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Vineyard Social 14 draws big disc golf turnout

On a day more suitable for the Iditarod than golf, 120 disc golfers from eight different states competed on Saturday in the Vineyard Social...

Visiting Mashpee overpowers boys basketball, 73-54

The Mashpee boys basketball team bolted from the gate against the host Vineyard boys on Tuesday and then coasted to an eventual 19-point win....

Vineyard girl hoopsters fall to Needham, 55-42

The Needham Rockets girls basketball team stormed back from a 14 point halftime deficit to dispatch the host Vineyarders on Friday by a score...

Busy stretch yields mixed results for high school swimmers

The MVRHS boys and girls swim teams return to action on Jan. 25 against visiting Coyle and Cassidy after a well-earned three-day break from...

Charter girls win first hoops title; Edgartown boys repeat

The Charter School girls and Edgartown boys basketball teams earned Island middle school championship honors on Monday night in contrasting styles. In the opener...

MVRHS girls basketball tops Cardinal Spellman

The Martha’s Vineyard girls varsity basketball team withstood a fourth-quarter rally on their way to a 51-42 win over visiting Cardinal Spellman on Friday...

Unraveling the mysteries of the Masons

In early June of this year, Oriental-Martha’s Vineyard Masonic Lodge, located in Oak Bluffs, celebrated the 150th anniversary of the formation of Oriental Lodge...

The Tabernacle gets a seat lift

Our lives on Martha’s Vineyard are enriched by numerous landmarks, both natural and manmade. The cliffs at Aquinnah; the Flying Horses; the Old Whaling...

Sharks Baseball has a new look, and outlook

Baseball is in the air, literally and figuratively. Island Little League fields are packed with eager players and loyal fans, their shouts carrying high...

Little League hosts action-packed All-Star game

Updated May 31, 2017The Martha’s Vineyard Little League All-Star game, featuring players selected from the five Major League teams, put on an exciting display...

Vineyard softballers clipped by Falmouth

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) softball team lost at home to Falmouth on Monday, 21-1. The loss culminated a rough stretch for...

Vineyard boys tennis tops Sandwich

Updated Wednesday May 3The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis team defeated the Sandwich Blue Knights on Monday in a one-sided contest at...

Vineyard runners compete in 121st Boston Marathon

With the memories and the fatigue from Monday’s marathon still fresh, Island runners shared their Patriots Day experiences with the Times. Chantal Desgagne, Ben...

Runners prepare for 121st Boston Marathon

This is an exciting time for long-distance runners. The Boston Marathon is only days away, and approximately 30,000 hopeful entrants from around the globe,...

Landon Cormie heads to North American sailing championships

For many sports fans, the day begins with a quick check of ESPN. The usual options pop up: baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer. You...

Tisbury edges Edgartown in volleyball thriller

The 1967 pennant-winning Boston Red Sox were known as the Cardiac Kids. They were young, they never gave up, and they often pulled victory...

The last of the rabbit hunters

There was a time, as recently as the 1970s, when a teenage kid, shotgun in hand, would meet up with a pal early in...

Bishop Stang edges Vineyard boys basketball in state tournament

Updated Monday March 6In a much-anticipated rematch between the 2016-2017 Eastern Athletic Conference co-champions, Bishop Stang outlasted the Martha’s Vineyard boys basketball team, 93-87...

Turf or grass?

Over the past few years, the expression “turf wars” has taken on a whole new meaning for many Island residents. Instead of prompting images...

Junior high school volleyball season is on

The Edgartown Eagles volleyball team topped host West Tisbury on Tuesday 3-0 in the season opener for both squads. In front of a sizable...