Brevard News

Sports Pioneer Julia Beckman Dedicated 35 Years To Developing Girls’ Athletics in Brevard

Born in Merritt Island in 1927, Julia Beckman, 92, remains active, outspoken and independent. Today’s female athletes should be extremely grateful women like Beckman were there to help pave the way for them, striving on a daily basis, often tackling misconceptions and bigotry head-on in order to achieve rightful recognition her outstanding players deserved. […]

Brevard News

Hall of Fame Coach Peter Blount Among Most Versatile Track Athletes in UF History

In the latest edition of “Sit Down with Steve” from the Space Coast Daily–Friday Night Locker Room Mike Erdman Cadillac Studios, Steve Wilson talks with Peter Blount – one of the top athletes and coaches to come out of Brevard County. He has been inducted into both the Florida Track and Field Hall of Fame and Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. […]