Lady Brahmans fall to Doral Academy

OKEECHOBEE — The Lady Brahmans softball team’s playoff run came to an end on May 17 when they came up short against Doral Academy 3-0 in the regional final held at Okeechobee High School. It marks the end of a softball season that saw the Lady Brahmans win their second district championship in three years. […]

Lady Brahmans advance to regional final

The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans softball team advanced to the regional final with a dramatic extra inning win against the Dwyer Lady Panthers on May 14. You may be feeling a sense of déjà vu reading this story. The OHS softball team won a playoff game in extra innings in dramatic fashion? Didn’t you […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Halle McDuffie

Okeechobee High School’s Halle McDuffie is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for her performance during the Lady Brahman regional softball playoff win over Olympic Heights on May 8. Okeechobee pulled off the 2-1 win in extra innings and McDuffie played a central role in both of the Lady Brahman runs scored as […]

Brahmans knocked out of playoffs by Jensen

The Okeechobee Brahman varsity baseball team’s season came to an abrupt end in the district playoffs on May 7 as they fell to the Jensen Beach Falcons, 3-0. The game had all the makings of a pitchers duel in the early going, with freshman Brahman pitcher Jacob Hardy controlling the Falcon batters with some great […]

Lady Brahmans get walk-off win in playoffs

It took eleven innings of nail-biting softball but the Lady Brahmans are advancing to the regional semifinals. Okeechobee’s own ‘cardiac kids’ pulled off a dramatic walk-off 2-1 playoff victory over the Olympic Heights Lady Lions in the regional quarterfinals in Okeechobee on May 8. The game was tied 0-0 for the first five innings until […]

OHS Lady Brahman softball wins district championship

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans are district champions for the second time in three years. The Lady Brahmans took a commanding 6-2 win over the South Fork Lady Bulldogs in their district championship match-up on May 6. OHS head coach Mary Huff fielded a young team this year and described the Okeechobee […]

Okeechobee nearly pulls off comeback against Gators

The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity baseball team nearly pulled off a late-game comeback against the Palm Beach Gardens Gators on May 1. Okeechobee found itself down 4-0 to the Gators with only one out left in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Brahmans already had Logan Johnson on board at first base when […]

Lady Brahmans team to face Martin County

The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman softball team now knows who they’ll be facing in the first round of the district tournament on April 30. Okeechobee will take on the 12-4 Martin County Lady Tigers in the district tournament, which is being played at Jensen Beach High School. When these two teams last met back […]

OHS softball team sweeps Glades Day and Moore Haven

Three lake area softball teams battled last week and one clear winner was able to emerge from the fray. Okeechobee beat Glades Day 11-1 in their game on April 16, dropping the Lady Gators to 5-7 on the year. Glades Day head coach Sherri Paez says she was hoping the Lady Gators would play stronger […]

OHS anglers finish tournament less than an ounce apart

HARRIS CHAIN OF LAKES — It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that the final weigh-ins were exceptionally close at Florida’s BASS Nation High School Central Regional Qualifier held on the Harris Chain of Lakes Feb. 16. Out of the 76 teams competing in the qualifier the Okeechobee High School Bass Club finished with two […]