Six weeks into the 10-week season, the Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Softball League is in full swing. One day after the Creamers won a rescheduled game in 10 innings, they fell behind early against Mama’s Girls and lost, 8-4. With the sun setting over Veterans Park in Vineyard Haven, “Play Ball” was announced at 6 pm […]
The Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club will hold its annual Klays for Kids skeet shoot at the club skeet range from 12 noon to 3 pm on Sunday, July 27. The event is a benefit for the club’s three annual projects for youngsters: the Kids Trout Tournament, Camp Jabberwocky Fishing Day, and the Kids […]
A dour day of clouds and threatening rain greeted the Holmes Hole fleet for last Sunday’s annual race to Robinson’s Hole. So the race committee switched to course No. 6 which took five Division A and two B Division boats into the Sound to the end of Middle Ground and back. With the wind blowing […]
The Martha’s Vineyard U-8 (under eight years old) baseball all-star team beat Bourne, 7-6, Sunday to clinch the Bourne Tournament Championship. On Saturday, the 8’s beat Barnstable, 19-11, lost to Wareham, 10-9, and lost to Bourne, 11-1, to finish pool play at 1-2. Sunday the team avenged the loss to Wareham in the semi-final game, […]
A cable news pundit described the Island as ‘ritzy and glamorous.’ I suppose that impression would be accurate if one’s world only encompassed kiss-kiss cocktail parties and swank dinners in summer echo chambers. It sure does not describe the VFW Fluke Derby, and for that I am very grateful.
Ryen Russillo of West Tisbury is cohost of SVP [Scott Van Pelt] and Russillo, an ESPN radio show. The program was chosen as the best national radio voice for 2013 by Sports Illustrated. Ryen’s program is on the radio Monday through Friday, from 1 to 4 pm (1340 am, New Bedford and 850 am, WEEI, […]
The all-star tournament is a display of young baseball talent
Aidan Harris defeated Tatiana Ziff 6-0, 6-1. Chris Ferry defeated Lillian Curme 6-4, 0-6, 10-4. Nathaniel Backus defeated Ethan Wilder 6-1, 6-2. In other news, Vineyard Youth Tennis will take a group of children to the Nantucket Yacht Club next Wednesday for a fun challenge match.
Former MVRHS athlete make a hit as pro
At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, July 7, nine tables were in play. North-South winners were Cheryl Neal and Dotti Arnold, followed by Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks in second, Nancy Cabot and Ann Brown in third, and Gerry Averill and Diana Dozier in fourth. East-West winners were Mollie Whalen and […]