Cross Country v. Somerset

Triumph Fit for a King
Ivy Ashe
The Vineyarders took home their third win in four weeks last Friday night against visiting Medford, rolling over their opponents 21-0 in last week’s homecoming game and the final home match of the season.
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Hell Week Burns Off the Summer Sloth
Ivy Ashe
The girls of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School soccer team were on their practice field, arranged in a circle and doing leg lifts while holding a soccer ball between their feet. Beyond the trees at the far end of the field, the sun crept into the sky, casting a warm orange light on the team. With what seemed like a collective exhale, the team finished the warm-up exercise and prepared for the next one.
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Cross-Country Continues Big Strides
Ivy Ashe
Both cross-country teams and boys’ soccer continued their dominance of the Eastern Athletic Conference this week with wins over Coyle-Cassidy and Somerset (cross-country) and CC and Bishop Stang (soccer). The Island rivalry starts up this weekend with a visit from Nantucket. The Whalers will play both soccer teams and field hockey on Saturday.
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Fall Sports Season Revs Its Engine
Ivy Ashe
Classes started only yesterday at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, but the sports teams are well into the fall season, with a full week of play already under their belts.
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Great Coaching Doesn’t End at Buzzer
Ivy Ashe
Lisa Knight played only one year of field hockey in high school. For those familiar with the field hockey program at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, the statement might seem so ludicrous as to require a punch line afterwards — surely, you can’t be serious.
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Vineyard High School Wins Student Journalism Awards

The student newspaper of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, the High School View, has for the sixth consecutive year earned a highest achievement award in scholastic editing and publishing from the New England Scholastic Press Association. The award was one of nine accolades that coeditor in chief and senior Kira Shipway accepted on behalf of the student staff at the annual conference held May 6 at Boston University.

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Win or Go Home Season Begins
Ivy Ashe
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.
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Staying Alive in Post Season Play
Ivy Ashe
Both tennis teams have advanced to state tournament play and will be on the home court over the weekend. Come out to support the boys as they take on Canton at 3 p.m. today, and the girls on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. when they play the winner of the first-round Cohasset/Cape Cod Academy match.
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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.

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