Shockwaves swim team starts new season

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Shockwaves summer swim team will has its first meet of the season scheduled for June 9 at Riviera Beach. Shockwaves coach Jack Boon has high hopes for the team this year. “I’m very proud of the work these young athletes have put forth,” said Boon. “The hours of practice have really […]

Biking opportunities about and around Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — In the national news lately, it was discussed that riding a bicycle on the road in Florida is a dangerous thing to do. Florida is number ONE in the list of ten most dangerous states to bicycle in America. That is, statewide, there is a pretty good chance that a cyclist is more […]

Student-athletes honored during YMS Sports Awards

Yearling Middle School held its end-of-the-year Sports Awards Ceremony on May 21 in the YMS media center to recognize athletes on the soccer, volleyball, girls basketball and boys basketball teams during the 2017-18 school year. YMS athletic director Lori Bandi spoke shortly before the ceremony and thanked all the students and parents who participated and […]

Okeechobee High School Baseball Team beats Martin County Tigers 2-1

MARTIN COUNTY — The Okeechobee Brahmans baseball team pulled off an upset against their rival Martin County Tigers in the regional semi-finals on May 18, beating them 2-1. Senior Koby Chapman hit a two run home run in the top of the fourth inning, and pitchers Sean Osceola and Mason Adams combined to hold the […]

Brahmans fall to Martin County in championship game

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Brahmans baseball team came up short in the district championship game against Martin County on May 3, falling 4-0 to the Tigers. Okeechobee was hindered by an impressive effort from Martin County pitcher Alex Albertini, who threw six no-hit innings and finished the night with a one-hit, complete-game shutout. This is […]

Okeechobee Brahmans knock out Jensen in playoffs

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee pitchers Sean Osceola and Mason Adams combined to shut down the top-seeded Jensen Beach Falcons 2-0 in the 7A district 13 semi-finals on April 30. Coming into the game, the Falcons were a perfect 6-0 in their division, beating Okeechobee twice this year. Jensen Beach won their last game with Okeechobee by […]

OHS Brahmans beat Lincoln Park Academy

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahmans varsity baseball team won its game against Lincoln Park Academy in dramatic fashion on April 12, winning 2-1 on the back of a walk-off single by Jarrett Faulkner. The game was tied 1-1 in the bottom of the ninth as the Brahmans stepped to the plate. Both Ozzy […]

Big O Teen Anglers compete in tournament

OKEECHOBEE – The Big O Teen Anglers had their March tournament on Saturday, March 31, out of Harney Pond. The weather was beautiful, and the anglers caught quite a few large bass. The biggest bass caught weighed in at 4.36 pounds, caught by David Daniel, with several more not much under that weight. This month, […]

Okeechobee High School wrestling team honored at annual awards banquet

OKEECHOBEE – The Okeechobee High School Brahmans wrestling team hosted their end-of-the-year banquet on April 4 in the high school cafeteria. The wrestling team performed well during their 2018 season, notching a record of 16-6 throughout the year. This year, the team had a district runner-up and two district champions in Kallen Pineiro and Blake […]

OHS baseball team strikes out Sebring Blue Streaks

OKEECHOBEE- The Okeechobee High School Brahman baseball team defeated the Sebring Blue Streaks 3-1 in their game on April 3 at Okeechobee High School. OHS sophomore Brady Markham got the Brahmans on the board early in the first inning with a double, with Tristan Root and Deven Tedders both bringing a run each as well […]