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Sharks attendance doubles over past several years

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Attendance at Martha's Vineyard Sharks baseball games has doubled since 2019, according to general manager Russ Curran. Curran says that in 2023, the Sharks averaged 2,800 fans per game, for a total of 61,000 fans...

’Tis the season: Scallop season

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There is something magical about this time of year. The holidays, gathering with family and friends, extra focus on gratitude and blessings, making or buying gifts, baking and eating delicious food, and of course,...

A Food Minded Fellow who fishes

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I confess, I’ve eaten Tog Fish Stew for six days straight after fishing with Johnny Hoy last week (bit.ly/MVT_TogsHoy). I’ve shared conversations and bowls of soup with multiple friends, and they’ve all loved the...

Tog fishing with Johnny Hoy

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Have you ever been tautog fishing? Have you eaten fresh-caught tautog?  I love to fish, pretty much all fish and any day of the week, but I had never gone out for tautog, or “tog,”...

Fishing celebrations and movies

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Last Saturday, Larry’s Tackle Shop hosted its annual OctoberFish celebration and award ceremony.  “It was awesome,” said Peter Sliwkowski, co-owner of Larry’s with his wife, Melissa. “We had 60 people here. Sandy brought barbeque...

Girls soccer playoff run comes up short

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The MVRHS girls soccer team playoff run came to an end on Sunday following a 3 - 0 loss to the number 4 ranked girls team in the state, Norwell. Vineyard coach Matthew Malowski said...

Girls soccer advances in the playoffs

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The Vineyard girls varsity soccer team beat Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, 3 - 1 on Friday to advance in the playoffs.  The Vineyarders will take on Norwell on Sunday at 2...

Fishing is a year-round sport with the MVSA

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The weather has turned cold this week. The idea of getting up at 5 am in 40° temperatures to chase fish is less appealing, though, obviously, not out of the question. As winter approaches...

Fishing Report: Octoberfish

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Avid fishermen rarely need an excuse to fish. What could be better than a beautiful fall day in the surf or on the water, casting, and perhaps catching? Nothing. Absolutely nothing.  The Martha’s Vineyard Striped...

Vineyarders excited for ‘Battle in the Atlantic’

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A new tradition is in the making between Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard athletes: “The Battle in the Atlantic.” Along with the football team, on Saturday, Oct. 28, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School field hockey,...

Derby dreams

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I can’t believe it. The 78th Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby is over.  Every year I wake up on the Monday after the Derby and feel a pain of sadness — Where did...

MVRHS sports highlights

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Track and field competes under the lights The Vineyard cross-country team was in action Friday evening at the Bob GlennonTwilight Meet, held at the Cape Cod fairgrounds in Falmouth.  The meet featured 2,600 athletes from MIAA...

MVRHS highlights

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Girls soccer The MVRHS girls varsity soccer team had a good week, going 2–1 with a couple of impressive wins. The week started off Thursday, when the girls lost what Coach Matthew Malowski called a real...

The tides they are a-changin’

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We are in the final week of the 35-day Martha’s Vineyard Bass and Bluefish Derby. Don’t blink, though, because the leaderboard is changing, and the new shore leader in any division could be displaced...

Sports highlights

A good day for 10th annual Gay Head 10K  Ryan Sawyer, a 28-year-old from Edgartown, placed first in the 10th annual Gay Head 10 K on Sunday, with a time of 35:16.  Thirty-five-year-old Maria Wong of...

Two weeks of change

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The last two weeks of the Derby are heart-pounding, thrilling, frustrating, and a whole lot of fun. The pressure is on, and the leaderboard can be in a constant state of flux as the...

MVRHS sports highlights

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Boys varsity soccer The MVRHS boys varsity soccer team has picked up where they started last year, when they were state champs. The boys in purple moved to 5 - 1 - 1 after their most...

Gay Head road race scheduled for Sunday

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The Gay Head 10K Race Committee is inviting the public to the Run for the Light, now in its 10th year. The in-person race will take place on Sunday, Oct. 1, along a 6.2-mile route...

Fishing Report: One bonito, two bonito

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It’s the third week of the Derby. When the paper comes out on Thursday, we’ll have passed the half-way mark. How do thirty-five days spent fishing go by so quickly when thirty-five minutes waiting...

Fishing Report: Fishing and friendship

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The 78th Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby is now in week two. Other than Christmas and Easter, the 35 days of the Derby are the absolute best days of the year. As...