Boys' Hockey Falls 4-1 in Rivalry Game

In a much-anticipated league rivalry game, the Vineyard boys' hockey team fell 4-1 to visiting Eastern Athletic Conference opponent Coyle and Cassidy Wednesday evening.

The Vineyard moves to 3-1 in the league and 8-3-1 overall. Coyle is now undefeated in the EAC.

Swimmers Wrap Up Dual Meet Season

The Vineyard swim teams took on Nantucket in their final dual meet of the season this Saturday. Though both teams fell to the Whalers, head coach Jonathan Chatinover reported that a number of athletes recorded personal best times.

Vineyard Boys Bested by Framingham Hockey, 6-2

The Vineyard boys’ hockey team fell 6-2 to visiting Framingham, a Division One team, on Saturday night.

This is the second time the team has hosted a D1 team this season. The Vineyarders were up to the challenge, outshooting the Flyers in the first period, but Framingham’s physical play  and experience ultimately proved the deciding factors.

Boys' Basketball Closes Out Home Weekend of Wins

Senior forward Deshawn James scored 27 points and picked up seven rebounds during Saturday’s 73-40 takedown of league opponent Bishop Stang. The home win was the Vineyard’s second in two days.

The Spartans hung in with the Vineyard in the first quarter, but could not keep up with the offense for the remainder of the game. 

"When we pass the ball offensively, we're a good team," head coach Michael Joyce said, noting that the team's energy has improved throughout the weekend. 

Girls' Hockey Remains Undefeated in League Play

The Vineyard girls hosted league opponent Bourne on Saturday afternoon, earning a 4-1 win but slowing down the attack as the game progressed.

“We played a great first period, then we stopped playing,” head coach John Fiorito said. “We’re a better team than that…it’s about playing well.”

Junior forward Aubrey Ashmun put the first Vineyard goal in the net ten seconds into the game on an assist from fellow junior Sydney Davies. Ashmun scored again in the third period on a breakway, and later picked up an assist.

Boys' Basketball Rebounds Against Somerset, 74-51

Working on just one day of practice, the Vineyarders surged against the visiting Somerset Raiders on Friday afternoon for a 74-51 win.

The victory was a much-needed boost to the team, who were coming off a tough home loss to league rival Bishop Feehan. 

"We watched film from the [Bishop Feehan] game," head coach Mike Joyce said after Friday'sgame. "It let them see that this kind of effort loses games. That kind of effort against a good team like Feehan loses games by a lot."

Boys Basketball Falls 73-52 to Bishop Feehan

The Vineyard boys’ basketball team suffered their worst defeat of the season Monday afternoon, falling 73-52 to Eastern Athletic Conference rival Bishop Feehan. 

The team has not lost at home since last January. They move to a 6-2 season record. 

Bishop Feehan moves to a 10-1 season record. Their only loss of the season came earlier this month, to the Vineyard, and the Shamrocks arrived on-Island ready to avenge that defeat. 

“They played hungry,” head coach Mike Joyce said after the game. “We were outhustled, outrebounded.”