Sports

Shark Softball's Season Comes To A Close

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH ─ The Monomoy girls softball team posted five runs in Thursday's tournament game against Diman, but the Sharks' momentum wasn't enough to overtake the Bengals, who triumphed 10-5 in MIAA Div. 3 South first round play. Taylor Schaub brought in three runs for Monomoy while teammate Karley Marchese had two. Errors, however, proved a problem for the Sharks as the Bengals broke the game wide open in the f...

Monomoy Girls Golf Wins South Sectionals

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH ─ In just its fourth year of competition, the Monomoy girls golf program has tucked a pretty significant feather in its cap with their win of the South Sectional Crown on Tuesday. According to longtime Monomoy golf supporter Jack Farrell of the Eastward Ho! Golf Club, the Sharks took first place in the match, held at the Brookside Country Club in Bourne, with top golfer Jen Keim the day's medalist wi...

HARWICH ─ In the world of high school athletics, anything can happen, which Monomoy head football coach Ross Jatkola learned when a Connecticut prep school recently made him an offer he really couldn't refuse. At summer's end, Jatkola will become the assistant coach at Cheshire Academy, a Division 1 private school in Cheshire, Conn. Jatkola, who came to Monomoy last fall, wasn't in the market for a new job. ...

Monomoy Fields A Freshman Baseball Team

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH ─ The best coaches and athletes know that the surest way to improve in a sport is more playing time. But what happens when there isn't a team on which to gain that playing time? That was the case with Monomoy High School baseball, which has varsity and junior varsity programs, but no freshman team. Until this year. The move to field a freshman baseball team at Monomoy was fueled by the reality that w...

HARWICH ─ It was a night of stellar lacrosse play, burgers on the barbie, and for some a trip down memory lane as Monomoy Regional High School hosted a special fundraiser last Friday night to support the building of the school's eagerly anticipated concession stand. Monomoy Girls Strong Against Nantucket The Monomoy-Cape Tech girls coop lacrosse team kicked off the evening with a spirited match against Nant...

Monomoy Baseball Hits A Bump

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH ─ It's been a tough go for the Monomoy boys baseball team as of late, with the Sharks falling in two of their last four games, but even as the post-season nears, head coach Steve Wilson is realistically optimistic. Even fresh off his team's 17-7 loss to D-Y on May 23, Wilson remained objective, issuing a reminder that while wins are great, so too is building the skills of a team's respective players....

HARWICH ─ With winds whipping across the courts at Brooks Park, the Monomoy girls tennis team hosted Cohasset on Monday, battling fiercely but ultimately falling 4-1 in just their third loss of the season. "It was a tough match," said head coach Bill Burke. "We were down a second singles player, but I think we had other players step up. We had some very close matches." Burke was speaking about senior capt...

HARWICH ─ One look around the athletic stadium at Monomoy Regional High School and it's clear this is a cool place. But something has been missing, and now school district administrators, along with Monomoy Athletic Director Brendan Case, want to change that. On Friday a special fundraising event will be held at the field to raise money so the concession stand can finally be built. "We're trying to rally ...

After a season of struggle, the Chatham Anglers came up with just enough runs and some stellar pitching to stun the Harwich Mariners, with the Anglers winning two of the three first round games to advance in the Cape League playoffs, as the Mariners found their 2016 season suddenly over. In spite of a 17-26 regular season record, the Anglers somehow mustered a 2-1 victory against the Orleans Firebirds on Aug. ...