Boys’ Tennis Team Is Standout, Headed to State Tournament

With its strong history of winning records and qualifying for the state tournament nearly every year, the boys’ tennis team is a perenniel standout.

And this year the team under longtime coach Ned Fennessey is having perhaps its strongest season ever, winning the league title in their first year in the Eastern Athletic Conference with a remarkable record of 12-2 overall and a perfect 7-0 in their league.

Lacrosse, Tennis in Tournament Play

Both the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams defeated their inter-Island rivals from Nantucket this week, as the girls rolled over the Whalers by a final of 18-5 and the boys won by a comfortable margin of 10-5. In recent years the teams have engaged in epic battles on both sides of the Sound, as both schools have featured strong lacrosse programs.

Lacrosse Teams Roll Into Next Round

It was hard to say what was more threatening Tuesday, the gray and imposing skies hanging over the athletic field at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, or the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams, who both rolled over their opponents in back-to-back games during the first round of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic tournament.

Post-Season Power: Tennis, Lacrosse Wins

Before a cheering crowd of parents, students and fans, the boys’ tennis team powered through the first two rounds of the state tournament at home this weekend with a pair of no-nonsense wins against Cohasset on Friday and Ashland yesterday.

The team is having one of its best seasons ever under head coach Ned Fennessey.

Boys’ Tennis Sliced Out of Tournament; Girls’ Lacrosse Team Is Overpowered

They are the big cheese of boys’ high school tennis in these parts, a dynamo of a team that has won 59 straight regular season matches and are the defending Division 3 South champions. Cape Cod Academy is the big bully of boys’ tennis on the Cape and Islands, a vastly superior program that can beat most teams with one hand behind their back.

Cross-Country Team Posts Strong Season

With the team competing in just three home meets and eleven regular-season meets overall, the accomplishments of the Vineyard cross-country squads can get a bit, well, lost in the woods.

Sports Teams Freeze Competition, Hoops and Hockey Post Big Wins

Hockey alumni games take place today at 5:30 p.m. (girls) and 6:45 p.m. (boys) at the arena. The high school gym hosts the basketball alumni games at 6 p.m. (girls) and 7:30 p.m. (boys).

Hockey alumni games take place today at 5:30 p.m. (girls) and 6:45 p.m. (boys) at the arena. The high school gym hosts the basketball alumni games at 6 p.m. (girls) and 7:30 p.m. (boys).

Girls’ Basketball

The girls move to a 3-1 record after taking down Sandwich 67-59 at home on Saturday and defeating Nauset 70-43 on Tuesday.

As Winter Spots Season Begins, Students Hit Court, Ice and Pool

After a brief November lull in high school athletics, basketball, hockey and swimming move to center stage on the sports scene this week. Season passes for basketball and hockey games are available through the high school athletic department for $55 for adults and $35 for seniors. Passes are good for both boys’ and girls’ games.

After a brief November lull in high school athletics, basketball, hockey and swimming move to center stage on the sports scene this week. Season passes for basketball and hockey games are available through the high school athletic department for $55 for adults and $35 for seniors. Passes are good for both boys’ and girls’ games.

Boys’ Basketball

Vineyard All-Stars

Vineyard All-Stars

Vineyard fall athletes made an impressive showing in the Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star selections, announced earlier this week.

Cross country: Jeremy Alley-Tarter, Cooper Chapman, Kyle Joba-Woodruff, Hannah Moore, Michael Schroeder.

Field hockey: Maggie Johnson, Meghan McHugh.

Golf: Mike deBettencourt, Chris Morris.

Football: Delmont Araujo, Tyler Araujo, Michael Montanile, Conor Smith.

Boys’ soccer: Rodrigo Honorato, John Marcal, John Oliveira, Jack Roberts.

Cross-Country Continues Big Strides

Both cross-country teams and boys’ soccer continued their dominance of the Eastern Athletic Conference this week with wins over Coyle-Cassidy and Somerset (cross-country) and CC and Bishop Stang (soccer). The Island rivalry starts up this weekend with a visit from Nantucket. The Whalers will play both soccer teams and field hockey on Saturday.

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