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Sports Cast 9/9

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.

Logan Laskey Midfield MVP

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 9/8

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 9/5

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 9/4

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 9/3

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.


Sports Cast 9/2

Sports Cast for September 2nd:

A defensive battle filled with penalties Friday as Okeechobee fell to Glades Day 6-0 to open the regular season.

Cory Surls 8 yard touchdown pass in the final minute to Tight End Christopher Guerry was the only score of the game. A 37 yard drive was set up by a blocked punt by the Gators. Okeechobee was held to 150 yards in offense and had over 1 hundred yards in penalties.

Brahman Coach Chris Branham placed the blame at the lack of serious preparation this week as his kids got too high after a big win over Lake Placid. Antawyn Fludd had 60 yards rushing on six carries to lead Okeechobee. Daniel Duncanson ran for 72 yards to lead Glades Day.

Brahman QB Brandon Shockley said he felt the team should have practiced harder last week. This week Okeechobee will travel to Sebring to take on the Blue Streak.

Interview with Shockley

Moore Haven lost at Dade Christian 37-0.

On the schedule today, Moore Haven volleyball visits Sebring, bowling hosts Fort Pierce this afternoon at 3:30 pm, girls volleyball visits Vero Beach.


The Buffalo Bills sign Lonnie Pryor

The Buffalo Bills sign Lonnie Pryor

Orchard Park, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills are now one spot away from filling their practice squad.

On Monday morning, the Bills announced the signing of fullback Lonnie Pryor and guard D.J. Morrell to their practice squad, which leaves one open spot on the 10-player practice squad.

Pryor, a Florida State product, started his career with the Jacksonville Jaguars after going undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. He spent time on the Jaguars’ practice squad before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed him. Pryor was with the Bucs through the preseason before being released.

Morrell went undrafted out of Old Dominion in the 2014 NFL Draft and spent time with both the Detroit Lions and St. Louis Rams this summer. He’s 6-feet-6-inches tall and 325 pounds.

Quarterback Jeff Tuel, defensive ends Ike Igbinosun and Bryan Johnson, wide receiver Caleb Holley, safety Deon Broomfield, linebacker Jimmy Gaines and safety Kenny Ladler were signed to the practice squad on Sunday.


Buccaneers cut Lonnie Pryor, Keith Lewis, Ka’lial Glaud in final roster cuts – Bucs Nation

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have cut two players to start the process of getting down to a 53-man roster. According to Greg Auman, cornerback Keith Lewis, linebacker Ka’lial Glaud and fullback Lonnie Pryor were all released today. Lewis was an undrafted rookie out of Virginia-Lynchburg, while Lonnie Pryor was a local favorite signed late last year. Glaud was an undrafted rookie out of Rutgers last year who spent 7 games on the roster primarily as a special teams player.

Lewis actually recorded an interception yesterday, but that wasn’t enough to keep him on the roster. Lonnie Pryor lost the battle at the fullback position to Jorvorskie Lane, a competition he never really threatened to win. All three players are still eligible for the practice squad.

The Bucs have to cut 19 more players before Saturday, 4:00 p.m. ET to finish their initial round of roster cuts. And then they’ll continue to tweak the bottom of the roster as they get the opportunity to claim waiver wire players they like, and add some of their own cuts and other players to the practice squad.

You can follow all of today’s roster moves in our Roster Cuts Story Stream.

Buccaneers cut Lonnie Pryor, Keith Lewis, Ka’lial Glaud in final roster cuts – Bucs Nation.


Sports Cast 8/29

NewSports Cast for August 29th:

Okeechobee volleyball gets past Sebring in four games last night, 25-13, 18-25, 25-14 and 25-17 last night to improve to (2-0) on the season. Cheyenne Nunez played a strong game at net for the Lady Brahmans.

She said things appear to be coming together this season. Coach Taylor Pritchard said she was excited by the level of the play and that the girls are really practicing well and learning the game. She said the team has a much more explosive offense this year.

The Brahman Junior Varsity blew out by Vero Beach last night 48-0. The team turned the ball over three times and couldn’t stop the Indians offense.

Coach Joe Smith said the work has only begun for his team.

The varsity Brahmans host Glades Day tonight in a matchup of Big Lake Schools. The Gators were 8-4 last year and reached the regional final in Class 2A. They are led by deep and talented secondary and all state linemen William Mercer.

Moore Haven football travels to Dade Christian. OYFL team travel to Lee County on Saturday.


Sports Cast 8/28

Sports Cast for August 28th:

Colt Root was named the Brahman Award winner for OHS boys tennis last season. He said it was an award he strived to get the award. Root had a strong junior year as he advanced to the district semifinals in singles and then won a doubles match at the regional in Melbourne. He said he played well in the post season especially in the district tournament.

The girls bowling team defeated Jensen Beach 4-3. Jessica Olney bowled a two game series of 389 and Ashley Byrd 374.

The boys’ squad fell to Jensen Beach 4-3. Brian Chapman rolled a 483 series in two games. Nik Iannotti led Jensen at 454.

On the sports schedule today, girls’ golf hosts John Carroll at the KOA golf course at 3:30 pm. OHS volleyball hosts Sebring at 6:30 pm. JV Football hosts Vero Beach at 7 pm.


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