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Hughes, Conchs hoping for positive preview

With numerous players shifting positions, including at quarterback, Key West High School football coach Johnny Hughes said he truly does not know what to expect from the Conchs tonight when they host Satellite High at 7 p.m., during the preseason classic at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. “We are going to treat it like a regular[…]

Trader, MacKenzie, Wood and Mueller win monthly scramble

During the Lower Keys Golf Association’s monthly scramble it would be the team of Michael Trader, Rick MacKenzie, Frank Wood and Barb Mueller that took tops honors with the Low-Gross score of 58.75, while the team of Matt Babich, Claire Murray, David Winn and Robert Wright posted the Low-Net score of 61.45 on Sunday at the Key West Golf[…]

KEY WEST TO CUBA: Lucas Oil looking to break world record, twice in one day

It takes roughly one hour to travel the 50 miles between Key West and Marathon via the Overseas Highway. To go the 100 miles to Key Largo it will likely take two and a half hours to reach the destination. This morning Nigel Hook and the Lucas Ocean Cup team will attempt to travel that same[…]

Snapper, Roncos roll to wins to squelch upstart opponents

After a pair of wins to start the new season — the same way they closed out the previous campaign with the title — the T&W Chevron Auto Repair Morays have now lost two straight. On Friday night in Men’s Over-39 Softball League action, Junior Guieb parked a pair of home runs out of DeWitt[…]

Hammerheads close out summer with title

The summer came to a close for the Key West Hammerheads in celebratory fashion as the Under-9 all-stars returned home from the Bahamas Sports Festival with the championship trophy in the 9-year-old division on Aug. 6 in Freeport, Bahamas. The Hammerheads pounded out a combined 31 hits between the semifinal and finals, while playing mistake[…]

That’s why they play the game : Beast Mode upsets top seed, loses title to B-Balls Deep

The No. 1-ranked team does not always make it to the championship game, as evidenced on Thursday night at the Sugarloaf Gym with the top-seeded squad missing the finals of the 2017 Summer Basketball League. Storm Surge went undefeated throughout the regular season, but fell to Beast Mode in the semifinals to set up a[…]

Teams take on Lake Michigan by storm

In commanding form, Team WHM Motorsports won the ninth annual Great Lakes Grand Prix as predictions for likely storms were thwarted with calm and sunny conditions during Superboat International’s third leg of the four-race National series last Sunday in Michigan City, Ind. The weekend started out with rain and wind brining rough conditions, but unusual cold[…]

Eckert excited about opportunity in Key West

The first time Sarah Eckert visited Florida, it was to Key West at which point she said she fell in love with the city. So, when the opportunity came for the former Division I volleyball player to, not only move to paradise, but also advance her career she said it was a chance too good[…]

Senior Spotlight: Jose Salgado

Q: How long have you been playing basketball? A: I’ve been playing since I was 7. Q: Did you play any other sports? A: When I was younger I played soccer and baseball, but they didn’t work out for me. Q: What was it about basketball that you enjoyed? A: I like the intensity and[…]

New seven-race series beginning in 2018

For more than a decade as the president of the Conch Republic Offshore Powerboat Racing Association, which has been instrumental in bringing the annual World Championships to Key West, Larry Bleil has been building his knowledge in powerboat racing. But hosting just one race was just scratching the surface of what the Key West resident[…]