Brahman senior signs to play college basketball

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School senior Malcolm Kelly has signed on to continue his education and continue playing basketball at Ellsworth Community College located in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Malcolm was part of a Brahman basketball team that tore their way through the 5A region this year. Okeechobee went 26-3 in Kelly’s senior season, including going […]

OHS Brahmans fall in regional final

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team fell to the Pembroke Pines Jaguars in the regional final on Feb. 28, 72-55. The loss snaps a 13-game winning streak for Okeechobee. The Brahmans finish with a 26-3 record this season. Okeechobee jumped out early on the Jaguars thanks to big shots from Brahman […]

Brahmans win district basketball championship

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Brahmans survived a late rally in the fourth quarter and unplugged the Suncoast Chargers to win their second consecutive district championship on Feb. 14. The Brahmans varsity basketball team will now move on to host the regional quarterfinal against Belen Jesuit on Feb. 20. Okeechobee won the district championship the same […]

Lady Brahmans nearly pull off upset in regionals

JENSEN BEACH – The Okeechobee Lady Brahman varsity basketball team came close to pulling off an upset against the Jensen Beach Lady Falcons in the regional quarterfinal on Feb. 13. The Lady Brahmans were able to overcome multiple miscues that allowed Jensen Beach take a nearly 10-point lead in the first half and come within […]

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 […]

Hard work is the secret behind Lady Brahmans’ success

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans basketball team split a series of two games this week, beating Suncoast and losing a contentious game to Jensen Beach. Okeechobee dominated Suncoast on Jan. 13 at home, winning 70-32. Senior Alkeecia Clayton had a huge game for the Lady Brahmans, leading the team with 29 points […]

OHS basketball team wins 12 games in a row

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team kicked off 2020 the same way they ended 2019, by winning big games. Brahman coach Demetre Riles secured his 100th career win and the Brahmans have now won 12 back-to-back games. The Brahmans got their coach his 100th win by beating Fort Pierce Central 62-45 […]

Lady Tigers basketball goes undefeated in December

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston High School Lady Tiger varsity basketball team capped off an undefeated streak in December by winning their first game in 2020 over FAU High School 37-34 on Jan. 3. The win improves Clewiston’s record to 6-1 this year, their best start since 2017. Throughout their winning streak the Lady Tigers collected […]

Brahmans upset Martin County Tigers

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School varsity basketball team upset the Martin County Tigers 74-64 on Dec. 20. The win improves the team’s record to 6-1 this year, and also means the Brahmans are still undefeated when playing in Okeechobee. Heading into the game, high school sports website Maxpreps ranked the Tigers as the 44th […]

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 […]