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CHS senior Menta Jones signs to play at CU

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School senior Menta Jones has signed a letter of intent to play football for the Concord University Wildcats in West Virgina. Jones joined the Tigers football team as a freshman during their 2014 season. Clewiston coach Brad Garret saw promise in the young player almost immediately. “When he showed up he […]

CHS Pittman signs to play for Broward College

CLEWISTON — On March 21 Clewiston High School senior Megan Pittman signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Broward College. “I really wanted to play college soccer, and Broward gave me that opportunity,” said Miss Pittman. “I want to thank Coach Kari and Coach Ricky for always pushing me, as well […]

Pickleball team tourney a new draw for Sugar Festival

The Glades RV Resort Pickleball Club rocked during the 2018 Sugar Festival, according to Tim Camden, the USA Pickleball Association’s representative for Hendry and Glades counties. The growingly popular, fairly new sport for older Americans spread into the area back in 2016, and this fall/winter/spring 2017-18 season has been a time of drumming up interest […]

Winners of speed bag and jump rope contests

CLEWISTON — Clewiston Youth Development Academy (CYDA) held a speed bag and jump rope contest as part of their PE program to end the first semester. Left to right are: Mathew Hatton – Male Speed Bag Champion (3:30 sec), Arielle Anderson – Female Speed Bag and Jump Rope Champion, and Jesus Marin Male – Speed […]

Lake Okeechobee to see more action with T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Gator Division Tournament

The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament season will continue Saturday, Feb. 10, for Gator Division anglers with an event on Lake Okeechobee. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day tournament. The tournament is hosted by Roland & […]

Schmitt leads day one of FLW Tour at Lake Okeechobee presented by Evinrude

Arkansas’ Roberts Leads Co-Anglers CLEWISTON — Maryland Pro Bryan Schmitt surprised even himself on Thursday, Jan. 25. The six-year FLW Tour veteran caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 11 ounces, to take the lead on opening day of the 2018 season at the FLW Tour at Lake Okeechobee. The event, presented by Evinrude, features […]

Lady Tigers maul the Lady Terriers

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Lady Tigers basketball team defeated the Moore Haven Lady Terriers 55-15 on Jan. 22. The win brings the Lady Tigers to 15-2 on the season, their best record since the 2011 season where they finished 14-7-1. It was a dominating performance from Clewiston, who played an aggressive defensive game that generated […]

Clewiston Cougars banquet and annual meeting to be held Dec. 9

CLEWISTON — The 2017 Clewiston Cougars banquet and annual meeting will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Central Elementary School, 1000 S Deane Duff Ave. in Clewiston at 11 a.m. There will be a ceremony for football and cheer followed by presenting jerseys to the football players. After the jerseys have been presented […]

CHS Tigers prepare to play G.C. Raiders

The Clewiston Tigers are preparing to battle the Glades Central Raiders at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at Glades Central High School in Belle Glade. It’s been an unusual season for new Clewiston head coach Brad Garret, with multiple games canceled, rescheduled and delayed due to the weather. “It feels like in my first year […]