Otto tackling his future

On November 11th, 2004, Christopher ‘Andre’ Otto was born out of the womb without knowing what his future had in store for him: a division one (D1) college football offensive lineman at Florida State University (FSU). “I’ve stuck to football for most of my life,” explained Otto. “I’ve been playing since first grade.”  However, that long journey since little league football has not been all … Continue reading Otto tackling his future

2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

On October 22, 2022, about 800 guests gathered at Aotea Center in Auckland, New Zealand to watch the FIFA Womens’ World Cup Draw. The 29 teams that qualified to play in the Women’s World Cup will compete in July 2023. This will also go down in history as the first world cup co-hosted by two separate nations.  Although it will take place in July 2023, … Continue reading 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Conchs compete against Hurricanes in Florida Keys Showdown

On January 10th, the Key West High School (KWHS) Conchs Basketball team kicked off the new year with a home game against their Florida Keys rivals, the Coral Shores High School (CSHS) Hurricanes. The student section showed support by hosting a “White Out,” meaning that all students in the audience wore the color white. Starting the “rivalry show-down” evening, the KWHS girls’ basketball team, led … Continue reading Conchs compete against Hurricanes in Florida Keys Showdown

FIFA World Cup Quarter-finals

With the last two matches of Round 16 of the World Cup happening December 6, 2022, at 10 am and 2 pm Eastern Time (EST) the Quarter-finals are coming soon. In Round 16, many events happened.  The first game of Round 16 was the Netherlands versus the United States. With the Netherlands winning 3-1, Team USA was knocked out. Although, throughout the game, there were … Continue reading FIFA World Cup Quarter-finals

2022 FIFA World Cup

Starting on November 21, 2022, 32 international men’s soccer teams will compete in the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) World Cup. Although, this year, the World Cup will be this winter in one of the hottest countries on Earth instead of the usual time during the summer.   One of the world’s most-watched sporting events, the FIFA World Cup, originated in Uruguay in 1930. Since … Continue reading 2022 FIFA World Cup

Xfinity 500 Race Review

          The Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway had some amazing moments in it.  However, the last lap might have had the greatest moment in NASCAR history happen. But before we get to that, let’s remember the race itself.          The race started out with Denny Hamlin winning both stages before the first real incident-caused caution to happen, with Ross Chastain driving in the corner too deep and … Continue reading Xfinity 500 Race Review

Pickleball Takeover

From playgrounds to country clubs, pickleball, the sister sport of tennis, is growing in popularity across the United States. Although older generations favor it, it’s a great sport for anyone to pursue. Tennis fans, however, may think differently.  Popping up in Bainbridge, Washington, pickleball was created in 1965 by Washington state representative Joel Pritchard. The game is played with paddles that have a flat surface … Continue reading Pickleball Takeover

Indonesian Human Crush at FC Match kills 131

131 people (or more) were recently killed during an association football match at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in the Malang Regency, Indonesia. The crush reportedly started during a riot by 3,000 fans of the home team at that game, Arema Football Club (FC). Arema FC had lost the match to the opposing side Persebaya Surabaya FC, which reportedly caused 4 fans of Arema FC to invade … Continue reading Indonesian Human Crush at FC Match kills 131