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Basketball players work on conditioning

October 18, 2019

With conditioning beginning before summer even had the boys’ basketball team has been preparing for the upcoming season. "Over the summer we would practice at West Shore and play against other high-school teams in tournaments...

Boys’ soccer tryouts set for Monday

October 16, 2019

With soccer tryouts scheduled for Monday, the players’ excitement is rising. “I think it’ll be a good season as long as everyone works hard,” Gavin Robidoux (10) said. As teammates move up in grades they are expecte...

Cross-country prepares for CCC meet

October 15, 2019

The boys’ cross-country team is preparing for Thursday’s Cape Coast Conference meet.  "We are hoping to make regionals and then states," Zach Johnson (9) said. "I think we will run well. We have been working hard all...

Swim team prepares for conference meet

October 10, 2019

With the annual Cocoa Beach Conference meet looming around the corner, the swim team is preparing for the competition on Friday. "We're doing plenty of starts and turns for the relays," Coach Kyle Berry said. "Finishes are...

Warriors win draws mixed reactions

May 21, 2019

A battle of brothers during the NBA semifinals took place between Golden State’s Steph Curry and Portland’s Seth Curry. After sweeping the Portland Trailblazer with a 4-0, the Warriors will be making an appearance at the ...

Tennis players eye summer sessions

May 16, 2019

With the end of the school year just around the corner, some of the boys’ tennis players already have begun planning their summer routines. “I am going to try and play with Nathan [Foo],” sophomore Hunter Scott said. “...

Tryouts timing disrupts schedules

May 9, 2019

Just like testing season, tryout season has begun, with many Brevard County soccer clubs holding tryouts. Clubs such as Space Coast, Indialantic, Beachside Impact and FC Prime are programs in Melbourne that have been holding their tr...

Freshmen reflect on track season

May 2, 2019

Every day after school for three months, the track team practiced for its weekly meets. Monday, the team celebrated the end of the season with a banquet in the cafeteria.  “I thought the banquet was a good way to reward us for the se...

Rockets swimmers make plans for nationals

April 30, 2019

A month into long course season, the Rocoa Rockets swim club recently announced its plan to attend the AAU Swimming Nationals in North Carolina on July 25-28. Coach Kyle Berry helped plan the trip up to North Carolina. ...

Girls’ relay team advances to regionals

April 26, 2019

After placing fourth in the district track meet at Sebastian River High School on April 16, the girls’ 4 by 100 meter relay team, consisting of Alexa Weaver, Laura Shelton, Trinity Sweet and Sarah Green, qualified for Saturday’s...

Basketball team works on conditioning

April 23, 2019

Conditioning. Many athletes' least favorite thing, except for the boys’ basketball team which started conditioning this month in preparation for next season, getting ahead by starting months before tryouts -- which won’t be unt...

Camps, Hayes carry on legacy begun by the older siblings

Micheal Lucente, Staff writer

April 22, 2019

It’s 2014 and the first middle-school track practice of the year is underway. Seventh-graders Austin Hayes and Christian Camps, who barely know each other, lace up their sneakers for the first time as runners for West Shore. H...

NBA upstages NFL as most popular sport

Shawn Humphrey, Staff writer

April 22, 2019

For a school that lacks a football team, it would be easy to leave the sport behind. However, what much of the nation might find it hard to accept is that football may be losing ground as the most popular sport in the United Sta...

Purrfections team wins its first national championship

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in chief

April 22, 2019

Third place is announced. Then second. The nine girls huddled around each other have no idea what to expect next. Sweaty palms and anxious faces sweep across a room filled with teams as competitors at the national dance event a...

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