The Roar

Dashing, dancing and prancing across the finish line for the holidays

December 14, 2018

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To get into the holiday spirit, Running Zone is holding their annual Jingle Bell 2 Miler race on Saturday, Dec. 15. The race will start at the Satellite Beach Library. This is the first race for seventh grader Shaye C. since the beg...

Girls’ soccer ties Edgewood 0-0

December 14, 2018

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The girls’ JV soccer team played to a scoreless tie against Edgewood on Wednesday, resulting in the first blemish on its 8-0-1 season. “We haven't lost a game yet and I was upset we tied this one,” freshman Bria De La Ho...

Boys’ lacrosse team makes gains

December 7, 2018

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The boys’ lacrosse team continues to prepare for the start of the lacrosse season, beginning team workouts in addition to their other regularly-scheduled practices. “Last year we lifted, but it was after school, but this presea...

Girls’ lacrosse ramps up training

December 7, 2018

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After school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., the varsity girls' lacrosse team trains on campus. The team begins by doing laps throughout the school grounds and then completing the tradi...

Athletes balance games, school work

December 7, 2018

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Winter sports are in full swing as school work begins to increase.  Student athletes have to find a balance between school work, practices and games. Freshman Ashlyn Smith, who plays basketball, has a game or practice six da...

Bowling team takes academic title

December 7, 2018

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Despite ending their season short with a loss against Bayside in the second round of the district playoffs, the boys’ bowling team was recently received the Academic Team Champion Award from the Florida High School Athleti...

Boys’ tennis eyes new recruits

December 3, 2018

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Interest in boys’ tennis seems to have increased, if the 15 boys who attended a recent informational meeting are any indication. Last year, only eight boys tried out for tennis. “It was different from previous years ...

Girl swimmers transition to club season

December 3, 2018

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Following the conclusion of the high-school swimming season, girls on the team have transitioned to club season. Most girls train on the same club team: the Rocoa Rockets. The club practices at Rockledge, Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay ...

JV soccer girls won’t play Palm Bay

December 3, 2018

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The JV soccer girls will not play against Palm Bay on Wednesday because the Lady Pirates do not have a JV team. The coaches are having all of the team come to the first half of the varsity game. With temperatures forecast to be in the low ...

Some rowers earn letters without being on varsity

December 3, 2018

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Space Coast Crew has been awarding its first-year rowers varsity letters even if they are not rowing on varsity teams. “I do realize that some of them don’t deserve it,” senior and team captain Emily Eastwood sai...

Daily practice consumes rowers

November 27, 2018

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School, practice, study, sleep. Space Coast Crew rowers experience the same routine almost every day. With practice five days a week and optional practices on Mondays, players often find it hard balancing school with the sport...

Gornto steps down as swim coach

November 27, 2018

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Following the end of the swim season, head coach Donald Gornto announced he will not return next season. Athletic Director Tony Riopelle announced the news Nov. 16.  According to junior swimmer Benjamin Castillo,...

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