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Women’s softball notes

This reporter has been chronicling the often impressive athletic exploits of Kelly Silvia for more than a decade, ever since she was the only girl in the MV Little League to today when she holds down the shortstop position for the Honeys and recently drove in seven runs with two circuit blasts to power the sweet ones over the Creamers.

MV Sharks enhance hold on first place FCBL

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks tightened their grip on first place in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England by completing a four game sweep of the Titans, Silver Knights, Mavericks, and Titans, in that order, to go 8-3 on the season, a game and a half ahead of the second place Nashua Knights.

VFA soccer season begins

The Vineyard Football Association kicked off the 2011 summer season with a pair of matches Monday, at Veterans Park in Vineyard Haven.

Brewhas rock Catboats, Blazers win in men’s softball

The Blazers topped the Sons of Pitchers at Veterans War Memorial Park, Monday, 13-9, in a game that saw just one home run, that by Billy Panek of the Blazers.

Top seeds win little league titles

Cubs and Twins take the prizes. Mothers are the best fans.

Sports Highlights

The ninth annual Vineyard Streetball Classic, a 3-on-3 basketball tourney, will tip off at 10 am, Saturday, July 2, at Niantic Park, Oak Bluffs.

Vineyard travel soccer teams bow out in finals, semis of MTOC

Martha's Vineyard sent two boys travel soccer teams to the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions in Lancaster last weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard soccer teams win state tourney openers

Both Martha's Vineyard boys travel soccer teams won their opening matches at the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions, in Lancaster, Friday afternoon.

Paddle boarding off Martha’s Vineyard

Paddle boarding, also called stand up paddle boarding/surfing, beach boy surfing, or SUP, might just be the coolest thing you've never done.

The who, what, why, when of the Vineyard Warrior Triathlon

The Vineyard's first triathlon in more than 15 years is planned for Sunday, Sept.

Martha’s Vineyard LAX travel teams triumph

Vineyard lacrosse teams add improve their records.

High school sports wrap-up

Two MVRHS baseball players, pitcher Ben Ciciora and shortstop Jack Roberts were honored by being named to the Eastern Athletic Conference All Star team.

Sports Highlights

Three swimmers, all members of the Makos Swim team of the MV YMCA, Peter Best, Renee Goodale and Lila Potter traveled with their coach, Rainy Goodale, to their first try-out meet last Friday and Saturday to the South Shore YMCA in Hanover to compete in the qualifying meet for the Bay State Summer Games to be held at the Harvard pool in July.

Women’s softball roundup

Last year's women's summer league softball playoff finalists both lost this week.

Cats and Catboats come up winners in men’s softball

A week's plan in men's softball is as if it never happened.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks tied for first place

Martha's Vineyard Sharks, after a solid start, drop three, but they are now 4-3, tied for first..

Tisbury School Walking Club honors five

The top five walkers in the Tisbury School Walking Club were honored Monday afternoon at Owen Park with a pizza party and an awards ceremony.

Weekly Scores

State U-18 Tournament of Champions final: Brockton 3, MVUnited 0.