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Hurricanes taking on second 1st-year program of season

For the second time this season, the Coral Shores High football team will be taking on a first-year program as West Park High is making it second-straight long road trip in as many weeks, after playing in Pensacola last Friday, to George M. Barley Field in Tavernier tonight for a 7 p.m. kickoff. “They kind[…]

Dolphins, Raiders meet for first time since title tilt

Last year, during the run to the South Florida Conference independent Division championship, the Marathon High football team had to knock off Ransom Everglades twice in back-to-back weeks — to conclude the regular season and then again a week later in the title tilt. For the first time since those meetings, the Dolphins and Raiders[…]

Conchs focused on moving past tough loss as conference schedule ramps up

In roughly a 16-minute span last Friday, the Key West High football team went from playoff front-runners to now having a lot of ground to make up after surrendering 21 unanswered points during a shocking, come-from-behind victory by South Florida Conference rival Calvary Christian. “It wasn’t just one thing, it was an avalanche of things,”[…]

Lady Conchs falter in crucial district match with Warriors

A four-game win streak came to an end on Tuesday afternoon for the Key West High School volleyball team. Class 5A and District 16-5A powerhouse Westminster Christian rolled into town and shut down the Conchs 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-19) before a home crowd at the Bobby Menendez Gymnasium. It was not the showing the Lady[…]

Lady ‘Fins surface in calmer waters with shutout victory

The Marathon High School volleyball team got the relief it needed with a 3-0 (25-5, 25-20, 25-4) win over FHSAA Independent Palm Glades on Tuesday afternoon at the Middle Keys campus. Last week, the Dolphins were shut out twice by District 8-4A dynamos Palmer Trinity and in between were slammed by SLAM Academy. Marathon coach[…]

Lady ‘Canes drop second straight , head to mid-state for tourney

Things have been rough for the Coral Shores High School volleyball team over the past two matches. On Monday night, they lost to Immaculata LaSalle, 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-14) for the second time in less than a week, and then fell to Colonial Christian 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-21) on Tuesday night, both games on the[…]

Coleman leads pack in semiannual event

Local PE teacher Mark “Coach Iron” Coleman did it again in the Florida Keys Community College Sprint Triathlon. Coleman, 43, raced to a time of 54:40 to take first overall on Sunday morning in the semiannual event. He was minutes ahead of No. 2 overall Maris Liepins, 31, who clocked a time of 56:16. Top[…]

Bucs must wait to return home, up next Doral

Coming off a rousing home debut, the Horace O’Bryant Middle School football team now must wait a few more weeks before stirring up its home port once again as today’s expected opponent, Tri-County Conference member Mater Lakes, was unable to field enough players to make the trip to Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. “The players, coaches[…]


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Second-half surge powers Dolphins to third straight win

The grind-it-out mentality of the Marathon High football team once again paid off as, tied with visiting St. John Paul II at halftime, the Dolphins were able to pull away in the second half with three different rushers eclipsing the 100-yard mark en route to a 43-20 victory in the Middle Keys. “Our kids are[…]