Football around the lake this week

• The bad news: Clewiston has dropped it’s first two games of the year after losing 30-10 to Monsignor Pace. The good news: Neither loss was to a district rival. The young Tigers team has the chance to gain some more experience before facing the majority of their district foes later in the season. Next […]

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 […]

CHS football team dominated Brahmans

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston High School junior varsity football team dominated the Okeechobee Brahmans 38-0 on Aug. 23 at Okeechobee High School. The two junior varsity teams will meet up again on Oct. 4 in Clewiston, and the varsity squads will face each other in the final game of the regular season on Nov. 2 […]

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 […]

Self-driving semi-trailer tested in Hendry County

HENDRY COUNTY — Hendry County has found itself on the forefront of autonomous vehicle technology thanks to Starsky Robotics. Back in February, the robotics company tested a self-driving semi-trailer truck along a closed 7-mile stretch of County Road 833 in Hendry County. Although a human sat in the cab during the test to observe, Starsky […]

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 […]