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 get walk-off win in playoffs

It took eleven innings of nail-biting softball but the Lady Brahmans are advancing to the regional semifinals. Okeechobee’s own ‘cardiac kids’ pulled off a dramatic walk-off 2-1 playoff victory over the Olympic Heights Lady Lions in the regional quarterfinals in Okeechobee on May 8. The game was tied 0-0 for the first five innings until […]

OHS Lady Brahman softball wins district championship

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans are district champions for the second time in three years. The Lady Brahmans took a commanding 6-2 win over the South Fork Lady Bulldogs in their district championship match-up on May 6. OHS head coach Mary Huff fielded a young team this year and described the Okeechobee […]

Lady Gators win third consecutive championship

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Day Lady Gators softball team has won the 2A District 7 championship for the third year in a row. Head coach Sherri Paez has helped build the Lady Gators softball program into the regular playoff contenders they now are. “This season had been a lot of work for the team,” […]

Lady Brahmans team to face Martin County

The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman softball team now knows who they’ll be facing in the first round of the district tournament on April 30. Okeechobee will take on the 12-4 Martin County Lady Tigers in the district tournament, which is being played at Jensen Beach High School. When these two teams last met back […]

Yearling bats come alive against Moore Haven

OKEECHOBEE — The Moore Haven Middle School Lady Terriers softball team made the trip up to Okeechobee to face the Yearling Middle School Lady Bulls on April 17. The home crowd at the Okeechobee High School softball field were still finding their seats when the Lady Bulls jumped out to an early lead. Yearling already […]

OHS softball team sweeps Glades Day and Moore Haven

Three lake area softball teams battled last week and one clear winner was able to emerge from the fray. Okeechobee beat Glades Day 11-1 in their game on April 16, dropping the Lady Gators to 5-7 on the year. Glades Day head coach Sherri Paez says she was hoping the Lady Gators would play stronger […]

Softball around the lake

• The Moore Haven Lady Terriers softball team has the best record in the sport of the six schools around the lake. Three-quarters through their 2019 season the Lady Terriers have a 9-3 record, meaning they already have more wins than the whole of 2018 when the team went 8-8. The Lady Terriers started 2019 […]