This & That

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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I have loved the sport of baseball for a very long time. The first two pictures I saw of myself from my youth had me in a baseball uniform and a cowboy suit. I do remember the days of being … Continued

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Circle these dates on your calendar: Friday, Dec. 20; Thursday, Jan. 9; and Friday, Feb. 21. These are the dates Bellows Falls and Springfield meet up in basketball next winter. I have concerns about the three dates, but first thing’s … Continued

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field hockey

What do you want to be when you grow up? One young man from Springfield would like to work in baseball. The truth is though he isn’t so young anymore. Matt Wright is about to graduate from college. “Baseball has … Continued

This & That: 500 days

athletes

Now that Black River is counting down the days before its doors close for the final time, my thoughts have drifted to the school in a historical athletic prospective. What were its best teams; who were its best athletes? That … Continued

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baseball

There are championships, and then there are championships! When one is at a loss for words, it is best to turn to someone else. Black River Baseball Coach Jim O’Neil told me, “It definitely was a fairytale ending. You couldn’t … Continued

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state meet

The Bellows Falls Terriers have been the way of life for Vermont Division III Track for some time now. The boys had captured the last six DIII titles and the girls had three. It did make sense that the Terriers … Continued

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  Black River, Green Mountain in playoffs The Black River-Green Mountain rivalry is either on its last legs or it could have already ended. At least the competitive part of it, that is. After years and years of Presidents versus … Continued

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