JV softball finale
The Vineyarders ended the 2007 season with a 13-6-1 record, following a 14-7 win at Bourne last week.
Caroline Davey and Emily Hines turned a crucial double play to help pitcher Emma Frizzell earn her first victory of the season.
At the plate, Gail Herman banged out a triple and Emily Alosso added a double.
The softball team banquet is tonight at 6 pm in the MVRHS cafeteria.
Life in the minors
The Twins rocked the opposition to the tune of 33 runs scored to 1 against in two wins last week.
The D-Rays were the first to fall, 15-1, as Nathaniel Backus launched three home runs and Tucker McNeely kept the Rays bats at bay.
The train kept a rollin' as the Fournier brothers battery of pitcher Andrew and catcher Austin, backed by a rock solid defense, proved overwhelming in an 18-0 blanking of the Indians.
The Reds also enjoyed a double dip in the win column.
Oscar Hansen pitched five shutout innings to help knock off the previously unbeaten Marlins, 3-2.
May 31, the Reds climbed over the Rockies, 12-6, behind Paul Robinson's timely hitting and two RBIs.
The Vineyard Football Association Summer Adult Coed Soccer League registration is underway at Sports Haven at 5 Beach St. in Vineyard Haven.
The six-team league will play games on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at 5:30 pm and 6:45 pm, starting June 26.
The league is drafted from the first 80 experienced adult players who sign up. Space is limited.
For more information, visit Sports Haven, call (508) 696-0456, or go online at www.vineyardfa.c om
Both the VFA and Friends of Vineyard Soccer will present $1,000 scholarships during the Class Night program at the Tabernacle tomorrow night.
Fun run flub
The winner of the Memorial Day one-mile fun run in Oak Bluffs was 10-year-old Jeremy Alley Tarter, who bested 44 other runners with a time of 5:58. He was incorrectly named in last week's Times.
The 13th annual Children's Benefit Golf Tournament was held Sunday at Farm Neck Golf Club with proceeds going to the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Martha's Vineyard.
Finishing first were Jay Morton, Tim Golding, Chris Delaney, Brian Smith, and Paul McDonald.
Placing second were John Moffett, Albion Alley, Gregg Leonard, Andrew Hakala, and Cal Fiore.
Joseph Grillo, Tony Grillo, Howard Miller, Sandy Ray, and Geoff Banfield took third.
PGA playoff tickets on sale
Tickets for the Deutsche Bank Championship event at the TPC of Boston in Norton, Aug.28-Sept. 3, went on sale Monday and can be purchased through June 17.
Organizers are expecting a sellout for the popular tournament which is the second of four playoff events contested for the PGA's Fed-Ex Cup.
Defending champion Tiger Woods headlines a field of the top 120 golfers on the PGA Tour, including Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, and Jim Furyk.
Single-day tickets (grounds only) are $25 for the practice and pro-am rounds (Tuesday-Thursday) and $40 for the competition rounds (Friday-Monday).
Multiple day tickets are $150.
Bank Club booklets (1,000 available) are $250 and corporate tickets (200 available) are $2,250.
Tickets are available in person at any local Stop & Shop, by telephone at 877-TIX-4DBC, or online at www.dbchampionship.com
Babe Ruth baseball update
The Babe Ruth season reached the midway point as the Cardinals travelled to Mashpee on Saturday for a doubleheader.
In game one, Ben Ciciora pitched five shutout innings against the Orioles, while Lamar Moreis had a bases loaded triple to seal the 7-0 victory.
The Redbirds completed the sweep as Brian Montambalt and Tyler Araujo combined to pitch a four-hit gem in a 9-4 win. Caleb Costas and James Bagnall had key hits. The Cards are 8-3.
The Blue Jays stayed home for a twinbill against the Mashpee Pirates and swept the Bucs to tie the Cardinals atop the standings at 8-3.
The Twins (3-6) travel to Sandwich Sunday for a doubleheader.
The three-team Island league continues play on Tuesday and Thursday on the high school field at 5:30 pm.
Senior Babe Ruth (for ages 16-18) begins play on June 16 and will continue through mid-July.
M.V. sailors finish strong
The MVRHS sailing team concluded its rebuilding year with two good finishes.
Co-captains Chris Edwards and Mike Wilson travelled to Nantucket to compete in the FIGAWI races over Memorial Day weekend. Despite weighing in at 400 pounds (270 optimum weight for a 420), they managed to place second in the light and shifty winds.
On June 2, the varsity Vineyarders travelled to Lewis Bay, home of Dennis-Yarmouth, to race with the Dolphins and Bishop Stang in their final regatta of the season.
The Vineyarders, Chris Edwards, Ty Bilodeau, and Christian Walter in A division and Conor Lodge and Emily Reich in B division, lost to a very fast Stang fleet and finished third behind D-Y, due to a protest in the final race.