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HYANNIS – For the better part of the 2018-2019 season they were competitors, but when the opening whistle blew to signal the start of the annual Cape and Islands All-Star Basketball Game between the Upper Cape and Lower Cape girls, the players were no longer rivals, and instead became teammates, with the Lower Cape playing to an 80-61 victory against Upper Cape. The red-clad Lower Cape team included Cape Tech'...

HYANNIS – The annual Cape and Islands All-Star basketball games are always exciting, but this year's boys game came down to one free throw. That well-aimed shot gave the Upper Cape boys a one-point, 105-104 victory after the buzzer sounded. The dramatic ending followed an exciting display of athleticism from both teams, with the Lower Cape boys a mix of teams from across the region, including Cape Tech's Jack ...

HARWICH – Say what you will about walking the walk. For Monomoy Regional High School History teacher Richard Houston, running is where it's at, especially when he gets the thrill of combining his penchant for key events of the past with raising funds for a worthy cause. That's what he'll be doing on April 15 when he'll run the 2019 Boston Marathon, this time in support of IMPACT Melanoma. The decision for Hous...

HARWICH – For the past few seasons, Monomoy's Sam Barr has made a name for herself on the Shark girls varsity softball team. Come fall, Barr will be swimming with a new shiver of sharks after signing her official letter of intent on March 7 to play softball for Simmons University in Boston. Barr's softball career actually began when she was just out of toddlerhood, swinging a bat in tee ball. By the time Barr ...

HARWICH – It's been quite a run for the Monomoy boys basketball team, which battled through not one but two overtime periods to earn an electrifying victory over Bourne in the MIAA South Div. 3 first round before the season came to a sad end with a tough loss to Norwell in the quarterfinals. Monomoy head coach Keith Arnold said it best following his team's rip-roaring contest against Bourne on Feb. 28, won by ...

HANOVER/BOSTON – The Monomoy girls basketball team saw stellar play from multiple players during their run in the playoffs. The Sharks rallied from an early deficit to beat South Shore Vocational 47-31 in first round action before falling to Cathedral 72-25. Head coach Pete Richer said the MIAA South Div. 4 first round game against South Shore went exceptionally well in spite of a few bumps along the way. “...

Sharks Put The Bite On Red Raiders In 60-56 Victory

By: Kat Szmit

HARWICH – The Monomoy boys varsity basketball team rebounded from two tough losses to Nantucket and combined forces for an exciting non-league victory against Barnstable on Feb. 21, with the Sharks earning a 60-56 win in their last regular season game. The game marked Monomoy's sixth in nine days in what can only be described as a punishing end-of-season schedule, but it didn't stop the Sharks from fiercely co...

HYANNIS – The end of the 2018-2019 season proved a roller coaster ride for the Monomoy/Mashpee Monarchs boys varsity ice hockey team, which fell to Middleboro/Hull last Thursday, then defeated East Bridgewater to earn a spot in the playoffs before falling to Foxboro in the preliminary round. The team was missing a number of players when they took to the ice at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center against Mid...

HARWICH – The Monomoy girls basketball team might have been missing a few players in recent games, but it didn't stop them from earning a spot in the playoffs courtesy of big wins against Cape Cod Academy, Sturgis West, and Cape Cod Tech this week. The tourney berth for the Sharks came after a commanding victory against Cape Cod Academy, in which Erin Starkey and Mackenzie Balfore had career high contributions...

HARWICH – The Monomoy boys basketball team not only earned a spot in the playoffs with recent wins, but also clinched a share of the Cape and Islands League Championship with its Monday night victory against Cape Cod Tech. On Valentine's Day the Sharks hosted Sturgis West, employing smothering defense in a commanding 64-29 Senior Night win that saw the Sharks pull ahead early, leading 17-6 after the first quar...

Furies Fall To Bourne

By: Kat Szmit

ORLEANS – It was a tough Senior Night for the Cape Cod Furies girls varsity ice hockey team, which fell to BMW/ORR on Feb. 13. Molly McKenna did her best in net to keep the score low, but the Canalwomen capitalized on two power plays en route to a 3-0 shutout, their first goal coming at 8:07 in the first period when the Furies were down a player due to a penalty. The Cape Tech/Monomoy/Nauset home team stepp...

HARWICH – What do you get when you have 17 stellar basketball players, a season of successful games, and one exciting championship victory? You get the stellar fourth and sixth grade teams in the Monomoy Travel Basketball program, both of which went undefeated in their regular seasons this winter, and their winning ways aren't over yet. The 2018-2019 season of the Monomoy boys fourth grade team began in early ...