Brahmans and Bulldogs battle in back-and-forth bout

STUART — The Okeechobee Brahmans and South Fork Bulldogs had a wild, back-and-forth game when they met up on Sept. 13 at South Fork High School. The game had plenty of offense, great defensive plays and a controversial call from officials that may have changed the outcome of the game. Ultimately Okeechobee ended up falling […]

Football around the lake this week

Teams around the lake saw their first action of the 2019 season last week as kickoff classics were played all around the state of Florida. While these preseason games don’t reflect on a team’s final record in the regular season, they can still be a small preview of what to expect from each school as […]

Brahmans host kickoff classic

OKEECHOBEE – The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity football team will take their first snaps of the 2019 season against the Jupiter Warriors on Aug. 16 in the pre-season kickoff classic. Second year Brahmans head coach Ty Smith said overall he’s feeling much more relaxed and confident in his team’s preparation this year as they […]

Principal Tedders leaving OHS

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School Principal Dylan Tedders won’t be leading off the morning announcements at OHS any longer. Mr. Tedders has accepted a position as the assistant superintendent of administrative services for the Okeechobee County School District for the upcoming school year. “This is one of two jobs at the district level that would […]

Okeechobee High School’s ‘Grad Night’ was a huge success

OKEECHOBEE — Grad Night was a night to remember for the Class of 2019. Not only did they join the ranks of adulthood through graduation from high school, they were treated to a lovely evening at the KOA at the 30th Annual All Night Graduation Party hosted by Our Village Okeechobee. A huge thank you […]

OHS leads in candidates for new trade school

CLEWISTON — During the 2018-19 school year, representatives from U.S. Sugar traveled all around Lake Okeechobee visiting schools ahead of the new Industrial Skills Training Academy (ISTA) opening in Clewiston. They spoke to students about the opportunity at ISTA, which is a new technical skills training program the company would be opening later in 2019. […]

OHS graduation caps off lake area school year

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School graduation ceremony held on May 31 marked the end of the 2018-19 school year for lake area schools. Okeechobee was the last of the six high schools around Lake Okeechobee to hold their graduation this year. The ceremony was held at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center at 7 p.m. OHS […]

Lady Brahman softball banquet concludes season

The district champion Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman softball team wrapped up their 2019 season with their annual banquet on May 29. The banquet caps off what had been an impressive season for the Lady Brahman softball program. After opening with seven straight losses, it appeared the team was having an off year compared with […]

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 […]