Choice Preparatory School was banned from sports competition last year after an investigator for the state athletic athletic association found no evidence of classes taking place there.
Its director has been involved in two schools found to have defrauded the Department of Education of fund ... More >>
Schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho calls the fine "capricious."Socked with a $53,000 fine for fielding a boy's basketball team that repeatedly trampled the rules last season, Dr. Michael M. Krop's new principal is battling the penalty.
In an appeal filed in September with the Florida H ... More >>
Happen to read yesterday's fluff piece in the Miami Herald on Marcos "Shakey" Rodriguez's departure from the boy's basketball coaching position at Krop High? Here's the lede:
Shakey Rodriguez, the hyper intense, hyper successful and hyper controversial coach who made basketball matter in Miami, ... More >>
Florida High School Athletic Association executive director Roger Dearing has taken a lot of heat for the disqualification of the Krop High basketball team and ongoing investigation into the school's entire athletic department. He sent us an op-ed letter, which we've posted below, in which he att ... More >>
FacebookKrop athletic director and tennis coach Michael KyprissLately, catching Michael Krop High's athletic administrators in deceit has been sort of like trying to spot a bad tattoo on South Beach.
In both cases, it's still worth pointing out a doozy.
As the dust settles after the disqualification -- for real this time -- of Krop High's boys basketball squad, it will be reckoning time for Coach Shakey Rodriguez and the school's administrators.
In the last week, rampant rule-bending and outright cheating concerning the school's basketball squa ... More >>
As if ever-mounting eligibility conflicts weren't enough turmoil for the state's number-one-ranked basketball squad: Miami-Dade Police have issued a warrant for Krop High star guard Angel Rodriguez's arrest after he skipped a court date yesterday.
19-year-old Rodriguez, whose play has prope ... More >>
Steve SatterwhiteShakey Rodriguez's wunderkinds just got derailed.Krop High's boys basketball squad-- already a district champion and a favorite to win state-- has been booted from the playoffs. This time, it appears, for good.
An appeals court today reversed a judge's earlier decision to allow ... More >>
Steve SatterwhiteBernard Wright (center, standing) flanks coach Shakey Rodriguez during their FIU days.This news story will appear in Wednesday's issue of New Times. It includes reporting that was published last week on our news blog, and which was referenced without attribution in this weeke ... More >>
FacebookSo we finally reached Bernard Wright, the sketchy high school recruiter and legal guardian of disqualified-and-then-reinstated Dr. Michael Krop High guard Brian Delancy. This is what he had to say: "Don't you ever fucking call this number again. You're a fucking scum bag and if I ever fuc ... More >>