Pahokee Blue Devils soccer off to great start

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Blue Devils varsity soccer team stacked back-to-back wins over lake area teams in December, and are now off to their best start since 2016. The Blue Devils beat Moore Haven 4-1 on Dec. 9 and Glades Day 4-2 on Dec. 11. After going winless last season, Pahokee has managed to turn […]

Pahokee girls basketball wins back-to-back games

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Lady Blue Devils varsity girls basketball team was able to stack back-to-back wins against Wellington and Forest Hill ahead of the Christmas break. The Lady Blue Devils took down Wellington 44-32 on Dec. 16 and defeated Forest Hill 47-25 on Dec. 16. Pahokee senior Jordyn Walkes led the Lady Blue Devils […]

Three Glades area athletes sign letters of intent

BELLE GLADE — Three student athletes from the Glades area signed letters of intent at the national college signing day celebration held at Everglades Preparatory Academy Charter School (EPA) on Dec. 18. Pahokee’s Frankie Burgess and Latarie Kinsler and Glades Central’s Ja’Vontae Williams signed letters of intent to play football at the college level. The […]

Pahokee High loses football heartbreaker to Madison County

MADISON — The Pahokee Blue Devils fell just short of the Madison County Cowboys in the state semifinal on Nov. 29, losing 37-36. Pahokee senior Corey Polk had four rushing touchdowns against the Cowboys, including what appeared to be the go-ahead touchdown to put the Blue Devils up 34-30 with a little over a minute […]

Pahokee wins inaugural Big O Basketball Classic

BELLE GLADE — The Pahokee Blue Devils came out on top in the inaugural Big O Classic, a preseason basketball tournament featuring four basketball teams located around Lake Okeechobee. The tournament kicked off on Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. when Pahokee took on Clewiston, followed by Glades Day facing Glades Central at 7 p.m. Pahokee […]

Football around the lake this week

• Glades Day GatorsThe 2-7 Glades Day Gators finished their season on a high note, with a 48-7 blowout win over St John Paul Academy on Nov. 1. Glades Day senior A.J. Mcphee had another great day, scoring four touchdowns in his last game with the Gators. Glades Day fielded a young team in 2019, […]

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 […]