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Brawl halts Okeechobee’s strong season

OKEECHOBEE — Sitting in the bleachers is not the way Alicia Fudge, Julia Smith and Caroline Sweat wanted to spend the evening of Jan. 18. The Brighton Reservation’s trio of guards – all key components to what had been an outstanding season for the Okeechobee High School girls varsity basketball team

Sunni Bearden rallies Moore Haven to victory

NAPLES — For the past four years Sunni Bearden has been one of the most consistent and reliable players on the Moore Haven High School girls basketball team. From scoring to rebounding to passing, the senior guard from the Brighton Reservation has excelled in just about every department. Yet in the

Harris, Baker provide strength at both ends of court for Moore Haven

NAPLES — The Moore Haven High School boys basketball roster underwent some mid-season changes, but the Brighton Reservation’s Donovan Harris and Ivess Baker have remained consistent contributors for the Terriers, who neared the end of January with a 9-9 record. Harris, a 6-foot freshman guard, scored 11 points and snagged four

NSU’s Skyla Osceola in midst of smooth first year

DAVIE — Wherever she has played basketball – from Seminole teams to American Heritage School to travel ball – Skyla Osceola has always been regarded as a smart player with exceptional court awareness skills and knowledge. Now Osceola has carried her hoop intelligence to the next level, which, for the former

Offense shines for Ahfachkee boys basketball

BIG CYPRESS — Cicero Osceola didn’t have to look at his team’s statistics to know that the Ahfachkee High School Warriors boys basketball squad needs to play tougher defense. The remarkable 72 points scored by one player on the other team – Everglades City senior scoring machine Scout Morris –

Seminole teams win NASA championships

The path to winning the NASA men’s basketball championship was filled with challenges for the South Florida Young Bulls even before they stepped onto the court at the Seneca Nation of Indians’ Cattaraugus Community Center. Some members of the team, whose six-man roster included Seminoles’ Trewston Pierce, Ty Pierce and Eric

Generational impact felt at EIRA roughstock clinic

BIG CYPRESS — Tavis Jumper needed just one word to describe his first experience in steer wrestling. “Hard,” the Brighton teenager said after he made his steer wrestling debut at the Eastern Indian Rodeo Association’s roughstock clinic for youth Jan. 27 at Junior Cypress Rodeo Arena in Big Cypress. As a precursor

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