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Most everyone who reads this column is probably following the Celtics in their bid to make some noise this spring in the NBA Play-offs. They are a good example of a team that has met expectations. Every team in every … Continued

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This and That is all around this week. It is even dominating the weather. We have had a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Maybe, possibly in higher elevations they have even had a little bit … Continued

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Periodically, this space mentions the long ago days of an era, when high school sports were played at high schools which no longer exist. Charlestown High School is front and center of this week’s news, as the Forts lost one … Continued

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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

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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

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