Athlete of the Week: Brahman wrestlers

OKEECHOBEE The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestlers are this week’s Big Lake Athletes of the Week for their performances throughout the district and regional tournaments last month. The Brahmans wrestling team went on a tear throughout the month of February, winning not only the district tournament and regional tournament but sending seven wrestlers to the […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Malcolm Kelly

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee senior Malcolm Kelly is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Brahman varsity basketball team’s regional quarterfinal against the Belen Jesuit Wolverines on Feb. 20. Kelly had a team leading 17 points in the Okeechobee win over Belen Jesuit; 11 of those points came in the […]

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 […]

Athlete of the Week: Alkeecia Clayton

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School senior Alkeecia Clayton is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for her performance during the Lady Brahmans basketball team’s dominant run throughout the month of December. The Lady Brahmans have gone an impressive 8-1 in December, and now sit at a 10-2 record as they head into the […]

Athlete of the Week : Jermaine Roberson

BELLE GLADE — Pahokee senior Jermaine Roberson is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Blue Devils game against the Glades Central Raiders on Nov. 2. Roberson played a key role in the Blue Devils’ thrilling 21-17 comeback victory over Glades Central. With Pahokee down 14-6 in the fourth […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Veyon Washington

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School senior Veyon Washington is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his record-breaking performance against the Glades Day Gators on Oct. 24. Washington racked up 397 yards rushing, five rushing touchdowns and one passing touchdown on the night. He also broke the all-time single game rushing record at […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Lorenzo Sampson

MOORE HAVEN — Moore Haven senior Lorenzo Sampson is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance in his team’s homecoming win over the Lake Placid Dragons on Oct. 11. Against the Dragons Sampson ran for 105 yards on 12 carries and one touchdown. This is the third time Sampson has run […]

Big Lake Athletes of the Week: Okeechobee Bowfins

OKEECHOBEE — Travel baseball team the 9U Okeechobee Bowfins are this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for their performance in the South Florida Travel Baseball Fall Bash tournament on Oct. 6. The Bowfins conquered their competition at the tournament to claim the championship. The Okeechobee Bowfins are Cayson Crawford, Carson Durrance, Cooper LaFlam, […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Oran Singleton

CLEWISTON — Clewiston junior Oran Singleton is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Tigers’ game against the Port St. Lucie Jaguars on Sept. 27. Singleton was one of the few high points during the Tigers’ loss to the Lake Wales Highlanders on Sept. 20. Coach Pete Walker must’ve […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Joy Whipple

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School sophomore volleyball player Joy Whipple is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for her performance on the Lady Brahmans varsity team. Whipple currently leads the Lady Brahmans in kills with 76 and is tied for aces on the team with 12. Those 76 kills make Whipple the third […]