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 […]

Tiger wrestlers battle in holiday tournament

LANTANA — The Clewiston High School wrestling team made a great showing at the 2019 Santaluces Holiday Tournament at Santaluces High School on Dec. 13-14. Izac Martinez finished in first in his weight class, Wisam Ramadan finished third in his weight class and Hisham Ramadan finished third in his weight class. Clewiston finished in sixth […]

Pahokee girls basketball wins back-to-back games

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Lady Blue Devils varsity girls basketball team was able to stack back-to-back wins against Wellington and Forest Hill ahead of the Christmas break. The Lady Blue Devils took down Wellington 44-32 on Dec. 16 and defeated Forest Hill 47-25 on Dec. 16. Pahokee senior Jordyn Walkes led the Lady Blue Devils […]

Three Glades area athletes sign letters of intent

BELLE GLADE — Three student athletes from the Glades area signed letters of intent at the national college signing day celebration held at Everglades Preparatory Academy Charter School (EPA) on Dec. 18. Pahokee’s Frankie Burgess and Latarie Kinsler and Glades Central’s Ja’Vontae Williams signed letters of intent to play football at the college level. The […]

Warriors tame the Bulls

OKEECHOBEE — The Osceola Middle School Warriors and Yearling Middle School Bulls boys basketball teams met for their first of two games this season on Dec. 19 in the OMS gym. The Warriors’ dominant defense proved to be the difference-maker early. Osceola took a 20-9 lead into halftime over Yearling because they were able to […]

OHS anglers reel in a ticket to nationals

ST. AUGUSTINE — Two members of the Okeechobee High School Bass Club are moving on to compete at the national level after coming in second place in the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation High School Tournament on Dec. 14 and 15 on the St. Johns River. Kyle Zainitzer and Tyler Scott snagged a second place finish in […]