The 52 mile circumnavigation of Martha’s Vineyard proved to be a stiff test of seamanship in fickle winds and adverse tides.
MIT undergrad Beck Colson made the most of one of his rare summer visits to win the first of two races held last Sunday by the Holmes Hole Sailing Association. Skippering his family’s Nonsuch 26, Colson’s 52-second win in the morning race over runner-up Stuart Halpert in Providence validated the race committee’s recent promotion of […]
Sharks beat Rox in 11 innings by a score of 5-4.
Dick Carlson of Oak Bluffs topped all shooters to win the Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Gun Club 17th Annual Klays for Kids Charity Skeet Shoot Sunday at the club skeet range in Edgartown. It was a repeat performance for Mr. Carlson, the 2013 winner, who shot 47 of 50 targets. Matt Tobin of Chilmark tied […]
Vineyard Youth Tennis sponsored a trip for 23 young tennis players to the Nantucket Yacht Club on Wednesday, July 23, where the kids participated in a fun challenge against their young counterparts. Coaches Michael Halisky and Scott Smith and parents chaperoned the trip. Although VYT came out on top in the competition, players from both […]
A day after returning from a series of games in Cooperstown, the Martha’s Vineyard under 14-year old baseball team competed in the Gateway U-14 Regional Tournament and won all nine games. Martha’s Vineyard beat Dennis/Yarmouth, 4-3, on the first day and then Sandwich, 10-0, in the winner’s bracket and then, 13-0 (mercy rule invoked after […]
The deadline to sign up for for the Vineyard Youth Tennis Center Youth Tennis Classic is midnight on Sunday, August 3. The junior tournament will be held at the tennis center on Saturday and Sunday, August 9–10, for boys and girls aged 12 to 14. Singles only will be offered and the event is for […]
Fifth week results for the Top Gun competition in which the top juniors on the Island play matches at Vineyard Youth Tennis are: Kelly Klaren defeated Tatiana Ziff, 6-2, 6-3; Lizzie Williamson defeated Spencer Pogue, 6-1, 6-1; Nathaniel Backus defeated Kiric Hallahan, 6-1, 6-4. In other tennis news, Flatbread Pizza will host a benefit night […]
Jim Swartz, campaigning his IRC 52 Vesper out of the Edgartown Yacht Club, dominated racing in two days of buoy racing, then finished a close second in the ‘Round the Island Race.
At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, July 14, 12 tables were in play. North-South winners were Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, followed by Sandy and Michael Lindheimer in second, Judy Spruance and Sergio Dechiara in third, Barbara Silk and Deirdre Ling in fourth, and Charlie Harff and Wink Winkleman in fifth. […]