Lady Brahmans head to district championship

PORT ST. LUCIE – The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman varsity basketball team is heading to the district championship after defeating the Suncoast Lady Chargers 64-57 in the district semifinal on Feb. 5 in Port. St. Lucie. The win gives the Lady Brahmans a 20-5 record this season. Okeechobee now moves on to face Jensen […]

Big ‘O’ Teen Anglers wrap up 2019 with annual banquet

OKEECHOBEE — The Big ‘O’ Teen Anglers wrapped up their 2019 season with their annual end of the year banquet. This year’s banquet took place Jan. 17 at Pogey’s Family Restaurant where our anglers, families and boat captains enjoyed a delicious dinner and dessert. Dinner found all of the family, friends and captains enjoying a […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Alaysha Johnson

CLEWISTON – Clewiston High School senior Alaysha Johnson is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for her performance in the Lady Tigers basketball game against the Sebring Lady Blue Streaks on Jan. 31 in Clewiston. Johnson scored 21 points against Sebring, in route to a 62-43 Clewiston win. Alaysha has scored in double […]

Boys Basketball Around the Lake

• Clewiston Tigers: The Clewiston Tigers fell to 3-13 after losing to Glades Central on Jan. 29 and LaBelle on Jan. 30. The Tigers will close out their season on the road against Inlet Grove on Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. • Moore Haven Terriers: The Moore Haven Terriers are out to a 9-10 record […]

OHS soccer team falls in district championship

OKEECHOBEE–The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans varsity soccer team fell to Suncoast 8-0 in the district championship on Jan. 31 in Okeechobee. The Lady Brahmans were able to fight their way into the district championship after a 10-6-1 regular season that earned them a bye in the first round of the playoffs. Following that bye, […]

KOA Okeechobee to host top pickleball player

OKEECHOBEE– Okeechobee KOA is scheduled to host one of the top pickleball players in the world on Feb. 4. Kyle Yates will perform a pickleball exhibition and clinic on the pickleball courts at KOA which will be free and open to the public. Yates is a multiple-time national champion in the sport and started competing […]

Robertson wins bass tournament on Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Faith in his area rewarded Matt Robertson with his biggest limit of the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Southeastern Regional on Lake Okeechobee and delivered the winning three-day total weight of 59 pounds, 14 ounces. For his victory, Robertson, the angler from Kuttawa, Ky., who became a fan favorite for his onstage antics […]

Connors inducted into Hendry Motorsports HOF

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee’s Paul Connors was selected as one of the inaugural inductees into the Hendry County Motorsports Park Hall of Fame on Jan. 11. Paul joins Frank Drapel, Don Turner and Craig Montessi in the first inaugural class of hall of fame inductees. Connors debut came in 1966, when he competed at Daytona in […]

Lady Brahmans advance to district championship

The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans varsity soccer team will be playing in the district championship on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. against the Suncoast Lady Chargers. The game will be played in Okeechobee at OHS. The Lady Brahmans advanced to the district championship thanks to a 6-3 victory over the Port St. Lucie Lady […]

Put the Pedal to the Metal: Mod Lite Sugar Bowl planned

HENDRY COUNTY – The Hendry County Motorsports Park, the southern-most dirt track in the U.S., is ready to kick-off the 2020 race season. Track sponsors, organizers, and racers just finished up at their 2019 Awards Banquet, but without skipping a beat- they’ve already gotten busy with preparations for the Inaugural Mod Lite Sugar Bowl. The […]