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Sports Cast for September 9th:
Brahman football tonight at Moore Haven and QB Bubba Fludd says he is very impressed with the improvement of the passing game this year. He praised Kysell Richardson for stepping up his game this year. Richardson had two touchdown receptions in the first game and Fludd is completing over 70 percent of his passes so far this season.
OHS JV volleyball lost 2-0 to Harmony last night.
Boy’s golf lost in a blowout to Jensen Beach.
Glades Day had a big win last night as they defeated Florida Christian 41-6. Alex Mineo threw three touchdown passes for the Gators.
OHS girls volleyball defeated Lake Placid 3-1 this week. 25-21, 25-22, 21-25, and 25-18. Raeley Matthews had 14 kills, Raylee Coleman 17 kills, and Michaela Myers had seven blocks for the Lady Brahmans. Carrie Wharin had 14 assists.
On the sports schedule tonight
Sports Cast for September 8th:
Sean Cowen and the Moore Haven Terriers know they will have a tough time dealing with the strength and power of Okeechobee this week. The senior linemen like his team this year for its athleticism and togetherness.
Cowen and the Terriers are off to a 2-0 start this year with victories over St. Edwards and Lake Placid. He said the players get along and are unified
Friday’s game is scheduled for 7 pm in Moore Haven
OHS bowlers lost to Lincoln Park Academy yesterday.
A busy day in local sports
Sports Cast for September 7th:
Mattie Garcia had 7 aces, three assists and a kill and Holly Younger scored nine points at the service line to lead Osceola to a 25-7 and 25-15 victory over Sebastian Middle School Tuesday. Lauren Sills had six service points for Osceola.
Coach Lauren Throop said the girls were tough serving the volleyball. Garcia said the team was excited to get the season started in a positive way. Joy Whipple added five points and two digs for the Lady Warriors.
Osceola soccer tied Sebastian 2-2.
OHS bowling at LPA 3:30 pm Super Play Ft. Pierce
Osceola volleyball at PECS 4:30 pm
Sports Cast for September 6th:
The OCRA Darling softball team was recently honored by the county for finishing as the national runner up at the Dixie Youth world series in Mississippi. Coach Preston Baker said the families all appreciated the honor. Baker says the girls were able to defeat Mississippi and Louisiana but couldn’t overcome Tennessee. John Cox ran for three touchdowns, and Moore Haven scored two touchdowns in the final two minutes to hold off Lake Placid, 28-23 in high school football action Friday night.
In other big lake scores
Pahokee defeated Wayne Hills New Jersey 34-21. Glades Day defeated Pine Crest School 28-21. Clewiston defeated Immokalee, Clewiston defeated Immokalee 20-17 and Palm Beach Lakes defeated Glades Central 16-13.
Sports Cast for September 2nd:
Kassie Weldon won the gold glove award for the girls’ softball team last year. She also is one of the key defenders on the girls’ volleyball team this fall. Weldon, a junior, says she was not afraid to work hard to improve her softball skills. She played travel ball over the summers with Cruisers Elite. She noted the infield is not for some players
Sports Cast for September 1st:
Lady Brahman basketball Coach Joe Smith said he thinks the program is headed in the right direction. He said the work is only beginning. He preaches patience to the basketball fans in Okeechobee as he tries to improve the program year after year.
The girls won 16 games this past winter.
Coach Smith said he would like to have more participation in the off season program as he had to cancel one summer time tournament due to a lack of girls.
Sports Cast for August 30th:
Moore Haven’s QB John Cox is expecting a solid year for the Terriers this year. The Terriers won their opener, 32-7 over St. Edwards using their speed to create big plays in the passing and the run game. Cox says he feels there is enough talent to make a run for the playoffs
Da’Shon Ross ran for a touchdown, and Cox hit Alduvar Gary on a 63-yard screen pass for a touchdown in the win Friday. Cox says it’s nice to have a roster of 30 players but it is up to each individual player to contribute
This week the Terriers play at Lake Placid, a 43-6 winner last week over St. John Neumann of Naples.
On the sports schedule today, OHS volleyball at Jensen Beach JV, varsity to follow
Moore Haven volleyball at Clewiston 5 pm varsity. Moore Haven volleyball hosts Everglades City JV 5 pm, varsity to follow. Moore Haven middle school volleyball at Clewiston 6 pm
Sports Cast for August 29th:
Bubba Fludd had a hand in five touchdowns and had 3 hundred and 44 yards of offense as Okeechobee rallied from a 31-14 deficit and defeated Martin County Friday 49-39, in the season opener for both teams. Lamar Williams added 103 yards rushing for the Brahmans. Fludd called it the best game his team has played in his career. Fludd clinched the game with a fourth quarter 60 yard touchdown on a fourth and four near midfield.
Coach Chris Branham said the play all came down to trusting his play maker. The defense also responded after a slow start by holding Martin County to one touchdown in the second half.
Mateo Vasquez had a hand in six sacks. He said the team never quit.
Bracen Harvey added two sacks for the Brahmans.
Austin Kuyrkendall passed for 305 yards and Burnat Martin caught four touchdown passes for 172 yards to lead the Tigers. This week is a bye week for the Brahmans.
Moore Haven defeated St. Edwards 32-7 in their season opener.
Sports Cast for August 26th:
Veyon Washington scored two second half touchdowns and Jalon Pryor caught a touchdown pass as Okeechobee defeated Clewiston 22-7 in junior varsity football action last night. Pryor added two interceptions on defense and nearly had a third. Coach Jeff Whitlock said his team really gave a strong effort.
Linebacker Mateo Martinez said it was a physical game and Okeechobee won at the line of scrimmage.
Pryor said he blanketed the Tiger receivers in the passing game. Derrick Bryant caught a 69 yard touchdown pass for Clewiston.
On the sports schedule tonight, Okeechobee High hosts Martin County, Moore Haven hosts St. Edwards.
OYFL hosts the Dundee Ducks tomorrow.
The Brahman cross country team have a meet Saturday at South Fork High.
Sports Cast for August 25th:
Yearling volleyball hopes to rebuild again this year after a 9-3 record in 2015. Ashley Bowers was the teams Yearling Award winner for leadership and academics. She moves onto the high school this year but says she’ll remember this award fondly
Returner Samantha Ruiz predicts Yearling will have another strong team this year. She was defensive player of the year for the past two years and is now an eighth grader. She said they awarded her for simply doing what she likes to do
The volleyball season begins September 6th. A busy schedule today in local sports