Clewiston cross-country season preview

Coach Bryan Poepperling said the team lost some key seniors to graduation but he still thinks the returning group can succeed. “The runners this year have practiced with more intensity because they know they have shoes to fill. We will be a stronger team this year because we have a good core of runners who […]

Brad Garrett named Clewiston football Coach

  Brad Garrett grew up in the Glades, played and coached football at a high level and won a lot of games. Monday, he was introduced as the new head coach of the Clewiston Tigers football program, a place where winning is not a hope, but an expectation. “It is a huge opportunity,” he told […]

Bass Busters May 20

CLEWISTON — Bass Busters Silver Division will be held Saturday, May 20. The Gold Division will be Sunday May 21. Safelight to 3 p.m. both days. Sign up starts at 5 a.m. at Roland Martin Marine Center located at 910 Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail in Clewiston. Weigh-in at Roland Martin Marina Stage at 3 p.m. […]

Glades football ready for jamborees

Local high schools will be busy this week as spring football will take center stage with four games this week and one game next week. Clewiston Tiger football held their inter-squad scrimmage Friday, May 12, at Cane Field. Coach Pete Walker said the team had some good signs and some not so good. He expressed […]

Track stars qualify for state

The Glades Central High School Lady Raiders 4×100 meter relay team qualified for state last week after a strong performance at the Region 2A-4 track meet on April 26 at Fort Lauderdale. The Raiders also had two boys qualify for the state finals, De’Markus Johnson in the 400 meters at 48.82 seconds and Ra’heem Alford […]

Annual golf tournament fundraiser planned

CLEWISTON — U.S. Sugar and the City of Clewiston are pleased to announce the fourth consecutive J. Nelson Fairbanks U.S. Sugar Annual Golf Tournament will be on Saturday, April 29, at the Clewiston Golf Course. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., opening ceremonies will begin at 8:30 a.m., with a shot-gun tournament start scheduled for 9 […]

Clewiston track Seminole Ridge Invitational

CLEWISTON — Field athletes highlighted the performances March 3 as the Clewiston Tiger track teams competed at the Seminole Ridge Invitational in Loxahatchee. Jadan Thompson finished fifth in the long jump at 5.88 meters, Deontay Seale finished sixth in the 33.96 meters in the discus toss, and Deon Tull finished third in the shot put […]

Clewiston girls basketball team makes regional

CLEWISTON — Clewiston girls again reached the Class 5A regional playoffs as they finished runner up in District 11 this season. Lincoln Park Academy of Fort Pierce defeated the Lady Tigers on Feb. 2 in the District Title game. Lincoln Park (17-4) got 24 points from Christen McCann, including four three point baskets. Leroyeisha scored […]

Sports News in Brief

• CLEWISTON — Clewiston girls basketball defeated Lake Placid at home on Jan. 24 by the score of 44-38. Coach Alicia Bradberry said the team used a 2-2-1 press to open an early lead and led 16-3 after the first quarter. “It was risky because we have a limited number of players to fill spots […]

Sports News in Brief

• The Clewiston High School Tigers boys’ basketball team lost to Glades Central 72-63 on Jan. 13 in Clewiston. Klamenta Jones had 21 points and Jadan Thompson added 10 points. LaRonta Turner, Jadan Bryan and Justin Eaves had six points apiece. Jones was the top rebounder with six. Eaves and Thompson pulled down five rebounds. […]