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Big waves at senior champs

February 14, 2019

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With Senior Short Course Championship coming up on Feb. 28,  swimmers prepare to race against every competitive swimmer in Florida. “The time cuts are kind of hard to get,” Coach Kyle Berry said. “ A swimmer needs...

Boys’ tennis opens with new coach

February 10, 2019

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Former Melbourne High School tennis coach Dave Kendall recently signed on to lead West Shore’s boys’ tennis. Kendall was the head for the Bulldogs for the past five years. The coaching position opened when Rick Boysen resigned after sev...

Senior breaks own 3-point record

February 6, 2019

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When senior Auston Gonzalez was in 10th-grade he broke the school record for most three-pointers made in a boys' varsity basketball game, making the new record seven three-pointers in one game. On Feb. 1, Senior Night, Gonzalez...

Back to make an impact for one game

February 4, 2019

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Scott Crissey made a major impact on the court in Friday's boys' varsity basketball senior night game. Crissey is not your typical basketball player. While he plays a key role for the team, it may not be in the way you think....

JV rally fall short in season’s final game

February 3, 2019

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The JV boys’ basketball team has struggled with winning games for a few years and now yet another season has ended in a loss after the boys’ were defeated by the Cocoa Beach Minutemen 45-39 Wednesday night. The team finis...

Girls’ soccer shuts out Astronaut 8-0

January 29, 2019

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Junior midfielder Maci Pekmezian scored seven goals and eighth-grader Bree E. added another to lead the Lady Wildcats past Astronaut 8-0 in district play Thursday night. Pekmezian said she was ecstatic about the win. “I know I put m...

JV soccer player ends season with injury

January 28, 2019

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When midfielder Catrina C. heard a cracking sound she knew something was wrong. The score was 2-0 and Catrina and a Bayside player were both going after the ball when they collided, causing the other player to land on Catrina’s a...

Berry hired to coach swim team

January 28, 2019

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Kyle Berry, the former head coach of Astronaut High School, has been chosen to lead the Wildcats swim team following Donald Gornto’s recent resignation. Berry said he chose West Shore because of the team’s reputation. “The...

Runners get back on track

January 28, 2019

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Track season has officially started with the first official practice being held Jan. 22 after school. New and returning runners met to meet the coaches, other runners and showcase their skills through tryouts. However, not all runne...

Boys’ basketball takes down Edgewood 62-48

January 28, 2019

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Sophomore Bennet Kent scored a team high of 21 points to lead the varsity boys' basketball team to a 62-48 victory against rival school Edgewood on Friday night.   Senior Travis McClendon said the boys put much effort into this ...

JV boys fall to Bayside 45-28

January 22, 2019

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After a difficult game the JV boys’ basketball team lost to Bayside High School 45-28 on Tuesday night. “I expected to play a hard-fought game that went down to the wire," freshman Jesse Bratman said. “We could’ve played b...

Boys’s soccer wins school’s first conference title

January 22, 2019

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The boys’ varsity soccer team won the school’s first-ever Cape Coast Conference championship Thursday by defeating archrival Edgewood 3-2. Seniors Ian Leighton and Cameron Yuetter along with junior Matthew Rabel each...

Boys’ lacrosse team combines tryouts with test-taking

January 18, 2019

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Trying out for the boys’ lacrosse team this year will require more than just physical ability. In addition to the usual conditioning and footwork drills, a 75-question multiple-choice test about the rules and regulations of...

Girls’ soccer unveils a new look, new attitude

Chris Johnson and Cullen Capaldi

January 17, 2019

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Following a 14-5-1 season, six players chose not to return to the girls’ varsity soccer team. The former players, all seniors, ultimately chose not to play for various reasons including injury, lack of competition, time commitme...

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