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Basketball team works on conditioning

April 23, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Crew prepares state competition

April 22, 2019

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Space Coast Crew rowers have been working all season on improving their form and working as a team to get their boat across the river. This weekend, they get their chance to compete at states in Sarasota. “We’re all rea...

Eastwood ready to row for UCF crew team

April 15, 2019

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As her senior year comes to an end, Space Coast Crew member Emily Eastwood looks forward to her future rowing for the University of Central Florida’s Golden Knights crew team. Not only does she plan to make the top team, but ho...

Swim team meeting set for April 12

April 3, 2019

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A mandatory swim and dive team meeting has been scheduled for after school April 12  in Robert Klaasen’s chemistry class, Room 5-105. The meeting will cover information for the upcoming season. “I want to show t...

O’Brien represents in all-star game

April 1, 2019

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Senior Erin O’Brien scored four points on two free-throws and a layup against the highest-rated girls’ basketball players from Indian River County in the All Star Senior Showcase last Sunday at Florida Preparatory Academy....

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Edgewood 13-11

March 14, 2019

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The girls' varsity lacrosse team, led by seventh-grader Kiera R. with five goals, fell to Edgewood 13-11 Tuesday night. “Unfortunately, we weren't able to pull out a win, but we played well,” sophomore Paige Conrad said....

Girls’ basketball open gyms have begun

March 13, 2019

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Returning players and students interested in participating in girls’ basketball next year are invited to attend open practices in the gym every Tuesday after school until 5:15 p.m. “At the first open gym we scrimmaged and p...

Soccer player endures leg injury

March 13, 2019

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Despite coming off a leg injury, Michael Villanueva (10) still worked through the soccer season and plans to return for his third varsity season next fall. “On the varsity side during practice, we split up and played so the...

Girls’ soccer banquet set for March 25

March 13, 2019

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The varsity girls' soccer team will get together one last time at the end-of-season banquet scheduled for March 25. During the banquet, coaches give out awards, seniors give their speeches and the team celebrates its last time w...

Holy Trinity shuts out boys’ tennis

March 11, 2019

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The boys' tennis team lost to Holy Trinity 0-7, including five singles and two doubles matches at the Fee Avenue tennis courts Monday.  “Holy Trinity is always a really good team,” sophomore Nathan Foo said. “They ca...

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