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Boys basketball subdues Nantucket in exciting clash

In a game that had all the earmarks of a heavyweight fight, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys basketball team battled their...

Boys basketball tops Sturgis, 78-28

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys basketball team started fast and never looked back on their way to a 50-point win over...

Girls basketball outlasts Sturgis West, 40-31

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls basketball team rode a strong second half to a 40-31 victory over league rival Sturgis Charter...

Girls hockey falls to Bishop Stang, 2-1

The MVRHS girls hockey team fought hard against the formidable Bishop Stang Spartans before losing 2-1 at the Ice Arena on Saturday afternoon. Stang...

Coach Herman offers Super preview

With another Patriots Super Bowl looming, and Island fans still glowing from the team’s miracle win over the vaunted Chiefs, the Times decided to...

West Tisbury and Oak Bluffs split Island hoops championship doubleheader

The West Tisbury girls basketball team held off Oak Bluffs in the opener of the Island middle school championship doubleheader, 32-25, at the high...

Boys hockey loses to Bishop Stang

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys hockey team came up short against visiting Bishop Stang on Saturday in a closely contested, non-league matchup...

Bananas changes hands

“Big News from Bananas!” That was the message delivered by mail last spring to 500 customers of one of the Vineyard’s favorite clothing shops....

Cross-Country Invitational puts high school sports season into high gear

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) cross-country team played host on Saturday to an army of visiting runners and their supporters at the...

MVRHS boys soccer preview

The MVRHS boys soccer team begins the 2018 season this week with high expectations, a five-year run of success, and no small amount of...

Cross-country runners are hitting their stride

‏Like a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, the MVRHS cross-country team materialized from the early morning mist and took shape. Staring in wonder...

Jane Bollin repeats as skillet toss champ

The 21st annual women’s skillet toss unfolded under cloudy skies on Sunday as the 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair wound down. The event produced...

Crusader for justice

Vera Shorter of Vineyard Haven is 95. She’s sharp as a tack, and doesn’t miss a beat. She’ll crack you up and set you...

Local and summer youth fine-tune skills at lacrosse clinic

The sights and sounds of young people hard at play have dominated the landscape at Nunes Field in Edgartown in recent days. The occasion...

Majors All-Star game fittingly tied

‏The midseason Major League All-Star game unfolded under blue skies and a warm sun at Penn Field on Saturday before a small but appreciative...

Girls softball falls twice to Bishop Feehan

The Shamrocks of Bishop Feehan won both ends of a double header against the Martha’s Vineyard girls softball team on Monday by decisive scores...

‏Players, families, and fans enjoy annual Little League Parade

‏‏Excitement and anticipation were in the air on Saturday as more than 350 Martha’s Vineyard Little Leaguers, coaches, and parents celebrated a new baseball...

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,...