Sugar farmers, Sierra Club battle

Starting in October of last year and ending in April, sugar farmers in South Florida conducted the annual controlled burns of their fields in order to harvest sugarcane for processing. The environmental group Sierra Club is attempting to force farmers to abandon the process and switch to a “green harvest,” a more labor- and time-intensive […]

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 […]

FLW tour held in Clewiston Jan. 25-28

       

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 […]

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 […]