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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...

Vineyarder girls break out at Notre Dame track meet

The Vineyarder girls track team gave us a look at the future Wednesday during a seven-team meet at the luxurious Notre Dame Academy facility...

Summer baseball is on the way

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, newly affiliated with the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL), is looking for eight to 10 families who will open...

‘Two-Buck Chuck and the Marlboro Man’

We live in a time of turmoil, times that incite retrospection about the world we thought we lived in.Now comes Frank Bergon with his...

It was personal

The sports adage “If you want to be the best, you have to play the best” was on full display Thursday morning at the...

A veteran, a rookie, and a 26.2-mile course  

Marylee Schroeder and Tara Nitardy had different perspectives at the starting line of the 123rd Boston Marathon Monday.Schroeder was running Boston for the 16th...

Condon takes pentathlon title for second straight year

Vineyard track standout Mackenzie Condon won the prestigious Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Invitational meet for the second straight year on Saturday, April 13.The...

Marylee Schroeder takes on Boston Marathon

It’s Marathon Monday and you can track Islander Marylee Schroeder’ along the 26.2-mile route. Schroeder of West Tisbury is a veteran of Boston, running...

MVRHS track outpaces longtime rival Stang

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys and girls track team defeated Bishop Stang on Wednesday at the Fairhaven High School track.The girls...

Girl lax Unbeaten in Cape and Islands

The Vineyarder girls lacrosse team worked out a 12-8 win in the team’s first-ever win over Falmouth Academy in a Thursday road game. The...

Catch and release

The Vineyarder varsity boys lacrosse team extended its unbeaten streak to 4-0 this season with a convincing 15-2 win over Falmouth Academy on Thursday,...

Undefeated MVRHS tennis tops Cape Cod Academy

Vineyarder tennis teams continued their early-season dominance in their debut season in Cape and Islands League play. The girls are 4-0 and the boys...

Breaking good

The undefeated Vineyarder boys varsity lacrosse team gears up for Falmouth Academy at home on Thursday, April 11, at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School...

Vets perform, newbies raise eyebrows

Look beyond the score in the Vineyarders’ season-opening loss to the Bishop Feehan Shamrocks on Wednesday to understand the potential of Martha’s Vineyard Regional...

New coach, new league and a new day for baseball at MVRHS

First-year head coach Kyle Crossland has sorted through a large group (45) of mostly young candidates and settled on 37 players for varsity and...

MVRHS girls lax preview

The 2019 edition of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls lacrosse team returns a core of high-achieving athletes amid high expectations for a...