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 […]

Lady Brahmans lose to Jupiter, then defeat Martin

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman varsity basketball team improved to a 3-2 record on Dec. 3 with a 45-39 win over the Martin County Lady Tigers. The Lady Brahmans got the victory over the Lady Tigers thanks in part to a huge 17-point second quarter on offense while holding Martin County to […]

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, […]

Turnovers haunt Brahmans against Seminole Ridge

OKEECHOBEE — Two key turnovers held the Okeechobee Brahmans back from winning their homecoming game against the Seminole Ridge Hawks on Oct. 4. The Hawks recovered two bad snaps from the Okeechobee offense, and were able to convert those turnovers into touchdowns each time. The Brahmans fell to Seminole Ridge 20-0, dropping them to 1-5 […]