All the information on sports.
All the information on sports.
Sports Cast for October 29th:
The bowling teams fell short at districts this year.
The Lady Brahmans finished in fifth place this year. None of the players reached the regional as an individual. Jessica Olney bowled a 618 to lead the girls. Ashley Byrd rolled a 187, and Kirsten Doney a high game of 178.
Brian Chapman bowled a 608 series for the Boys team.
The Lady Brahman soccer team opens up their season tonight at Martin County at 6 pm.
Coach Sonya Smith enters her third year at the helm. She is enthused that more girls tried out this year and girls came from other sports like softball and volleyball to play soccer this winter. She said she is impressed with the corps of the team.
Smith said she sees improvement and that should continue this year. Her message to the girls has been clear. Smith said the team will benefit from a summer indoor soccer league that many of the girls participated in this year.
Sports Cast for November 1st:
The Brahmans host Jensen Beach for homecoming tonight.
The Falcons at (3-5) are led by Senior QB Alex Ogle who has thrown for over 15 hundred yards. Brahman Coach Chris Branham said Ogle is the team’s best player and they’ve centered their offense around him..
On defense, Nico Sawtelle hads 52 tackles and 66 assists already this year and will be a formidable assignment for our offense. Okeechobee is paced by senior running back Adrian Minondo who has 880 yards rushing on the season.
Coach Branham said he’d like to see a large crowd to support the kids tonight.
On the sports schedule, the OYFL senior team will face Frostproof in a playoff game tomorrow in Lake Placid. The game should start around noon.
The OHS cross country team has several runners at regional tomorrow at South Fork high school including district champion Tabatha Henry and Hernan Baltazar who have high hopes for reaching state.
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Sports Cast for October 25th:
Tabatha Henry won her second district title Thursday with a school record breaking performance at the Ag Civic Center at the District 3A-14 meet. Henry finished the course in 18 minutes and 50 seconds, a school record by close to 30 seconds. She defeated Bethany Hardcastle of South Fork, the girl that won districts last year, by 24 seconds.
Henry said the win made all the hard work pay off. Henry broke the school record last week in Sebring with a time of 19 minutes plus and did even better in cool and perfect conditions Thursday. The girls’ team finished fourth overall. Suncoast was the district champion. The boys’ team took third place. Hernan Baltazar finished seventh at 17 minutes and 40 seconds. Emmanuel Gaona finished 10th and Daniel Shelley in 13th place.
Baltazar said he felt he did well. Suncoast won the district and Sam Geiman of the Chargers won the individual title. Several Brahman runners will compete in the regional race next Saturday at South Fork.
Jensen Beach crushed the lady Brahmans in the district volleyball championship match last night, 25-10, 25-12, and 25-9. Okeechobee will still compete in regional next week.
Brahman football tonight against the 7-1 Bayside Bears. The Bears have been on a roll this year with just one loss to Melbourne. Okeechobee is devastated by injury and will be without several starters including Cody Walker, Devon Wigfall, Edrick Neal, Bubba Fludd, Tyrell Taylor and Juan Yae Ford.
Kickoff tonight is at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for October 24th:
Anthony Cal Za DEE Ah was named the new wrestling coach at Okeechobee high school this fall. He has experience as a coach with Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce Westwood in the past couple years. He said he is really excited about the opportunity. Cal ZA DEE AH started to wrestling in high school. He plans to keep things going in a positive direction at OHS. His message to his wrestlers has been to be in shape, do well in school, in the community and on the mat. He said wrestling gets you ready for everything else in life.
Okeechobee volleyball advances again to regional with a tight 3-2 victory over South Fork at the District tournament Wednesday. Okeechobee wins 25-15, 21-25, 25-20, 25-27 and 15-13 in the exciting match over the Bulldogs. Okeechobee will again meet Jensen Beach in the district final tonight at 7 pm at South Fork High School.
The OHS cross country teams will host districts today at the Ag Civic Center. Junior varsity races begin at 4 pm and the girls’ districts are scheduled to start at 4:45 pm followed by the boys about one hour later.
Muarisa Trumain said anybody from Okeechobee can take part.
Sports Cast for 10/23:
Lady Brahman volleyball has high hopes as they tangle in their district tournament tonight with host school, South Fork
Coach Taylor Pritchard likes the way her team has played in recent matches and feels they are playing their best ball of the year. She admits another trip to the regional will not be easy. She also wants the team to limit mistakes.
Senior Erin Hudson said there real goal is to get another shot at Jensen in the district championship and they want to beat South Fork so they get another chance.
South Fork comes in at 20-5 and Okeechobee at 13-9.
The girls golf team finished 8th at the regional Monday in Plantation. Hannah Raulerson shot a 96 to lead Okeechobee.
The boys’ golf team also finished 8th at the regional and Kutter Crawford shot an 85.
Sports Cast for October 22nd:
Cheyenne Lusk is one of the captains on the swim team this year. She suffered a shoulder injury and was slowed in the pool this year. Lusk said being named co-captain was a thrill for her. Lusk predicted a strong season for the swim team as a lot of talented younger swimmers have joined the squad.
The Lady Brahman cross country team won The Sebring Blue Streak Invitational on Saturday. Tabatha Henry won the race with a course record 19 minutes and 19 seconds. Alexis Muller finished seventh and Charleigh Heater in 10th place.
The boys’ team took third place out of four teams. Hernan Baltazar finished 7th, Emmanuel Gaona 8th and Lucas Penido 10th.
Valerie Alvarez won the junior varsity race for the girls and Ramon Liberato finished second in the boys junior varsity race.
The cross country team hosts districts on Thursday at the Okeechobee AG civic center.
There are no sports events scheduled for today
Sports Cast for October 21st:
Uzziah Davis had 6 touchdowns and 3 hundred and 54 yards in total offense as South Fork won a shootout with Okeechobee 55-34 in high school football action Friday. Adrian Minondo rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown for Okeechobee. Khalil Smith rushed for 108 yards and two touchdowns for the Brahmans.
Davis said his team was disappointed in a loss to Jensen Beach two weeks ago and wanted to atone. Trevor Boice had two touchdown runs for South Fork. QB Stone Labonowitz said the offense was able to execute and was glad to be on Davis team..
Bubba Fludd had two touchdown runs for Okeechobee in the first half.
Brahman Coach Chris Branham said he was glad his offense got going but he admitted the team had no answer for the South Fork ground game. Okeechobee fell to 1-6 and were eliminated from post season play. They will host the Bayside Bears on Friday night.
Sports Cast for October 18th:
Lady Brahman volleyball celebrated a successful senior night with a three game sweep of Hardee last night, 25-12, 25-20 and 25-22 to win their 13th match of the season.
Coach Taylor Pritchard agrees the team appears to be jelling at the right time. Erin Hudson and Brianna Nunez played their final home match of their careers. Hudson said it was emotional for her. Okeechobee JV also swept 25-8 and 25-12.
Brahman football tonight at South Fork. Top linemen Cody Walker will be out with neck spasms but EJ Neal returns to help the offense. Okeechobee is 1-5 and South Fork is 2-4 this year.
The bulldogs are led by Uzziah Davis of Indiantown who has rushed for over 8 yards per carry this year. Okeechobee counters with Adrian Minondo who still has a shot at 1 thousand yards this year.
Okeechobee Coach Chris Branham said he was disappointed in the team’s play with Port St. Lucie but hopes for a better effort tonight. He said South Fork has improved as the season has gone on while he team has continued to struggle. Game time tonight at 7 pm.
On the sports schedule OYFL teams host the Kissimmee Mustangs for youth football tomorrow for five games. The senior team is without Juan Cherry, who suffered a finger injury in the last game.
Sports Cast for October 17th:
The girl’s golf team is excited about making it to regionals.
OHS finished third at the Class 2A District 22 match in Clewiston on Monday.
Coach Bruce Conrad is happy the girls saw success this year. Conrad said the girls haven’t played up to their full capabilities this year.
Cameron White qualified for regional last year and had high hopes this year. She said her scores dropped this year.
She said they can salvage the season if they are sharp on Monday. Hannah Raulerson emphasized the team can’t be nervous and have to be focused from shot to shot on Monday. Other members of the team that will play Monday include Captain Kirsten Doney, Danyelle Sheffield and Bethany Stuart.
OHS volleyball last night defeated Lincoln Park Academy 25-10, 25-14 and 25-16 to improve to 12-9 on the season.
On the sports schedule today, OHS swimming travels to Lake Placid and OHS JV football travels to South Fork. OHS volleyball will host Hardee for their senior night match.