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HARWICH – Rob Sliney is ready to make his mark on Monomoy football. Although the Brewster native and 2009 Nauset graduate has served as an assistant coach for the Sharks under Larry Souza in recent years, Sliney is excited to take over the reins of the program and make some adjustments that he hopes will help take Monomoy to new heights. It starts on the offensive side of the ball. “The offense is comple...

NORTH EASTHAM – Jesse Peno is a familiar face for the Nauset football program. The 1999 Nauset graduate was a freshman when the school introduced football in 1995 and was one of the first four-year players to go through the program. After playing four years at Assumption College in Worcester, Peno returned to Nauset and coached his former team as an assistant, most recently under Mike Sherman and Bruce Strunk,...

HARWICH – The Cape Cod Tech football program is entering the fall with one goal in mind: compete. The Rams want to compete at every practice, compete in every game and, they hope, eventually compete for a vocational state title at the end of the season. “I think it’s a favorable schedule for us,” coach Chris Leonard said after Saturday’s practice. “We have some challenges there but we’re looking to be in th...

HARWICH – “This is our time together that we treasure,” Natalie Coleman-Fuller said after she and her older sister, Allison Coleman, were crowned the Orleans Yacht Club’s Daysailer club champions following three first-place finishes Sunday at Town Cove. “We sail any race that we can together and it’s just a way that we stay connected and also talk about plans for our families,” Coleman-Fuller added. “So, it’s ...

Athlete Of The Week: Ronald Timm

By: Brad Joyal

HARWICH – Ronald Timm doesn’t want to waste the opportunity. After competing for the Cape Tech football team the past three years, Timm, a senior from Centerville, said it’s starting to hit him that this will be his last season playing for the Rams. “Yesterday at practice I was like, ‘This is my last first day’ and was thinking about it,” said Timm, who plays wide receiver and cornerback for Tech. “It’s ver...

BREWSTER – Brewster Whitecaps manager Jamie Shevchik wasn’t in a rush to get out of town, one indication that he was pleased with the effort his players gave throughout the summer. Although Shevchik won’t be crossing the canal with another Cape League championship trophy, Brewster’s skipper said he was able to enjoy the summer he had with the Whitecaps, who repeated as East Division championships before fallin...

Many big league ballplayers hope to make it to Cooperstown, N.Y. The quaint village in central New York is home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, making it a coveted landing spot for many baseball players with hopes of becoming immortalized as one of the sport’s all-time greats. The Cape Cod Sharks 12-and-under baseball team recently made its own trek to Cooperstown. Although the Sharks visited the Hall o...

Perfect Weather Makes Brew Run One To Remember

By: Brendan Samson

BREWSTER – It’s not every day that a 5.2-mile road race ends with an ice cold beer, but on Saturday at the 43rd annual Brew Run, that is how many of the runners celebrated finishing. The Brew Run, which starts at The Woodshed in Brewster and finishes right down the road on Route 6A, attracts runners from all around New England and beyond to compete and enjoy the community it forms. This year, the community ...

Athlete Of The Week: Ben Szuhaj

By: Brad Joyal

BREWSTER – A handful of years have passed since Ben Szuhaj made his mark competing for the Dartmouth College cross country and track and field teams, but the Pennsylvania native now living in Washington, D.C. still felt at home in his return to New England. The 2019 Dartmouth graduate captured Saturday’s Brew Run title after completing the 5.2-mile road race in 26 minutes, 32 seconds. “I just started back t...

BREWSTER — Despite being one of the hottest teams in the Cape Cod Baseball League during the past couple weeks, the Brewster Whitecaps met their match when they faced the Bourne Braves in a rematch of last year’s CCBL championship series. Unlike last year, when the Whitecaps made quick work of the Braves to capture the organization’s third title, it was Bourne that dominated this year’s series with strong pitchi...

BREWSTER – The Brewster Whitecaps are experiencing a feeling the team hasn’t felt the past two postseasons. Their backs are up against the wall. After suffering a 3-0 loss to the Bourne Braves on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the best-of-three Cape Cod Baseball League championship series, the Whitecaps will need to win Game 2 on Tuesday to force a winner-takes-all matchup back at Bourne on Friday. “Their pit...

SOUTH YARMOUTH — The late New York Yankee and Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra said it best. “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” For a second consecutive summer, the Brewster Whitecaps and Bourne Braves are set to square off in the Cape Cod Baseball League championship. The defending champion Whitecaps made quick work of the Harwich Mariners and Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox to earn a shot at defending their title...