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Barroso crowned Homecoming queen;FSB Bulldogs unscathed in Flag Division

Homecoming festivities highlighted the end of the Key West Youth Football League season on Saturday at George Mira Field. Daniella Barroso was selected as the 2019-20 Homecoming Queen to succeed Caitlyn Hetu, who crowed the new queen. Escorting Barroso was Ray Ray Hernandez of the Vikings. Court members were Sienna[…]

Lady ‘Fins looking to Ricart one final time

There is a certain sense of urgency for the Marathon High girls basketball team this season, as it will be the final for senior leader Leta Ricart. Because of that, first-year head coach Andy Garvey is really trying to pull as much out of The Citizen’s two-time All-Monroe County Player[…]

Lady ‘Canes have been building toward this season

Everything the Coral Shores High girls basketball team has been building toward since the reboot four seasons ago under coach Pat Meyers was in order to be ready to compete at a high level by this season. Meyers feels his squad is ready to do exactly that, as the Lady[…]

Inspired by 41st president, tourney honored war heroes

Cheeca Lodge & Spa recently announced results of its seventh annual All American Backcountry Fishing Tournament, held Nov. 7-9 in Islamorada. The event gathered the industry’s finest to compete and raise funds for Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Cheeca Lodge also hosted two war heroes who[…]

Conchs looking to have positive season

It has been six years since the Key West High girls basketball team won more than five games in a season. The Lady Conchs plan to change that this year, as they believe they have a good combination of speed, scoring and size that will allow them to hang with[…]

Conchs ready for campaign with mix of young and old

Despite a loss of some very talented seniors, the Key West High School boys soccer team appears to have reloaded for this year. They burst out of the gate on Wednesday afternoon at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium with a 6-0 victory over Westland Hialeah in one of only five home[…]

Lady ‘Canes sweep pair in preseason

Knowing what the regular-season schedule has in store for the Coral Shores High girls basketball team, Hurricanes head coach Pat Meyers was ready to challenge his players in the preseason by taking on state tournament perennials St. Brendan and Ransom Everglades on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. The Lady ‘Canes were[…]

Dolphins even record with district victory

After a season-opening loss on their new home pitch, the Marathon High School girls soccer team traveled to Florida City on Wednesday for a date with District 16-3A opponent Keys Gate. On Tuesday, the Lady Dolphins could not get the offense going for just two goals, but they were on[…]

Lady ‘Fins fall in first match on fresh pitch

It was the beginning of a new era for the Marathon High School girls soccer team. On Tuesday afternoon, the Lady Dolphins were the first soccer team to play a game on the fields that replaced the outdated facilities. The Dolphins football team was the first to utilize the field[…]

Keys Strong: Largest delegation from Monroe County making trip to states

A year ago, the Monroe County delegation set a record by sending 54 athletes, partners, parents and coaches to the Special Olympics Florida Fall Classic. With three unified flag football teams, a pair of senior game participants and a powerlifter set to represent the Keys this weekend during the 2019[…]