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MVRHS indoor track girds for C&I championships

Peter Burke finished second in the mile run on Saturday at the prestigious Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association (MSTCA) Invitational at the Reggie Lewis...

MVRHS track outpoints Barnstable in a close one

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys and girls indoor track teams won tight contests Tuesday afternoon against Barnstable High School in a...

New look at Island history

A problem with seeing yourself as a know-it-all is that comeuppance is embarrassing. That thought came to my mind while reading Andrew C. Theokas’...

MVRHS boys hockey resets itself, trims Bourne, 3-2

The Vineyarder boys varsity hockey team turned a week of personal examination into a 3-2 win over the Bourne High School Canalmen Saturday night...

MVRHS track cruises past Sandwich

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys and girls indoor track teams cruised to a win over Sandwich High School Tuesday night in...

Purple pucksters go sideways with tie and loss 

It ain’t easy. The varsity Vineyarder boys hockey team had a disappointing week, earning a tie against Dennis-Yarmouth (D-Y) Regional, then dropped a 2-0 verdict...

MVRHS indoor track tops D-Y

Updated Jan. 10 The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) indoor boys and girls track teams improved to 2-1 in the young winter season with...

Carly Simon discusses new book “Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie”

You can get lost in “Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie” in several directions, particularly if you’re of a certain generation and...

Vineyarder icemen on a roll

The Vineyarder boys varsity hockey team won the eighth annual Heuchling and Swift Memorial Hockey Classic last weekend at the University of New Hampshire...

2019 Book year in review

The Island community reeled in shock in May with news of the unexpected passing of Tony Horwitz at 60 years of age. A high-energy...

MVRHS boys hockey readies for C&I league play on a high note

Updated Dec. 24 The Vineyarder boys varsity hockey team enters play in the Cape and Island League on Jan. 8 with a sense of team...

Using the entire village

Matt Mincone, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity hockey coach, had 30 experienced players ready to go at his opening practice on...

MVRHS boys hockey rallies to tie Attleboro 

Senior captain Colby Zarba scored his second goal of the night with 38.9 seconds left in regulation to lift the Vineyarders boys varsity hockey...

Gabby Carr’s rockin’ the house early

Updated Dec. 20 The Vineyarder swim team begins its 2019–20 season following a glittering 2018–19 campaign with a first-ever winning record, a bunch of Cape...

Searching for what works

Oh, those early season woes. Vineyarder boys varsity hockey Coach Matt Mincone knows he has a good team. But it’s one that hasn’t emerged, shown...

Girls top Falmouth, boys just short in MVRHS indoor track opener

The Vineyarder girls indoor track team edged Falmouth High School 48-46 in a balanced performance in both track and field events in a dual-meet...

Drop the puck!

It’s hockey time, and life is good at the MV Ice Arena for Vineyarder boys hockey Coach Matt Mincone and his charges. Coming off a...

So many choices, just enough time

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) indoor track program begins the 2019–20 season with a different look.  First, the Vineyarders are without the presence...

Simple, giving, and good

We seem able to hear our better angels more clearly at this time of year.  Helping others is increasingly becoming a national passion in an...

Using the entire village

Island high school athletic teams have been on a roll over the past few years in an unusually broad spectrum of sports.  For example, last...