Gone fishin’: Safety begins with knowing that an accident can happen to you

How often do you see a single fisherman tooling along in his boat wearing no personal flotation device (PFD)? Too often. And not just fishermen. The prevailing excuse is that there are other boats around, or the water is calm, or he or she is a good swimmer or the mindset that accidents happen to someone else. Well, they do not.

Vineyarders medal in Cohasset Sprint Triathalon

Vineyarders Shelly Bloom, Ed Cerullo, and Andrew Flake medaled in the Cohasset Sprint Triathlon on June 29. Ms. Bloom, a Vineyard Haven summer resident from North Carolina, won her age group. Ed Cerullo from Brooklyn, N.Y., and Edgartown notched a second-place finish in the men’s 60-64 age group, and Andrew Flake, a seasoned triathlete from […]

Holmes Hole race results

West-Northwest winds and a flooding tide combined to create a tough go on Sunday as the Holmes Hole fleet took to the Sound for two races. HHSA racers have already seen more of Course #2 in 2014 than in the previous 10 years and the elements made it memorable. Many in the fleet of 14 […]

Top Gun tennis at Vineyard Youth Tennis

The top tennis juniors on the Island competed in the weekly Top Gun action at Vineyard Youth Tennis on Monday night. Zak Danz defeated Michael Gatus, 6-1, 6-0 Kelly Klaren defeated Mallory Malman, 6-1, 7-5 Lizzie Williamson defeated Lilian Curme, 6-3, 6-2 Victoria Scott defeated Hannah Rabasca, 6-0, 6-1 Next week’s matches will begin at […]

Vineyarders will compete in Bay State games

Four Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School hockey players were named to the Southeast/Coastal team, and will compete in the Bay State Summer Games July 10-13 at the Foxboro Rink. They are: Callie Jackson (graduated 2014); Olivia Ogden (Class of 2015); Erin Hegarty (Class of 2015); and Kylie Hatt (Class of 2017). MVRHS Varsity Coach John […]

U-18 boys soccer team wins state championship

The Martha’s Vineyard Under-18 boys travel soccer team won the state championship at the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC) over the weekend of June 27-29. Similar to the World Cup, 12 teams from all the leagues in the state populate three brackets with four teams each.  The winner from each bracket goes into the playoff […]

Dick Carlson shoots 100 in skeet

Dick Carlson of Oak Bluffs shot four perfect rounds of skeet at the Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Gun Club last month, dusting four sets of 25 targets with a 12-gauge shotgun. Earlier in the month he shot a perfect round of 25 with a 28-gauge shotgun. Dick’s name will be engraved on the perpetual straight […]