Eight OHS student athletes sign on to play in college

OKEECHOBEE — At a ceremony held on May 9 in the Okeechobee High School gym, eight students from OHS signed on to continue playing their respective sport at the college level. The Brahman football team led the school with three of its athletes signing on to play in college. Andrew Bates signed on to play […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Garrett Palladino

Moore Haven senior baseball player Garrett Palladino is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance on the Terriers varsity baseball team. Palladino leads the Terriers in batting average with .415 and also leads the team in hits with 17 so far in the 2019 season. He leads the team in stolen […]

OHS Brahman Wrestling honored at banquet

The Okeechobee High School Brahmans wrestling team finalized their season last week with their annual end of the year banquet. Twenty-one wrestlers closed out the year and earned the prestigious “O” letter, while four wrestlers earned scholar-athlete and two were recognized as four-year varsity lettermen. The banquet caps off what has been another successful season […]

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 […]

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 […]