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PREP BASEBALL: Key West completes district sweep with mercy-rule of rival Gulliver

There wasn’t any major celebration following Key West High’s 14-0 victory against Gulliver Prep on Tuesday night — partly because the Conchs had previously clinched the No. 1 seed in the District 16-5A playoffs — but by completing the sweep of the Raiders at Rex Weech Field, the site of the district tournament, the Conchs[…]

YOUTH HOCKEY: Surge holds back Cats’ third-period outpouring

The Keys Imaging Surge rushed to a 7-2 lead at the end of the second period on Saturday in 11-and-Under action against the Coldwell Bankers Panthers, but the Cats clawed their way back into the match. Panthers’ James Koester netted four of his six goals in the third period, but the comeback fell short for[…]

PREP BOYS LACROSSE: District 32 semifinals: Hurricanes blow through Patriots for berth in district championship

The Coral Shores boys lacrosse team was on a mission Wednesday night in the hunt for a berth in the District 32 championship. The Hurricanes wanted a shot at three-time champs Key West. Minutes into their district semifinal with Florida Christian, freshman Donnelly Quinn scored his first varsity goal and the Hurricanes were off to[…]

PREP BOYS LACROSSE: District 32 semifinals: Conchs get past Warriors, host ‘Canes in championship

Midway thought the season, things were going south for the Key West High School boys lacrosse team with losses to district opponents Coral Shores and Westminster Christian. A lack of serious conditioning, injuries and internal issues got the best of the Conchs, but coach Jake Luce vowed his team would be different the second time[…]

YOUTH LACROSSE: League is full tilt with games in every division; two weeks left in season

A full slate of games was contested last week in the Key West Youth Lacrosse League. The girls’ U6/U8 got going with a close finish and the youngest boys age division ended the game in a tie. There are two more weeks of youth lacrosse action on the schedule. U6/U8 BOYS BLUE 3, RED 3[…]

PREP SOFTBALL: Lady ‘Fins open up after slow start

The first three Marathon High batters who stepped to the plate Tuesday on the road at St. Brendan returned to the dugout in order – as did the Sabres, with Lady ’Fins starting pitcher Grace Kirwan striking out the side in the bottom of the first. The Dolphins would not go in order for the[…]

PREP SOFTBALL: Lady ‘Canes crush Sabres

The Coral Shores softball team’s bats exploded last Wednesday for a 18-3 lopsided win over St. Brendan in a non-conference game in Miami. The team had solid performances from Emma Lovell and Atlantis Hofsetter, both of whom went 3-for-4. Lovell scored a run and had two RBI, hit two singles and a double, while Hofsetter[…]

PREP GIRLS LACROSSE: Conchs have sights set on first district crown

The chance of a first district championship is very good for the Key West High School girls lacrosse team. In their first three years of existence, Key West has never come close to the District 32 championship, much less the title game. Last year, Palmer Trinity took the title, and the two years prior, Coral[…]

Goonies take third on Bucs’ home turf

Stepping onto the same gridiron as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, not just as spectators but as athletes, the Florida Keys Community College Project Unified Flag Football team, affectionally known as the Goonies, took third place — out of eight teams — during the inaugural Sunshine Bowl held Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. “Not[…]

PREP BOYS LACROSSE: Key West cresting in time for shot at championship

Since the start of the season, Key West High School boys lacrosse coach Jake Luce has been looking for his offense to show a little muscle as they head into the District 32 tournament today. On Saturday in their final regular-season match, the Conchs out-muscled, out-hustled and out-played Coral Reef to end the season on[…]