Vineyarders Shine on the Courts, Fields

Expect the fields at the regional high school to be busy this week, with 10 home games being played between now and next Thursday.

Good Luck to Seniors, You Will be Missed

The last teams standing in postseason play, girls’ and boys’ tennis, split their victories in the state tournament this week.

Win or Go Home Season Begins

This week marks the end of the regular sports season; although specific seedings have not yet been announced, several Vineyard teams end the spring with records strong enough to move them into the postseason.

Tennis Aces, Girls’ Lacrosse Wanes, Track Stalls, and Baseball Splits

Daffodils are blooming, Gio’s has opened for the season, spring is officially here. And high school sports remain in full swing.

Win Sends Girls&#8217 Tennis to Round Two

The girls’ high school tennis team advanced to the second round of the MIAA tournament after a tough 3-2 win over Cohasset on Monday afternoon. They will play number 2 seed Norwell in an away match on Wednesday.

Annie Burton took on Hannah Rawson at first singles, winning the first set 6-4 and the second set in a 7-6 tiebreaker. Second singles player Dylan Brockmeyer won her match as well, 6-2, 6-4.

Alyssa Adler, playing at third singles, remains undefeated on the season, as she fought back from a second-set deficit to beat her opponent 6-3, 6-4.

Boys’ Basketball Posts Off-Season Win

Attention fans of the Martha’s Vineyard boys’ varsity basketball team: Watching the team’s state tournament run can cause hypertension, hoarseness of voice and excessive nail-biting; please consult your cardiologist before attending another Vineyarders game.

Boys’ Basketball Come-From-Behind Victory Sets Stage for State Sectionals Tournament

If coach Michael Joyce’s varsity boys’ basketball team hopes to make any noise in the state tournament in the coming weeks it will likely come down to which team shows up: The one that went into halftime against Norton on Wednesday with their tails between their legs down 38-19, or the second half team whose stifling press and relentless intensity on offense earned them a thrilling 70-61 victory in their last game of the regular season.

It must have been some half-time speech.

Double Overtime Heartbreaker Ends Hoops Team’s Dream Run

As the weary Vineyard boys basketball team boarded a ferry that had waited half an hour to carry them home on Tuesday night, they looked up to see that the raucous cheering did not end at the doors of the Sandwich gymnasium where they had just suffered an 88-85 point loss to Cardinal Spellman.

Tennis Teams Rocking, Softball Squad Rolling, Lacrosse Rebuilding

Though the weather has been slow to warm, spring sports are heating up at the regional high school. The boys’ lacrosse team took a 16-3 loss to Weston, last year’s number eight MIAA seed, in their first home game of the season. Playing tough nonleague opponents, however, is a crucial part of the lacrosse program, said head coach Chris Greene.

Vineyarders Post Wins on Every Surface

Stormy, soggy weather forced the cancellation of several of this week’s games, but the Vineyarders made the most of their limited time on the fields and courts. Most teams have next week off for spring break, although baseball will take to the road for three games and boys’ lacrosse plays Monday and Wednesday at home.