Jakari Blackman runs the ball. ELLA HALL/Keys Weekly

The Key West Conchs handily defeated the Dade Christian Crusaders at a home game on Sept. 16.

The final score was 44-6, bringing the Conchs’ record to 2 wins and 2 losses.

The Conchs will next face undefeated Cardinal Gibbons Friday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Key West. On Friday, Sept. 30, the Conchs are again at home against Bishop Verot.

Mandy Miles drops stuff, breaks things and falls down more than any adult should. An award-winning writer, reporter and columnist, she's been stringing words together in Key West since 1998. "Local news is crucial," she says. "It informs and connects a community. It prompts conversation. It gets people involved, holds people accountable. The Keys Weekly takes its responsibility seriously. Our owners are raising families in Key West & Marathon. Our writers live in the communities we cover - Key West, Marathon & the Upper Keys. We respect our readers. We question our leaders. We believe in the Florida Keys community. And we like to have a good time." Mandy's married to a saintly — and handy — fishing captain, and can't imagine living anywhere else.