High School Names New Football Coach

Stephen McCarthy, an alumnus and former assistant coach at the regional high school, will replace longtime coach Don Herman, who retired this year.

Vineyard Brings Home the Cup

Self-discipline and calm under pressure paid off Saturday when the Vineyarders emerged victorious over Nantucket in the storied Island Cup rivalry.

Big Game, Last Game; Do it for the Hermanator

On Saturday, the Vineyarders will take on the Nantucket Whalers for the 37th time in this storied rivalry for the Island Cup.

Farewell—and Thanks—to a Coach

Don Herman brought Friday Night Lights to the Vineyard. Not the book or television series, or the cliche of how much a team means to a community.

McCarthy to Pass Along His Football Skills to Switzerland

High school football alum Michael McCarthy recently signed a professional contract with the Geneva Seahawks.

The Island Cup Stays Here; Vineyard Defeats Nantucket in Rivalry Game

The rivalry game between the Vineyard and Nantucket football teams ended in victory for the Vineyarders, who defeated the Whalers 21-7 in a rough, penalty-filled game. Junior running back Jacob Cardoza scored two touchdowns.

Sister Islands Go Toe to Toe for Gridiron Gold

Call it Clean Slate Saturday. Anyone who has seen the Vineyard football team face off against rival Nantucket will say the same thing. Win-loss records don’t matter. It’s the Island Cup. The teams face off at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the regional high school.

Soft Hands, Strong Arm Equal Big Payoff

Junior Jacob Cardoza and senior Mike Mussell make a formidable combination on the high school varsity football team, Mussell's strong arm matched with Cardoza's athleticism and speed. This year Cardoza broke the school's single season record for receiving yards.

Hard Loss for Soccer; Football on Roll

High school sports for the fall season are wrapping up. The football team is intent on going out with a bang as they defeated Bellingham on Friday. But it was a somber occasion for the boys’ soccer team, which ended its season with a loss in a hard-fought contest.

Football Team on a Roll as Island Cup Nears

Junior Ben Clark notched two touchdowns and rushed for 141 yards to lead the Vineyard football team’s offensive effort Friday night as they defeated visiting Bellingham 28-0. The team now holds a 5-5 record as they head into the final game of the season, the annual Island Cup clash against Nantucket.