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Sports Cast for February 12th:
Okeechobee threw a scare into Dillard trailing by only two points in the second half before the Panthers pulled away for a 68-52 victory last night in the 6A regional game.
Jordan Wright had 31 points to lead Dillard to their 26th win. He said Okeechobee really surprised his team
Chris Epps had 11 points and 7 rebounds and Shaquoy Ferrol had 24 points to lead the Brahmans. Epps said he was satisfied with his play but the team made too many mistakes down the stretch.
Coach Demetre Riles said he was proud that his team played hard and didn’t let Dillard pull away.
Moore Haven boys were blown out by Community School of Naples in their Class 3A regional game 81-41.
OHS girls softball lost at Treasure Coast 5-3. Lauren Bostwick had a triple and a homerun with two runs batted in for the Lady Brahmans.
Moore Haven softball defeated Palmetto Ridge 7-6.
On the sports schedule today, OHS softball hosts Martin County with JV at 5 pm and varsity to follow. OHS boys baseball hosts Treasure Coast at 7 pm. South West Florida Christian softball visits Moore Haven at 6 pm. Moore Haven baseball hosts Canterbury at 7 pm. OHS JV baseball hosts a double header tomorrow against Port St. Lucie and the OHS rodeo team hosts a rodeo at the Ag Civic Center this weekend.
Sports Cast for February 11th:
Boys basketballs regional game is tonight at Fort Lauderdale Dillard. They are ranked second in the state.
Coach Demetre Riles said he felt his team took a big step forward this season. The team improved from six wins to 17 wins and are district runners up.
Shaquoy Ferrol has been a big reason for the turnaround. He said he is just another piece to the puzzle.
The team expects a large and hostile crowd to greet them tonight but say they are ready for the moment. Demetrius Clark suggests he plays better in front of a big crowd.
Game time is 7 pm tonight.
OHS baseball lost their season opener 5-0 to Port St. Lucie. The Brahmans were held to 2 hits.
The sports schedule today includes OHS tennis hosting Port St. Lucie at 3 pm. PECS softball visits LaBelle at 5 pm. OHS softball visits Treasure Coast for a varsity game at 4 pm. Moore Haven boys basketball visits Community School of Naples at 7 pm in their 3A regional game. Moore Haven softball hosts Palmetto Ridge at 6 pm.
Sports Cast for February 10th:
The boys basketball team is gearing up for their first regional appearance this decade. Okeechobee faces Fort Lauderdale Dillard on Thursday night.
Senior Chris Epps said he brought leadership to the team this year and he’s excited about this chance.
Antawyn Bubba Fludd sat out a few weeks nursing injuries and recharging his batteries. He also broke the schools single season record for steals Saturday with 96, a record held by his father. Fludd said he is excited to play at a city school. Dillard is 23-5 this season.
Moore Haven baseball lost their home opener, 6-1 to First Baptist Last night. Jorge Marti pitched into the seventh inning and allowed three earned runs. Patrick Metzler had two hits.
On the sports schedule today.
OHS boys baseball opens their season with a matinee at Port St. Lucie at 3:30 pm. OHS wrestling meets in a quad match at St. Lucie West Centennial at 4 pm against Vero Beach, Sebastian River and Centennial. Moore Haven boys baseball visits Community School of Naples at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for February 9th:
Moore Haven High celebrated on national signing day as one of their own, All-State running back D’angelo Ware, signed to play college football for Florida International. Ware rushed for nearly 15 hundred yards this past season and 19 touchdowns for the 7-3 Terriers. The entire student body celebrated the signing during a special lunch period last week.
Ware says he was thrilled to choose FIU. He’ll be competing at running back. He plans to study sports management.
Coach Richard Roudybush says he hopes this is a sign of things to come for the Terrier football program.
On the sports schedule today. OHS tennis visits Lake Placid at 4:30. OHS JV softball will host the Brighton reservation at 4 pm. Imagine School of North Port will meet the OHS JV softball team afterward at 6 pm. Moore Haven JV baseball visits Glades Day at 4 pm. Moore Haven varsity baseball hosts First Baptist Academy at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for February 8th:
Okeechobee boys’ basketball qualified for regional play this weekend with a victory over Eau Gallie 62 to 54 Friday night.
The Brahmans lost the district championship game on Saturday against Sebastian River, 47-37. Demetrius Clark and Shaqouy Ferrol both had 11 points for OHS.
Okeechobee advances to play Fort Lauderdale Dillard on Thursday at 7 pm.
Coach Demetre Riles said the players accomplished a lot this weekend.
Moore Haven boys lost their district championship game on Friday to South West Florida Christian 79-65. They will play at Community School of Naples on Thursday night.
Monday, February 8, 2016
OHS JV Baseball at Sebring 6 pm
Glades Day JV softball at Moore Haven 4:30 pm
Moore Haven varsity softball at Glades Day 5:30 pm
Tuesday, February 9
OHS tennis at Lake Placid 4:30 pm
PECS vs OHS JV softball 4 pm
Imagine school of North Port at OHS JV softball 6 pm
Moore Haven JV baseball at Glades Day 4 pm
Moore Haven varsity baseball hosts 1st Baptist 7 pm
Wednesday, February 10
OHS boys baseball at Port St. Lucie 3:30 pm
OHS wrestling at SLW against SLW, Vero and Seb. River 4 pm
Moore Haven baseball at Community School Naples 7 pm
Thursday, February 11
PECS softball at LaBelle at 5 pm
OHS tennis hosts PSL 3 pm
OHS softball at Treasure Coast 4 pm varsity only
OHS boys basketball at Dillard 7 pm Regional
Moore Haven boys basketball at Community school Naples 7 pm Regional
Moore Haven softball hosts Palmetto Ridge at 6 pm
Friday, February 12
OHS hosts Martin County JV 5 and varsity at 7 pm
OHS boys baseball hosts Treasure Coast 7 pm
SFChristian softball at Moore Haven 6 pm
Moore Haven baseball hosts Canterbury 7 pm
OHS JV baseball home against PSL 11/1
Moore Haven JV baseball hosts St. Edwards 11 am
Team Mizuno Blacksoxs host Cruss for double header 11/1
Sports Cast for February 5th:
Okeechobee High school was honored by the NFL this week with a golden helmet for the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl game. Jimmie Jones of Okeechobee won two super bowls with the Dallas Cowboys.
He had three fumble recoveries in Super Bowl 27 and his touchdown play was named one of the top 50 plays in super bowl history by USA Today.
Jones said he could have gotten more fumbles that day. Jones was also involved in the famous play where Don Beebe knocked the ball away from Leon Lett as he headed for a sure touchdown after a fumble recovery in that game.
As for this year’s game, Jones predicts Carolina will defeat Denver in a close defensive battle.
Brahman boys and girls tennis teams lose Thursday to Martin County 7-0.
Brahman boys’ basketball tonight regional semifinals at Eau Gallie at 7 pm.
Moore Haven boys’ basketball tangle with South West Florida Christian in the district championship game, their first in 10 years.
OHS softball Saturday is home against Moore Haven, they lost Wednesday, 4-3 to Sebastian River, JV at 2, the fund raiser ball drop at 4:30 and varsity game to follow. OHS varsity wrestlers visit Lake Placid for a tournament and junior varsity visit Jensen Beach on Saturday.
Sports Cast for February 4th:
Demetrius Clark broke out of a recent shooting slump with 19 points and Shaquoy Ferrol provided 18 points and double digit rebounds to lead Okeechobee to a district tournament win over Jensen Beach 63-52 last night in Melbourne.
Coach Demetre Riles said the program took another step forward and his players are not ready for the season to end. Okeechobee jumped out to a double digit lead in the first half and never trailed after the first quarter.
Ferrol said he didn’t like how it felt to lose to Jensen Beach last time.
Clark said the team played tough teams so they would get ready for this tournament and simply found themselves and played together.
Okeechobee moves on to take on the host school Eau Gallie on Friday night at 7 pm.
South Fork defeated Bayside 61-50 in the other game; they will meet Sebastian River on Friday.
Okeechobee high school did not have any football players sign letters of intent to play college ball on national signing day.
On the sports schedule today, Brahman tennis travels to Martin County at 3:30 pm
Sports Cast for February 3rd:
Okeechobee baseball has optimism again this year despite playing in one of the toughest districts in South Florida. Okeechobee is joined by Martin County, South Fork and Jensen Beach this year.
Coach Eric Kindell likes his pitching staff and thinks the defense is improved. He said the question will be how well the team hits. He said every player will have to work to keep their jobs.
Eli Finney and Jarred Morgan already signed scholarships to pitch for Indian River State College.
Kindell also purposely made the schedule tough, with every team on the schedule with the exception of one, qualifying for the regionals last year.
The team will also play at a spring break tournament in Sanford against some of the best teams in the region.
On the sports schedule today, OHS tennis opens up their season at Lincoln Park Academy at 3 pm. OHS softball opens up with a game at Sebastian River, JV at 5 and varsity at 7. OHS boys’ basketball tonight meets Jensen Beach at the district tournament at Eau Gallie at 4 pm. OHS wrestling visits Sebastian River at 5:30 pm.
Sports Cast for February 2nd:
Jordan Lawlis signed a letter of intent to pitch for Eastern Florida State College in Brevard County. Lawlis begins her senior year as the undisputed leader of the Lady Brahman team whose season begins tomorrow at Sebastian River. Lawlis family and friends joined her for a party last month to celebrate her accomplishment. Lawlis played a lot of travel ball with the Martin County Cruisers to get the attention of college coaches.
She visited the campus and liked it and was offered a full scholarship for the next two years. She said the college made her feel wanted.
Lawlis plans to study sports training and physical therapy.
There are no sporting events today.