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Teams line up to benefit kids in annual toy drive

The competition for the annual Toys for Tots Flag Football Tournament on Saturday included former prep football, basketball and baseball stars — some still competing at the collegiate level. The squad from Marathon and points beyond — Team ESS (Eastern Shore Stars) — took the championship from defending champs Island[…]

COMING UP GOLDEN: Barnett inks to play at Central Florida

In the past half-decade, the University of Central Florida has risen to the top of the college football world and Key West High senior Patrick Barnett is hoping to keep those winning ways going as he signed on Thursday to play next season with the Golden Knights. “I knew going[…]

Top-tier teams send Lady Conchs sliding into break

Winning five of six to open the season, the Key West High girls basketball team worked its way into the Top 20 of the state in Class 4A, but in the last two games before the winter break the Lady Conchs received a dose of what potentially lies in the[…]

Conchs take fourth place as home meet gains prestige

A former matsmen himself, Key West High coach Chaz Jimenez channeled the mentality of a wrestler in order to do whatever was needed to host the Key West Invitational. His ingenuity worked, turning Bobby Menendez Gymnasium into a bunkroom on Friday in order to allow a place for the 10[…]

Conchs stuffed by Wolfpack at home

The ball was just not dropping through the orange metal rim for the Key West High boys basketball team on Thursday night against Schoolhouse Prep. That’s to say the Conchs had many opportunities, as the Wolfpack swatted away six shots in the second half alone, which was as many times[…]