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And then there was one – area football team left playing that is. Three area football teams; three strong seasons. Springfield was eliminated first, but I was so impressed with the big step they took this fall. Although things flattened … Continued

Okemo’s annual Ski & Snowboard Swap returns

LUDLOW, Vt. – The annual Okemo Ski and Snowboard Swap to benefit Okemo Mountain School is scheduled Nov. 22-24 in a new location at the Jackson Gore Roundhouse. The swap is the place to gear up for the winter with … Continued

Springfield Elks Lodge 1560 annual Soccer Shoot results

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – This year’s annual Springfield Elks Soccer Shoots in Springfield and Chester were a big success! Two participants won at the Vermont Elks State Soccer Shoot and competed at the Area 1 Soccer Shoot in Rhode Island. Area … Continued

New Hampshire Special Olympics state bowling games


LANGDON, N.H. – The Fall Mountain Special Olympic team participated in the New Hampshire State Bowling Games Saturday, Nov. 2 at Yankee Lanes in Keene, N.H. The team brought 14 athletes to partake in the competition. It was a day … Continued

Rice shuts down Terriers’ five-peat attempt


BURLINGTON, Vt. – What would Championship Saturday be like in Vermont field hockey without a sighting of the Bellows Falls Terriers? Bethany Coursen’s purple-and-white charges have appeared in a title contest five years in a row and in six of … Continued

Green Mountain captures first boys’ soccer title

Green Mountain

WHITE RIVER JCT., Vt. – Green Mountain’s James Anderson netted a penalty kick opportunity with 7:35 remaining in the first overtime of golden goal play following a handball call against a Mill River defender on what appeared to be an … Continued

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Green Mountain

Green Mountain boys’ soccer wins first title Congratulations and then some to the Green Mountain boys’ soccer team for capturing the first soccer state title in the school’s history. I like to look at this achievement as a lifetime achievement … Continued

Stingrays open for winter swim season


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Edgar May Health and Recreation Center invites children ages 6-18 to participate in its community swim team, the Connecticut River Valley Stingrays. The Stingrays coaching staff offers intensive swim training in all four competitive strokes: freestyle, … Continued

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Cross country One week ago, I wrote about the slim chances for post-season success in our reporting area. I did let you know at that time that the Bellows Falls girls’ cross country team was the best bet to capture … Continued

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