MVRHS tennis courts named for Ned Fennessy Saturday

Ned Fennessy, who coached the boys varsity tennis team for 23 years, will be honored on May 17 at the high school. — File photo by Ralph Stewart

The tennis courts at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will be formally named the Ned Fennessy Tennis Courts in a dedication ceremony at the high school on Saturday at 10 am. Mr. Fennessy retired in June 2013, after 23 seasons as the boys varsity coach.

During his storied career, Mr. Fennessy coached his teams to 290 victories, winning back-to-back MIAA Division 3 state championships in his final two seasons.