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Sports Cast for January 16th:

Okeechobee boys hoops won two games at the Chobee National Tournament this weekend in blowouts.

Friday, Demetrius Clark had 21 points and Shaquoy Ferrol added 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Brahmans defeated IMG Academy 80-57. J-quan Ferrol had 13 points four blocks and six rebounds for OHS. He says the team played well in spots Friday

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The game was tied until midway in the third quarter Friday.

Coach Demetre Riles said defensive intensity led Okeechobee on a 36-13 run to end the game

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The Brahmans defeated Elite Academy on Saturday 78-44.

Okeechobee girls soccer set a school record for wins in a season with a  2-1 win Friday at Lake Placid.

The girls are 11-6-1 on the season.

No sports are scheduled today due to the Dr. martin Luther King Junior holiday.

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Sports Cast for January 13th:

Adryauna Baker had 11 points and nine steals as Yearling jumped out to an early lead and defeated Oslo 28-19 in girls middle school basketball Thursday to earn their fourth win of the season. Jasmine Shanks added four points, five steals and five rebounds. Baker says it was all about effort and hustle

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Coach Erin Perman says a winning season is still possible for the Lady Bulls who broke a four game losing streak. Cornesha Wingfield added five rebounds, four points and three blocks for Yearling. Ratajah Davis had eight points for Oslo Pahokee has been asked to return the state championship in football amid allegations they used an ineligible player.

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On the sports schedule today

Boys basketball hosts the Chobee Nation tournament his weekend.  Centennial meets Piper at 5 and OHS meets IMG academy at 7 tonight.  Five games will take place Saturday starting with Okeechobee girls basketball at noon and ending with OHS boys basketball to finish the day with Elite Academy.  OHS boys soccer hosts Dwyer with JV at 6 and varsity to follow

OHS wrestlers take part in the Sebring invitational this weekend.   OHS girls soccer visits Lake Placid tonight.   Moore Haven basketball and soccer hosts Seacrest country day this afternoon.

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Sports Cast for January 12th:

Brahman wrestlers came back from a 12-point deficit to defeat Vero Beach last night, 42-30. Coach Bruce Jahner said the team was flat and didn’t do well at the lower weights. The Brahmans got pins from Blake Everett, Drayton Billie, Kallen Pinerio, Hunter Wagner and Justin Drawdy.

Osceola boys’ hoops continue to improve despite injuries.  They defeated Moore Haven 34-29 this week.

Jerome Roundtree led Okeechobee with 12 points.

Coach Justin Perman says teamwork and defense was the difference in this game. New point guard Devin Powers stepped in after an injury and provided steady play and ball handling.

He says there is more pressure on him to do well.

Brahman basketball defeats South Fork 60-55 Wednesday to improve to 11-3 on the season.

On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman soccer visits John Carroll with JV at 4 and varsity to follow,  Moore Haven basketball hosts Evangelical Christian with a triple header starting at 4 pm, Yearling hosts Oslo for basketball at 4:30 pm and Osceola basketball visits LaBelle.

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Sports Cast for January 11th:

Alani Garcia scored late in the second half to earn a 1-1 tie for Okeechobee girls’ soccer against Glades Day last night. The Gators goal keeper Jaylyn Smith made several saves in the second half to preserve the tie. Okeechobee defender Denise Garcia says the game was physical and intense.

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The team remains one win short of tying the school record for wins in a season. Osceola girls’ basketball won their first game of the year, 26-13 over Moore haven last night.

Joy Whipple had seven points and seven rebounds for the Warriors. She says the team has shown improvement in each game

Anya Koivunen added six points and six rebounds for Osceola.  Jakhia Smith had eight points for Moore Haven.

Osceola Coach Eric Phillips says he thinks the team has taken to heart the benefits of hard work and practice

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On the sports schedule today, OHS wrestling hosts Vero Beach at 6 pm.  OHS boys soccer takes on Fort Pierce Central with JV at noon and varsity at 2 pm.  OHS boys basketball visits South Fork with freshmen at 4, jv at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm.  Brighton basketball hosts LaBelle at 4:45.

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Sports Cast for January 10th:

South Fork defeated Okeechobee in girls basketball Monday night, 47-38. Alkeecia Clayton led Okeechobee with 17 points. Lady Brahman Joe Smith said his girls gave the Bulldogs too many free points. Kendarly Duperot had 24 points to lead South Fork. She says after some injuries early in the year South Fork could be on a roll

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The sports schedule today includes:

  • OHS girls soccer hosts Glades Day at 6:30 pm
  • OHS girls basketball travels to Royal Palm Beach for JV at 6 and varsity to follow.
  • Moore Haven middle school basketball visits Osceola in Okeechobee with games at 4:30 and 5:45
  • Yearling Middle school will host Brighton Middle for basketball at 4:30 and 5:45

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Sports Cast for January 5th:

Janel Aponte scored four goals in the first half as Okeechobee walloped Moore Haven 8-0 in girls soccer action last night by mercy rule. Ashton English, Alani Garcia, and Chelsea Burgess added goals for the Lady Brahmans. Aponte says she has enjoyed her first year in soccer

Coach Eric Swant says Aponte is the center piece of the new soccer program because she battles and really loves the sport

It was the ninth victory of the season or Okeechobee who is approaching a school record for girls soccer wins, 10 in a season.

The JV boys soccer team rallied to defeat Moore Haven varsity 3-2 Wednesday. Sebastian Chavez had two goals.  Antonio Vega scored the winning goal. Moore Haven coach Felipe Morales says his team couldn’t keep up the pace down the stretch. The Brahman JV is now 9-0 on the season.

On the sports schedule today…OHS girls soccer hosts Sebring with JV at 5:30 and varsity to follow.  Girls basketball hosts Sebastian River with JV at 6 pm and varsity around 7:30 pm.  Boys soccer visits Osceola High in Kissimmee with JV at 4 and varsity to follow.  Osceola middle school basketball travels to Brighton today with girls hoops at 4:30 and boys around 5:45.  Yearling basketball hosts Moore Haven with girls at 4:30 and boys around 5:45.  Moore Haven girls soccer hosts Seacrest Country Day at 5 pm.

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Sports Cast for January 4th:

Lake worth Christian jumped out to a 25-7 lead after the first quarter and cruised from there for a 61-40 victory over Okeechobee in girls high school basketball on Tuesday night

Sports get back in action after the holiday today.

The boys soccer team is at 5 wins 6 losses and 2 ties, a disappointing start to the season.

Defensive back and captain Jesus Garcia says he still thinks the season can be salvaged. He says the team always struggles at districts and need to get over that hump this month.

On the sports schedule today, OHS boys soccer hosts Moore Haven at 4 pm and OHS girls soccer hosts Moore Haven at 6 pm.

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Sports Cast for January 3rd:

Drayton Billie hopes to defend his district wrestling title at 1 hundred and 38 pounds this year. The Brahman senior was one victory away from the state tournament last year when he came up against a familiar foe. Billie has taken on more of a leadership role this year on the wrestling team. He says he is very impressed with the talent on the roster and tries to encourage them all that he can.

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On the sports schedule today.

Brahman boys basketball visits Lake Worth Christian with JV at 4:30 and varsity at 7:30.  They will sandwich a girls varsity game with Okeechobee and Lake Worth Christian at 6 pm.

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Sports Cast for December 30th:

Eli McMullen was named to play in the Georgia Florida All-star game Saturday.

McMullen has perfected his craft as a long snapper and has gotten some offers from Division I Davidson and Division 3 Berry University in Georgia. He has been practicing this week at Atlantic High School and has seen some of the top Florida recruits in action.

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He has been the Brahmans long snapper for three years and he has attended camps and combines across the country to improve.  He also has won two long snapping competitions in Florida. He realizes to make it in college he’ll have to improve his speed and tackling skills to contribute on special teams.

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There are no sports scheduled this weekend in Okeechobee.

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Sports Cast for December 29th:

Emily Rhodes was named the Most Valuable Player for the Lady Brahman golf team this year.

She just started to play golf this year and learned to love the sport.

She said she appreciated getting the MVP trophy. Rhodes was just three shots short of qualifying for the regional tournament this year.

She says the district tournament was a memorable day

There are no sports scheduled at Okeechobee High School through the holidays.

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