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Sports Cast for April 18th:
Danyelle Sheffield tossed a shutout and Okeechobee secured yet another regional berth with a 4-0 shutout win over Fort Pierce Central last night.
Okeechobee will meet South Fork in the district final on Friday night.
Coach Heather Gillis said the Lady Brahmans played well in all areas last night. Speed made the difference for Okeechobee as they scored two runs thanks to a walk and a wild pitch in the fourth inning. Carissa Licata scored twice for OHS. Sheffield worked out of a couple of jams early, settled in and retired Fort Pierce in order in the final four innings. She said she has worked hard to improve on the mound. Sarah Davis continued to be a hot hitter at the plate with two hits. She says she didn’t want her career to end just yet. Stormy Stokes added a double for OHS and Lexi Manson a single and stolen base for the Lady Brahmans.
Sports Cast for April 17th:
Joe Dan Osceola, former tribal president of the Seminole Tribe, remembered his days as QB of the Brahmans back in the 1950s. He said the town of Okeechobee has always been very important to the Seminoles. Osceola was also part of a state tournament basketball team during his high school career. He was all conference in football. He was the first Seminole to play football at OHS. He remembered one specific game on the gridiron. Osceola paved the way for many other great Seminole athletes to play at OHS and that tradition continues today. Brooke Snyder had three interceptions to lead the flag football team to a 26-6 road win at Fort Pierce Central last night. Okeechobee improved to 5-3 on the season.
Fort Pierce won in district softball last night so the Lady Cobras will meet the Lady Brahmans tonight at the district tournament in Okeechobee at 7 pm. Another semifinal between South Fork and Martin County begins at 5 pm at OHS.
8/30 Bear Creek, Colorado; Disney; 7:30pm
9/6 Sebring; HOME; 7pm
9/13 Martin County; AWAY; 7pm
9/20 Westwood*; HOME; 7pm
9/27 Heritage (Palm Bay)*; AWAY; 7:30pm
10/11 Port St. Lucie*; AWAY; 7pm
10/18 South Fork*; AWAY; 7pm
10/25 Bayside (Palm Bay)*; HOME; 7pm
11/1 Jensen Beach* (HC); HOME; 7pm
11/8 Clewiston (Sr. Parent Night); HOME; 7pm
(* denotes District Games)
WOKC will be broadcasting live from these games during the season with the Coaches Show an hour before game starts! Tune in to 1570AM or 100.9FM and online www.wokc.com!
Sports Cast for April 16th:
Brahman football coach Chris Branham saluted the senior class at their recent awards banquet. He said all of them bought into the program this year and were really a dedicated group. Branham says his one question is how well the team could have done this year had he been around them all four years. Branham says it was an emotional year for the team. He is excited about the future and he expects good things for the Brahmans in 2013.
The OHS track team competes in the district meet today at South Fork starting at 1 pm. OHS has high hopes to get a few athletes to the regional meet.
Flag football visits Fort Pierce Central tonight with games to begin at 4 pm.
Sports Cast for April 15th:
South Fork ruined the Brahman baseball senior night with a three run first inning in a 6-3 district win on Friday.
Okeechobee had 8 seniors honored this year. They included Tyler Barber, Dalton Murray, Alex Estremera, David Coleman, DJ Washington, Al Fludd, Jack Radebaugh and Tyler Milrot. Nick Snyder had two hits, including a triple and two runs scored for South Fork. David Coleman had a two run double for Okeechobee. Brahman Coach Jeff Blackstone said his team hung in there with a tough team and that is reason for optimism. Layton Thomas had two hits for the Brahmans. Blackstone says he is a key piece for the Brahman future. The Brahmans have a light week this week with one game on Friday at Melbourne.
Lady Brahman softball defeated Sebring in extra innings, 2-1 on Friday night. They host districts starting on Wednesday.
Sports Cast for April 12th:
DJ Washington was named the Offensive MVP for the Brahman football team this year. He said the team was closer this year and that helped the team’s success. He intends to study physical therapy and is considering college offers. He praised his teammates for their help. Washington lost his father Asst Coach Daron Washington during the season but didn’t let it affect his play. He said the coaching staff set out to get the team on the same page, and it worked well.
OHS flag football was eliminated from post season consideration in a 6-0 loss at Fort Pierce Westwood last night.
On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman softball visits Sebring for a 3 pm matinee.
Boys baseball will host their senior night game tonight at 7 pm against South Fork.
Sports Cast for April 11th:
Lavante Spivey was named Most Valuable Player for the Brahman football team this year. He was a standout on both offense and defense and was named to play in two all-star games. Spivey says he felt he got the most out of his size that any football player could. Spivey says the MVP Award isn’t his alone, but belongs to everyone who helped him to succeed. Spivey said he was very pleased with the success this year. He is still looking to find a college team. He wants to get a business degree.
On the sports schedule today, flag football will tangle with Fort Pierce with games starting at 4 pm.
The OHS track teams compete in the Cobra Relays at Lawnwood sports Complex in Fort Pierce.
Sports Cast for April 10th:
Seven senior girls were honored last night but went home unhappy as the Lady Brahmans fell to Treasure coast 21-0 in flag football action last night. Treasure Coast exploded for three second half touchdowns, two of them set up by interceptions.
Coach Bruce Jahner said it was a tale of two games for Okeechobee. The team is in danger now of missing the district tournament. They must win their final three games of the season against Westwood, Fort Pierce and Centennial to qualify. Coach Jahner says he thinks the team is capable of making a run.
Kyla Hargraves completed 18 passes for 126 yards. Baylee Farless had 7 catches and Shadajia Williams had seven receptions. Seniors honored included Hargraves, Aubrey Robertson, Destiny Nunez, Brooke Snyder, Kailey Hoover, Maci Thomas and Darby Jones.
Brahman baseball upsets Martin County last night 4-1. Kutter Crawford got the win with 3 strong innings of relief. Tyler Barber pitched three shutout innings and Jack Radebaugh picked up the save. Okeechobee improved to (5-18) Martin County, the district regular season champ, fell to (16-4). Two Brahman runs scored on a throwing error. Layton Thomas had an RBI single and Trenton Hickman scored two runs for OHS.
Tonight’s baseball game between Okeechobee and St. Lucie West, rescheduled from two weeks ago, has been cancelled.
Sports Cast for April 9th:
Arthur Woodruff was named Junior Varsity football most valuable player this year. He was an impact player at linebacker and fullback this year. He says the award caught him off guard. Woodruff says the JV team this year had short memories when they made mistakes and didn’t get too down after a loss. Woodruff said he plans to work hard in the off season and compete for a starting job on the varsity gridiron squad next fall.
Moore Haven’s Darius Cohen was named all state in Football for Class 2 A and also nominated for District 17 player of the year. Coach Mike Minikwu was also nominated for coach of the year and QB Bronson Bass was nominated for academic all state.
On the sports schedule today;
Flag football hosts Treasure Coast for their senior night games, action begins at 5 pm.
Boys’ baseball will travel to district rival Martin County at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for April 8th:
Fort Pierce Central ruined the Brahman softball senior parent night celebration Friday with a 9-5 victory. Fort Pierce scored three times in the fourth inning to come from behind. Jaryaca Baker had an RBI double and Sarah Davis and RBI single for OHS.
Port St. Lucie scored eight runs in the final two innings and defeated Okeechobee 9-2 in boys baseball action on Friday. Tyler Barber had a two run double for OHS. Jack Radebaugh pitched five strong innings. OHS (4-18) also fell to
St. Lucie West Centennial on Saturday 5-0 in a game played inside the New York Mets Spring Training Stadium.
OHS flag football was postponed on Friday at Centennial. They will play the games today at 4 pm at St. Lucie West High School in Port St. Lucie.