CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Mamadi Diakite scored 19 points and No. 7 Virginia withstood a 3-point shooting display by Anthony Lamb and beat Vermont 61-55 on Tuesday night.
CASTLETON — A 65-point first half sent media inquiring about the most points scored in a first half at Glenbrook Gym.
Four Burr and Burton players from an offense that routinely piled up 40 or more points a week were named to the Vermont Interscholastic Football League all-league first team, led by quarterback Joey McCoy.
Many have said that when the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, the annual all-star football game between Vermont and New Hampshire, is over on the first Saturday of August, they regard that as the end of summer and the beginning of the fall sports season.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — For the second time in as many weeks, Castleton University women’s basketball freshman Elise Magro has been named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week.
The Twin State Field Hockey Game that features the top recent high school graduates from Vermont against their counterparts from New Hampshire shifts back to Vermont for 2020 with the site to be determined. Vermont defeated New Hampshire 3-0 in this year’s game played at St. Anselm College.
NEW YORK — Anthony Lamb drilled a jumper between two defenders with two seconds left to lift Vermont to a 70-68 win over St. John’s in a battle of previously unbeaten teams in a campus site first-round game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament Saturday afternoon.
CASTLETON — Saturday’s North-South All-Star Football Game was an extension of last weekend when Poultney, Brattleboro and Burr and Burton Academy gave the South all three state football championships. This time the all-stars from the southern part of the state walloped the North 47-9 behind …
FARMINGTON, Maine – The Castleton University women’s basketball team continued its hot start to the season Saturday, defeating Thomas College by a final score of 59-43 at the UMF Tip-Off Tournament.
The time is here. The ball goes in the air at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Castleton University’s Dave Wolk Stadium with helmets from all 31 of the state’s varsity football programs on display. It’s the North-South Senior All-Star Game, the final game of the season on the state’s high school footb…
There is so much on the line Saturday in Northfield when the WPI Engineers come to town for the NEWMAC football game against Norwich University.
PLYMOUTH, N.H. — The road continued to agree with Castleton women’s hockey and, on Friday, Courtney Gauthier in particular.
Regional pride was practically bursting through those helmets on Thursday as the South team went through its practice on a snow-covered Alumni Field at Rutland High School.
MILTON, Mass. — The Curry Colonels spoiled Castleton’s season opener in men’s basketball Thursday night, breaking away from a 32-all halftime tie to earn a 79-65 victory.
BRANDON — The University of Vermont women’s soccer team will have a Rutland County flavor in 2020 with Otter Valley’s Olivia White joining Cuttingsville’s Ella Bankert as a member of the Catamounts.
It was single-digit temperatures in Vermont on Wednesday morning but David Bennett wasn’t going to be feeling that in the coming days. He was sitting in an airport waiting to catch a plane to Dallas to compete in a club pros’ tournament at Trinity Forest, home of the AT&T Byron Nelson Ch…
It was a memorable Saturday for Manchester’s McCoy family.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — After posting big numbers in her first career game for the Castleton University women’s basketball team, Elise Magro has been named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending Nov. 10.
Castleton University freshman running back Devin Wollner was named the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference’s Rookie of the Week on Monday for his performance in the Spartans’ 38-20 victory over Dean College on Saturday.
The bucolic landscape out in western Vermont that boasts towns like Pawlet, Dorset and Rupert is a paradise for photographers and foliage seekers. It is a postcard come to life in any season.
VERMONT GIRLS SOCCER ALL-STATE TEAM
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CASTLETON — Castleton women’s basketball fans who came to Glenbrook Gym for the season opener received a pretty nice package from their Spartans. There was the 60-52 victory over Norwich, a scintillating debut from the freshman point guard, some impressive 3-point shooting under pressure fro…
FRANKLIN, Mass. — Ethan Palzetti rushed for 94 yards and three touchdowns to help lead Castleton University to a 38-20 victory over Dean College in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference game on Saturday.
Injured Levi Allen was a spectator when Poultney lost to Woodstock in the 2018 football finals. On Saturday the junior tailback was right at the heart of it all, recovering two fumbles and rushing for a touchdown in a 17-8 victory over BFA-Fairfax/Lamoille in the Division III championships a…
It’s been 46 years, packed with frustration, heartbreak and failure for Brattleboro football. But on a cold, sun-splashed Saturday on the frozen turf of Alumni Field before an adoring crowd, those years were left to history as the Brattleboro Colonels capped a perfect, 11-0 season with a res…
The Castleton University football team broke through for its first win last week with a big day from quarterback Jacob McCarthy. He threw for 264 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions.
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The on-track action has ended, but the 2019 stock car racing season still has one more event remaining: The Banquet of Champions. Devil’s Bowl Speedway and the King of Dirt Racing Series will come together to celebrate their respective champions, top drivers, and special award winners on Sat…
A dusty Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven. Crowded gymnasiums around Rutland County. Flaitz Field at Rutland High School where Howard Cameron’s voice would spill over the air waves: “The Raiders will be receiving to the Seabury side of the Field,” a reference to the north end zone near Sea…
DANBURY, Conn. — Myah Croze’s 17th and 18th goals of the season lifted Western Connecticut State over Castleton 3-1 in a Little East soccer semifinal played in a persistent rainy/snowy mix Thursday night.
CASTLETON — It’s no secret that Castleton had a disappointing season a year ago. After finishing with an overall record of 3-22, and an 0-16 Little East Conference record the team is ready to put that chapter behind them and move forward.
Noah Brock’s 49-yard run set up the only touchdown in BFA-Fairfax/Lamoille’s 6-0 victory at Poultney early this season.
There’s that blast of cold air that lets you know — the high school basketball season is closing in. The first formal practices are Dec. 2 and the date teams can play their openers is Dec. 13.
The football state championships will delight a huge crowd at Rutland’s Alumni Field this Saturday but peoples’ thoughts are already well into the high school basketball season.
CASTLETON — Multiple choice: Rutland County is known for: A) Marble; B) Great mountains with a vibrant apres ski scene; (C) Producing players for the Castleton University women’s basketball team; (D) All of the above.
KEENE, N.H. — Castleton scored the match’s last two goals, with Tatum Shappy getting the game-winner, in a 4-2 victory over No. 3 Keene in the Little East soccer quarterfinals Tuesday.
Somehow during a conversation on Saturday with former Windsor athletic director Bob Hingston and Randy Holhut, of the newspaper The Commons, the name of late Boston Globe sports editor Ernie Roberts surfaced.
BURLINGTON — 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 the past seven seasons. The Bellows Falls Union High S…
BURLINGTON — In a sense it was fitting that the Division II field hockey championship game came down to one goal scored by Mount Abraham’s Madison Gile with 11:19 remaining in regulation Saturday on the windswept turf of Moulton-Winder Field.
FAIRFAX — Jaxon Shaarschmidt ran for a 65-yard touchdown on BFA-Fairfax’s first play from scrimmage and the second-seeded Bullets beat Otter Valley 20-6 in the Division III semifinals Saturday.
BURLINGTON — With a dominant performance not only in the regular season but in the most important game of the year, the Windsor Yellow Jackets field hockey team returned home to a huge victory parade with the Division III championship trophy after a 3-0 win over Stowe on Saturday at the Univ…
WESTMINSTER — The Proctor girls soccer team dominated from start to finish in winning Saturday’s 6-0 Division IV state championship game over Rivendell, but it wasn’t until Maddie Flanders’ third goal of the day gave the Phantoms a 3-0 early in the second half that they felt safe.
POULTNEY — Poultney tailback Levi Allen promised to buy chicken wings for the Blue Devils defensive line if they got a safety in a playoff game against Woodstock last week.
Last week, Norwich beat up on winless Maine Maritime, 51-10. This week, the Cadets play another winless team but Catholic University might be closer to dangerous than hapless.
BRATTLEBORO — Fair Haven looked a gift horse in the mouth and Brattleboro finished off the Slaters in the second half of a 41-6 decision Friday that launched the undefeated Colonels into next week’s state title game.
MIDDLEBURY — It didn’t take the Burr and Burton Academy football program much time to make itself at home in Division I. Bumped up to D-I this season after capturing the Division II state championship last season, the Bulldogs put themselves in the state championship game next weekend with a…
Vermont is a cozy little state where it is pretty common to bump into a familiar opponent when you get to the state championship game.
Times and locations for Saturday’s state finals in boys and girls soccer and field hockey.
One of Greg Balch's postgame "keep-your-eye-on-the-prize" pep talks was certainly in order the last time his Windsor Yellow Jackets left Poultney.