PREP FOOTBALL: Week 8 Game Coverage

By  //  October 17, 2014

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SPECIAL SPACECOASTDAILY.COM TEAM COVERAGE

ABOVE AUDIO: Click to hear Rockledge head coach Larry Laskowski talk about the Raider’s big win over Satellite, 14-13.

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The Cocoa Tigers defeated the Space Coast Vipers 57-7 during Week 8 high school football action in Brevard County.

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 GAMES

Bayside at Port St. Lucie, 7 p.m. kickoff

Cocoa 57, Space Coast 7 (Final)

Eau Gallie at Martin County, 7 p.m. kickoff

Merritt Island Christian at Faith Acadamy, 7 p.m. kickoff

Viera 21, Melbourne 14 (Final) 





Atlantic 40, Cocoa Beach 0 (Final)

Rockledge 14, Satellite 13 (Final)

MCC 52, Trinity Prep 23 (Final)

THURSDAY, OCT. 16 GAME REPORT

Palm Bay 35, Astronaut 0 (Final)


ABOVE VIDEO: Pittsburgh Panther football commit Sekai Lindsey rushes to score a touchdown for Palm Bay in their Thursday night game vs. Astronaut High School.


ABOVE VIDEO: Palm Bay’s Twonnie Pollard extends his arm to score a rushing touchdown vs. the Astronaut War Eagles.

Palm Bay head coach Dan Burke, a member of the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame, addresses his team after their 35-0 win over the Astronaut War Eagles.

Palm Bay head coach Dan Burke, a member of the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame, addresses his team after their 35-0 win over the Astronaut War Eagles.

 

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It was a beautiful night for football as the Palm Bay Pirates (4-1) visited Titusville on Thursday evening to take on the Astronaut War Eagles (1-5) . (Matt O’Hern image)

Merritt Island 22, Titusville 7 (Third Quarter) 

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U.S. Marine Sgt. AJ Latchman tosses the coin to start the game at the O-Dome on Merritt Island on Thursday night. Titusville (4-1), visits the Mustangs (4-2) for Merritt Island’s 2014 Homecoming. (Charles Parker image)

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Merritt Island held its 2014 Homecoming on Thursday evening as the Mustangs took on the Titusville Terriers. Above are queen candidates Madison Rigdon, left, and Abby Sims. (Charles Parker Image)

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Merritt Island held its 2014 Homecoming on Thursday evening as the Mustangs took on the Titusville Terriers. (Charles Parker Image)

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Merritt Island held its 2014 Homecoming on Thursday evening as the Mustangs took on the Titusville Terriers. Above is Queen Gracie Dunn with her court. (Charles Parker Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The expert Friday Night Locker Room radio broadcast crew of Steve Wilson and Orville Susong team with Space Coast Daily’s Matt O’Hern as they analyze and make their predictions about the upcoming Week 8 prep football games on the Space Coast.

Steve Wilson

Steve Wilson

O’Hern has a background in sports journalism that dates back to 2002 and covered Brevard County sports from 2004 through 2009 for Hometown News.

Matt O'Hern

Matt O’Hern

O’Hern’s career also includes two years covering NCAA Division I FCS football for Samford University (Alma Mater of FSU Coaches Jimbo Fischer and Bobby Bowden)  in Birmingham, Ala.

In 2003, O’Hern  covered college and prep football for the Birmingham Post-Herald.

Orville Susong

Orville Susong

O’Hern will provide football analysis throughout the 2014 season on SpaceCoastDaily.com.

“We are delighted to be able to bring this incredible team of experts to Space Coast Daily,” said publisher Tom Palermo.

“For many years, the Friday Night Locker Room crew has covered sporting events in Brevard County like no one else, and has the expertise, talent and insight that has become a key component for sports fans on the Space Coast.”

THREE DECADES OF KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE

The Friday Night Locker Room live game broadcasts air locally on WPIO 89.3 and is streamed on SpaceCoastDaily.com.

Now in their third decade of providing local sports coverage, the Friday Night Locker Room team has aired hundreds of high school football games, high school basketball games, little league baseball and softball games, Brevard County Manatees baseball, high school baseball and softball games, and many other events in and around Brevard County.

Now in their third decade of providing local sports coverage, the Friday Night Locker Room team has aired hundreds of high school football games, high school basketball games, little league baseball and softball games, Brevard County Manatees baseball, high school baseball and softball games, and many other events in and around Brevard County.

Now in their third decade of providing local sports coverage, the Friday Night Locker Room team has aired hundreds of high school football games, high school basketball games, little league baseball and softball games, Brevard County Manatees baseball, high school baseball and softball games, and many other events in and around Brevard County.

The team has broadcast games from as far north as Tallahassee and as far south as Miami.

Mike Erdman Cadillac Nissan Sponsors Friday Night Locker Room

Wilson praised Randy Henry, owner of WPIO/WEJF and Mike Erdman for their commitment to airing the Friday Night Locker Room games and special features.

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Friday Night Locker Room sponsors include Mike Erdman Nissan Cadillac, State Farm Insurance – Alan Wester – Rockledge/Viera, Beef O’Brady’s, SpaceCoastDaily.com, Berry Signs, Inc., Knudson Brain Spine Injury Law Office, Custom Prints Screen Printing, Florida MasterTemp, Al’s Trophy Shop and Planet Fitness.

“Without the support of our title sponsor, Mike Erdman Nissan/Cadillac, we would not be able to do what we de each and every Friday night,” said Wilson.

“Mr. Erdman is a big supporter of youth sports and we sincerely appreciate everything he does for us.”

Friday Night Locker Room sponsors include Mike Erdman Nissan Cadillac, State Farm Insurance – Alan Wester – Rockledge/Viera, Beef O’Brady’s, SpaceCoastDaily.com, Berry Signs, Inc., Knudson Brain Spine Injury Law Office, Custom Prints Screen Printing, Florida MasterTemp, Al’s Trophy Shop and Planet Fitness.

Both Steve Wilson and Orville Susong said they are thrilled to be teaming up with SpaceCoastDaily.com to reach an even greater audience.

“We are very excited about doing this and all of the possibilities going forward,” Wilson said.  “We look forward to this partnership and everything it holds for local sports enthusiasts.”


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