Brahmans get playoff win over Heritage

  The Okeechobee Brahman varsity basketball team held their senior night for the last game of their regular season on Feb. 8 against the Berean Christian Bulldogs. The team recognized six seniors who will be leaving the team after this year, including Jemal Davis, Jalen Pryor, J-Quan Ferrol, Lucas Osceola, Kimani McIntosh and Ky’Ode Walters. […]

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 […]

Moore Haven’s Andrew Fish signs to St. Thomas University

On Feb. 6, National Signing Day for student athletes all across the country, Moore Haven senior Andrew Fish signed on to play at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens. Fish played on the offensive line for the Terriers varsity football team. The signing took place in the Moore Haven gym in front of family and […]

OHS gets back-to-back wins against Jensen and Moore Haven

The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team stacked back-to-back wins against their district rival Jensen Beach and fellow Lake Okeechobee team Moore Haven on Feb. 1 and Feb. 4. The Brahmans exacted some revenge on the Jensen Beach Falcons when they came away with the victory over the district foe. Jensen knocked Okeechobee out […]

Lady Brahman basketball gets district playoff win

The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans varsity girls basketball team defeated South Fork 57-52 in the district quarterfinals on Feb. 4, giving them their first district playoff win since 2012. Lady Brahmans coach Jovanny Torres with the way his team responded to adversity in the playoff game. “I was very proud of my girls for […]

Brahmans set for rematch against Jensen

After winning their last two games, including an overtime thriller against Westwood, the Okeechobee Brahman varsity basketball team is set for a much- anticipated rematch against district rival Jensen Beach on Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the OHS gym. Jensen Beach knocked Okeechobee out of the playoffs last year with a 45-44 win in […]

Lady Brahmans soccer team holds senior night

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans soccer team recognized their seniors on their last game of the regular season against the Sebring Blue Streaks on Jan. 22. The Lady Brahmans opened the game with a quick score within the first three minutes by senior Alani Garcia and were able to carry that 1-0 […]

Tigers soccer roars into districts with 14 wins

CLEWISTON — Early during the Clewiston Tigers varsity soccer team’s season, head coach Skip Crawford spoke to Lake Okeechobee News and laid out his vision for the team for the 2019-20 school year. “Everyone has bought into it and everyone understands that we practice like champions and we play like champions,” said Crawford in a […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: J-Quan Ferrol

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School senior J-Quan Ferrol is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance with the Brahman varsity basketball team throughout January and late December. Ferrol had 11 points and 10 rebounds in a 92-90 Brahman win over Martin County on Jan. 12, otherwise known as a double double, […]

Osceola Middle School holds on to beat PECS

OKEECHOBEE — The Osceola Middle School (OMS) boys basketball team held on to win against Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School (PECS) 29-26 in their game on Jan. 10. The win brings the OMS boys team to 7-2 on the year. If you had only seen the first half you would’ve been surprised to see the final […]