Football Around the Lake

• The Okeechobee Brahmans were shut out by the Sebastian River Sharks 41-0 on Sept. 14, making them 0-3 for the 2018 season. The Brahmans’ struggles continued on offense and defense for the third week in a row. One play that could encapsulate the whole game for Okeechobee saw the Brahman defense leave Sebastian River […]

Football around the lake this week

• The Glades Central Raiders will have their first home game of the season on Aug. 31 against Oakleaf. The Raiders fell short in the season opener against University 35-6. University was up 28-0 before halftime, which forced Glades Central out of its game plan and had the Raiders playing catch-up the rest of the […]

Orange Bowl breaks ground on stadium

BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach County and the Orange Bowl Committee broke ground on July 11 for a $3 million renovation of the existing football stadium and field at Glades Pioneer Park. The new field, which will be called Orange Bowl Field, will include synthetic turf, an electronic scoreboard and an entry monument, along with […]

Glades Central flag football team going to state semifinal

BELLE GLADE The Glades Central Lady Raiders flag football team is heading to Boca Raton to compete in the state semifinal after two dominating regional playoff victories over Suncoast and Seabreeze. The Lady Raiders shut out Suncoast 20-0 in the regional semifinal on May 3 at Glades Central High School, capturing the first-ever playoff victory […]

Flag football team wins district championship

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Central flag football Lady Raiders defeated the Jensen Beach Lady Falcons 19-0 in the District 11-1A championship game on April 25 in Port St. Lucie. Jensen was ranked ninth in the state the week before the championship game by FloridaHSFootball.com, while Glades Central was rated 19th in the state. The […]

Devil is in the details in loss to Okeechobee

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee High School Blue Devils basketball team lost to the Okeechobee Brahmans 55-35 in their game on Jan. 12. It’s the second time this season the Brahmans have bested the Blue Devils, Okeechobee won the first match-up 71-64 back on Dec. 11. In that game, the OHS Brahmans jumped out to an […]

Pahokee rallies but falls short against Okeechobee

The Pahokee Blue Devils boys basketball team lost to the Okeechobee Brahmans 71-64 on Dec. 11 at Pahokee High School. At 0-6, the Blue Devils have struggled thus far in the season. The most painful loss might have been the Dec. 1 overtime loss to Atlantic Christian 43-42. In that game, after a huge fourth […]

Pahokee falls to Madison County in state semifinal rematch

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee High School Blue Devils lost to the Madison County Cowboys 28-10 on Nov. 24 in the Class 1A state semifinal. The game was a rematch of last year’s state semifinal, which the Blue Devils won 21-19. Pahokee coach Orson Walkes thinks that mistakes on the Pahokee side of the ball were […]

Blue Devils hold off scrappy Bulldogs; advance to semifinal

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Blue Devils defeated the Frostproof Bulldogs 42-28 on Friday, Nov. 17, bringing them one step closer to another visit to Orlando and a berth in the state championship. Next they’ll travel to face the unbeaten Madison County Cowboys on Nov. 24 in the state semifinal. Pahokee coach Orson Walkes thinks his […]

Blue Devils dominate Williston in playoffs

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Blue Devils defeated the Williston Red Devils 41-17 in their playoff game on Friday, Nov. 10. Next, Pahokee faces the Frostproof Bulldogs on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Pahokee. Pahokee was without running back Jateri Washington, who sat out the game with an ankle injury. He had played a […]