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Seminoles shine for Heritage on multiple levels

PLANTATION — Skyla Osceola was only a few feet from her former teammates December Stubbs and Tiana Stubbs as the American Heritage sisters battled Dillard in an early season clash of Broward County powerhouses. Of course, being in the bleachers, which is where Skyla lent her support and encouragement to

FGCU’s Ahnie Jumper returns to help young softball players

BRIGHTON — About 35 young girls had plenty of talented softball players to learn from during Florida Gulf Coast University’s clinic Dec. 2 at Ollie Jones Memorial Park in Brighton. There was Riley Randolph, a junior left-handed pitcher who won Atlantic Sun Conference rookie and pitcher of the year awards as

PECS girls, boys begin basketball season

BRIGHTON — Just how tough is it to face the ultra-aggressive defense of the Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School girls basketball team? West Glades Middle School found out the hard way that PECS prides itself on the work it does without the ball. The Lady Seminoles used their suffocating defense to build a

Brighton players leading Moore Haven teams

MOORE HAVEN — It didn’t take long for Donovan Harris to make a good impression on the Moore Haven High School boys basketball team. Not only did Donovan earn his way onto the varsity as a freshman this winter, but the former Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School standout has contributed right away.

High school basketball returns to Ahfachkee

BIG CYPRESS — What a difference a year makes. There was no basketball season at the Ahfachkee School last year. The interest was there – enough kids wanted to play – but the court was silent because not enough players met the academic requirements. This season improvements made by students in the

Board’s toy drive brings joy beyond reservations

HOLLYWOOD/IMMOKALEE — From room to room and floor to floor, the gifts of new toys lit up young faces at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood thanks to the Seminole Tribe Board’s annual toy drive. President Mitchell Cypress, Hollywood Board Rep. Gordon Wareham and Santa Claus spent hours Dec. 8 distributing

Fast start for Nova Southeastern’s Skyla Osceola

It didn’t take long for Skyla Osceola to make an impact on the collegiate level. In an eight-day span to start the season, Osceola helped Nova Southeastern University to a pair of wins with late-game points. Playing in her first collegiate game, the former American Heritage-Plantation standout made two crucial free throws

Jacoby Johns, Jumper brothers win INFR short go

Three Seminole Tribe of Florida cowboys shined on the final night of the Indian National Finals Rodeo. Bareback rider Jacoby Johns and the brother team-roping duo of Josh Jumper (header) and Naha Jumper (heeler) departed Las Vegas as INFR short go round champions. Each took victory laps on their horses in

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