Volleyball try outs this week

OKEECHOBEE – Chobee Volleyball Academy (CVA) is scheduled to hold tryouts for their 2020 travel season on Aug. 24 at Osceola Middle School. The tryouts are for ages 11-16 with registration for ages 11-13 at 9 a.m. and tryouts from 9:30 -11 a.m., and registration for ages 14-16 at 11 a.m. and tryouts from 11:30-1 […]

Brahmans host kickoff classic

OKEECHOBEE – The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity football team will take their first snaps of the 2019 season against the Jupiter Warriors on Aug. 16 in the pre-season kickoff classic. Second year Brahmans head coach Ty Smith said overall he’s feeling much more relaxed and confident in his team’s preparation this year as they […]

OHS varsity football vs Jupiter to be held Aug. 16

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School varsity football team will play against Jupiter on Friday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m., at the Okeechobee High School football field located at 2800 U.S. 441 North.

Four Glades Central students selected for basketball trip

BELLE GLADE — Four students from Glades Central High School have been given the opportunity to attend an All-Star basketball camp in New Jersey this week. Sophomore La’Darius Johnson, sophomore Ja’Kavion Nonar, senior Willie Scott and senior Venanza Vereen were selected by a group of former NBA players to participate in a boys All-Star camp […]

‘Big O Open’ honors the memory of Les Tori

OKEECHOBEE — The “Big O Open” had its August tournament in memory of Les Tori, Saturday, Aug. 3. Seventeen teams participated in a cloudy day of friendly competition with the father and son team of Chip and Catch Owens placing first with a total of 17.51 lbs. and also first with a Big Fish of […]

Belle Glade teens selected for basketball All-Star Camp

BELLE GLADE — Four Belle Glade students are about to embark on the opportunity of a lifetime. La’Darius Johnson (Sophomore, Glades Central High School), Ja’Kavion Nonar (Sophomore, Glades Central High School), Willie Scott (Senior, Glades Central High School) and Venanza Vereen (Senior, Glades Central High School) were selected by a group of former NBA players […]

Teen Anglers reeled ’em in at Okee-Tantie

OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Teen Anglers held its July tournament out of Okee-Tantie. This month’s tournament included 14 anglers catching a total of 23 bass at a combined weight of 40.97 lbs. The catch was much better than last month’s. The largest bass caught was 4.06 lbs. and was caught by Alex Figueroa of […]

Local fighters bring pride to the community

OKEECHOBEE — Local RCK (Ray’s Combat Kickboxing) fighters brought pride to their teammates and the Okeechobee community at the 21st annual IKF World Classic tournament Muay Thai/ Kickboxing 2019 Championships. Starting with the Junior Boy Novice Division, first up on Saturday was Ryder Williams in the preliminary rounds. Ryder lost his bout fighting full contact […]

Two Tigers sign on to play baseball in college

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School will have two baseball players going on to play at the college level this upcoming school year. CHS 2019 graduates Louis Roberts and Kobe Perkins signed letters of intent in front of family, friends and supporters on Aug. 1 in Clewiston. Roberts will be playing at with Trinity Baptist College […]

Okeechobee travel team wins championship

APOPKA — The Okeechobee 9U Dirtbags have capped off two back-to-back second place tournament finishes with a championship trophy on July 28 in Apopka. The Dirtbags are a travel baseball team that is composed of many of the same players and coaches from last year’s 8U Okeechobee All-Stars team that went all the way to […]

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