Island Cup

Famed Nantucket Football Coach Vito Capizzo Dies at 78

Legendary Nantucket football coach Vito Capizzo, who led the Whalers in decades of Island Cup rivalry games against the Vineyard, died May 17. He was 78.

Shortened Football Season Ends With a Win

An inspired Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team ended its season with a victory last Friday night, taking a bit of the sting out of a season cut short.

Roster Depleted, Vineyard Football Cancels Island Cup

Faced with injuries and disciplinary dismissals, the regional high school decided Thursday to forfeit the end of the varsity football season, including the Island Cup.

Island Cup Goes Back to Nantucket; Whalers Snap Losing Streak

After 12 consecutive Island Cup victories, the Vineyarders gave up the trophy to the Nantucket Whalers. Final score: 42-0.

Island Cup Runneth Over for Football Fans on Vineyard and Nantucket

Anything can happen at the Island Cup. The rivalry game between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket is Saturday on the Vineyard. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

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.

Big Game, Last Game; Do it for the Hermanator

On Saturday, the Vineyarders will take on the Nantucket Whalers for the 37th time in this storied rivalry for the Island Cup.

The Island Cup Stays Here; Vineyard Defeats Nantucket in Rivalry Game

The rivalry game between the Vineyard and Nantucket football teams ended in victory for the Vineyarders, who defeated the Whalers 21-7 in a rough, penalty-filled game. Junior running back Jacob Cardoza scored two touchdowns.

Vineyarders Victorious in Island Cup

The Island Cup rivalry between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket includes blowout wins and hard-fought losses. On Saturday the Vineyarders made history by defeating Nantucket 14-0 on Whaler home turf at the Island Cup.

Vineyard Brings Home Island Cup in 14-0 Shutout

The coveted silver trophy is back on Martha's Vineyard, with the Vineyard football team defeating Nantucket 14-0 in the annual Island Cup Saturday. Sophomore Jacob Cardoza carried the day with two touchdowns.

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