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Speedy PECS teams off to solid starts

BRIGHTON — It’s an annual rite of passage: middle school basketball teams say goodbye to their 8th-graders who move on to high school. The replenishing crop that returns the following year can contain plenty of unknowns, but for this year’s Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School boys and girls teams, two things

Ahfachkee girls, boys open basketball season

New head coach leads both teams BIG CYPRESS — The Ahfachkee School opened its high school basketball season Dec. 5 with competitive games in a doubleheader against Donahue Academy of Ave Maria, but the Warriors came up short in both games. In the first game, the Ahfachkee girls erased a 20-point deficit

A season of progress for Tiger Youngman, LPHS football

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid High School football season was headed in the wrong direction one month into the season. With a 1-3 record, the possibility of making the playoffs seemed highly unlikely. Determined not to let their season slip away any further, the Green Dragons found their groove and made

EIRA competes in Indian National Finals Rodeo

A year ago the Eastern Indian Rodeo Association brought back a few first place finishers from the Indian National Finals Rodeo when Jacoby Johns (bareback riding) and Naha Jumper and Josh Jumper (team roping) won the short-go rounds. This year the EIRA came back empty-handed from Las Vegas in October as

Ready to defend

After winning its first state title last season, American Heritage preaches defense as the Patriots seek two in a row PLANTATION — American Heritage’s press was so suffocating, unforgiving and overwhelming in its season opener that the Patriots looked like they were already in mid-to-late season form. Heritage used its seemingly impenetrable

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