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The more things change, the more they remain the same: An interesting example comes from the Marble Valley League. For the most part, the league has things right, as they allow schools to ask to compete in individual sports at … Continued

THIS + THAT

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Way back in the 1380’s, Geoffrey Chaucer wrote, “All good things must come to an end.” The sporting world has probably put those words into play more than anybody since that day. Inevitably when a sports dynasty comes tumbling down, … Continued

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Last Monday, former Red Sox infielder Lou Merloni said on TV, “today is my favorite day of the year, Opening Day.” In the scheme of things, I guess his remarks didn’t really surprise me, but it did get me thinking. What … Continued

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Once upon a time, back in the 1970’s I believe, the Vermont Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (VSSA) were born. Over the years, they have recognized many athletes throughout the state for their achievements on the field or court or wherever they athletic endeavors are … Continued

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    I have been on a little unplanned vacation for a couple of weeks and so on my return, I thought it would be a good idea to get back to the original intent of this column and give you a little bit of … Continued

This & That – Cheering for Alex Naccarato

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Once upon a time, Springfield’s Riverside Gymnasium was one of the centers of the Vermont Basketball universe. It was spanking new, state tournament games were played there and everyone sang its praise. Now over fifty years later, few people consider the … Continued

THIS +THAT – The Patriots and Springfield, Vt

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      Sports are often a diversion for people, who need to get away from real life. Having been either a coach or a sports reporter (or both) since the age of twelve. In all honesty I began coaching minor league baseball (thank you Eddie Kane) … Continued

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