Cross country

Coach of the Year, Joe Schroeder Leads the Pack in All Seasons

Thirty-one years ago, Joe Schroeder was living in Boston with 10 of his friends who had all moved east after graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Boys Cross Country Team Wins State Championship

Facing competition in the form of familiar and new foes from towns all over Massachusetts, the Vineyard runners torched their way through the 3.1 mile course at the Gardner Municipal Golf Course.

Cross Country Heads to All-State Finals, Boys Win Division Title

For the second year in a row the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School cross country team has produced a banner season. Saturday the boys squad won the division five South Sectional championship.

Peter Burke Wins Vineyard Cross Country Invitational

Over 600 runners and 17 teams participated in the annual Vineyard Invitational, with some schools traveling from as far away as Worcester and Barrington, R.I.

In a First, Vineyard Girls Take Cross Country Division Title

The regional high school girls cross country team are division champions for the first time in the program’s history.

Cross Country Teams Win League Title

The Vineyarders dominating performance was catapulted by a clean sweep of the top five finishers in the girls race and eight runners in the top 10 finishers of the boys race.

Strong Local Showing for Vineyard Invitational Cross Country Meet

The Vineyard Invitational is the largest race of the season on the Island, bringing together 22 teams and over 800 runners from across the Commonwealth and surrounding states.

Cross Country Teams Run Strong, As Soccer Boys Get No Relief

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are continuing a tradition of excellence this season, with the boys sporting a 5-0 record and the girls a 4-0 record. For coach Joe Schroeder’s Vineyard team, this year’s impressive run is just the latest in a recent string of dominance.

Last Thursday, both the boys’ and girls’ teams overwhelmed Bishop Connolly in Fall River, each winning the top five slots. Megan Dreyer took first for the girls and Robbie Osmers led the boys.

Thomas Knowles

Cross Country Teams Build Dynasties

Unlike the world of professional sports, the concept of a dynasty is not often associated with high school athletics. Because students filter through the system every four years, the success of any high school team changes from year to year as players graduate and underclassmen move up take their place.