Football Debut Is Eagerly Awaited
Vineyard Gazette
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.
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New Season, New Coach, Same Grit
Steve Myrick
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.
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Vineyard Football Standout Randall Jette Signs with Packers
Sara Brown

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.

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The Jette Stream Is Still Flying High
Steve Myrick
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.
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High School Names New Football Coach
Sara Brown

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

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Vineyard Brings Home the Cup
Alex Elvin

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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Big Game, Last Game; Do it for the Hermanator
Steve Myrick
On Saturday, the Vineyarders will take on the Nantucket Whalers for the 37th time in this storied rivalry for the Island Cup.
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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.

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Final Home Game Is a Winner in Every Way for Coach Don Herman
Alex Elvin

On Friday night, Donald Herman stood cooly on the sidelines along with his players preparing for his final game after 28 years as head football coach on the Vineyard.

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Vineyard Football Coach Receives Hall of Fame Honors
Ivy Ashe

Varsity football head coach Donald Herman will lead his final season this fall, but before that he has an award to pick up.

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