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Max Lane on football and life

Growing up 60 miles northeast of Kansas City in Norborne, Mo. (population 900), which self-styled itself as the Soybean Capital of the World, Max...

MVRHS building committee takes first steps

Members of the new Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School building committee this week took first steps in shaping their organization's goal of renovating or...

A blueprint for healthy school changes

A small but enthusiastic crowd last Thursday embraced both the findings and sweeping recommendations of a plan designed to create a coordinated K-12 approach...

MVRHS gridders fall to St. John Paul II, 26-14

Update Sept. 20Tristan Scheller scored on TD passes of 65 and 57 yards from Vineyarder quarterback Ivan Shepard, but the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High...

New track plan gets rolling

The facilities subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee met with its owner’s project manager (OPM) this week, the first...

Building partnerships is a key goal

The near-future goals for Martha’s Vineyard Regional High (MVRHS) envision expanding the role of the high school as a community resource, and extending its...

MVRHS boys soccer bounces Cape Tech in home opener

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity soccer team performed 90 minutes of surgery on the Cape Cod Tech Crusaders Tuesday night,...

MVRHS has stability at the top

Change is happening quickly these days at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS).The high school also had a lot of change in the...

MVRHS gridders blast off, beat Atlantis 55-0 in opener

The rebuilding Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School gridders put on a season-opening show Friday night, dismantling the Atlantis Charter High School Tritons (Fall River)...

MVRHS Football reloads under veteran Coach Herman

Donald Herman is an old-timey football coach not given to flowery talk. He throws predictions around like manhole covers. Herman ended a two-year retirement...

MVRHS Field Hockey primed for Coach Knight’s final campaign

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) field hockey team begins its season as it always does, with high expectations.After all, the team has...

MVRHS athletic handbook finally approved

Updated 6:50 pmThe Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee on Monday approved an owner’s project manager (OPM) for a track and field...

Diving into the deep end: Zoe Thompson’s triumphant return

Island resident Zoe Thompson’s been busy. In addition to raising a 3½-year-old and an 18-month-old, she answered a recurring tug this spring: a return...

Mixed-gender sports issue ends in drama

It’s summertime, but the living ain’t easy, at least for the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee, whose quorum dissolved Tuesday night when Jeffrey...

MVRHS school committee mulls mixed-gender travel policy

Spirited discussion about whether a need exists for chaperones or support people to accompany mixed-gender teams on road trips led to deadlock Monday night...

Writing truth to power

Reading “All the Women In My Family Sing” last week, the thought popped up that we always get what we need in hard social...

Rainout forces tie between Sharks and Bravehearts

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks will share the Future Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) championship with the Worcester Bravehearts after the final game was rained out...

Sharks beat Bravehearts to even series

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks and the Worcester Bravehearts of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) will decide the league championship at the Shark Tank...

Sharks drop championship opener to Bravehearts

The Worcester Bravehearts broke open a back-and-forth game at the Shark Tank Friday night with six runs in the seventh inning to take game...

Sharks blitz Rox 5-0

The MV Sharks ended a scoreless pitchers’ duel with a five-run sixth inning on Thursday night to beat the Brockton Rox by a 5-0...