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PREP SOFTBALL: Region 4-3A Final – Too many miscues spoils Dolphins’ trip to Final Four

Advancing to the FHSAA 3A State Final Four was not in the cards for the Marathon High School softball team. The Dolphins were eliminated from the Class 3A-4A Region Final for the fourth year in a row by John Carroll Catholic on Tuesday afternoon at the Marathon Community Park. The Rams took advantage of six[…]

Busy month for Bucs in prep of next year

Big things are happening in middle school sports this month at Horace O’Bryant Middle Although Buccaneer cheer tryouts have begun and are closed to new entries, the Buccanette dance team tryouts will be held Monday, May 20, and football spring camp begins on Tuesday, May 21. There is also an informational meeting for fall cross[…]

Biondoletti claims multiple tournament titles

Coral Shores’ rising-sophomore Vince Biondoletti has not taken off any time from training to become a better wrestler, and his hard work is paying off, as the 16-year-old grappler has won two state titles in the past two weeks. Biondoletti, who weighed less than 94 pounds, had to compete against wrestlers in the 106-pound weight[…]

PREP SPRING FOOTBALL: Conchs have learned and still have learning to do

Entering the final week of spring practice, Key West High coach Johnny Hughes conveyed that the major lesson learned by the Conchs coaching staff is that there is still much to be learned by the players during the summer months in preparation for the fall. “I think this spring we have been able to add[…]

PREP SRPING FOOTBALL: Dolphins getting better with every practice

They may be small, with 25 returning varsity players out during the 20 days of spring drill for the Marathon High football team, but … they are getting better with every practice. That according to Dolphins coach Mac Childress, who will be taking his team into the spring game that will be played on the[…]

PREP SPRING FOOTBALL: Hurricanes being challenged by staff

The Coral Shores High spring football practices have been nothing less than challenging for the short-handed Hurricanes’ football coaching staff. The ’Canes have just three coaches handling duties for all the different positions this spring, and, to make the challenge of coaching this year even harder, the team has a lot of young players. In[…]

PREP BASEBALL: Region 5-4A Quarterfinals – Playoff hunt for Conchs’ 12th state title begins tonight

Every morning this school year, Mason Neller has made the hour-long trip from his home in Marathon to Key West High just to be part of this moment: representing the Conchs as they begin their hunt for a potential record 12th FHSAA State Championship in tonight’s Region 4-5A quarterfinals at 7:30 p.m. against iMater at[…]

Time is right for Key West to breach Gulliver jinx

It’s a new era for the Key West High School softball team. For the first time since the 2011 season, the Lady Conchs went into the state tournament as a district champion. Last week, the Lady Conchs hosted, and beat, Mater Lakes the Region 4-5A auarterfinals for the right to host the second round of[…]

Dolphins have realistic chance for spot in Class 3A Final Four

The Marathon High School softball team has a bit of history with John Carroll Catholic they would like to change. At 4 p.m. today, the Lady Dolphins have a very good chance to reverse the three-year trend with the Rams at this point of the season — the Class 3A Region 4-3A final. During that[…]

Conchs defeat rival Raiders for 3rd straight title

Tension is always escalated any time Key West High and Gulliver Prep step onto a playing surface against each other. On Friday night in the District 16-5A baseball championship game, the rivalry boiled to a new point when, in the bottom of the fifth inning, a pair of baseballs where tossed onto the field by[…]