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football

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

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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

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cross country

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

This & That: Fall 2019 playoff picture

playoffs

Playoff time is always an exciting time of year for high school athletes. When any regular season begins, most teams figure they will be pretty good this time around. By the time the post season swings into gear, game action … Continued

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soccer

Area girls’ soccer A couple of girls’ area soccer teams are highly ranked, as everyone gets ready for post-season play, which begins next week. The Leland & Gray girls have completed their regular season 12-2 in Division III and await … Continued

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marathon

What does the number 1,238 mean? I will pass along the number’s significance later. But first, we will turn to the number 1:23:21. A very impressive number. The latter number is the winning finishing time of last Saturday’s Front Porch … Continued

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football

There are 52 Fridays in 2019. The one about to arrive will see the biggest area athletic crowd of the year gather at Brown Field in Springfield to witness what many people hope is the best and most competitive Bellows … Continued

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football

Chieftain boys take center stage This fall in the town of Chester the shoe is on the other foot. When it comes to soccer success, the girls’ team has received most of the applauding in recent seasons. If things continue … Continued

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football

Area football collective winning record The overall play of football is up in the area this fall. After three weeks of action, our teams have a 5-2 record. It has been some time since a lofty tally such as that … Continued

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From my vantage point, it was time for another new beginning. Whether you are one who believes that fall begins Sept. 23, Labor Day, or on the day your local high school plays its first fall season athletic event, it … Continued

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