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With Bonee at helm, Lady ‘Canes right ship

In just two years under the tutelage of coach Lisa Bonee, the Coral Shores High softball team has made a major turnaround as the program barley existed before the coach took the reins and now it picked up its 12th win of the season on Thursday with a 12-2 mercy-rule victory against Palmer Trinity in[…]

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With the playoff picture now coming into focus, the final two weeks of the Key West Girls Recreational Softball League season are about deciding which teams will have home-field advantage in the opening round of the postseason. In A Division, Niles Sales and Service has secured the No. 1 seed and the first-round bye while[…]

No. 2 doubles last hope for Conchs this season

During the regular season, the No. 2 doubles team of Wilcox Hallahan and Greg Trippier was the deciding factor in several match wins for the Key West High boys tennis team, and their successful season continued into the postseason as they reached the second day of play with an opening-round victory during the District 16-2A[…]

Next up: Non-native unicornfish removed from Keys waters

A non-native Orangespine Unicornfish was documented, tracked and removed this week by divers in Key Largo in a collaborative effort among government agencies, a university, a non-profit organization, dive shops, a public aquarium and volunteers. A group of divers from Eckerd College first spotted the popular aquarium fish, native to a broad area of the[…]

FWC to meet April 25-26 in Fort Lauderdale

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will meet April 25-26 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott North, 6650 N. Andrews Ave. Both days are open to the public. The FWC is committed to providing opportunities for public input and welcomes input regarding agenda items using a speaker registration process and time limits. To accommodate as[…]

Forever Young takes first place in REEF’s 6th Winter Lionfish Derby

Early on the morning of March 31, 49 lionfish hunters descended on the reefs of the Florida Keys to compete in the Sixth annual REEF Winter Lionfish Derby. Divers raced against the clock to bring in the most, smallest and largest lionfish to win more than $2,800 in cash and prizes. At the end of the day,[…]

Conchs rally late to sweep season series against ‘Fins

In the first meeting between Monroe County softball rivals Key West and Marathon High, it was the Lady Conchs who came away with a decisive victory during the third game of the season. In the rematch on Thursday afternoon, the Lady ’Fins looked to have an answer for the Lady Conchs, scoring four runs in[…]

Conchs complete three-peat in third year of program’s existence

The three-peat is complete for the Key West High boys lacrosse team as, for the third straight year of the program’s existence, the Conchs claimed the District 32 championship with a 7-3 victory against Monroe County rival Coral Shores on Thursday night in Tavernier. “It feels good to keep the three-peat going,” said Key West[…]

Lady ‘Fins run to second mercy-rule win

For a second straight game and the third time in its last four, the Marathon High softball team needed only three innings to implement the mercy-rule with a 15-0 victory against Monsignor Pace on Monday afternoon in Dolphins’ Country.  “I think the girls are starting to get locked in and ready for the playoffs,” said[…]

Deli rolls through competition for championship

  Though the team struggled a bit during the regular season, Dolphin Deli made its way through the Key West Men’s Softball Winter League playoffs unscathed en route to the championship on Saturday night at DeWitt Roberts Field. Regular-season champs Rusty Anchor finished the season with a 16-6 record, but could not top Dolphin Deli[…]