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 […]

Chobee Nation brings home national championships

KISSIMMEE — Two Chobee Nation basketball teams were able to bring back national championships from the 2019 USSSA National Basketball Tournament held in Kissimmee on July 4-7. The Okeechobee boys varsity team and the girls eighth grade team took home championships in their divisions. Boys varsity coach Demetre Riles was proud of the effort each […]

School board recognizes basketball team for historic season

  The Okeechobee County School Board recognized the Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team for its accomplishment in winning the district championship against rival Jensen Beach on Feb. 16. It was the first time the basketball program had won a district championship since 1991. “If you have been living under a rock for the […]

Brahmans fall in overtime after heroic effort

  By all accounts, when the Okeechobee Brahmans varsity basketball team stepped onto the court to face the Dillard Panthers in the regional quarterfinal of the state tournament on Feb. 21, they were the underdogs. Dillard is ranked as one the top teams in Florida and makes yearly appearances in the state tournament, including when […]

OHS basketball captures first district title in 28 years

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team rolled through their District 13-7A tournament Feb. 13-16 and achieved something the program had not been able to do since 1991 — win a district championship. With the District 13-7A title now at Okeechobee High School, the Brahmans have earned themselves a home game in […]

Brahmans get playoff win over Heritage

  The Okeechobee Brahman varsity basketball team held their senior night for the last game of their regular season on Feb. 8 against the Berean Christian Bulldogs. The team recognized six seniors who will be leaving the team after this year, including Jemal Davis, Jalen Pryor, J-Quan Ferrol, Lucas Osceola, Kimani McIntosh and Ky’Ode Walters. […]

OHS gets back-to-back wins against Jensen and Moore Haven

The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team stacked back-to-back wins against their district rival Jensen Beach and fellow Lake Okeechobee team Moore Haven on Feb. 1 and Feb. 4. The Brahmans exacted some revenge on the Jensen Beach Falcons when they came away with the victory over the district foe. Jensen knocked Okeechobee out […]

Lady Brahman basketball gets district playoff win

The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans varsity girls basketball team defeated South Fork 57-52 in the district quarterfinals on Feb. 4, giving them their first district playoff win since 2012. Lady Brahmans coach Jovanny Torres with the way his team responded to adversity in the playoff game. “I was very proud of my girls for […]

Brahmans set for rematch against Jensen

After winning their last two games, including an overtime thriller against Westwood, the Okeechobee Brahman varsity basketball team is set for a much- anticipated rematch against district rival Jensen Beach on Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the OHS gym. Jensen Beach knocked Okeechobee out of the playoffs last year with a 45-44 win in […]