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Island women play in tennis districts

Women's 4.5 team competes

Kimballs repeat as tennis national champions

Husband and wife team win national tourney again.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks’ Zinsmeister named league MVP

The Futures Collegiate Baseball League named Martha's Vineyard Sharks shortstop Robbie Zinsmeister as the league's most valuable player in a ceremony mid-way through the Sharks' season finale against the Torrington Titans, Wednesday afternoon at Vineyard Baseball Park in Oak Bluffs.

Concussion repercussions: Vineyard is ahead of new state rules

New state regulations about recognition and treatment of concussions to high school students are protocols in use at MVRHS for the past 4 years.

Ocean swimming on Martha’s Vineyard

Swimming next to a dozen striped bass... or even a stray tropical fish. Ocean swimming on the Vineyard is a unique experience.

Angola capoeira now offered on Martha’s Vineyard

For many years there has been a thriving group of capoeira practitioners, or capoeiristis, on the Vineyard

Sports Highlights

As the days dwindled down to a precious few in what remained of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League season, the Martha's Vineyard Sharks made a move on the Torrington Titans, challenging them for second place and a spot in the playoffs with the Nashua Silver Knights in the race for the title.

Cancer Support Tennis Tourney a smashing success

Farm Neck and Vineyard Youth Tennis hosted the Martha's Vineyard Open, held July 29-31, to benefit the MV Cancer Support Group.

Women’s softball playoffs begin

Scoring four times in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Creamers beat the Rug Sox in the first game of a twin bill, Tuesday, at the War Veterans Memorial Park.

Nutmeg State runner wins the tenth Scoops

Four hundred eleven runners completed the Vineyard Scoops 5K Tour of Edgartown on a hot and humid Sunday morning last weekend.

When the fishing is impossible, fish the possible

The "possible dream" was a fishing trip. But when the fish could not be found it was time to be resourceful.

Martha’s Vineyard and white sharks linked in fiction not fact

Discarded fishing line is a hazard for reincarnated fishermen known as fish hawks. Ignore that fact and you could come back as a cuttlefish.

Boston College holds hockey clinic at MV Arena

Three members of the Boston College Eagles Ice Hockey team came to the Vineyard to conduct a clinic for the MV Mites and Squirts last weekend.

Sports Highlights

Four of the 765 stalwarts who completed the Third Nantucket Sprint Triathlon, Saturday, were Vineyarders.

Oak Bluffs summer basketball heats up

Four games were scheduled, but only two were completed in a rain-shortened Oak Bluffs Summer League basketball slate, Tuesday night at Niantic Park.

Women’s softball make up rain outs

Tuesday was make up night for the Women's Softball League at Tisbury's War Veterans Memorial Park.

Men’s Monday softball

In the Men's Summer Softball League Monday triple header, the Hurricanes ran away from the Treds, literally, 30-4.

MV Sharks attack

Hero of the day, again, was the Sharks leadoff batter, Robbie Zinsmeister of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Farm Neck Club Champions

Elmer Silva of Tisbury defeated Gary BenDavid of Oak Bluffs, 4 and 3 in the Championship Flight at the Farm Neck Golf Club's Championship tournament, last weekend.