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  • Archive for September 16th, 2010

    Tangier Island: A Sports Love Affair

    by Casey | Posted on September 16th, 2010

    Crabs are more common than cars or ball courts on Tangier Island, but the residents do stretch out a net to play tennis on the air strip.

    High-speed internet has come to Tangier Island, a barrier island in the Chesapeake Bay, and the residents’ insatiable appetite for sports is being met.

    Why is this big news? The residents’ sports love affair has garnered the Island a title - Biggest Sports Town in America, per capita.

    Yes, this sweet haven of crab fishermen is tiny. A population of 535, in fact. But their love of sports is huge. Keep your eye peeled for more about Tangier Island.



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