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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Jada Waldon, Key West

Name: Jada Waldon Height: 5 -foot-6 GPA: 3.8 Parents names: Dane ́lle and Darrell Waldon Siblings names: Shyla, Tianna, Gerald, and Da ́Quan Waldon Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Soccer Q: At what age did you start playing soccer? A: 5 years old. Q: Did[…]

Conchs, Dolphins have 10 selected to HSBN All-District teams

Despite having a truncated 2020 Florida High School Athletic Association spring seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the High School Baseball Network still proceeded with its annual All-District selections and among those were 10 players from Monroe County. Marathon had six players — Diosvaldo Rojas, Rene Tur, Jake Hankins, Matt[…]

SENIOR SPOTLGIHT: Elise Jordan, Coral Shores

Name: Elise Jordan Height: 5-foot-11 GPA: 3.71 Parents names: Rebecca Jordan and Scott Jordan Siblings names: Alex Jordan Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Volleyball Q: At what age did you start playing volleyball? A: 11 or 12. Q: Did you ever play any other sports[…]

Lower Keys Dolphin Tourney to test angling teams starting Friday

Dolphin fish are the target and teams can vie for more than $35,000 in cash and prizes during the 27th annual Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce Dolphin Tournament. The angling challenge is scheduled Friday through Sunday, July 10-12. Tournament events are to be headquartered at Kiki’s Sandbar, 183 Barry Ave.,[…]

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Isabella Lopez, Key West

Name: Isabella Lopez Height: 5-foot-8 GPA: 4.4 Parents names: Aracely McClain and Michael McClain Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Cross country and track and field Q: At what age did you start running competitively? A: 14 Q: Did you ever play any other sports growing[…]

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Riley Dobson, Coral Shores

Name: Riley Ann Dobson Height: 5-foot-10 Weight: 171 GPA: 3.0 Parents names: Tracy Di Chiacchio-Dobson and Donald Dobson Siblings names: Hadley Dobson Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Volleyball, basketball and track. I also plan to play flag football and soccer with Special Olympics. Q: At[…]

Local players fervent for touches despite hot temps

The mornings were hot during the first week of the Key West Sumer Soccer Camp, but it did not deter the 35 local youth soccer players, from ages 8 to 14, who took part on the turf at Matthew L. Gilleran Recreational Park at Truman Annex. Now in his 17th[…]

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Ethan Levering, Key West

Name: Ethan Levering Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 180 pounds GPA: 3.3 Parents names: Jennifer and Rodger Levering Siblings names: Zachary Levering Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Basketball Q: At what age did you start playing basketball? A: Since I was 12 years old. Q: Did you[…]

Super-Charged Ceremonies: SBI expanding to become Super Wedding Unlimited

For 38 years Superboat International was a major player in the offshore powerboat racing game, but after losing the contract to the Key West World Championships last season, the organization is now poised to take on another exciting endeavor. While the new enterprise will still bring heart-pounding moments, it will[…]

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Emma Kost, Coral Shores

Name: Emma Kost Height: 5-foot-7 GPA: 4.5 Parents names: Jill and Eric Kost Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Soccer, cheerleading and tennis Q: At what age did you start playing your sports? A: I started playing soccer when I was 4, I started cheerleading freshman[…]