OHS Class of ’62 had two 5-year lettermen

OKEECHOBEE — When the Okeechobee High School Class of 1962 graduated, they had two five-year lettermen in their ranks. Mike Long and David Allgood both began their high school sports careers in eighth grade, and earned a letter in baseball at OHS for five years. Both were recruited by longtime OHS baseball coach Johnny Mack […]

OHS baseball seniors reflect on lost season

OKEECHOBEE —On May 1, Okeechobee High School turned on the football stadium and baseball field lights, as well as the tennis court lights at the Sports Complex at 8:20 p.m. for 20 minutes to honor the spring athletes who weren’t able finish their season due to COVID-19. Administrators at OHS also asked parents around Okeechobee […]

Glades Central baseball seniors miss out on final season

BELLE GLADE — On April 1 the Glades Central Raiders varsity baseball team was supposed to be in the middle of their season and getting ready to head to Glades Day to take on their longtime rival Gators. Instead, both teams are at home and Glades Central seniors may have already unknowingly played their last […]

Baseball Around the Lake

• Glades Day GatorsThe Glades Day Gators dominated Atlantic Christian on March 9, winning 19-7. The Gators scored 10 runs in the first inning alone, including a grand slam from senior Lane Collins. Junior Kolton DesRochers had three RBIs while sophomore Koda Ivey had two. The Gators will next host Palm Beach Lakes at 4 […]

Muck City baseball players represent at college level

BELLE GLADE — When people think of the Muck, they immediately associate us with football, but three brothers from the Glades are making us proud on the baseball fields! Varsity Baseball Coach Rene Leon Jr., who graduated from Glades Central High School (GCHS) in 2012, returned to his alma mater as coach in 2017. During […]

Baseball around the lake this week

• Glades Central Raiders: The Glades Central Raiders are 1-1 after opening the season with a 15-0 win over Pahokee and 12-2 loss to Glades Day. The Raiders swept the Gators for the first time last year. There won’t be a sweep this season, but the Raiders will have a chance to at least spit […]

Brahman baseball starts season with a bang

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School varsity baseball team opened their 2020 season with a big, 11-1 blowout of the Centennial Eagles on Feb. 18. Brahman batters wrecked the Eagles early and often. More often than not, Eagles pitchers ended up being their own worst enemy in the game. Centennial went through five pitching changes […]

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 […]

O-Zone All-Stars slide into the state tournament

SEBRING — The Okeechobee O-Zone All-Stars battled their way into a second place finish during the Dixie Ozone district 8 tournament in Sebring on June 18. They now move to play in the state tournament in Bristol, Fla., starting on July 6. Okeechobee kicked off the tournament in dramatic fashion with a walk-off win over […]

Clewiston 12U All-Stars earn trip to state tournament

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston 12U All-Star baseball team is headed to Belleview, Fla., to compete in the state tournament after coming out on top in their district tournament held in North Fort Myers on June 8. Clewiston earned its ticket to state thanks in part to a pair of come-from-behind victories during the district tournament. […]