Casko steps down as Raider football coach

BELLE GLADE – Rick Casko recently ended his second stint as head coach of the Glades Central Raiders. Casko took the Raiders to a 24-11 record over the past three seasons and two district championships. He also coached the Raiders between 1991 and 1994. Casko has spent 31 years as a coach with 27 of […]

Pahokee in championship game

PAHOKEE – Pahokee kept the dream of a state championship alive as they held off Madison County 21-19 in the Class 1A State Semifinal at Anquan Boldin Stadium. Rodney McKay rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns to lead the offense, which was held to a season low 253 yards by the Cowboys. “I feel […]

Pahokee Blue Devils’ teamwork wins game

Tyrone Smith threw for 276 yards and four touchdowns, but it was another passer that clinched the victory for the Pahokee Devils in the regional final Friday, Nov. 18, against Trenton. Wide receiver Adarius Dent threw a 60 yard halfback pass to Tyron Arnett that totally fooled the Tigers and sent Pahokee to a 47-28 […]

Glades Day loses to Tavernier Coral Shores

BELLE GLADE – Glades Day lost a heart breaker to Coral Shores Tavernier Friday, Oct. 28, in the Southeastern North Football Conference, as they gave up 20 unanswered points after they built a 14-0 lead in the second quarter. The teams had battled earlier in the season at the same venue to a 13-12 Hurricanes […]

Pahokee Homecoming Parade

Pahokee faces Glades Central in Muck Bowl

PAHOKEE — Pahokee hopes to break an eight game losing streak to Glades Central Friday, Nov. 4, when they host the annual Muck Bowl at Anquan Boldin Stadium. Pahokee comes in on a high note with a (9-0) record and a win last Friday, Oct. 28, over Pierson-Taylor High, 28-3. Glades Central limps in off […]

Sports News in Brief

• Glades Day football coach Eric Pitts was thrilled with the team’s overall play in the victory over St. Andrews last week, 48-7. He said Lorenzo Powe set the tone when he caused a fumble on the opening kickoff and the team didn’t stop there. Shawn Collins recovered the fumble to give the Gators the […]

Markens Pierre has priorities straight

Markens Pierre will wrap up his high school football career in the next few weeks. The Glades Day Gator said he felt this season and his four years at the school went well and he enjoyed every moment. He wants to play college football and plans to enter the military. The Army and Navy are […]

Cross Onega will always remember Glades Day

BELLE GLADE — Senior fullback Cross Onega, one of six captains on the team this year, has mixed emotions as his high school playing career comes to an end in the next few weeks. Onega said he has enjoyed playing with his teammates and going to school at the Belle Glade High School. “I feel […]

A.J. Johnson follows family legacy

Antarus “A.J.” Johnson has quite a football legacy to live up to. The Glades Day senior will play his last high school football game soon at the school. The smooth wide receiver and return man has quite a family tree when it comes to football. His father Andreal Johnson played football at Pahokee High and […]