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 […]

OHS soccer team falls in district championship

OKEECHOBEE–The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans varsity soccer team fell to Suncoast 8-0 in the district championship on Jan. 31 in Okeechobee. The Lady Brahmans were able to fight their way into the district championship after a 10-6-1 regular season that earned them a bye in the first round of the playoffs. Following that bye, […]

Update: Girls soccer around the lake this week

All around Lake Okeechobee girls soccer teams are preparing to end the regular season and take the first step into the postseason. Five of the six high schools in the area will be playing in the district playoffs this week. • Glades Day Lady Gators: The Glades Day Lady Gators have a 8-9-1 record this […]

Soccer around the Lake this week

• Glades Central Raiders: The Glades Central Raiders record of 4-4-2 is their best since 2010. The Raiders opened the season with four back-to-back wins over Dreyfoos School of the Arts, Royal Palm Beach, Inlet Grove and Glades Day. Their biggest win of the season came over Glades Day, when the Raiders rode a big […]

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 […]

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 […]

Girls soccer team off to best start in years

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman varsity soccer team has capitalized on a dominating win streak during the month of December and jumped out to a 7-2-1 record halfway through their season. They currently hold the No. 2 seed in their district behind Suncoast. Head coach Eric Swant credits the defensive play for […]

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 Brahman soccer gets last-second win

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans pulled off a last-minute win against Sebastian River on Dec. 4. The game was tied at 3-3 with a little over a minute remaining in the second half when Okeechobee senior Callista Martinez scored the winning goal from 35 yards out. Sophomore Isabella Saucedo was able to […]