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Run away bravely

During the Gulf War, a British fighter pilot found himself facing multiple Iraqi warplanes closing in on his position. A newscaster, obviously looking for a story about a resounding victory for the coalition, asked about the confrontation. The British pilot smiled and made a simple and to the point statement…”I ran away bravely!” Sometimes, it[…]

No power, no problem

Are you ready for a hurricane power outage? Good work. Your home is secure. The boards are up, vegetation is cut back from power lines and potential flying objects are put away, picked up or tied down. Your home can now ride out the storm. But, can you survive comfortably in a post hurricane power[…]

Senior Spotlight: Maddie Rennardson

Q: How long have you been playing tennis? A: Since I was around 7 years old. Q: Did you ever play any other sports? A: Yeah, I played soccer until high school. Q: What was it about tennis that you enjoy so much? A: I think when I play tennis, it really helps me clear[…]

Fire Birds breeze into Key West, top Conchs

Rennardson Continued from page 1B Despite Monroe County School closing for an impending storm, Doral Academy from Miami still made the trip to Key West on Tuesday afternoon to play the Lady Conchs volleyball team in a non-district match. The Fire Birds soared over the Key West the first two games, largely in part to[…]

All prep games off; Bucs at Dolphins may move

With families preparing for the worst that may happen during Hurricanes Irma, the Monroe County school district has suspended all athletic activities indefinitely as the schools are also closed beginning today. The Florida High School Athletic Association also put out a statement saying it is continuing to monitor the current status of Hurricane Irma and[…]

Senior Spotlight: Ty Harrelson

Q: How long have you been playing your sports? A: I’ve been playing baseball for 13 years, 10 for football and four for basketball. Q: Did you ever play any other sports? A: I played soccer when I was 8, but it wasn’t for me. Q: How much training do you do per day or week?[…]

Season action begins with a trio of shutouts

After the opening ceremony of the Key West Youth Football League, a full slate of games was played last Saturday at the George Mira Football Field to open the 2017 season. This year there will be very few Tuesday and Thursday night games, the majority of them will be played each Saturday except for holidays[…]

Dolphins looking for 3-peat at state meet

It was a fast start — literally — for the Marathon High School boys cross country team this season. After a trip to the Class 1A State Championship the past two seasons under Coach Jim Murphy, the Dolphins skipped any preseason meet this year and went straight to a pair of big meets to get[…]

Conchs have potential to be best teams ever

The 2017 cross country season got off to a slow start — as designed — on Saturday morning for the Key West High School squad, who along with members of the Key West Southernmost Runners Club took on the challenging Robert E. Price Memorial Cross Country Course for the annual Conchs Cross Country Classic. Key[…]

‘Canes aim to run out of summer and into postseason

It was a momentous summer for members of the Coral Shores High School cross country team. Six runners competed in the grueling Keys Ultra100 that went from Key Largo to Key West. The group of returning runners Zac Roth, Zack Rodriguez, Connor O’Neal, Jack Yeager and Chandler Rowland were part of the six-man team that[…]