Cross country team heads to state finals

The Okeechobee High School girls cross country team has qualified to compete in the Florida High School Athletic Association 3A state finals in Tallahassee on Nov. 9. Jacqueline Jaimes and Lauren Sills finished strong to help the team to secure the eighth place spot overall in the regional meet and qualify for the state finals. […]

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, […]

Okeechobee comes up short in playoff match

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman volleyball team went toe-to-toe with their rival the Jensen Beach Lady Falcons in the 5A District 12 semifinal playoff on Oct. 15. Despite each set being close, Okeechobee fell to Jensen Beach 3-0. The win moves the Lady Falcons into the district championship and ends the Lady […]

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 […]

Brahmans lose to Sharks

OKEECHOBEE — After fast starts in their last two games, the Okeechobee Brahmans offense struggled to put together a drive in their game against the Sebastian River Sharks on Sept. 27. Okeechobee lost the district match against Sebastian River 25-0, dropping them to 1-4 on the year. The Brahmans won the coin toss and chose […]

Terriers topple Brahmans at top of the lake

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Brahmans and Moore Haven Terriers faced each other for the first time since 2016 on Sept. 19 in Okeechobee. Back in that 2016 match-up, Okeechobee dominated the Terriers 45-7. Some key players from the 2019 Moore Haven team were there in 2016 when the Brahmans rolled into town and laid waste […]

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 […]