Sports Cast for August 16th:
The Okeechobee Brahmans 11 and under baseball team has been formed and will play in the Lake Worth baseball league.
Coach Rick Durfee said the team has been invited to play August 31st at Mets Stadium in Port St. Lucie. The team is holding a fundraiser for travel and other expenses. You can purchase game tickets for $10 apiece or $32 for a family of four. For more information call Mr. Durfee at 634-6395. The tickets are also good for the St. Lucie Mets final home game of the season and a fireworks display after the game. Durfee said they hope to attend a national tournament next summer with the money they raise. They will also hold a fund raiser golf tournament on October 5th at the Blue Heron Golf and Country Club in Okeechobee.
Another travel ball baseball team called the Chobee Outlawz will begin play this month as well. They will host North Palm Beach on Sunday, August 25th at the Okeechobee Sports Complex. A double header will be held at 12 noon and at 2 pm. The team also will host home games on October 6 against Fort Pierce at 10 am and 12 noon and on October 20th against Jupiter with the games to start at 2 and 4 pm.