FMSO takes on Vermont Special Olympic State Games

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KILLINGTON, Vt. – The Vermont Special Olympic State Winter Games were held March 17-19 at Pico Mountain. The Fall Mountain Special Olympic team brought four alpine skiers, four snowboarders, and four snowshoe racers to the games. The team participated in … Continued

Vermont, New Hampshire seeding second guessing unfounded

REGION – Most everyone, including the coaches in Vermont Division II Girls Basketball, had everything figured out Sunday. Then came reality. In the end, most everyone didn’t even know the process. When the expected seedings didn’t pan out, the wrong … Continued

This & That: 9th annual Dari Joy Baseball Contest

Today’s column is introducing the 9th annual Dari Joy Baseball Contest. For the past eight baseball seasons, The Vermont Journal & The Shopper and the Dari Joy in Bellows Falls have teamed up for readers to have an opportunity to … Continued

Springfield Wrestling host home events


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – They say “It takes a village,” and that was no more true than the weekend of March 2 and 3 as over 300 grapplers from around New England descended upon Riverside Middle School’s gymnasium. The Springfield Wrestling … Continued

Vermont Basketball All-Stars in Windsor all day Saturday

WINDSOR, Vt. – One of the most popular fan events each calendar year is the annual Vermont Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Games held in Windsor a week after the Green Mountain State Title contests. Eight all-star teams are put … Continued

Green Mountain the only boys’ winner in postseason

REGION – Green Mountain has had some good boys’ basketball teams over the years; but unfortunately, they really have nothing to show for it. They have seven trips to the Final Four in the close to 50 years since they first … Continued

This & That


What an enjoyable week last week was! Not only was I blessed with back-to-back trips to the Final Four at the Auditorium in Barre, but I was able to sit back and enjoy two splendid efforts that fell short. Don’t … Continued

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