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upFront | The Best Thing About September

Tailgating  By Ryan Randall For many, September is a cherished time, not because of the change in the weather or leaves (especially if you live...

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Sports & Recreation
Sun | Aug 27, 2017
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USSSA Comes to Brevard

By: Ryan Randall  Brevard County’s Space Coast Stadium had been hosting professional baseball games since 1994, but when the Washington Nation...

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Sports & Recreation
Tue | Aug 1, 2017
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Space Coast Water Sports

The Best in America (We Think) Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Florida is predominantly water. We might be “The Sunshine State,” but whoe...

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Sports & Recreation
Wed | Mar 1, 2017
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View From Above

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Wed | Mar 1, 2017
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Mud Run for Fun!

By Steven Hicks There has been this growing trend nationally and right here in Brevard for obstacle races. You’ll see these in television commerc...

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Sports & Recreation
Wed | Nov 30, 2016
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Splashing Around

14 Water Safety Tips For Adults and Children The summer months bring with them extra warm weather and water on the Space Coast, with adults and chi...

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Sports & Recreation
Sun | May 22, 2016
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Mom, Surfer, Coach: Jennifer Rowelette-Reneau

By Sue DeWerff Jennifer Rowelette-Reneau has never been afraid of challenges. She has lived her life with the attitude obstacles can be overcome ...

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Sports & Recreation
Wed | Apr 27, 2016
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Day In the Life: Kenny Berger

Kenny Berger Assistant Groundskeeper, Washington Nationals  Growing up in Indian Harbour Beach, Kenny Berger is a life-long resident of Brevard Cou...

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Sports & Recreation
Fri | Feb 27, 2015
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Taking Shape

By Sue DeWerff Surfboard Shaper Jessica Stern  Coming home with errant gobs of resin on her arms and legs and sometimes in her hair, along with ...

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Sports & Recreation
Fri | Jan 30, 2015
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Tim Wakefield Charity Golf Fundraiser raises $100K

By Jaimie M. Engle Space Coast Early Intervention, the place where kids learn and grow together Friday, January 24, 2015—Tim Wakefield, 17 year...

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Sports & Recreation
Wed | Jan 28, 2015
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Sights Set on an Olympic Future

By Sue DeWerff From the time he took his first steps on the ice at just eight months old, Viera’s Tommy-Jo Nyman was destined to be a figure skater...

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Sports & Recreation
Tue | Dec 30, 2014
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The Old Man and The Tree

Story and photos by Allison Arteaga A Crusade Against the Space Coast’s Most Devastating Invasive Plant “President Kennedy said, ‘Ask not what...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Nov 24, 2014
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A Sport for Life

By Allison Arteaga Milos Vasovic Gets Space Coast Residents Hooked on Tennis When Milos Vasovic was just a young boy growing up in Serbia, he came f...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Nov 24, 2014
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Heart of the Dragon

By Michelle Cannon Epting During the last several decades, the benefits of Chinese medicine and other Eastern philosophies have become widely accepte...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Sep 29, 2014
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Celebrate Team Spirit

Every September, when football season rolls around, fans across the nation eagerly anticipate kickoff and hope for a victorious season for their favor...

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Sports & Recreation
Thu | Aug 28, 2014
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Brevard’s Love Affair with Football

by Suzanne Fox Sevel Football has ingrained itself into American culture from youth leagues to the pros, and here on the Space Coast, loyal fans we...

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Sports & Recreation
Thu | Aug 28, 2014
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Golf Glance

  By Sue DeWerff Growing the game of golf here on the Space Coast is something Duran’s Academy of Golf's newest addition, Justin Blazer is...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Jul 28, 2014
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Off the Leash

On March 22, 2014, the City of Rockledge celebrated the grand opening of the Barks and Recreation Dog Park, located at Robert A. Anderson Stormwater P...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Jul 28, 2014
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Brevard’s Derby Girls Rule the Rink

By: Cindi Courbat In the rough and tumble world of women's roller derby, you might not expect to find school teachers, engineers, medical professiona...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Jul 28, 2014
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Horse Rescue Saves Wild Mustangs

A wild horse is poetry in motion, beautiful and powerful. No one knows that better than Diane Delano, president and founder of Wild Horse Rescue Cente...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Jul 28, 2014
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Ride the Wind – Wind Surfing on the Space Coast

By Cindi Courbat Photos courtesy of Tinho Dornellas Tinho Dornellas came to Brevard County with his wife three decades ago to open Calema Windsu...

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Sports & Recreation
Fri | Feb 28, 2014
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

  He starts in Miami on April 4 and ends in Pittsburgh on June 19, with small breaks in between and longer stays in certain cities. While it i...

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Sports & Recreation
Fri | Feb 28, 2014
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Water, Water, Everywhere

By: Cindi Courbat For centuries, Florida’s tropical climate, with its lush vegetation and its bountiful supply of natural water resources has pro...

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Sports & Recreation
Thu | Jan 2, 2014
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Saving Our Waterways

As Brevard County reinvents itself as an ecotourism location, it is imperative that our recreational areas be presented as clean, well maintained natu...

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Sports & Recreation
Thu | Jan 2, 2014
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Tradition Continues at The Rockledge Club

The Rockledge Club is Brevard County's traditional country club experience combining old Florida elegance with southern hospitality since 1918. Origin...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Dec 2, 2013
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Born to Ride

Professionals by day … motorcycle riders on the weekend   Clarence and Lu Anne One of the things Clarence Woodley likes about being a motorc...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Sep 30, 2013
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Fly-Boarding: It’s Like Walking On Water

By Sue DeWerff Many have compared it to wakeboarding on steroids — others describe the experience as an adrenaline rush where they were ...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Jul 29, 2013
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Dogs Compete at Recent Surf Fest

By Cindi Courbat Boaz and Koa, two adorable 1-year-old Chihuahua pups, proved even the tiniest canines can surf. The dynamic duo held their own again...

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Sports & Recreation
Mon | Jul 29, 2013
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Tandem Surfing Makes a Comeback

 By Cindi Courbat Tandem surfing, that illustrious dance on water, is making a comeback thanks in part to an elite group of surfers here on the Spac...

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Sports & Recreation
Tue | Jun 25, 2013
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Aiming High – 29,035 feet high

Staff Sgt. Nicholas Gibson has spent most of his life in Florida, one of the flattest states in the nation with its highest natural point reaching 345...

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Sports & Recreation
Fri | May 24, 2013