Tracy McDonald

Tracy McDonald fled to the Keys from the frozen mountains of Pennsylvania hours after graduating from college and never looked back. She is a second generation coach and educator, and has taught in the public school system for over 25 years. She and her husband met at a beginning teacher meeting in 1997 and have three children born and raised in Monroe County. In her free time, McDonald loves flea markets, historical fiction and long runs in the heat.

PREP SOCCER FINISHES REGULAR SEASON PLAY WITH DISTRICTS ON THE HORIZON

The regular season has closed for boys and girls soccer in Florida. Keys athletes will be working through their playoff brackets, determined by the Florida High School Athletic Association’s power rankings system. In girls action, Key West played one game in its final week of play prior to district matchups....

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS HAD BUSY WINTER BREAK

On Dec. 21, Key West took on Spanish River High School, battling it out in a close game. Kameron Roberts scored 14 points and Leandro Batista dropped in 13, but the Conchs ultimately lost by 4, falling 62-58. Key West did add a win to their record over the...

MEET THE KEYS WEEKLY 2022 ALL-KEYS GOLF TEAM

With only a few courses dotting the island chain, prep golf in the Florida Keys can be challenging. Key West, Marathon and Coral Shores make it work by hosting one another often throughout the season, and the players and coaches have a long-standing camaraderie that epitomizes sportsmanship. Throughout the...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: KEY WEST’S 3-SPORT STANDOUT ANDRE OTTO COMMITS TO FSU

Whether he is on the gridiron, track or wrestling mat, Christopher Andre Otto makes a huge impact for the Conchs. The multisport, multitalented student athlete was highly recruited by Division 1 teams across the country. On Dec. 21, he made the choice to further his academic and athletic career...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS, SCORES & SCHEDULES (JAN. 5)

Recapping past week of action for high school sports and looking forward to this week’s slate of games. THE SCOREBOARD TeamSportOpponentDateResultCoral ShoresBoys BasketballCathedral Prep (PA) @ Orlando12/20L, 58-27Coral ShoresBoys BasketballPingree (Mass) @ Orlando12/21L, 62-36Key WestBoys BasketballSpanish River12/21L, 62-58Coral ShoresBoys BasketballPingree (Mass) @ Orlando12/22W, 54-50Key WestBoys BasketballJensen Beach12/22W, 55-51Key WestBoys BasketballSouth Fork12/23L,...

SPORTS WRAP WRAPS UP 2022

It was about this time last year when Sean approached Britt Myers and Jason Koler about doing a podcast on the subject of sports in the Florida Keys, and what a year it has been for the Sports Wrap crew ever since. In our 25-plus years living and working...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: KEY WEST JUNIOR RALPH RICHE

Key West High School, JuniorWrestling Key West’s Ralph Riche didn’t take much time to transition from dominating on the gridiron to dominating on the mats. The multisport athlete has honed his skills and is becoming a fearsome rival across South Florida.  “He has developed his offense since last season and is...

KEYS SPORTS SCOREBOARD & SCHEDULES (DEC. 22)

Recapping past week of action for high school sports and looking forward to this week’s slate of games. THE SCOREBOARD TeamSportOpponentDateResultMarathonGirls SoccerCushman12/13W, 8-0MarathonBoys SoccerCushman12/13W, 8-0MarathonBoys BasketballArchimedean12/13W, 39-23Key WestGirls SoccerSilver Palms12/14W, 6-0Key WestGirls BasketballPace12/14L, 52-18Coral ShoresGirls SoccerMarathon12/15W, 6-0MarathonBoys SoccerSLAM Academy12/15L, 0-4Key WestGirls BasketballSt. Cloud12/16L, 69-21Key WestBoys SoccerRansom12/16L, 4-0Key WestGirls SoccerOrangewood Christian12/16L, 4-2Key...

KEYS WRESTLERS LOOK STRONG AT SOUTHERNMOST TOURNAMENT

Monroe County matmen and -women competed against the best wrestlers in Florida at the 2022 Key West Invitational on Dec. 16 and 17 at Key West High School. Top finishers for the Conchs were Jason Flynn, who took second place in the 138-pound class, winning four of his matches...

CORAL SHORES AND MARATHON TRADE WINS IN PREP BASKETBALL

Coral Shores traveled to Marathon on Dec. 15 for a county matchup in boys and girls basketball.  The Lady Fins won the girls game 54-38. Elena Eubank had the hot hand for Marathon, scoring 17 points in the game, with teammate Abrianna Marshall adding 14 before retiring to the bench...

LADY FINS CONTINUE WEIGHTLIFTING DOMINATION

Coral Shores traveled to Marathon on Dec. 14 to compete in the final weightlifting meet of 2022. Mikkel Ross was the overall top lifter – calculated with a formula that takes into account each athlete’s weight class and top lifts – in both Olympic and Traditional scoring. Her total...

ALL 6 KEYS TEAMS BOAST WINNING RECORDS IN SOCCER AT HOLIDAY BREAK

Prep soccer has reached the halfway point of the season, and it is looking good for Monroe County this year. All six teams can claim a winning record as they take a two-week hiatus for the holiday season. Key West’s girls had a win and a loss last week....

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