Glades Central sweeps Glades Day for first time

The Glades Central Raiders varsity baseball team has swept their rival, Glades Day Gators, for the first time in school history. The Raiders held on to get the 5-4 win over the Gators on April 10, completing the sweep following their 9-6 win back on March 5. Glades Central head coach Rene Leon says even […]

The Big O Teen Anglers host a tournament

OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Teen Anglers had their March 30 tournament on Lake Okeechobee out of Okee-Tantie. It was a beautiful day for fishing. Twelve out of 16 of the anglers caught fish this time around, with only one catching a limit. The anglers had 16 anglers catch 19 bass with a total weight […]

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 […]

Late-game heroics lift Yearling softball over Oslo

Yearling Middle School’s Lady Bulls softball team pulled off a comeback against the Oslo Lady Wildcats on April 4, winning 4-2 thanks to some clutch batting in the last inning. The win improves YMS to a perfect 4-0 in what is their inaugural season. The Lady Wildcats jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in […]

Lady Brahmans flag down a victory

Gracie Gamiotea sacks Port St. Lucie’s quarterback before she can cross the line of scrimmage in the Okeechobee Lady Brahmans JV flag football game on April 2. The JV team would go on to win 28-0. Lady Brahman pass rushers were relentless against Port St. Lucie while the Okeechobee offense ran a variety of sweeps […]

Okeechobee Wrestling Club places third as a team

The Okeechobee Wrestling Club went to the Florida AAU Wrestling Tournament hosted in Harmony on March 30. Okeechobee took 27 wrestlers and placed third as a team out of 17 teams that attended. • First placers were: Kaydyn Frank, Travis Roberts, Charlie Armstrong and Jose Monrroy. • Second placers were: Enevin Windham, Kaisyn Frank, Kaydyn […]

Napolitano to play for Muskingum

  Glades Day senior football player Stefano Napolitano signed a letter of intent to continue playing football at Muskingum University on March 28. Glades Day athletics director Zach Threlkeld says that Napolitano’s work ethic is what made him desirable to Muskingum. “Stefano understands the process of having that consistent effort to develop into what you […]

Baseball Around the Lake

• The Moore Haven Terriers will be facing the Glades Day Gators for the second time in the same number of weeks. Moore Haven ran away in the first game against the Gators on March 27, winning 9-0. Garrett Palladino led the Terriers with three hits and RBIs, while Evan Navarro controlled things on the […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Haley Underhill

  OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School’s Haley Underhill is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for her performance in the Lady Brahman softball team’s 10-1 win over South Fork on March 21. Underhill pitched seven innings against South Fork, throwing 13 first-strike pitches and eight strikeouts. She also led the Lady Brahmans on […]

Lady Brahmans softball team wins three in a row

The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans softball team got a much-needed spark after what had been a somewhat slow start to their season when they stacked three back-to-back wins in the span of six days. The Lady Brahmans officially got the winning streak started with a 10-1 blowout of South Fork on March 21, but […]