First female soccer players from Immokalee to play at the college level

Maria Rodriguez and Yanex Ramirez are now soccer players with the Broward College team. Si se puede! Of course it can be done! You must be committed to your future, persevere obstacles that life brings on, and surround yourself with people that are willing to help you. I first met Maria Rodriguez when I was […]

IHS Lacrosse Team needs your help

The Immokalee High School Boys Lacrosse team is in need of your help this upcoming school year. Head Coach Scott Rickard said that for the last three years, the team has traveled across the state to volunteer, participate in team-building exercises, and play against other local high school teams. In March, the team will be […]

More than just a game

While many people struggle balancing work and home life, Katie Ringdahl, a full-time business major at Ava Maria, balances school work, basketball practice and volunteering. Katie, winner of the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Sun Conference award, was recently chosen as one of the members of the 2017 Allstate WBCA (Women’s Basketball Coaches Association) Good Works Team. […]

Indians fall short of State Soccer Championship Game

Another incredible run for the Indians boys’ soccer team in 2016-17 but a loss to Merritt Island in the State Semifinal kept the boys from a second consecutive trip to the State Championship game. The Indians had another outstanding season that brought a fourth consecutive District Championship as well as a third consecutive Regional Title […]

Indians Win 4th Consecutive Soccer District Championship

Last Friday night the Indians redeemed themselves not only beating Lely High School 4-0, the only school that had beaten them during the regular season but it also gave them their 4th Consecutive District Title. They will face Mariner High School on Wednesday February 1st in the Regional Quarter Finals at home. Game time will […]

Soccer Pit Cobras end tournament run

The boys fell just a little short of the National Title, losing in the Championship game in double overtime. After having a great tournament in the Region III Championships the team didn’t play their best soccer in the first game, losing to Champion Rampage from Utah. We managed to put two good games against Ohio […]

BOCC: Mackensie Alexander Day!

The Collier County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed Tuesday, June 28, as Mackensie Alexander Day in Collier County, honoring the former Immokalee High School football player for his perseverance and achieving his dreams to be drafted into the NFL. Alexander is the son of Haitian immigrants, Jean and Marie Alexander, who left Haiti in 1980 […]

Soccer Pit Cobras U 17: The road to victory

The Soccer Pit Cobras began in 2008 and as we have grown throughout the years we have seen tremendous growth in our program. To say that one of our teams is 4 games away from a National Title is beyond our wildest dreams. The Soccer Pit Cobras U 17 boys have lost only one game […]

Immokalee soccer Region C Champs!

It took four tries for this group but this year it was their time. After getting the number 1 seed in the tournament we went into the semifinals with only 12 players due to religious commitments, a player out of the country, and an injury. The boys stuck together and beat Tampa Dynamo 2-0. We […]

Coach Damas takes the boys to third consecutive district title!

Coach Damas might not have been there physically for the District Title game against rival Golden Gate High School but I will tell you that he was there spiritually every second of the game. He is the teacher and voice behind this team. For the past eight years he has given every minute of his […]