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Girls’ softball clinics offer instruction and enjoyment

More than 65 Island girls from age 5 to 14 have been learning the ins and outs of softball this spring, and are having...

Cubs edge Pirates in Little League majors opener

If the modest but enthusiastic crowd attending the Martha’s Vineyard Little League majors opener between the Cubs and Pirates on Monday evening seemed confused,...

Local couple in do-or-die battle with avian pests

The 2018 Goose Season is well underway, and for many Islanders that means nothing less than open warfare. For those Vineyarders living near water,...

‏Vineyard boys tennis defeats Bishop Feehan, 3-2

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis team won 3-2 over a scrappy Bishop Feehan High School team on Friday. The victory came...

Edgartown claims middle school volleyball title

The Edgartown School volleyball team defeated visiting Tisbury on Thursday to capture their third consecutive Island championship. After dropping the first game, 25-21, the...

Rats scratch their way to Gibson Memorial Hockey League title

The Wharf Rats swept the Sharks in a best-of-three showdown to claim the 2018 John Gibson Memorial Hockey League championship. After narrowly surviving a semifinal...

Vineyarders drop softball home opener to Falmouth

The MVRHS girls softball team hosted the Falmouth Clippers in a non-league contest on Monday. The visitors rode strong pitching and timely hitting to...

YMCA Live, Love, Tri a good time for all

The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard hosted its seventh annual Live, Love, Tri indoor triathlon on Saturday, March 31, attracting 45 participants ages 11 and...

MVRHS baseball gears up for new season

The 2018 MVRHS boys baseball team opens its season on Monday, April 9, in a non-league matchup at Falmouth High School. According to Coach...

Airport Fitness and Tennis is 2018 Island Cup champ

Airport Fitness and Tennis won the second annual Island Cup on Sunday in a five-match competition that pits members of the high school tennis...

Vineyard Social 14 draws big disc golf turnout

On a day more suitable for the Iditarod than golf, 120 disc golfers from eight different states competed on Saturday in the Vineyard Social...

Visiting Mashpee overpowers boys basketball, 73-54

The Mashpee boys basketball team bolted from the gate against the host Vineyard boys on Tuesday and then coasted to an eventual 19-point win....

Vineyard girl hoopsters fall to Needham, 55-42

The Needham Rockets girls basketball team stormed back from a 14 point halftime deficit to dispatch the host Vineyarders on Friday by a score...

Busy stretch yields mixed results for high school swimmers

The MVRHS boys and girls swim teams return to action on Jan. 25 against visiting Coyle and Cassidy after a well-earned three-day break from...

Charter girls win first hoops title; Edgartown boys repeat

The Charter School girls and Edgartown boys basketball teams earned Island middle school championship honors on Monday night in contrasting styles. In the opener...

MVRHS girls basketball tops Cardinal Spellman

The Martha’s Vineyard girls varsity basketball team withstood a fourth-quarter rally on their way to a 51-42 win over visiting Cardinal Spellman on Friday...

Unraveling the mysteries of the Masons

In early June of this year, Oriental-Martha’s Vineyard Masonic Lodge, located in Oak Bluffs, celebrated the 150th anniversary of the formation of Oriental Lodge...

The Tabernacle gets a seat lift

Our lives on Martha’s Vineyard are enriched by numerous landmarks, both natural and manmade. The cliffs at Aquinnah; the Flying Horses; the Old Whaling...

Sharks Baseball has a new look, and outlook

Baseball is in the air, literally and figuratively. Island Little League fields are packed with eager players and loyal fans, their shouts carrying high...

Little League hosts action-packed All-Star game

Updated May 31, 2017 The Martha’s Vineyard Little League All-Star game, featuring players selected from the five Major League teams, put on an exciting display...