Vineyard Takes Back Island Cup, Beating Nantucket 14-13 in Thriller
For the first time in six years, the Island Cup is staying on the Vineyard. In a battle of wills, the Vineyarders outlasted Nantucket 14-13, holding their rivals scoreless in the second half.
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Island Cup Awaits as Vineyard Sports Teams Host Nantucket
The ultimate inter-Island rivalry is rekindled this week, as the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School prepares to host Nantucket in a slate of fall sports contests culminating Saturday in a battle for the coveted Island Cup.
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Whalers Top Vineyarders to Retain Possession of the Island Cup
On a windy Halloween day on Nantucket, the Whalers cruised to a 27-7 victory against the Vineyarders in the historic Island Cup rivalry.
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Island Cup Fever Is Contagious for Generations
The Island Cup game has been rescheduled to Sunday at 2 p.m. on Nantucket. The fan boat leaves the Vineyard on Oct. 31 at 7 a.m. Field hockey and boys and girls soccer also play at Nantucket that day.
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Island Cup Is Canceled After Covid Exposure
The Island Cup football game between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket has been canceled due to exposure to Covid-19.
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Whalers Defend the Cup in 47-20 Triumph
Aaron Wilson
In the 40th Island Cup matchup, a tough Nantucket team proved too much for the Vineyarders. The Whalers wasted no time in jumping out to a 28-0 lead.
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Momentum and Home Field Advantage Fuel Island Cup Fever
Aaron Wilson
This year’s Island Cup features a young crop of vigorous Vineyarders eager to recapture the cup versus a Nantucket team riding high off back-to-back lopsided wins.
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Bragging Rights Go to Nantucket After Winning Big in Island Cup
Landry Harlan and Bill Eville
The Vineyard team narrowly avoided a shutout in the closing minutes of the Island Cup. Final score: Nantucket 48, Vineyard 7.
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At Halftime, Nantucket Is Way Ahead in Island Cup Game
Landry Harlan and Bill Eville
Nantucket struck early and often as it leads the Vineyard 29-0 at halftime.
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Stage Is Set for Island Cup as Tradition Resumes
Landry Harlan and Bill Eville
The start of the Island Cup is just minutes away as the Vineyard and Nanucket face off for football bragging rights. Kickoff is at 1:30 p.m under very sunny skies.
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