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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.

A chance encounter with striped bass makes a perfect adventure

Sometimes it all works out. The striped bass show up and there is a cop down the road.

Jeremy Alley-Tarter back on track

Fifteen year old Jeremy Alley-Tarter of Oak Bluffs won the 800 meter race at the Needham Youth Classic Invitational Track Meet on Saturday, July 16.

Vineyard Football Association round-up

Shirley's Hardware leapfrogged MV Celtic into second place in the Vineyard Football Association standings after a 1-0 victory over the league leaders, Monto Orthopedics, on a hot, humid Tuesday night at Veterans Park.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital holds 25th benefit golf tourney

Martha's Vineyard Hospital held its 25th annual benefit golf tournament, Monday, at Farm Neck.

Sports highlights

In Tuesday's Women's Summer Softball League triple header, the Snaps took on the Honeys in a game that – on paper – was a competitive, fair fight.

Nathaniel Packer, 10, takes VFW fluke derby crown with 10.1

A ten-year-old bested some of the Island's hardest fishermen in the 12th annual VFW fluke derby this past weekend.

Young riders excel in Martha’s Vineyard Horse Council hunter show

The Martha's Vineyard Horse Council hunter show took place at the Agricultural Fairgrounds in West Tisbury on Sunday.

Men’s softball recap

The Treds tromped on the Wildcats, 15-6, Monday, at Veterans Park, Tisbury, in the Vineyard Summer Softball League.

Sports highlights

The Eastern Athletic Conference has named five Vineyarders to the Girls All Star Lacrosse team: seniors Molly Fischer and Niki Alexander, junior Madison Hughes, sophomore Alayna Hutchinson, and freshman Isabel Smith.

M.V.Sharks in unfamiliar waters

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks dropped a 7-6, 11 inning decision to the Seacoast Mavericks, Tuesday at Vineyard Baseball Park, despite getting home runs from Ronnie Rosario and Robbie Zinsmeister and ended the week in third place for the first time this season.

U14 softballers take off

The Under 14 MV Travel Softball team has joined the Cape Cod Softball League, a fast pitch league.

Women’s summer softball summary

Bastille Day – that's tomorrow – schedule set.