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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Conchs strive for 3rd straight trip to postseason

In her six years as the Key West High School volleyball coach Kim Butler has led the Lady Conchs to the district championship and the state tournament over the past two seasons. If the preseason volleyball tournament was any indication, the Conchs are off to a good start. On Thursday[…]

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Team chemistry key if ‘Canes aspire for berth in postseason

During the past two seasons, the Coral Shores High School volleyball was eliminated from the District 16-5A tournament by Keys rival Key West. The Hurricanes do not have to worry about the Conchs in the postseason this year but they do play them twice during the regular season. With the[…]

PREP VOLLEYBALL: New formation, new players necessary for playoffs push

During the past three seasons, the Marathon High School volleyball team has lost to Palmer Trinity in the District 8-4A tournament, but still advanced to the Class 4A State Semifinals. This year, along with the Falcons in the district, Marathon has to deal with the 2016 Class 5A State Champions[…]

MEN’S SOFTBALL: IBEW 1900 overcomes FKAA to preserve ‘bragging rights’ in second annual First Responders/Utility Workers Tournament

As predicted, the competition was a bit tougher on the defending champs in the second annual First Responders/Utility Workers Tournament. In 2018, the IBEW Local 1900/Keys Energy softball squad breezed through the competition unbeaten for the title, but on Saturday at DeWitt Roberts Field, they had to play out of[…]

MEN’S SOFTBALL: IBEW 1900 overcomes FKAA to preserve ‘bragging rights’ in second annual First Responders/Utility Workers Tournament

As predicted, the competition was a bit tougher on the defending champs in the second annual First Responders/Utility Workers Tournament. In 2018, the IBEW Local 1900/Keys Energy softball squad breezed through the competition unbeaten for the title, but on Saturday at DeWitt Roberts Field, they had to play out of[…]

MEN’S OVER-37 SOFTBALL: Last year’s finalist start season in loss column

The new season of the Men’s Over-37 League opened on Friday with the defending league champions Tommy Tiles FKWT Roncos coming out on the losing end of the first games at DeWitt Roberts Field. The other finals team, Rich’s Snappers also fell to put them back in the cellar with[…]

Young ‘Canes squad has to rise up

Coral Shores High football coach Alphonso Bryant will be working to both raise and rise the Hurricanes’ program this season. Bryant will be raising a lot of them because they are so young and he and assistant head coach Herbert James have to help them mature quickly in order to[…]

PREP PRESEASON FOOTBALL: Dolphins have two weeks to prepare to open new stadium

The excitement is at an new high for coach Mac Childress and the Marathon High football team as the school is set to open a state-of-the-art sports facility this season, but that debut will have to wait as the Dolphins are on the road for the next two weeks —[…]

PREP PRESEASON FOOTBALL: Conchs looking to stay healthy while setting tone for season

No postseason points will be earned from winning or losing tonight’s Preseason Kickoff Classic, so, first and foremost, Key West High coach Johnny Hughes is looking to keep all his players healthy when Cypress Lake comes to Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium for a 7 p.m. kickoff. “If there is any[…]

PREP VOLLEYBALL: IT ALL STARTS TODAY — Dolphins host Conchs, Canes in opening school-year event

The 2019-2020 school year began Wednesday and the first prep sport begins at 4 p.m. today in Marathon with the Monroe County Preseason Volleyball Classic. Key West and Coral Shores have met at the Middle Keys campus for several years to get glimpse of their squads for the upcoming season.[…]