Coop’s Top Gun

Cooper Gilkes 3rd of Edgartown has won this year’s 2007 Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club’s Top Gun Award, marking his third time winning the fall challenge at the club as he did in 1986 and 2003. Coop bested 10 other club members in the three categories of standing deer, slug turkey and a special presentation of a cup to gather up this year’s title. Phil Hughes of Oak Bluffs captured second place while Nelson Sigelman of Vineyard Haven placed third.