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Island skaters strut their stuff

This post was updated Wednesday, Feb. 14.Young Island hockey players, from 8 year olds to 13, showcased their talent last weekend at the Ice...

MVRHS boys hockey loses to Feehan

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity hockey team lost 4-0 to the Bishop Feehan Shamrocks in a bruiser on Monday afternoon...

Chasing the reign in Spain

This post was updated on Tuesday, Feb. 13.Landon Cormie loved sailing from the get-go. So he got busy when he had to graduate at...

Vineyarder girls hockey team loses to Cohasset/Hanover

On Saturday night, the women Vineyarders dropped a 5-0 contest to a powerful combined Cohasset/Hanover girls varsity hockey squad.The winless Vineyarders were taking on...

MVRHS striders shine

The young boys and girls Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) track team shone last Sunday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Though billed...

MVRHS boys hoopsters lose big to Bishop Stang

Bishop Stang boys varsity high school team (15-0) put on a clinic at the Sancy Pachico Gym in Oak Bluffs Friday night with an...

Town stabilization funds proposed to fund high school repairs

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School school committee is expected to vote next week on a subcommittee proposal to ask Island towns to establish...

MVRHS funding agreement goes back to basics

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee is going back to basics in order to understand the language in its 62-year-old regional agreement,...

LGBTQ school policy takes shape

Island school policies related to LGBTQ concerns and needs will go beyond legislatively mandated language, the All-Island School Committee (AISC) and about a dozen...

Girls put up a fight against Barnstable

The fact is that the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls varsity hockey team (1-9) lost 5-2 to undefeated (8-0-4) Division One behemoth Barnstable...

MV Ice Arena holds grand reopening ceremony

Don Lambert, MVRHS’s former varsity hockey coach, there with his buddies Tom Taylor and Geoghan Coogan of the ubiquitous Coogan hockey clan, handled the...

Middle School hoops finals set for Monday night

The Island middle school basketball championships are set after a wild week of playoffs that propelled the Island Charter School girls to their first...

Scrappy MVRHS icemen drop pair to Stang, D-Y

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys hockey varsity team dropped a pair of games last weekend at the MV Ice Arena, losing 4-1...

Curry, Salve Regina dominate in college hockey showcase

Top-ranked college play kicked off a weekend of hockey nirvana at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena last weekend, as Northeast Top 10 Division Three...

The stars are out!

Fourteen Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) male athletes were voted all-star performers last fall in Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) play across football, soccer,...

Ospreys soar as U-14 tourney hosts

The Martha’s Vineyard Girls Youth Hockey Ospreys spend a lot of their ice time learning their game. Last weekend they showed what they’ve learned,...

‘The Believers,’ Alfred Woollacott’s saga of hope and belief

Alfred Woollacott III has a huge family tree bristling with pioneer personalities and risk takers. The longtime Island resident has been busy for the...

No state building funds for MVRHS

The long-awaited renovation of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will be on hold for another year as school superintendent Matt D’Andrea said the...

MVRHS pucksters get hot in New Hampshire

The 0-4 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School hockey team found its reset button in chilly New Hampshire last weekend, winning two in a row...

Learning to resist

Teresa (Pekacka) Jaworska woke at dawn on Sept. 1, 1939, to a tapping on her bedroom window in the town of Bialobrzegi, Poland, 35...