Allen is learning that patience is the one that might serve her best during her freshman campaign.

    Allen, a school record-holder in shot put and the first student to enjoy an athletics signing ceremony at Cedar Key School, is one of the most accomplished athletes to ever come out of Cedar Key.

  • Sharks take on Trenton in...

    The Cedar Key boys’ basketball team finished in a three-way tie in district wins with Bronson and Chiefland, but the tiebreaker process left the Sharks as the No. 6 seed, earning them a meeting with No. 3 seed Trenton in the quarterfinal round on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

    The seven-team District 1A-7 tournament, which tips off Monday, Feb. 12, with No. 5 Chiefland and No. 6 Bronson, is at Dixie County High School in Cross City.

    The semifinals will be held Friday, Feb. 16, and the championship game will be the following Saturday at 7:30 p.m.