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Future looks bright for Okeechobee High volleyball

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School’s volleyball team came up one victory shy of reaching the regional playoffs, but optimism abounds because nearly the entire team will be back next season. The Brahmans lose just one player from this year’s squad, senior Delaney Jones who was honored with her parents in a

EIRA winners honored at banquet

BRIGHTON — The Eastern Indian Rodeo Association held its annual season-ending awards banquet Oct. 13 at the Florida Seminole Veterans Building in Brighton. All Around winners included Naha Jumper, Annie Quinn Barney, Thadd Johns and Paizlee Miller. Sanction Saddle winners Jacoby Johns – Bareback Dayne Johns – Steer Wrestling Naha Jumper – Tie Down

Ahfachkee wraps up memorable season

BOCA RATON — The Ahfachkee School volleyball team improved each set before the Warriors ran out of time as their season ended Oct. 15 with a 3-0 loss to Glades Day School in a Class 2A-District 7A quarterfinal at Donna Klein Jewish Academy. Scores were 25-11, 25-15, 25-20. Ahfachkee was seeded

Kaleb Thomas making strides with Okeechobee

PORT ST. LUCIE — Kaleb Thomas had just finished running the 3.1-mile trek around the large lake at McCarty Ranch Preserve in a rural part of Port St. Lucie. The junior on the Okeechobee High School boys cross country team wasn’t thrilled with his performance. "Not too good," he said about

Ahfachkee golf program looks to grow participation

CLEWISTON — Tim Pruitt and Mateo Jimenez have high hopes for the Ahfachkee School golf program. The coaches -- Pruitt is the head coach and Jimenez is the assistant -- look at the 2018 season as a building block to growing the program, one they envision will have a full

Tribe’s royalty shines at FSU homecoming

TALLAHASSEE — Miss Florida Seminole Cheyenne Kippenberger and Jr. Miss Florida Princess Allegra Billie were in the spotlight at the Florida State University homecoming Oct. 19-20 as they joined in the school’s celebration in a big way. Even before Allegra left the downtown Tallahassee hotel for the traditional alumni luncheon and

Skyla Osceola, NSU open season Nov. 9

DAVIE — The Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team, which includes Skyla Osceola, will open its season Nov. 9 in Miami. The Sharks will face Delta State (Nov. 9) and Union (Nov. 10) in the GSC/SSC Crossover Challenge at Barry University. The home opener is Nov. 15 against Montevallo at