Ron’quavion Tarver to play in Shrine Game

TAMPA — Belle Glade native Ron’quavion Tarver, Utah State University wide receiver, has accepted an invitation to play in the 94th East-West Shrine Game. The game will be played Jan. 19 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, kicking off at 3 p.m. and broadcast live on NFL Network and the East-West Shrine Game Radio Network. […]

Orange Bowl celebrates legacy gift

BELLE GLADE — The Orange Bowl Committee and Palm Beach County announce the opening of Orange Bowl Field at Glades Pioneer Park in Belle Glade. The opening celebration, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 4 p.m. Attendees at the free opening celebration will enjoy activities […]

Clewiston leads the way in soccer around the lake

• The Clewiston Tigers boys soccer team continued their dominant performance and increased their record to a perfect 7-0 after defeating rival LaBelle 2-1 on Dec. 4 and Gateway Charter 2-0 on Dec. 6. Tigers freshman Emilio Rico and senior Cristobal Antonio each had a goal against LaBelle, while last week’s Athlete of the Week, […]

Dolphins donate weight room equipment to GCHS

BELLE GLADE — On Nov. 15, the Miami Dolphins donated new weight room equipment to the Glades Central Community High School football team. The donated equipment included Junior Dolphins T-shirts, cleats, weight benches, dumbbell sets, boxes and barbell clips. Dolphins and Glades Central alum Louis Oliver also made a surprise $5,000 donation to the program, […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Anthony McPhee

Glades Day junior Anthony McPhee is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Gators playoff game against the First Baptist Academy Lions on Nov. 9. McPhee had a total of 320 yards on offense and six touchdowns with 132 of those yards coming on the ground and 188 passing […]

Gators put bite on Lions

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Day Gators overcame two fumbles early in the first quarter and held on to beat the First Baptist Academy Lions 49-39 in the regional quarterfinal playoff on Nov. 9. Glades Day junior quarterback Anthony McPhee had 132 yards on the ground with three rushing touchdowns along with 188 passing yards […]

Four football teams make the playoffs

After the final games of the regular season ended on Nov. 2, four teams in the Lake Okeechobee area qualified to continue their season into the playoffs. Glades Day, Pahokee, Moore Haven and Glades Central will all be in the post-season mix as they attempt to make a run for the 2018 state championship. Only […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Glades Day Gators scored early and often in their game against the Southwest Florida Christian Kings on Oct. 26, winning 63-26 and increasing their record to 5-4. They are currently ranked second in FHSAA’s Class 2A Region 4 power rankings, two spots over Moore Haven. They’ll wrap up their regular season against a […]

Glades AYSO #1531 soccer announces registration

BELLE GLADE — The Glades AYSO Soccer League will conduct registration at the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce, 540 S. Main St. in Belle Glade, on the following dates: • Thursday, Nov. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m.; • Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m.; • Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Clewiston Tigers came up short in their game against Cypress Lake on Oct. 19. The Tigers lost 28-3 and fall to 1-7 on the year. Clewiston will now finish out the rest of their season on the road against Dunbar on Oct. 26 and Okeechobee on Nov. 2. When the Tigers face the […]