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West Tisbury boys win MV middle school finals

In a close game between West Tisbury and Oak Bluffs last month, the West Tisbury middle school boys basketball team won 45-38 to take the all-Island middle school tournament.  The Hawks and Blazers faced off...

Bowlers medal at Special Olympics tournament

On Saturday, several bowlers from the Vineyard Special Olympics bowling team won medals at the Massachusetts Special Olympics State Tournament in Auburn. To reach the state tournament, bowlers placed at the highest level in...

‘Tremendous’ season for boys basketball

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team lost in the Round of 16 in their bid for a state championship, coming up just short against a tough Medfield High School team 53-61. Medfield...

Boys hockey fall in playoff run

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys hockey team made it to the Round of 16 in their playoff push, but fell short of their ultimate goal. After a lopsided 10 - 0 victory against...

Boys basketball bound for sweet 16

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team is headed to the Round of 16 in the state championship tournament after a win over Lynnfield High School 63 - 47 on Saturday. The Vineyarders...

Boys basketball captain breaks school scoring record

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Senior captain Josh Lake with the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School basketball team broke the all-time school record for points scored in a single game on Wednesday last week, a record that’s been in...

Boys hockey hunting for state title

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Updated, Feb. 27 Hockey players on the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School had some fun early this week ahead of their upcoming bid for the state championship. The team held a scavenger hunt on Monday, with...

Boys basketball qualifies for the League division

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Despite their loss to Nantucket at TD Garden last month, the Vineyard boys basketball team bounced back, being named Cape and Island league champions and qualifying for the League division earlier this month. On Feb....

MVRHS swimming Sectionals and State Championships wrap up the season

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Earlier this month, MVRHS swimmers traveled to Worcester and Boston for the South Sectional Championships and the D2 State Championships after qualifying for the events in late January and early February. 10 swimmers participated in...

For the love of the cast

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I was talking with a friend on Monday, technically a work call, but we spent more time talking about fishing than work. He shared his weekend fishing update, which had me glancing at my...

Banquets, surfcasting, and Taylor Swift

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Super Bowl Weekend. Love or hate it, it’s a national event. To be truthful, I don’t watch football. Until I started writing this column, I didn’t know who the Chiefs were playing on Sunday....

Swim team qualifies for sectional and state tournaments

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A number of swimmers from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School team will be competing in the sectional and state tournament after a successful Last Chance Meet held on Martha’s Vineyard this past Friday.  The...

Boys basketball clinches top spot

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team clinched at least a share of the Cape and Islands league title with a win over Nantucket on Saturday. The boys team came out hot taking...

Ice Fishing, at Least We Hope So

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Last Saturday, it was twenty-one degrees outside when I drove to Coop’s Bait and Tackle Shop to talk with Coop Gilkes about ice fishing. The frosty weather on that Saturday couldn’t have been more...

Vineyard boys swim team wins regional championship

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School swim team had a big win on Saturday, placing first in the 5th Annual Cape and Island League Championship meet. The boys team secured 326 points on Saturday, against...

Mother Nature and the Fate of Fishing

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The other day, I ran into Pat Toomey in Stop & Shop, and he very nicely said, “I’m determined to go fishing at sunset, do you want to go?”Everything in me wanted to say...

Boys swimming continues winning ways

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In back-to-back meet days, the Vineyard swim team traveled off-Island to swim against Saint John Paul at the Sandwich pool on Friday afternoon.  The girls score was close throughout the meet, but they did end...

Vineyarders duel at TD Garden showdown

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The MVRHS boys basketball team didn’t come away with a win from their matchup against Nantucket at TD Garden in Boston on Sunday afternoon. But Coach Mike Joyce said that they had an amazing...

Swimming team stays impressive

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It was an exciting day for the Martha’s Vineyard swim team on Saturday, Jan. 6, as they traveled to Sandwich High School for the 18th annual Cape Cod Classic.  Five teams were in attendance aside...

Chappy: An Island way of life

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Have you ever been to Chappy? Have you driven on the beach, parked by the water, and shared a day with family and friends, grilling, playing games, laughing, and soaking up the sun? Have you...