City OKs first Iron Tiger 5K Run for wrestling team

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School wrestling coach Quinn Miller requested and received approval from the City Commission on Monday, Jan. 7, to host the inaugural Iron Tiger 5K Run. This event, which will be staged beginning at the First United Methodist Church at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, is a fundraiser for the Clewiston […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Josue Gonzalez

Clewiston Tigers sophomore soccer player Josue Gonzalez is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance during the Tigers’ stretch of five undefeated games to start their 2018 season. Last year as a freshman, Gonzalez set the varsity record in scoring at Clewiston with 41 goals for the season, and he hasn’t […]

Football around the lake this week

• The Clewiston Tigers hit that road to face the Monsignor Pace Spartans on Aug. 31. The Tigers lost key members of their offense and defense in 2018 and find themselves in something of a rebuilding phase as young players attempt to gain more experience. To make matters worse, Clewiston lost quarterback Chasman Ware a […]

U.S. Sugar donates to CHS

CLEWISTON — U.S. Sugar Director of Corporate Communication Ryan Duffy presented the Clewiston High School athletic program with a donation of $10,000 on July 24 on behalf of U.S. Sugar Corp. “We could not do this without help, and every year U.S. Sugar comes through in a huge way for us,” said Clewiston High School […]

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Valles goes from gold to collegiate head coach

CLEWISTON — Arelys Valles is a Clewiston High School 2013 alumna and a University of the Cumberlands 2017 alumna. In August, she will achieve her master of science degree in coaching, to be added to reaching huge personal goals. On March 30, Valles traveled to New York City to compete at the Bill Farrell International […]

Valles earns two-time All-American in Wrestling

CLEWISTON — Arelys Valles, a Clewiston High School 2013 alumna and University of the Cumberlands (UC) 2017 alumna, is now attending UC for a master’s degree in coaching and will receive her degree in August. She is a two-time All-American in WCWA (Women Collegiate Wrestling Associate). The first weekend of January, Valles traveled to Fort […]

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 […]

Clewiston Tigers look forward to LaBelle; Irma may effect game

The Clewiston Tigers prepare to wrangle the LaBelle Cowboys in a game that is scheduled for this Wednesday, Sept. 6. The game was moved from Friday in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. Last week’s game against the Monsignor Pace Spartans was also effected by bad weather. First being postponed and then ultimately canceled when then Spartans […]