LaBelle Longhorns season to start

The LaBelle Longhorns season will start with practice on Saturday, August 15. We have pushed back our start date, not out of fear, but out of a need. We need you! We need more players in order to form our teams. Every other association in the Peace River Conference is beginning on or around August […]

Youth from Hendry recruited as Future Stars athletes

Atlanta, GA- Two athletes from Hendry County, Xavier Charles, 14, and Zailin Jackson, 14, traveled to Georgia for the 10th Annual Future Stars Game, one of the most elite All Star football games for young athletes in the country. They arrived in Atlanta and practiced hard, only having three days of practice with their new […]

McClain named News-Press Female Weightlifter of the Year

Jenna McClain, junior weightlifter for LaBelle High School, is not only a 1A State Champion, she was recently named News-Press Female Weightlifter of the Year for the second year in a row. This honor puts her above all other athletes for her sport in Southwest Florida. This year, due to the precautions in place for […]

Hendry racing heats up once again

Some fun and exciting racing was happening on the “Southernmost Dirt Track in the USA” again this weekend. With dirt flying, wheels spinning, and fans cheering, the pandemic has nothing on this action packed race park.  “What a great night to get out and soak up some gas fumes and good ole Hendry county dirt!” […]

What’s behind you doesn’t count

Madison Kinney is a competitive driver at the Hendry County Motorsports Park, located in Clewiston. She has been spotted, racing a handful of times, and her turnin’ and burnin’ on the dirt track has become a major hobby for this LaBelle High School soon-to-be sophomore. “When, I was little I loved sitting in the race […]

Hendry County Motorsports Park reopens

HENDRY COUNTY —_ The Hendry County Motorsports Park reopened for a big racing event Saturday, May 2. The track was groomed and motors were revved up and ready to go. There were 20 Gladiators, 18 Streetstocks, 18 V8 Warriors, and 10 Florida Late Models. The stands were set up for proper social distancing, and the […]

A season of what might have been

A season to remember of what might have been may best describe the 2020 Baseball Season at not just LaBelle High School but the nation. Sadly, not just the games but high school careers came to an abrupt end. We dedicate this year to five young men who have worked hard and to no fault […]

2020 Swamp Cabbage Festival Bass Fishing Tournament

Early on Swamp Cabbage Sunday, just as the sun began to creep over the LaBelle Boat Ramp, bass boats a plenty launched into the Caloosahatchee River, as the 2020 Swamp Cabbage Festival’s Bass Fishing Tournament kicked off. An impressive 41 teams had their rods and reels at the ready, and tackle boxes packed full as […]

Put the Pedal to the Metal: First Annual Mod Lite Sugar Bowl

The Hendry County Motorsports Park, the southern-most dirt track in the U.S., is ready to kick-off the 2020 race season. Track sponsors, organizers, and racers just finished up at their 2019 Awards Banquet, but without skipping a beat- they’ve already gotten busy with preparations for the First Annual Mod Lite Sugar Bowl. The big race […]

Cowgirl Weightlifters are District Champions for a third year in a row

The Cowgirl Weightlifting team were thrown into a new district this year, facing mostly Lee County teams, some that moved down from 2A. The Cowgirls knew they would have to lift their best to be district champions for the third straight year. The Cowgirls did just that. The Cowgirls had eleven lifters that qualified for […]

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