OHS Brahman soccer players finding their footing

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman boys soccer team has opened up their season with a 2-2 record after alternating wins and losses over their first four games. The Brahmans won their season opener against Treasure Coast 2-0 on Nov. 13, before losing at home 3-0 against Fort Pierce Central on Nov. 16. Okeechobee […]

OHS wrestling pins Centennial

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Brahman varsity wresting team squeezed out a 45-35 win against Centennial High School on Dec. 5 at Okeechobee High School. Head coach Bruce Jahner says he was satisfied with the team’s performance but thinks his guys are still finding their rhythm after an on-again off-again practice schedule to start their year. […]

Brahmans lead the pack in basketball around the lake

OKEECHOBEE — When it comes to varsity basketball around Lake Okeechobee, there’s the Okeechobee Brahmans and then there’s everyone else. Okeechobee High School has proven it is the team to beat in the early going of the 2018 season, going undefeated through its first four games. Along the way, the Brahmans have defeated two lake […]

OHS basketball team dominates season opener

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Brahman boys basketball team kicked off the 2018-19 season with a dominating victory over the Lincoln Park Academy Greyhounds on Nov. 27, winning 79-29 in front of a packed crowd at the OHS gymnasium. The Brahmans scored early and often to start the game and by the end of the first […]

OHS Bass club places three teams in top 20 of two-day national qualifier

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Bass Club had a great showing in the two-day regional and national qualifier held on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg, Fla. on Nov. 10 and Nov. 11. Over 70 teams from 14 different high schools competed in the event. On Nov. 10 not only did OHS place […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Adryauna Baker

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee freshman Lady Brahman basketball player Adryauna Baker is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for her performance against the Port St. Lucie Lady Jaguars on Nov. 17. Against Port St. Lucie, Baker had 16 points, 19 steals, 9 rebounds, 8 assists and 2 blocks. If Baker had been able to […]

Tigers look to be powerhouse in lake area soccer

OKEECHOBEE — Now that the football season is coming to an end soccer games are beginning to kick off at all six Lake Okeechobee area high schools. While the Okeechobee and Clewiston football programs missed out on the playoffs this year, schools like Moore Haven, Glades Day, Pahokee and Glades Central are coming off back-to-back […]

OHS’s Jemal Davis signs on to play basketball at Warner University

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School senior Jemal Davis signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Warner University on Nov. 14. The Warner University Royals basketball team is coming off back-to-back conference tournament championships in 2016 and ’17. Royals head coach Sean Hanrahan has experience getting NBA players like Chris Paul and Kevin Durant […]

Clewiston sends coach Garret off with big win

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Tigers defeated the Okeechobee Brahmans 42-2 in the final game of the season on Nov. 2, bringing them to 2-8 for the year and keeping Okeechobee at a winless 0-10. The Tigers racked up 394 yards rushing against the Brahmans and dominated both lines of scrimmage. The game remained scoreless up […]

Gigantic gator grabbed near Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — A nearly 13-foot-long gator was caught near Lake Okeechobee on Oct. 25. Phil Baughman says he along with Wayne Paterson and Brent Baughman caught the gator after launching from the Scott Driver boat ramp and heading upriver. The trio were heading up the Kissimmee River and hoping to spot an alligator along the […]