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Eighth grade boys basketball state champs

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“Refuse to lose.” This was the mantra of the eighth-grade boys travel team that the players developed over the course of the season, putting it...

Island tennis cup returns this weekend

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The tennis community’s annual Island Cup will return for the first time since the pandemic this Sunday at 1 pm at Airport Fitness. The event...

MVRHS track athletes compete with the nation’s best

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This weekend, four MVRHS indoor track athletes competed at the New Balance Nationals in Boston: seniors Daniel Serpa, Daniel da Silva and Eloise Christy,...

West Tisbury joins multidistrict PFAS lawsuit

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At Wednesday night’s meeting, the West Tisbury select board unanimously voted to hire the Ferraro Law Firm to represent them in the South Carolina...

End of the road for boys’ hockey

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The Vineyarders’ boys’ hockey season came to a close on Thursday, as they lost their Elite 8 matchup with No. 1 Norwell 5-0 at...

Thrilling end for MVRHS basketball

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On Wednesday evening, the No. 14 Vineyarders traveled to Mattapoisett to face the No. 3 Old Rochester Regional Bulldogs for the second round of...

Playoffs continue for Vineyarders

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The MVRHS boys basketball team and boys hockey team will be playing for their MIAA state tournament lives this week, and four track athletes...

Vineyarders handle Norton for first-round playoff win

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The No. 14 Vineyarders welcomed the No. 19 Norton Lancers to the Pachico Gym Sunday afternoon for their first-round playoff game in the MIAA...

Vineyarders win heated battle to advance to state quarterfinals

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Updated March 7 In a game where a total of 18 penalties were called, and players had to be separated four times, the Vineyarders showed...

Tough loss for Vineyarders in playoffs

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Updated March 6 In a game that was as action-packed as their regular season matchup, the MVRHS girls hockey team fell 5-2 to Norwood on...

Vineyarders advance to Sweet 16

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Before advancing to the Elite 8, the Vineyarders’ boys hockey team had to take on No. 25 Fitchburg/Montachusett Tech for the first round of...

Playoff bound: Tournament play begins for Vineyard teams

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A number of Martha's Vineyard high school sports teams are headed to the playoffs, including boys and girls hockey and the boys basketball team. Here's...

Up-Island school budget revised

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The Up-Island Regional School Committee rescinded and re-certified its fiscal year 2024 budget on Wednesday during a meeting with Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools business...

Eighth grade travel team crowned champions of Cape Cod

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On Sunday, Feb. 12, the Martha’s Vineyard eighth grade boys’ travel basketball team faced Barnstable for the Cape Cod championship crown. With an intense...

Chess fever on the ferry

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School chess team played an exhibition match for the books. Taking place on the 2:30 pm ferry...

MVRHS sports wrap-up

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MVRHS swimmers represent the Island at States This weekend, Coach Jen Passafiume traveled with her five best swimmers to Boston to compete at the Division...

West Tisbury to participate in statewide PFAS lawsuit

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Updated Feb. 22 The West Tisbury Select Board has decided to move forward with a lawsuit following the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s investigation into...

JV hockey players embrace season’s only home game

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A testament to the hockey culture and eagerness of youth athletes on the Island, the Vineyarders junior varsity girls hockey team is the only...

MVRHS sports wrap-up

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Girls’ hockey on historic run This past week, the Vineyarders had three big wins against Falmouth away (Feb. 8), Nantucket at home (Feb. 11), and...

Tick program heeds warning about lone star tick 

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The Martha’s Vineyard Tick Program is calling the alpha-gal syndrome their “biggest concern” for the second year in a row. They say the population...