Don Herman Returns as Football Coach
Landry Harlan
The respected and decorated former Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football coach of 28 years, is coming back. High athletic director Mark McCarthy confirmed Thursday that Mr. Herman has been hired to coach the Vineyarders this fall.
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Stage Set for Possible Comeback of Former Football Coach
Steve Myrick
High school football coach Ryan Kent has stepped down, paving the way for the possible return of former coach Don Herman.
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Famed Nantucket Football Coach Vito Capizzo Dies at 78
Sara Brown

Legendary Nantucket football coach Vito Capizzo, who led the Whalers in decades of Island Cup rivalry games against the Vineyard, died May 17. He was 78.

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Shortened Football Season Ends With a Win
Steve Myrick
An inspired Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team ended its season with a victory last Friday night, taking a bit of the sting out of a season cut short.
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Roster Depleted, Vineyard Football Cancels Island Cup
Steve Myrick

Faced with injuries and disciplinary dismissals, the regional high school decided Thursday to forfeit the end of the varsity football season, including the Island Cup.

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Vineyarders Drive Hard, But Can't Overcome Carver
Steve Myrick

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team opened the season Friday night with a 27-14 home loss to Carver High School.

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Football Coach Looks to Fresh Perspective of Winning and Learning
Steve Myrick
The high school football team opens the season Friday evening at home against Carver. Ryan Kent, first-year coach, is looking forward to it.
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Mike McCarthy Signs Arena Football Contract

Former Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School quarterback Mike McCarthy has signed a contract with the New Hampshire Brigade.

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Lucas DeBettencourt Signs College Football Letter of Intent

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School senior Lucas DeBettencourt has signed a letter of intent to play football next year at Bentley University.

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Coach Bob Tankard Resigns After Decade on the Sidelines
Mike Kolleth
Robert Tankard is calling it quits af­ter eight years as head coach of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team.
 
News of his resignation, following a 27-14 loss to Nantucket Saturday, came as a shock to his players, football fans and the high school athletic de­partment.
 
“I’ve been thinking about it for quite awhile. My wife knew about it and so did my coaches,” Mr. Tankard told the Gazette Sunday. “It has noth­ing to do with our record this season or the game Saturday.
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