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CLAREMONT — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced on Friday that high school teams may begin holding intra-squad scrimmages on Monday, Jan 18, as the state rolls into Phase 2.

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Norwich University athletic equipment manager Scott Mullen’s day starts early. He gets in the car at his home in Claremont in time to arrive at Norwich University at 6 a.m. The drive takes over an hour.

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SUNAPEE — That wonderful sound of squeaking sneakers echoed across an empty Sherburne gymnasium floor on Monday as local basketball returned with Sunapee hosting Mt. Royal in a boys match-up. With no fans, masked players and social distance rules in place, the game started with the visitors …

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There is adventure in Meghan Farrell’s bones. That’s what compelled the former Green Mountain Union High School three-sport standout to buy a dilapidated old van after college and strike out for the West.

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WINDSOR, Vt. — Things will be very different this season in Windsor as Yellow Jackets girls head coach Bruce Mackay won’t be on the bench, making the difficult choice to step aside.

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Once the Vermont Principals’ Association gave the green light to begin winter sports, the Bellows Falls Terriers jumped in and started on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. Practices continue as the boys prepare for their season opener at home scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 12, against Sharon Academy. Wi…

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Vermont is not known for producing college baseball players. Yet, the state does better than you might think.

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Stratton Mountain T2 Elite athlete Jessie Diggins moved one step close an overall victory by prevailing in Tuesday’s fourth stage of the 2021 Tour de Ski in Tolbach, Italy.

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His last years at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, coach Tom Lovett’s football Knights rang up a spectacular record of 31-6.

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Curt Dressel, the late and beloved coach, touched a lot of lives in Springfield. That was evident by the long lines of people lining the streets for his funeral procession.

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VAL MÜSTAIR, Switzerland — Stratton Mountain School product Jessie Diggins finished ninth in the FIS Tour de Ski last year and she started this year’s tour in grand style.

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Springfield High School’s Chris Moulton ran to the New England championship down in Smithfield, Rhode Island in 1983. Beating a field of the top high school runners in New England was no easy feat to accomplish, but running out of his father’s shadow was just as difficult.

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A doozy of a snowstorm last week led to a unique early-season ski and ride landscape resembling mid-winter.

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The final two weeks of any calendar year finds many of us spending some time dreaming. When you are younger, the majority of that dreaming comes prior to Dec. 25 and we often dare to dream regardless if we have been naughty or nice. The older you get, chances are, those visions switch to the…

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The view is spectacular from the Skyway Ledges trail after mother nature added a huge pile of powder to the mountain. “It’s been amazing to have two back-to-back bluebird days following a 30-inch dump of snow,” said Mt. Sunapee’s Bonnie MacPherson. Reservations are required but according to …

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During a presentation monitored by Springfield High School Athletic Director Rich Saypack on Monday, Bill Murphy advanced his opinion that Springfield High might just have as large of a coaching tree as any school in the state.

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Gary Blodgett thought about trying to crack the wrestling roster of Tech High in Springfield, Massachusetts. That, though, would be one tough nut to crack.

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A total of 294 days have passed since the last time a local Vermont basketball game took place on Feb. 29. And there is still no word when practices, let alone games, can and will begin.

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Tis the season of giving so I thought I’d ask Santa if he had a Connecticut Valley League (CVL) gift in his bag of goodies this year. We’ve all been good, we mask up, we get our temperatures taken, crowd sizes were limited and we were even nice to the referees and officials, well most of the…

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There are some things that jump out at you about the one-year Southern Vermont League basketball schedule that has been constructed to make the best of this COVID season.

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It’s time to recognize some of our local student athletes. There is no way to recognize every deserving athlete for the remarkable 2020 fall season but this is what we came up with for senior accolades.

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