Pahokee goes into bye week with a win

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Blue Devils beat the Palm Beach Lakes Rams 6-2 last Friday, Aug. 25. But Pahokee coach Orson Walkes isn’t satisfied with just winning the game. “Palm Beach came out and played hard,” Walkes explained, “We were fortunate enough to come out with the win. But I feel that we are much […]

Pahokee senior Kinsler selects Louisville

Latarie Kinsler of Pahokee gave a verbal commitment to Louisville because they were the first university to give him an opportunity. It was a red letter day for the Pahokee sophomore who described it as an amazing opportunity. “It was amazing to get the opportunity to do what I love to do and that is […]

Pahokee girl does well in college track

PAHOKEE — Jatoria McGirt of Pahokee finished 10th in the 200 meters at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships on May 20, in Hutchison, Kansas. McGirt also finished 13th in the 100 meters. She ran the 100 meters in 11.99 seconds and the 200 in 24.94 seconds. She is a member of the […]

Thompson holds free football clinic

Deonte Thompson of the Chicago Bears holds local football clinic free of charge BELLE GLADE — On July 15, DT Prime Foundation will host their annual “DT Prime Experience” sport clinic at Glades Pioneer Park, 866 SW 16th St, Belle Glade. This year the clinic features combine training drills, testing, and mock General Manager interviews; […]

Glades Central High School presented annual Athletic Awards

Glades Central High School recently presented the annual athletic awards. • Rene Leon was named the Coach of the Year at Glades Central High School this year. The Raider baseball coach brought the program closer to respectability this year. Arys Gil was Most Valuable Player, Lazaro Hernandez the Most Improved and David Gonzales the Highest […]

Glades Central football game didn’t lack for excitement

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Central spring game didn’t lack for excitement and enthusiasm, it just fell short in execution for the young Raiders. Palm Beach Gardens scored 19 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to defeat the Raiders 35-21. Head Coach Jesse Hester returned to the Raider sidelines and got a good effort from […]

Glades football ready for jamborees

Local high schools will be busy this week as spring football will take center stage with four games this week and one game next week. Clewiston Tiger football held their inter-squad scrimmage Friday, May 12, at Cane Field. Coach Pete Walker said the team had some good signs and some not so good. He expressed […]

Pahokee track 4X400 meter relay team wins state title

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Blue Devils 4×400 meter relay team won the state title Friday. May 5, in the Class 2A finals held at IMG Academy in Bradenton. The team of Clyana Ward, Lon’Teria McFadden, Asia Wilson and Antwanique Kinsler finished the race in 4:00.07. Alternate on the team was Br’nijah Williams. The girls 4×100 […]

Track stars qualify for state

The Glades Central High School Lady Raiders 4×100 meter relay team qualified for state last week after a strong performance at the Region 2A-4 track meet on April 26 at Fort Lauderdale. The Raiders also had two boys qualify for the state finals, De’Markus Johnson in the 400 meters at 48.82 seconds and Ra’heem Alford […]

PBSO Police Athletic League boxers win in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — Youth boxers from five different counties came to the First Baptist Church gymnasium in Belle Glade to compete in the Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics boxing tournament. There was electricity in the air as an enthusiastic Glades community from the tri-city area filled the arena to see their boxers compete. Two of […]