The Raines Vikings defeated the Cocoa Tigers for the second straight year on Thursday night at camping World Stadium to capture the FHSAA Class 4A state championship.
For 13 seasons under former head coach John Wilkinson, no other team dominated the way the Tigers did as Cocoa won 144 games losing just 25.
Cocoa Tigers will face off against Raines (Jacksonville) Thursday night at Camping World Stadium in a rematch of last year’s 13-10 Vikings win.
Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong call the play-by-play of the Class 4A Semifinal between University (11-1) and Cocoa Tigers (9-3) from Dick Blake Stadium in Cocoa.
Former Cocoa Tiger standout and Florida Gator defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson is foregoing his senior season in Gainesville and announced via Twitter on Monday afternoon that he is declaring for the NFL draft in April.
After last Friday’s 38-14 win over Bishop Verot in the regional final, Cocoa will look to clinch their third straight State Championship appearance this Friday when they host University Sharks from Fort Lauderdale.
The Cocoa Tigers will look to clinch a spot in the State Semifinals on Friday when they host Bishop Verot tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Coach Angie Patrick’s Merritt Island volleyball team has done it again as the Mustangs blanked Santa Fe 22, 25-17, 25-20 to win the Florida High School Athletic Association 6A state championship on Saturday.
LIVE PREP FOOTBALL WEEK 2 PLAYOFF COVERAGE: In this Week 2 FHSAA playoff action, Space Coast Daily TV will bring you an exciting doubleheader featuring Astronaut at Cocoa and Plant at Viera.
The Rockledge Raiders host Coconut Creek Cougars in a Class 5A Region Quarterfinal high school football game. The Friday Night Locker Room’s Orville Susong, Steve Wilson and Caleb Brown have the call.
After 11 weeks of play, high school football teams from around the state of Florida were forced to wait two more days to see who their opponents would be in the Florida High School State Athletic Association (FHSAA) playoffs that begin on Friday and culminate over a three day period at Camping World Stadium in early December.
Final week of the regular season features a number of rivalry matchups on the Space Coast.
Brevard County teams battle for playoff spots with only two weeks remaining in the regular season.
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Cocoa Jr./Sr. High School will honor legendary Brevard educator and community leader Dick Blake by renaming its sports stadium after him.
Week 8 of the high school football season on the Space Coast features 13 games involving Brevard County teams.
Space Coast Daily TV will feature two games Friday night as the Merritt Island Mustangs take on the Palm Bay Pirates and Melbourne Bulldogs travel to Viera to battle the Hawks.
The high school football season is entering week six, the college football season week five and the NFL season hits the quarter pole this weekend.
If you missed the Viera Hawks and Cocoa Tigers shootout on Friday night, the good news is you can watch the replay right here on Space Coast Daily.
Space Coast Daily TV will feature two games Friday night as the Cocoa Tigers take on the Viera Hawks and Miami Southridge travels to Florida’s Space Coast to battle the Rockledge Raiders.