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Strong chance to advance at home-away-from-home

Counting Wednesday’s District 8-2A Final, the Key West High School cross country team will have competed at the Larry and Penny Thompson Park six out of their nine meets this season. Obviously, the Conchs are very familiar with the South Miami course. It is practically their home course, just 141[…]

Late surge could propel Dolphins to new heights

It will be a long but productive ride for the Marathon High School cross country team as they head to the 2019 Florida High School Cross Country State Championships District 16-1A meet on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Greynolds Park in North Miami Beach. The girls team begins the road to[…]

Goal for Conchs to advance all six relay teams to regional finals

A large group of Key West High School swimmers will make the trip to Miami today to compete in the District 12-2A meet at the campus of Gulliver Prep. Coach Lori Bosco said 44 of her athletes will get a chance to compete at this level for a berth at[…]

Monroe County athletes knock down eight firsts

Strikes, spares and smiles filled Sparez Bolwing Lane in Davie on Saturday afternoon for the 2019 Area 11 Special Olympic bowling games. Among those several hundred competing were the 17 members of the Monroe County delegation and, despite, the Special Olympics Athlete Oath being “Let me win, if I cannot[…]

Margin of victory 2 runs in 2 games

It is unusual that both Key West Coed Softball games played on Tuesday ended in the identical scores. Might be an omen to play those numbers. The league has today off to partake in the Fantasy Fest madness going on this week, but will be back at Pepe Hernandez Field[…]

Bucs double up with pair of 1st-place titles

The championship match of the KWHS Middle School Tournament would come down to a decisive third game, as it had two other times this season, between the Horace O’Bryant and Sugarloaf volleyball teams. Similar to the first two meetings, the Buccaneers would find a way to outlast their county rivals,[…]

Hurricanes nearly perfect in victory on Senior Night

Only four total incompletions, no negative plays and only one garbage-time touchdown allowed. Just about everything went right for the Coral Shores High football team in a 53-6 win Friday on Senior Night at George M. Barley Field in Tavernier. Six different players reached paydirt for the Hurricanes (3-6 overall),[…]

Conchs focused on regional after taking 3rd in district

At the opening of the season, first-year Key West High golf coach Justin Smoot was optimistic his squad would reach the Region 4-2A Finals. The Conchs proved their coach correct as they finished just two strokes out of becoming in the District 16-2A runners-up last Monday at Miccosukee Golf Club[…]

Conchs control clock, Bulls control scoreboard

The goal for the Key West High football team entering Friday night’s District 16-5A contest against nationally ranked Miami Northwestern was to control the time of possession in order to keep the Bulls’ high-powered offense off the gridiron at Traz Powell Stadium on the Miami Dade College north campus. The[…]

Three Monroe County teams advance to state games

Clinging onto a four-point lead with just seconds left to play on the clock, The College of the Florida Keys Project Unified flag football teamed needed a stop in order to garner a third-straight trip to the Special Olympics state games. The third-down pass would go incomplete, while the fourth-down[…]