Boys Top Wareham, Head to Semifinals

Hometown crowds cheer Vineyarders on as boys' basketball team beats Wareham to move on to semifinals and boys' hockey team heads to quarterfinals, both in sectional play.

Varsity Playoffs Begin Tuesday

Boys’ basketball plays Norwell at 4:30 p.m. at the regional high school. Later, the puck drops at 6 p.m. for the boys’ hockey team as they play Sandwich.

Winter Sports Tourney-Bound

For the third straight year, all the varsity winter sports teams have qualified for the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association postseason tournament.

Hockey, Basketball, Swimming Stick to the Winning Side

Girls’ hockey remains undefeated in league play, both basketball teams are racking up wins and the high school swim teams are strong in the pool this year.

Winter Sports Teams Heat Up

After a shaky start against Sandwich last week, the boys’ varsity basketball team picked up a decisive 69-41 victory over visiting Dennis-Yarmouth Tuesday evening in their home opener.

Winter Season Shapes up for Basketball, Swim Teams

Boys' basketball hopes to up its game again this year. The girls squad has a new coach. And the swim team is in the pool. High school winter sports season gets under way.

Star Basketball Alum

Kia Minor of Edgartown, a former basketball player at the Oak Bluffs School and the regional high school, was named a member of the 2012-2013 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball All-Conference First Team last week. Kia, a senior at Framingham State University, is captain of the women’s basketball team. She has been chosen twice this year as the MASCAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, and is the eighth Framingham State women’s basketball player to pass 1,000 career points.

Island Produces All-Star Athletes

Several Vineyard winter sport athletes have been named to All-Star teams in their respective conferences.

In boys’ basketball, captains Izak Browne and Jack Roberts earned Eastern Athletic Conference honors for the second year in the row. Girls’ basketball captain Jennie Lindland also repeated as an All-Star, and was joined by senior teammates Katie Stewart (also a captain) and Maggie Riseborough.

Vineyard Falls in Final Seconds of State Semifinal Nail Biter

They were up by two points with under three minutes left in the game, then down by one point with five seconds remaining, but in the end the Vineyarders could not overcome defending champions Danvers on Tuesday in the MIAA Division 3 state semifinal.

Half Day at High School as Basketball Team Heads to TD Garden

There will be no lack of support for the Vineyard boys’ basketball team as they take on defending state champion Danvers in tomorrow’s Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association state semifinals. In fact, the whole school has been given a half day off to watch the home team play at the TD Garden in Boston.