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Sports Cast for September 16th:
Elijah Finney was named the Defense MVP for the Brahman baseball team this past season. Finney played solid defense at short stop and also when he pitched for the district champions.
He said he worked hard to get this award. Finney takes over as the undisputed ace of the staff this coming year. He said he had a solid sophomore season and hopes that carries over this year. Osceola middle school soccer opened their season with a 6-0 victory over Oslo in a rain delayed match last Thursday. Alejandro Bucio had two goals.
Yearling volleyball defeated Sebastian 25-9 and 25-11 to improve to 2-0 on the season.
OYFL teams won two out of five games versus Winter Haven on Saturday. The Pee Wee won 44-0 and the Mitey Mites prevailed 20-6. The seniors lost 26-16, the flag 28-0 and the juniors 19-12.
On the sports schedule today, Yearling volleyball and soccer visit Oslo at 4:30. Osceola volleyball and soccer host Gifford at 4:30 pm. OHS bowlers host South Fork at 3:30 pm. OHS swimmers host Lake Placid at 5:30 pm. Boys’ golf meets Port St. Lucie and Westwood at a tri match at Fairwinds Country Club at 3:30 pm. OHS volleyball visits South Fork at 6 pm.
Sports Cast for September 15th:
A 40 yard touchdown pass from Austin Kuyrkendall to Clayton Kidwell was the difference as Martin County defeated Okeechobee 10-3 in high school football action Friday night dropping the Brahmans to (0-3) on the season.
Okeechobee was a miserable 3 for 20 through the air, and was held to 106 total yards.
Coach Chris Branham said his defense was stingy but his offense still has work to do. Martin County had just 199 yards in total offense.
Luke Kendall had a 34 yard field goal for the Tigers and Jarrett Mills hit a 36 yard field goal for Okeechobee.
Brahman senior Greg Hernandez says the defense did get frustrated having to play so many minutes. Bubba Fludd caught a 27 yard pass and ran for a 21 yard gain while Zeke Matthews caught a 30 yard pass from QB Brandon Shockley.
Defensive tackle Joseph Benjamin says the slow start on the season wasn’t something they expected this year.
This week the Brahmans are on the road at Fort Pierce Westwood.
Sports Cast for September 12th:
Garrett Casuey was the winner of the Yearling award for boys basketball this past season. He moves onto the high school team this year. He said he tried to have a good attitude and support his teammates this past year. Yearling finished (6-6) last year.
Abigail Myers had 8 assists in a losing cause as Osceola fell to Oslo in Volleyball last night in a close match, 25-21, 17-25 and 11-15 in Okeechobee.
Alexie Morgan had for aces and three kills for Osceola.
Martin County swept the Okeechobee swim teams on Thursday.
On the sports schedule this weekend, Brahman football hosts Martin County tonight at 7 pm. Both teams are (0-2). OHS bowling hosts Treasure coast this afternoon at 3:30 pm and Moore Haven football travels to Glades Day for a 7 pm kickoff. The cross country team holds a fundraiser tomorrow morning at the Ag Civic Center. OYFL teams host Winter Haven at Okeechobee high school Saturday starting at 9 am.
Sports Cast for September 11th:
Okeechobee defeated Moore Haven in three straight, 25-15,25-13 and 25-16 last night to improve to 4-1 on the season. Okeechobee also defeated Port St. Lucie in three straight games on Tuesday. Baylee Farless said the girls played well and were glad to defeat a rival school.
OHS bowlers swept by Lincoln Park, the girls lost 7-0; Jessica Olney rolled the top game at 195. The boys fell 6-1. Brian Chapman had the high game of 202.
Boys’ golf defeated Port St. Lucie Tuesday by 28 strokes with a score of 180. Daniel Fulleda led the way with a 39. Jarred Morgan and Kyle Mullins shot 47. Wednesday the boys finished second in a four way match for 18 holes with south fork, Jensen beach and Fort Pierce central. Fulleda, Zack Hudson and Kyle Mullins all shot 83 to lead the Brahmans.
On the sports schedule today, Yearling volleyball and soccer host Sebastian River at 4:30 pm, Osceola soccer and volleyball host Gifford at 4:30 pm. OHS swimmers travel to Martin County. JV Football travels to Clewiston kickoff at 7 pm. OHS boys’ golf competes at John Carroll at the PGA golf and country club at 3:30 pm.
Sports Cast for September 10th:
The boys cross country team opened their season with a 15th place finish at the Martin County under the lights invitational Friday. 23 teams competed. Daniel Shelley led the way with a time of 18:30 to finish in 52nd place. Josue Santibanez finished in 18:58 to finish 65th. Coach A.J Mayernik thinks the boys’ team has some real potential this year.
The girl’s team finished 18th out of 21 teams at the event. Alexis Muller led the way with a time of 24:03 good for 76th place. Charleigh Heater finished 94th with a time of 24:46.
Coach Mayernik said the girls are more of a long term project. Girls’ golf rolled past Lake Placid with a team score of 194 on Monday. Hannah Raulerson shot a 3 over par, 38 to lead Okeechobee.
On the sports schedule today, Okeechobee hosts Moore Haven for volleyball at 6:30 pm. OHS bowlers visit Lincoln Park at 3:30 pm; OHS boys’ golf has a tri match with Ft. Pierce, Jensen Beach and Martin County in Stuart. Girls’ golf travels to Clewiston at 3:30m.
Sports Cast for September 9th:
Yearling volleyball outlasted Storm Grove 25-13 and 25-18 last night in a competitive match. The soccer team shut out Storm Grove 8-0 in a mercy rule match. The OYFL teams won two out of five games in Sebring Saturday. The Flag lost 25-6the Mighty Mites lost 40-0 and the senior team fell 14-13. The junior team prevailed 12-6 and the Pee Wee team won 18-7.
Girls’ volleyball swept past Clewiston on Friday, 25-5, 25-12, and 25-18.
Logan Laskey won the Midfielder of the year award for Brahman boys’ soccer last year. Laskey said he appreciated the award and thanked former Brahman and Florida Atlantic soccer player Hunter Pritchard for helping him do well in the position. He said the team has high hopes for this year.
A busy day on the schedule today, Yearling volleyball visits Glades Day at 4:30, Osceola volleyball and soccer open up at Sebastian Middle at 4:30, boys golf takes on Port St. Lucie at the Saints Golf and Country Club, OHS volleyball will host Port St. Lucie at 5 and 6:30 pm, OHS swimming will host St. Lucie West Centennial at 5:30 pm.
Sports Cast for September 8th:
Sebring rushed for 239 yards and three touchdowns to defeat an injury plagued Brahman team, 30-13 in high school football action Friday night. Tony Jenkins rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns including a 28 yard run, and Akem John Pierre rushed for 53 yards and a score to lead the Blue Streaks.
Okeechobee was held to 62 yards in total offense. They scored on special teams when James Thomas recovered a fumble in the end zone in the first quarter and on a three yard run by Dee Shockley in the fourth quarter on a drive set up by a 70 yard kick return by Bubba Fludd.
Coach Chris Branham noted he had 5 starters out on defense and still his team fought until the end.
Juanyae Ford played a strong game on defense for the Brahmans. He says despite a few defeats the team spirit is still high.
Sebring also received a 27 yard field goal from Hunter Livingston and a 50 yard kick return of an onside kick by Pierre to ice the game in the fourth quarter.
Shockley said the team is getting closer to success.
The Brahmans will host longtime rival Martin County this Friday night at 7 pm.
Lake Placid pounded Moore Haven 43-0 in another game involving big lake schools.
Yearling volleyball and soccer host Storm Grove today at 4:30 pm, girls golf will host Lake Placid at 3:30 pm at the KOA center.
Sports Cast for September 5th:
The Brahman junior varsity team rolls over Martin County last night 37-6 for their first victory of the season. QB Kysell Richardson hit Darkevious Moreland with a 16 yard touchdown in the first quarter, and Janavious Futch with a 30 yard pass in the second quarter. Moreland added a six yard touchdown catch in the third quarter and added touchdown runs of three yards and 25 yards in the fourth quarter.
Demetrius Clark had a strong night on both ends of the ball with a 32 yard reception and a fumble recovery and Futch added a 47 yard punt return.
Moreland said his early touchdown pass got the team off on the right foot. Coaches praised the defense for their play throughout the game. Linebacker Jarret Emmick said the team wanted to play better after a disappointing game last week.
Defensive end Richard Harris and others harassed the Tigers all night with several tackles in the backfield. He said the team stuck together in practice and did their jobs.
The varsity team plays tonight at Sebring with two of their impact players injured, Arthur Woodruff with a sprained knee and Jajuan Cherry with concussion symptoms. Kickoff is at 7:30 tonight.
On the sports schedule today, OHS volleyball will host Clewiston with JV at 6 pm and varsity to follow. Cross Country competes in the under the lights invite in Stuart tonight at 6 pm. OYFL teams visit Sebring on Saturday. Moore Haven Terrier football tonight at Lake Placid at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for September 4th:
Kysell Richardson was named the Most Valuable Player for Yearling boys’ basketball last year leading them to a 6-6 season.
Richardson was praised as a leader and cheerleader for his team. Richardson said he worked hard and enjoyed getting the award. Richardson said his influence on the team didn’t end when he left the court as he tried to inspire his teammates
Richardson is currently the starting QB for the Brahman Junior Varsity football team.
Brahman boys swimming fell to South Fork last night 94-81 and the girls swim team fell 96-85.
Nathanael Bean won the 205 hundred free style, Eric Gaitan won the 1 hundred yard breast stroke and Lucas Penido won the 100 free style.
The girls won six of the races highlighted by April Hogenkamp in the 200 individual medley, Aubrey Reister in the 200 freestyle, Megan Bolan in the 50 free style, and Hunter Bosworth in the 500 free style.
On the sports schedule today, girls’ golf will hold a tri match with Martin County and Fort Pierce at the KOA country club at 3:30 pm. Bowling travels to Sebring at 3:30. JV football will host Martin County at 6 pm. Boys’ golf will travel to Westwood at 3:30 pm.
Sports Cast for September 3rd:
Lonnie Pryor says he’s happy to be with the Buffalo Bills. Pryor was signed onto the Bills practice squad on Monday, three days after being cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Pryor says he’s excited about the opportunity and being able to reunite with his former Florida State Quarterback E.J Manuel. Pryor says he has a lot of learning to do with the Bills. He will be listed behind Frank Summers at full back.
He said the past few days weren’t too bad as he knew he’d likely get another shot in the NFL.
Lady Brahman bowlers defeated Fort Pierce Central 5-2 yesterday. The boy’s team fell 6-1.
Jessica Olney bowled a 320 series to lead the girls. Brian Chapman rolled a high game of 191 and series 356 for the boy’s squad.
OYFL teams swept past Lee County in Ft. Myers Saturday. The flag won 12-0, Mighty Mites, 6-0, Pee Wee 29-12, juniors 19-12 and the senior squad 32-12.
On the sports schedule today, girls’ golf will host South Fork at the KOA at 3:30 pm. OHS swimming will travel to meet Treasure Coast and South Fork for a meet at Sailfish Splash in Stuart this evening.