Former Brahman named head coach at Seminole High

SANFORD — Former Okeechobee High School Brahman Eric Lodge has been named head coach of the Seminole High School football program in Central Florida. Lodge played on the Brahman football team before graduating in 2007. He was previously the defensive coordinator at Seminole before being named head coach after former coach Don Stark took another […]

Lady Brahman softball team defeats Vero Beach

VERO BEACH —The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman varsity softball team came back from trailing the Vero Beach Lady Indians to win 10-8 during their game on March 4. The Lady Brahmans were behind 6-5 after Vero Beach scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth. But Okeechobee’s offense brought out the fireworks in […]

Brahman wrestlers win district championship

RIVIERA BEACH — The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestling team won their district championship tournament on Feb. 22 at Suncoast High School. Six Brahmans were crowned champions in their weight class at the tournament — Charlie Armstrong, Cody Deloney, Travis McKenna, Isaac Herron, Todd Addington and Jose Monrroy. All 14 wrestlers on the Okeechobee team […]

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 […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: De’nitrik Whittaker

OKEECHOBEE – Okeechobee High School senior De’nitrik Whittaker is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Brahman’s varsity basketball game against the Clewiston Tigers on Jan. 22. Against the Tigers, Whittaker had 41 points, including 10 three pointers, six steals and five assists. Whittaker has had multiple double digit […]

Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestling advances to regionals

JENSEN BEACH — The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestling team traveled to Jensen Beach on Jan. 3 to compete in the Cradle Cancer tournament. The Brahmans faced tough competition from 30 other schools in the tournament, but were able to place two wrestlers. Travis McKenna placed fourth and Jose Monrroy placed sixth while the Brahmans […]

Brahmans win D5 Alive basketball tournament

VERO BEACH — The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team took home the championship at the fourth annual D5 Alive Foundation Tournament in Vero Beach Dec. 26-28. The Brahmans swept through three teams in route to the championship, including Sports Leadership & Management Basketball (SLMB), St. Joseph Academy and Faith Christian. Okeechobee opened the […]

Okeechobee’s Neal named to all-America freshman team

ORLANDO — The University of Alabama Crimson Tide concluded its 2019 season with a 35-16 win over the University of Michigan in the Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1. A former Okeechobee Brahman played a crucial role in anchoring the offensive line for Alabama throughout their season. Evan Neal started on the offensive line for the […]

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 […]

Brahman wrestlers bring home championship

PORT ST. LUCIE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestling team put together another dominating performance at the Steadwell/Grow Tournament held in Port St. Lucie on Dec. 13 and 14. The event featured a dual tournament on Dec. 13 followed by an individual tournament. Okeechobee opened the dual tournament with a convincing 82-6 win over […]