It’s Just a Matter of Hitting the Round Sliotar with a Flat Hurley

Students in Elaine Weintraub’s Irish history class at the regional high school took their studies outside on Monday, trying their hand at one of the oldest sports in the world, the Gaelic game of hurling.

On the Ice and the Hardwood Vineyarder Girls and Boys Excel

The Nan Rheault Invitational tournament takes place this weekend at the MV Arena, spotlighting the girls’ hockey teams. Boys’ hockey and boys’ basketball also have home games.

Vineyard Teams Keep Winning As Regular Season Winds Down

Both varsity hockey teams play on home ice Saturday in a pair of league matchups, with the boys playing their last Eastern Athletic Conference game of the regular season. Be sure to support the girls’ basketball team during one (or all) of their three home games this week. The team plays at 4:30 p.m. today, Tuesday and Thursday.

Promise of Spring for High School Teams

This is the second installment of the high school spring sports preview. A preview of the baseball team will appear in next week’s Gazette, along with game recaps from the first week of the sports season.

Winter Sports Wrap, Teams Start Strong

The boys’ basketball and hockey teams extended their win streaks this week as league play continued for the Vineyarders. Though the girls’ teams split their games, all of the varsity squads hold winning records at the season midpoint.

Boys’ Basketball Clinches Conference

It may not yet qualify as a dynasty, but the boys’ basketball team has clinched their third Eastern Athletic Conference title in as many years. The Vineyarders defeated Bishop Stang 61-47 Wednesday in the last league game of the season, finishing with a 7-1 record in the conference.

Boys’ Hockey, Basketball Teams Clinch Postseason Playoff Berths

At least two Vineyard teams will see postseason action in March, with both the boys’ hockey and basketball teams clinching tournament berths this week.

High School Spring Sports Preview

Spring sports are in full bloom at the regional high school, with the fields, courts and Lagoon Pond abuzz with preseason activity.

Girls’ Tennis