More pictures from the 2019 Okeechobee High School graduation ceremony

These pictures were taken at the 2019 Okeechobee High School graduation ceremony on May 31 at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center. More pictures can be found here.

Pictures from the 2019 Okeechobee High School graduation

These pictures were taken at the 2019 Okeechobee High School graduation ceremony on May 31 at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center.

Lady Brahman softball banquet concludes season

The district champion Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman softball team wrapped up their 2019 season with their annual banquet on May 29. The banquet caps off what had been an impressive season for the Lady Brahman softball program. After opening with seven straight losses, it appeared the team was having an off year compared with […]

Florida leads nation in bicycle deaths

Although May 31 marks the end of National Bike Safety Month, data compiled about bicycle accidents in the U.S. suggests that bike safety should remain at the forefront for residents of Florida. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that Florida leads the nation in bicycle deaths. According to the NHTSA, 16% […]

Glades Central’s Leon to play college baseball

BELLE GLADE — Glades Central High School baseball player Eric Leon has signed a letter of intent to continue playing the sport and attend Vermilion College located in Ely, Minn. The Glades Central Raiders baseball team is coming off a record breaking year, so it comes as no surprise that one of their players is […]

Youth soccer in Clewiston gearing up for next season

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston chapter of the American Youth Soccer Association (AYSO) is starting to gear up for their next season. The league is hoping to grow this year thanks to improvements put in place by the new board members of Clewiston AYSO, including better organization, superior equipment, a longer season and coaching clinics. Clewiston […]

2019 Memorial Day Ceremony in Okeechobee

These pictures were taken during the Memorial Day ceremony at Flagler Park in Okeechobee on May 27.

Chobee F.C. kicks off inaugural year

OKEECHOBEE — Chobee Football Club, a women’s soccer travel team in Okeechobee, is in the midst of its inaugural season and is off to a 7-1 start. Head coach Bernardo Cornejo, who is also an assistant soccer coach at Okeechobee High School, started the club to help raise the competitive level of soccer in the […]

Teen is Junior Olympic regional boxing champ

Okeechobee’s Karina Maldonado was named the 2019 Junior Olympic Regional Boxing Champion at the Southeastern Regional Junior Olympics Tournament in Rock Hill, S.C. on May 18. The win now earns her a trip to the USA Boxing National Junior Olympics Tournament scheduled to be held in Madison, Wis. June 22-29. Karina trains at Boxfit Okeechobee […]

Gators take regional win over Colonial Christian

BELLE GLADE — It was a busy week at Glades Day High School. Academic awards were given out, class night was convened for the 2019 seniors and graduation was held marking the end of the 2018-19 school year. In the middle of all of that there was also a softball game. And a very big […]