Chobee wrestlers battle in state tournament

KISSIMMEE — After winning the regional championship, the Okeechobee High School wrestling team headed to Kissimmee on March 6 and 7 to compete in the Florida State Wrestling Championship. The Okeechobee Brahmans had qualified seven wrestlers for the state tournament this year, which is the second highest number of qualifiers for the school. At the […]

OHS wrestlers are regional champs

PALM BAY — The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestlers are regional champions after coming out on top in the 2A Region 4 tournament on Feb. 29 at Bayside High School in Palm Bay. Okeechobee won by nine points over runner-up St. Thomas Aquinas, followed by a third place finish by Miami Southridge and fourth place […]

Brahman wrestlers bring home championship

PORT ST. LUCIE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestling team put together another dominating performance at the Steadwell/Grow Tournament held in Port St. Lucie on Dec. 13 and 14. The event featured a dual tournament on Dec. 13 followed by an individual tournament. Okeechobee opened the dual tournament with a convincing 82-6 win over […]

Brahman wrestling prepares for home dual

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman wrestling team spent the afternoon of Dec. 9 in the OHS cafeteria, preparing for their upcoming dual against Centennial and South Fork on Dec. 11. The wrestlers were in the cafeteria because the team has no dedicated facility on campus. The team practices in the gym when it’s […]

Chobee Wrestling Club attends Sunshine State Games

OKEECHOBEE — Chobee Wrestling Club attended the Sunshine State Games with six wrestlers at Keiser University in West Palm Beach on June 1. Back row: Thomas Crum, Tyler Wagoner, Peyton Vonderau, William Crum and Aidan Koos. Front row: Zachariah Laughlin.

Wrestling Club places seventh

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Wrestling Club (OWC) attended the Florida AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) 2019 Spring States on Saturday, May 11, at Bayside High School in Palm Bay. Thirty-two members of the OWC team participated in the tournament. Okeechobee placed seventh over all out of 70 teams. The results are as follows: • Kindergarten through […]

Chobee Wrestling attends ECW Championship

OKEECHOBEE — Chobee Wrestling attended the Palm Bay East Coast Wrestling Series Championship on Saturday, April 26, in Merritt Island. Currently they hold the second place position. They would like to thank everyone who participated in the BBQ fundraiser on Friday, April 26, that helped them purchase wrestling shoes and singlets, paid for camps and […]

Chobee Wrestling attends ECW Championship

OKEECHOBEE — Chobee Wrestling attended the Palm Bay East Coast Wrestling Series Championship on Saturday, April 26, in Merritt Island. Currently they hold the second place position. They would like to thank everyone who participated in the BBQ fundraiser on Friday, April 26, that helped them purchase wrestling shoes and singlets, paid for camps and […]

Inspiring Okeechobee: Wrestling did a lot for Curtis Tyson

Wrestling does not teach violence, said Coach Curtis Tyson. It’s just the opposite, in fact. Like any good discipline such as karate or Taekwondo, wrestling teaches respect for the opponent, for the coach, for the mat, for your parents and for other adults in the children’s lives, he explained. In teaching that, you teach them […]