OHS soccer teams kick off 2019-20 season

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School football team played its last game of the regular season on Nov. 1, which means it’s time for the soccer goals to come out and for the Okeechobee boys and girls soccer teams to kick off their 2019-20 season. The boys team is scheduled to host South Fork at […]

Kids placed in Elks Soccer Shoot

CLEWISTON — Contestants, parents, and workers were able to complete the Elks Southeast District Soccer Shoot on Saturday, Oct. 19, despite inclement weather. All medal winners advance to the Elks South Region Soccer Shoot in Clewiston on Saturday, Dec. 7. Only the first place winners at the South Region will compete in the Elks State […]

Commission to revisit Pahokee soccer field discussion

PAHOKEE — Soccer players in Pahokee met with some success after they turned out en masse at the Aug. 27 City Commission meeting to protest their being barred from the newly renovated football field. The commission voted 5-0 to overrule the city manager; however, due to some confusion the subject will be discussed again this […]

Local youth honored at Elks State Convention

ORLANDO — Winners of the Florida Elks Soccer Shoot were honored at the Florida Elks State Convention in Orlando in May. The boys High Point kicker was William Velasquez Gonzalez. He was sponsored by the Lake Okeechobee Elks Lodge 2871. William began this journey by participating in the Lake Okeechobee Elks Soccer Shoot in September […]

LaBelle youth represents USA at Soccer World Cup

LaBELLE — A straight-A student at Country Oaks Elementary School, Dallen Steelman, recently returned from Spain after being chosen to represent the United States in the 2019 Barca World Cup. Dallen has been playing soccer since he was 4 years old, according to his proud mother, Pam Steelman. As a toddler, he watched his older […]

Clewiston soccer falls in regional semifinals

  The Clewiston Tigers varsity soccer team, fresh off their district championship win on Feb. 1, headed into the regional playoffs with hopes of making a run to the state championship. First up for the Tigers was a district quarterfinal match against the 8-9-1 Desoto County Bulldogs on Feb. 6 in Clewiston. The Tigers wasted […]