Nantucket All the Way

Having lost only one game out of six this season, the Nantucket High School football team came to Veterans Memorial Park Saturday and added still another victory to its record by defeating the Regional High School team 26 to 0. Nantucket’s power and experience accounted for everything, although neither of those qualities made any real showing until the final quarter, when the Nantucketers really got all gears meshing.
 
Up until then, the prospective winners were beset by fumbles and penalties, which nipped all but one scoring threat.

Vineyard Loses Nantucket Heartbreaker

 
As Vineyard coach Don Herman arrived at Nantucket’s football field carrying the Island Cup last Saturday, a couple of fans wearing Nantucket sweatshirts jokingly offered to take it from him. Coach Herman smiled politely, clutched the Cup a little tighter, and kept walking.
 
Nantucket’s team was finally able to wrest the Cup from the coach’s grasp, but it took all 40 minutes of the game to do so.

Big Win Sends Vineyard to Super Bowl

 
They completed an 11-0 season. They are league champions. And they have already danced with a trophy over their heads in front of a home crowd. Yet, there is still one element needed before the Vineyard high school football team can call this a perfect season. 
 
A Super Bowl victory.
 
By recapturing the Island Cup on Saturday with a 21-8 win over the Nantucket Whalers, the Vineyard clinched the Mayflower Large league title and an invitation to the Division 5 Super Bowl. On Dec.

Battered Vineyard Team Makes Game Bid for Win

The game with Nantucket on Saturday turned out to be one of the roughest that the Martha’s Vineyard footballers have encountered. Judging by the number of injuries suffered by the Island boys, it was the roughest, with the principal Vineyard players seemingly one by one being removed from the game as the advantage irrevocably turned toward the Nantucketers, who finally defeated their visitors 33 to 20.
 
Coach Kelley’s men performed during the first half of the game with what has become their traditional good form, playing in swift pace and hard fought fashion.

Football Debut Is Eagerly Awaited

The debut of the first Vineyard football team, under the guidance of Coaches John Kelley, Daniel McCar­thy and Stanley Whitman, will take place tomorrow afternoon on the newly laid-out field at the Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven.

New Season, New Coach, Same Grit

Steve McCarthy and his regional high school football team take the field Friday night under the lights, marking the first time in 28 years that someone other than Don Herman will be standing on the sidelines.

Vineyard Football Standout Randall Jette Signs with Packers

Randall Jette, a football standout from Martha’s Vineyard who went on to play for UMass, is headed to the NFL after signing with the Green Bay Packers.

The Jette Stream Is Still Flying High

Randall Jette has progressed from a Martha's Vineyard high school quarterback to a well respected Division 1 defensive player. And now he is a prospect for the National Football League draft.

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.

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