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MVRHS boys harriers are D2 state champs

The Vineyarder boys varsity cross-country team made history on Saturday at the Gardner Municipal Golf Course, winning the Division 2 state championship for the...

Vineyarders tune up Fairhaven 40-8 for a 6-4 season

The Vineyarder football team is officially back, posting a 6-4 record in 2019 after several forgettable campaigns.They did it Friday night in Fairhaven, winning...

‘Stony the Road’ spells out how America created its post-slavery culture

If you will read the first 38 pages of “Stony the Road” by Henry Louis Gates Jr., I believe several things are likely to...

See how they run

Things were already looking good on Saturday for Martha’s Vineyard cross-country fortunes, and the middle school Hurricanes added to the scene.Maia Donnelly (eighth grade)...

Boys are D5 sectional champs, girls sixth in the South

Updated 10:26 pmLightning did strike twice for the Vineyarder cross-country team. The boys won the Division 5 state South Sectional championship for the first...

Revved up and ready to go

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School cross-country teams had a good tuneup run at the Coaches Invitational, held at the Wrentham Development Complex on...

MV Mariners are youth hockey champs

Updated 4:45The Martha's Vineyard youth hockey Mariners Midgets completed a 15-0 undefeated season last weekend, pitching two shutouts in the semifinal and championship games...

Controversial call ends deadlock

The 17th-seeded Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity soccer team played No. 1 seed Norwell High School to a 0-0 stalemate for...

Next tourney stop: Norwell on Tuesday

The Vineyarder varsity boys soccer team move on to the South Sectional D3 playoffs following a 2-1 physical win over Seekonk High School at...

Happy days return for MVRHS gridders

Updated Nov. 5The drought is over. With a convincing 37-0 win over Pope John Paul (PJP2) Saturday night at Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s (MMA) Clean...

A sense of community broke out

Since there is no point in looking at a half-empty glass, know that we have a variety of positives to take from the soul-shriveling...

Burke leads harrier boys to C&I title

Senior captain Peter Burke (17:08.3) won the Cape and Islands (C&I) League cross-country race in South Yarmouth on Saturday, leading the Martha’s Vineyard Regional...

Vineyard loses Island Cup to Nantucket

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's football team couldn't keep up with the Nantucket Whalers during Saturday's Island Cup.Nantucket scored early and often in the...

Island Cup gameday: Who and what to look for

The Nantucket Whalers have 63 players on their roster, including JV players and some middle-schoolers. Many will play in the JV, junior high and...

The digital age beckons

Updated 7 pmTisbury’s board of selectmen (BOS) and several town officials spent 90 minutes Saturday morning mostly talking about implementing a sweeping project to...

Getting ready for state tourney

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity cross-country took third place among the 45 Division II high school teams competing in the...

MVRHS tunes up Monomoy 36-8, with Nantucket on its mind

The Vineyarders of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) tuned up for the Island Cup game next week with a convincing 36-8 win over...

Dollars and sense

The budgeting process has begun with a new wrinkle for the aging Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s (MVRHS) 2020–2021 fiscal year, which began July...

Shark’s short stories

“A World of Good,” a work of short story fiction by Dan Sharkovitz. Copyright 2019 by Dan Sharkovitz. 49 pages in glossy paperback. Self-published....

Brazilian custom finds a place on the Island

Ashley Cardoso and Hevelyn Dias were anxious last week about how things would go on Thursday.Eighth graders at the Edgartown School, Ashley and Hevelyn...