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PERFECTION REWARDED: Buccaneers commended by City Commission

Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission, during last Wednesday’s meeting, commended the Horace O’Bryant Middle School Buccaneers Football Team for displaying their extraordinary strength, discipline, determination and hard work in achieving the Tri-County Middle School Conference Championship. “In their quest to become champions,” reads the proclamation, “the HOB Buccaneers[…]

Robert-James Sales Redbone Celebrity Tournament won by 10-year-old Caleb Bokor

Ten-year-old Caleb Bokor of Islamorada won the 31st annual Robert-James Sales Redbone Celebrity Tournament on Nov. 3, an Islamorada event that targets redfish and bonefish and benefits the treatment and cure of cystic fibrosis. Bokor won the junior division as well, and caught the most bonefish with eight. Bokor competed[…]

Annual race attracts nearly 500 participants

A South Florida runner won the overall men’s half-marathon title Saturday at the First State Bank Key Largo Bridge Run in the Florida Keys. Derek Morgan, 34, of Fort Lauderdale posted a time of one hour, 31 minutes and 35 seconds. Miami resident Caroline Klosowski, 25, ran 01:53:10 to win[…]

Movers, Squirrels antagonize opponents for sporadic victories

The Key West Coed Softball League standings were shaken at bit on Tuesday night. The last-place Tropical Movers got their first win and Blind Squirrels moved up in the ranks with a victory. On the schedule for Tuesday at Pepe Hernandez Field, Tropical Movers (1-3) will challenge the top team,[…]

WHM, CR Racing repeated as champions, Simmons completes perfect season during week’s worth of events presented by RWO

Who says you can’t do a donut on the water? The team of Rob Unnerstall and Casey Boaz, aboard 32-foot CR Racing vessel, sure showed how it was done after defending their title in the Super Stock Class during the 39th annual Offshore World Championship on Sunday in Key West.[…]

Full schedule this week opens winter seasons

No sooner than the final fall sports ended on Saturday with the cross country and swimming state championships, the winter sports take off Tuesday with a full slate of games among the three Keys schools. The Marathon boys and girls soccer teams get to try out their new complex when[…]

Keys elite runners falter in bid for first-ever title

There were no state championships for Keys runners on Saturday at the Florida High School Cross Country State Championships in Tallahassee. Key West senior Robert Pedroza, ranked No. 3 going into the Class 2A state meet, came up with a cramp in his side in a blistering fast first mile[…]

Conchs fall in quarters

In hopes of shocking the state, the Key West High football team took the opening drive of its FHSAA Region 4-5A quarterfinals 65 yards for a touchdown to take an early lead against No. 1-ranked American Heritage on Friday night in Plantation. The Conchs also scored the final touchdown of[…]

CROWNING MOMENT: Homecoming festivities cap off successful season

The final regular-season games will be played Saturday at George Mira Field crowned with Homecoming festivities for the Key West Youth Football League. On the game schedule, the undefeated Bulldogs test their record against the Knights at 10 a.m. in the first of two Flag Division contests. At 11 a.m.,[…]

Wiley accomplished goals, but had higher hopes

The goal for the Key West High golf team this season was to advance to the Region 4-2A Finals, which the Conchs accomplished by placing third in the District 16-2A Finals — just two strokes away from the runner-up trophy. “I’m pretty excited about that and it’s something we can[…]