Brevard News

Apryl Bigham Nickson Brevard’s First Female Prep Athlete to be Recognized as All-American in Any Sport

Apryl Bigham Nickson is considered to be among the best female swimmers in Cocoa High School and Brevard County history. During her three-year career at Cocoa High during the early 1970s, Nickson was selected Most Valuable Swimmer, while earning All-Cape Coast Conference recognition three times, and All-State twice. She was Brevard County’s first female prep athlete to be recognized as an All-American in any sport. […]

Brevard News

Satellite High Grad Jim Gentile Finished Career at Army as Black Knights’ All-Time Leader in Tackles

There isn’t always a story of adversity or excelling beyond capabilities that make for good Hall of Fame stories. Sometimes, working hard, making the right decisions and having a good solid foundation and support behind you propels one to excellence. This is the case with former Satellite Scorpion and West Point graduate Jim Gentile. […]

Brevard News

Coach Tyrone Giscombe Integral Part to Many Student-Athletes’ Lives, Volunteered More Than 12,000 Hours

Since 2007, Coach Tyrone Giscombe has been an integral part of the lives of many student-athletes, volunteered more than 12,000 hours at three different area schools. He has mentored and coached student-athletes who have been on teams that have won a combined six state titles, nine district titles, 10 regional titles and three Cape Coast Conference titles in track. […]