New, younger Clewiston Tigers team looks to rebound

CLEWISTON — Second-year head coach Brad Garret wasn’t happy with the Tigers’ record of 5-5 for the 2017 season, and in 2018 not only is he hoping to perform better, he’s hoping Clewiston will get to play the games when they’re actually scheduled. “For the first eight games we played last year, we were either […]

Junior golfers enjoy golfing and fishing during camp week

CLEWISTON — Brayden Taylor, Sam Adams, Mcaughley Garrett, Anderson Jones, Nolan Jones, Bailey Berner, Lily Edmonds, Robert Edmonds, Case Hammock and Harper Hatfield participated in the Junior Golf Camp 2, sponsored by the First Tee and the PGA Sports Academy. The junior golfers had a lot of fun learning about the fundamentals of golf. In […]

An unFOREgettable day

CLEWISTON — On Saturday, July 21, 70 players participated in the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association Wilbur’s UnFOREgettable Golf Classic tournament. The Clewiston Golf Course wishes to thank everyone who came out and participated in the tournament. The money raised from this event will be presented at the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Chapter’s The Longest Day.

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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 […]