Sports highlights


Juniors to play tennis exhibition

Two members of the boys MVRHS state championship team will play a tennis exhibition at Vineyard Youth Tennis on Friday evening, March 8, at 5:30 pm. This is part of an ongoing Friday night exhibition series to continue over the next two months. Ryan Sawyer, who played number two doubles, will play against Patrick McCarthy, who played number two singles. Parents and children are encouraged to come out and watch the match.

Registration for USTA youth tourney

Sunday, March 10 is the deadline for the Boys and Girls USTA Tournament to be held at Vineyard Youth Tennis on March 16 to 17. Boys and girls 12- and 14-and-under singles divisions will be offered. Please log on to and enter tournament ID # 450004113 to register or call 508 693-7762 for more information.

Islander third in Buehring Marathon

James Lanctot, the Oak Bluffs assistant water superintendent, finished third overall and first in his age group at the Buehring Marathon, held March 3 at Camp Buehring in Kuwait, where he is currently stationed in the national guard.