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Swell hits Melbourne during Thanksgiving break

December 3, 2019

Melbourne recently had a good run of swells recently, with waves in the 4-to-6 feet range all along the coastline of Brevard County during Thanksgiving weekend. "I surfed almost all day on this past Saturday at Floridana Beach...

Runners attend annual Turkey Trot

December 1, 2019

Runners from West Shore gathered Claude Edge Front Street Park to attend the annual Turkey Trot, a 5k held by Running Zone on Thanksgiving Day each year. “This year’s Turkey Trot was really fun since a lot of our cross-country team c...

Boys’ basketball slips past Harmony

November 22, 2019

Facing Harmony High, the boys' basketball team, lead by Scott Maggio(12), started the season with a 61-60 preseason victory. "It was not an easy win," Maggio said. "We began the game with a lead but our offense started to have...

Boys’ soccer beats Space Coast 4-0

November 22, 2019

Michael Villanueva (11) scored two goals and Gavin Robidoux (10) and Brock Emer (10) each scored one to lead the varsity boys' soccer team to a 4-0 shutout against Space Coast on Tuesday night. Robidoux appeared especially...

Flounder fishing slow but productive

November 18, 2019

Winter fishing for flounder can be just as productive as the spring and summer months, but only with the right timing and in the right location. Winter is spawning season for flounder, and anglers might have to go offshore...

Girls’ soccer to open vs. Heritage on Monday

November 16, 2019

The varsity girls' soccer team handed Eau Gallie a 10-0 defeat to finish the preseason 4-0-0 and giving the players cause to set their sights on a district championship. "We had great results and are trying to keep it that...

Lacrosse struggles to get athletic packets turned in

November 16, 2019

The lacrosse teams are having trouble getting new and returning players to turn in their athletic packets so that they're eligible to participate in conditioning, according to returning player Chris Johnson (12). "People that...

JV girls shut out Eau Gallie 8-0

November 16, 2019

The junior varsity girls' soccer team won its season-opener 8-0 Thursday night against Eau Gallie. The game was called early due to the mercy rule which ends a match if one team gets up by eight goals. By halftime the girls were...

Warm surf temps draw mixed reviews

November 16, 2019

Wetsuit season has yet to come for surfers in Brevard County as ocean temperatures have stayed warm into mid-November. Most years the water will start to get cold in the beginning of November or even late October, but that has...

WS runners plan for Space Coast Half-Marathon

November 16, 2019

As the cross-country season comes to an end, runners are looking to use their talents in longer distance competitions. The Space Coast Half-Marathon is scheduled on Dec. 1 and will host runners from throughout Florida. The ra...

Boys’ lacrosse ramps up conditioning

November 16, 2019

Lacrosse conditioning started a few weeks ago and as time has gone, it has gotten harder. When conditioning started, the team practiced by doing basic drills such as crunches, jump ropes, parachutes and runs. Now it has made some...

JV cheer prepares for season-opener

November 14, 2019

As the JV basketball season approaches, the JV cheer team practices stunts in order to prepare. "We doing preps and shoulder sits," Jadyen R. said. " Have two stunt groups and five partnered groups for shoulder sits." The...

JV cheer to unveil new routine

November 14, 2019

The JV cheer squad is kicking off the season with a new half time routine. "I really like it, it's super unique," Jadyen R. (8) said. One of the unusual things in this dance is that cheerleaders are using poms, which causes...

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