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 […]

Pahokee has track & field program for ages 5-14

PAHOKEE — The City of Pahokee Parks and Recreation Department is currently registering kids for its Youth Soccer and Youth Track and Field program. You can register now, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 360 E. Main St., or at City Hall, 207 Begonia Drive, […]

Two place in soccer shoot

CLEWISTON — Mckenzie Lansford and Alex Trevino represented the Clewiston Elks Lodge #1853 and the State of Florida in the Elks Tri-State Soccer Shoot at the Elks Camp in Umatilla, on Sunday, Jan. 19, competing against state champions from Georgia and South Carolina. Mckenzie and Alex both placed second in the U-8 Girls and Boys […]

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 […]

OHS wrestlers advance to state dual

PALM BAY– The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestling team advanced to the state tournament after winning the regional championship on Jan. 16 at Heritage High School. Last week the Brahmans won the district tournament after advancing to the finals where they defeated Suncoast in a rout 72-12. In the first round of the regional tournament […]

OHS boys soccer beats Martin County on senior night

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahmans varsity soccer team held their senior night during their home game against the Martin County Tigers on Jan. 16. The Brahmans defeated the Tigers 3-0 in what is their last home game of the season. Ruben Martinez scored the first goal for Okeechobee and assisted Connor Rucks for […]

Youths compete in Elks Tri-State Soccer Shoot

UMATILLA — The Elks State Soccer Shoot competition took place at the Elks camp in Umatilla on Saturday, Jan. 4. Representatives from the Southeast District and South Region kicked against athletes from the north and central districts of Florida, narrowing a field of over 1,000 competitors starting at the local level. This year’s winning Elks […]

Pahokee Blue Devils soccer off to great start

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Blue Devils varsity soccer team stacked back-to-back wins over lake area teams in December, and are now off to their best start since 2016. The Blue Devils beat Moore Haven 4-1 on Dec. 9 and Glades Day 4-2 on Dec. 11. After going winless last season, Pahokee has managed to turn […]

Brahmans win D5 Alive basketball tournament

VERO BEACH — The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team took home the championship at the fourth annual D5 Alive Foundation Tournament in Vero Beach Dec. 26-28. The Brahmans swept through three teams in route to the championship, including Sports Leadership & Management Basketball (SLMB), St. Joseph Academy and Faith Christian. Okeechobee opened the […]