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Bringing Mary Jo into the light

Fifty years later, what we know, what we can take to the bank, is that Mary Jo Kopechne of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., died on the...

‘Casting Into the Light’

Janet Messineo has written a uniquely excellent fishing book. Sure, it’s about fishing, but that’s just one element in a memoir about her life...

Tiebreaker ends U-19 boys soccer season

Turns out Yogi was right: It ain’t over till it’s over.You would think, for example, that this wonderful 2019 edition of MV United’s Under-19...

MVRHS at Hanover a test?

The Vineyarder girls varsity lacrosse team ended its season last week with an 19-10 Division 2 South Sectional semifinal loss to Hanover High School...

Condon excels at Nationals

Senior Vineyarder Mackenzie Condon finished with a flourish.The Harvard-bound track star from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) finished 11th in the country in...

Girls lax falls to Hanover, 19-10, in South semis

The record-setting run of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity lacrosse team ended on Tuesday afternoon in a 19-10 loss to...

Condon takes two top-10 finishes in NE Track Championships

Vineyarder senior Mackenzie Condon ran to two top-10 New England regional finishes on Saturday at the 2019 New England Outdoor Track and Field Championships...

Girls lax advance in states

The top-seeded Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity lacrosse team, undeterred by a week of controversy around their program, put a 15-4...

MVRHS suspends girls lax coaches

Updated June 5As state lacrosse playoffs begin this week, the Vineyarder girls lacrosse varsity head coach Kurstin Moore and assistant head coach Bob Hayman...

Condon moves on to New England Championships

Vineyarders figured in two of the most dramatic finishes of the day on Saturday in the All-State Outdoor Track and Field Championships, sponsored by...

MVRHS lax squads await postseason seeding

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) varsity girls lacrosse team beat St. John Paul II (SJP) 18-9 on Wednesday to finish the regular...

Condon makes MVRHS history in all-state pentathlon win

Updated June 1Mackenzie Condon became the first female all-state champion in Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) athletic history, winning the pentathlon event on...

Same name, new game

The 2019 edition of the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, after eight years in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL), begin play at the Shark Tank...

Condon, Christy, and Packer lead MVRHS

Senior Mackenzie Condon took first and second place medals, Dash Christy took a second, Nate Packer a third, and Peter Burke chipped in a...

Condon dominates D4 pentathlon for second five-event win in a month

Vineyarder senior Mackenzie Condon won the 2019 Division 4 Massachusetts Athletic Interscholastic Association pentathlon title for the second consecutive year on Wednesday, winning or...

How the Midwest was won

The second title line on this book’s cover is a concise summation: “The heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West.”...

MVRHS school and personal bests topple in Sharon

Junior Peter Burke (one mile) and senior Mackenzie Condon (100 meter hurdles) set new Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school records last Saturday...

MVRHS girls lax rolls on, tops Cape Cod Academy, 11-7

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity lacrosse team dispatched the Cape Cod Academy (CCA) Seahawks 11-7 on Wednesday at Osterville.The...

‘Spying on the South’

Tony Horwitz has gone to great lengths to give us a clear, serious, and sometimes rollicking exposition of life and culture in the American...

Vineyarders strike gold in Fall River

You just never know.The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys track team beat Durfee High School, 75-43, at a low-key meet on...