Sports

HARWICH ─ Each time Monomoy athlete Ryan Meehan sets foot on the soccer pitch or prepares to race down the track in a meet, he savors the moment and gives it his all. Mostly it's because he loves sports, but it's also partly because he knows there is a chance he might not play again. When Meehan was days old and about to be discharged from Cape Cod Hospital, medical personnel from Bass River Pediatrics decid...

Looking every inch the varsity program they've been playing as this season, the Monomoy girls lacrosse team battled fiercely against Sacred Heart on Monday, falling 10-9 in an overtime heartbreaker that was perhaps the best game the Sharks have played so far. As the last of the day's rain moved off the Cape, the Sharks gathered against the Saints for a well-played game that kicked off with Monomoy taking a 1-0...

Kat's Pause: Loud Doesn't Equal Rude

By: Kat Szmit

When the Monomoy boys lacrosse team finished its Monday practice, they decided to show some love to the girls team, which was currently doing battle against Sacred Heart on the turf at MRHS. To say they were loud is, well, an understatement. But rude? Not so much, which is why when they rankled an official and were tossed out of the stadium, the move rankled others, including me. Having been on the sidelines o...

SOUTH YARMOUTH ─ They say that attitude is everything, and in the case of the Monomoy girls lacrosse team, it is. It’s been a bit of a challenge making their way through their first season as a varsity squad, but even after a tough 18-6 loss to Sturgis West on Tuesday, the collective team attitude was one of determination. Along with a number of successful faceoffs, Emma Mawn netted a hat trick in the travel...

CHATHAM ─ With the winds blowing steadily across the fairways at Eastward Ho! Country Club on Monday, the Monomoy girls golf team drove, chipped, and putted their way to a 4-2 victory against Nauset. The event was a Howard family trifecta, with Caroline Howard, Monomoy's No. 2 golfer, defeating Corrine Monger 2-1, and sister Annie Howard winning against Helen Gainey 1-up. Completing the circle was Jane Howar...

HARWICH ─ After the Cape Tech boys baseball team took a four-run lead following the opening inning in last Thursday's game against Monomoy, the Crusaders were hoping to cruise through the rest of the game in good shape, but the Sharks had other plans and rallied back to claim a 10-6 victory. The Crusaders kicked off the outing in top form, pushing across six runs in the first three innings of the game, much ...

Along The Sidelines May 11

By: Kat Szmit

Cape Cod Bulls Enjoy Winning Weekend The Cape Cod Bulls ninth grade AAU basketball team is celebrating success after placing second in the Div. 3 State Championship recently. The team, comprised of Zach Parker, Jason Ready, Dave Malone, Riley Varner, Joe DiMango, Aidan Melton, Bobby Joy, and Jackson Cote, coached by Bob Joy and Lou Parker, competed in a number of games off-Cape last weekend, defeating the...

Monomoy Track Strong Against Sturgis

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH ─ Raw, foggy weather didn't dampen the spirits of the Monomoy track teams in their April 27 meet against Sturgis, with the boys posting an 82-49 victory, with the Storm girls earning an 82-54 win against the Sharks.   Girls Tenacious In Spite Of Loss   The Monomoy-Cape Tech girls swept the javelin and the shot put thanks to a host of strong performances, but with team numbers down due to s...

HARWICH ─ After a tough loss to Nauset on Friday, the Monomoy girls tennis team rebounded Monday with a big win against Sacred Heart, putting their overall record this season at 4-2. The Friday match was a new adventure for the Sharks, who faced their Eastham rival Warriors for the first time since moving into the Cape and Islands League. “It's a historical first, said Monomoy head coach Bill Burke. “We'v...

Along the Sidelines

By: Kat Szmit

New Golf Leagues at Harwich Port Golf Club   New golf leagues at Harwich Port Golf Club will begin May 15 with open enrollment throughout the season. There will be a Monday night Women’s Team Scramble with check-in between 4 and 5 p.m. and play beginning at 5 p.m. This is open to all skill levels and teams will be organized at check-in. All players must join, and league dues are $20. There will be a we...

HARWICH ─ In a pitcher's duel, someone eventually has to win, and in the case of the Monomoy baseball team's game last Wednesday against D-Y, in spite of stellar pitching from Owen Cottle, the Dolphins prevailed with a 2-0 victory after seven innings. “The good news is Owen Cottle pitched probably his best game of the year,” said Monomoy head coach Steve Wilson. Cottle pitched the full seven innings, and ...

HARWICH ─ Don't let the scoreboard fool you. While the D-Y Dolphins eked out a run in last Thursday's pitcher's duel against Monomoy, the D4 Sharks held their own against the D2 Dolphins in the 1-0 outing. Monomoy pitcher Mollie Charest continued her stellar season with 14 strikeouts in seven innings of game play at Potters Field, while teammate Hannah Potter went 2-for-3 at the plate for the Sharks. The ...