Football playoffs heat up as semifinals begin

Moore Haven, Pahokee, Glades Central and Glades Day are all still in the thick of the playoffs as the regional semifinals kick off on Nov. 16. While Moore Haven and Pahokee enjoyed first-round byes last week, Glades Central and Glades Day fought for their right to remain in the championship hunt. • The Glades Central […]

Coach Garret sent off with big win

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Tigers defeated the Okeechobee Brahmans 42-2 in the final game of the season on Nov. 2, bringing them to 2-8 for the year and keeping Okeechobee at a winless 0-10. The Tigers racked up 394 yards rushing against the Brahmans and dominated both lines of scrimmage. The game remained scoreless up […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Glades Day Gators scored early and often in their game against the Southwest Florida Christian Kings on Oct. 26, winning 63-26 and increasing their record to 5-4. They are currently ranked second in FHSAA’s Class 2A Region 4 power rankings, two spots over Moore Haven. They’ll wrap up their regular season against a […]

Athlete of the Week: J’quonne Banks

Clewiston High School senior cornerback and wide receiver J’quonne Banks is the week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for not only his performance in the Tigers game against Dunbar on Oct. 26, but his high level of play all season for the Clewiston football program. Banks had an interception, two pass breakups and three […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Clewiston Tigers came up short in their game against Cypress Lake on Oct. 19. The Tigers lost 28-3 and fall to 1-7 on the year. Clewiston will now finish out the rest of their season on the road against Dunbar on Oct. 26 and Okeechobee on Nov. 2. When the Tigers face the […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Moore Haven Terriers continued their winning streak on Oct. 12, beating Oasis 36-7. There was a lot of buildup leading up to the game that the match-up would be a more competitive affair, but the Terriers ran away with it, bettering their record to 5-1. Moore Haven is now on a four-win streak […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Clewiston Tigers will be taking on the Immokalee Indians on Oct. 12 in Clewiston. The Tigers are coming off their bye week and hoping their players are rested and ready to go on a four-game win streak to close out the year. The Immokalee game will be Clewiston’s last home game of the […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Moore Haven Terriers came out with a win against Community School of Naples on Sept. 21, bringing them to 2-1 on the season. Although the Terriers won 28-14, head coach Max Manin wasn’t happy with his team’s effort and said there is a lot of work ahead if Moore Haven wants to stay […]

Clewiston defense stops Lely Trojans in fourth quarter

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Tiger defense held on to stop the Lely Trojans offense with a last-minute red-zone stand to secure Clewiston’s first victory of the year on Sept. 14. The 14-9 win also makes the Tigers 1-0 in district games this year. The Tiger offense struggled to get going early in the game; turnovers […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week:

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School junior Jaivus Chavers is the week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance against the Lely Trojans on Sept. 14. In a team sport like football it’s rare that one player can singlehandedly make a difference in a game, but Chavers rose to the occasion and helped secure […]