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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[…]

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Mackenzie Barrios, Key West

Name: Mackenzie Barrios Height: 5-foot-9 GPA: 4.3 Parents names: Donny and Tiffany Barrios Siblings names: D.J. Barrios Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Volleyball Q: At what age did you start playing volleyball? A: 12. I started to see volleyball being played on TV. Me and[…]

GETTING A FACELIFT: Conchs’ Back Yard set to begin six-month remodeling in July

Phase Two is just about to get started, not of the reopening process due to the coronavirus, but to the remodeling on the Key West High athletics fields, as The Back Yard will begin is six-month facelift starting in early July. “Currently the field gets so much use, that by[…]

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Hannah Prescher, Coral Shores

Name: Hannah Prescher Height: 5-foot-4 GPA: 3.9 Parents names: Rich and Julie Prescher Sports you plan of playing in your senior season: A: Tennis Q: At what age did you start playing tennis? A: 13 Q: Did you ever play any other sports growing up? A: Yes, soccer, softball, and[…]

Conchs begin workouts after missing spring

Among the student athletes looking to make up for lost time due to the coronavirus pandemic is the Key West High football team, which has begun a summer workout program with head coach Johnny Hughes as well as track and field coach Dave Perkins. Five days a week the Conchs[…]