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Football: Muck Bowl officially moved to Saturday

  • 2:46 pm Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 by Anthony Chiang

The details have been finalized and the annual Muck Bowl will be played Saturday at 2 p.m. at Glades Central. [More]

Glades Central senior Greg Beckford OK after motorcycle accident

  • 1:38 pm Friday, November 9th, 2012 by Matt Porter

From a room at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Glades Central senior Greg Beckford pondered the question coming from the other end of the telephone. [More]

Video: Glades Central seniors send off Kelvin Benjamin with a bang

  • 11:59 am Friday, November 12th, 2010 by Matt Porter

One by one, Glades Central seniors take a run at Kelvin Benjamin in this video from Oct. 20. It was Benjamin’s last full-contact high school football practice, so Benjamin stood in the middle and let his teammates get their last licks in. [More]

Pahokee prepares for Glades Central’s high-octane aerial assault

  • 12:05 am Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

If there’s one thing Pahokee coach Blaze Thompson knows about this year’s Muck Bowl, it’s that Glades Central will throw the ball. Frequently.

And the Raiders have good reason: Even without big-time BCS prospect Kelvin Benjamin lining up at wideout, Glades Central still has one of the top receiving corps in the area, if not the best.

That sets up Muck Bowl 26′s key battle for Friday night: Glades Central’s passing game vs. Pahokee’s secondary. Jet’s jets vs. Blaze’s blazers. Or something like that.

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Muck Bowl featured in this week’s Sports Illustrated

  • 3:24 pm Friday, November 27th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

At various points in the past year, Sports Illustrated writer Austin Murphy has been in the area working on a feature about the annual Muck Bowl.
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Five fast thoughts on the Muck Bowl

  • 1:10 am Sunday, November 15th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

A big second half propelled Glades Central to its second straight Muck Bowl win over Pahokee. The Raiders are now 17-8 all-time in this game. Here are five quick points on the biggest game of the season:
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Jessie Hester: No chance Nu’Keese Richardson stays at Tennessee

  • 3:26 pm Friday, November 13th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

It was slightly surprising when Glades Central coach Jessie Hester mentioned the former Pahokee player and current Tennessee wide receiver Nu’Keese Richardson situation at last night’s Muck Bowl dinner with the Blue Devils, but he felt it was the right time to send a warning to players on both teams.
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Muck Bowl changed to 6 p.m. start

  • 1:04 pm Saturday, October 31st, 2009 by Post Staff

The Muck Bowl between Glades Central and Pahokee has been changed to 6 p.m. from 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14. Glades Central coach Jessie Hester said the school’s administration decided on the later start to allow more people to get to the game.

Last year’s Muck Bowl also was on Saturday and Hester said having the game on the weekend made pulling off the huge event a lot easier.

“At first I had some reservations about it but once the game itself was played, you see the benefits of the Saturday game because it allows the administration to get things [More]

Glades Central moves up home kickoffs, including Muck Bowl

  • 11:51 pm Monday, October 12th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

UPDATED Tues., Oct. 13, 11:01 p.m.
Jessie Hester and Bill Powers confirmed Tuesday this week’s game has been bumped back to 6:30 p.m.

Instead of their standard 7:30 start times, the Glades Central Raiders will begin their remaining Friday home games at 6 p.m. The Muck Bowl, which most recently was set for a 5 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 14 at Glades Central, will now kickoff at 3 p.m., Raiders coach Jessie Hester said.
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New tradition? Muck Bowl on Saturday again

  • 9:59 am Friday, August 21st, 2009 by Jason Lieser

For the second straight year, the annual game between Pahokee and Glades Central has been moved to a Saturday kickoff.
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