The Springfield Cosmos beat Windsor 12-6 on Saturday.
WINDSOR — An old-fashioned CVL battle took place in Windsor in a hard-hitting contest that went down to the wire, as the Cosmos scored on Jake Stepler's 46-yard pass to Noah Zierfus with under a minute remaining to give Springfield a 12-6 win on Saturday.
WEST RUTLAND - The Proctor and West Rutland boys soccer teams battled with an intensity normally reserved for Nov. 2.
WEST RUTLAND - This West Rutland-Proctor rivalry is all new to Hope Kelley. She got to experience it for the first time Saturday by playing for Proctor in the Phantoms' 4-2 victory over West Rutland in girls soccer.
BRANDON - Brittany Jackson had two goals and an assist as Otter Valley topped Rutland 3-1 in Southern Vermont League field hockey Saturday.
NORTH CLARENDON -- It wasn't the warmest, fuzziest week of practice at Poultney High School, particularly after last Saturday's 6-0 loss to BFA-Fairfax/Lamoille.
WESTMINSTER — Rutland sophomore Brady Geisler is coming into his own and he served more notice of that by winning the Russ Pickering Invitational on Friday in cross country action at Bellows Falls Union High School.
FAIR HAVEN — After losing 19 players from a team that fell to Fair Haven in the semifinals of the Division II postseason, Bellows Falls coach Bob Lockerby said his team had some things to learn and was a work in progress.
Burlington/South Burlington had as many turnovers as points Friday night.
Home openers are always special but there will be a level of excitement greeting the Norwich University football team on Saturday that hasn’t been seen at Sabine Field in some time. After all, the Cadets won their season opener for the first time since 2012.
LUDLOW — The Black River Presidents broke loose for four second-half goals and beat Mount St. Joseph 4-0 in Southern Vermont League girls soccer for their first victory of the season on Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD — Many years ago, Springfield girls soccer, a program run by Gary Blodgett, enjoyed a long run of successful seasons. And it didn’t hurt that for four of those seasons, Blodgett had an all-American player in Tracey Guilford. However, since the Blodgett era, wins have been hard to…
Slow starts haven't been costly to U-32's football season but this isn't the week to be following that pattern.
Baseball has taken Castleton University graduate Patrick Riley to diamonds in Connecticut, Iowa, Canada and Long Island — an itinerary in coaching that Bryant & Stratton College head baseball coach Bob Godlewski describes as “paying your dues.”
Almost any race car driver will tell you that, nine times out of 10, the thrill of winning a close race on the track is as good as — or maybe even better than — winning a championship over the course of a full season.
Changing the name of the Marble Valley League to the Southern Vermont League because some new teams were added that made the league more far-flung geographically was a dumb idea.
Injuries are an unfortunate part of the game. They are also someone else’s opportunity. The Rutland boys soccer team has been hit with a rash of injuries and three players figuring in the scoring during Wednesday night’s 7-0 victory over Mill River were not even on the game roster.
“We don’t practice for them,” Hartford coach Heather Scudder said of the 7-on-7 sudden death overtime stanza in field hockey.
BRANDON — Scoring two goals was a refreshing change for a score-starved Otter Valley boys soccer team in a 2-0 victory over Springfield on Wednesday.
BRANDON — Hills. They spell heartbreak for some runners. Parker Todd thrives on them.
Boys soccer teams are just a few games into the season and it’s already clear that 2019 could be another year when the rich get richer.
Theresa O'Connor walked the campus of Central Michigan University, where she played NCAA Division I field hockey for the Chippewas from 1992-95.
Middlebury is who we thought they were, so the Tigers open as the front runner in the 2019 Rutland Herald / Barre Times Argus football power rankings.
WEST RUTLAND — Isabell Lanfear had her first varsity goal in West Rutland’s 3-0 victory over Black River in Southern Vermont League girls soccer on Tuesday.
BRANDON — With just one goal in two losses, Burr and Burton coach Barb Micelli juggled her lineup for Tuesday’s Southern Vermont League field hockey game at Otter Valley.
FAIR HAVEN — Fair Haven freshman forward Brittany Love netted the Slaters’ two goals in their 2-0 victory over the Springfield Cosmos on Monday night.
WEST HAVEN — Joey Scarborough seemed to be overdue for a win at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, and he ended his wait with a spectacular drive on Sunday. The Brandon racer stole the lead in the final moments of the 30-lap Pepsi Sportsman Modified feature for his first victory of the season. Also land…
PITTSFORD — Proctor’s Conner McKearin had his second four-goal game of the season, but the Phantoms’ defense shared top billing with the junior midfielder in Monday’s 5-0 victory over Long Trail.
WESTMINSTER — The defending Division I state champion Bellows Falls field hockey team got back on track Monday, trimming Springfield 4-0.
LUDLOW — Maddie McKearin scored twice to lead Proctor over Otter Valley 5-3 Saturday night in the finals of the Black River tournament.
CASTLETON — Nobody wants to be on the wrong side of the scoreboard after the game, but Castleton University’s 23-17 loss to Plymouth State in Saturday’s football opener had a different feel to it than the losses to Plymouth the previous three years.
BRADFORD — Evan Reed and Aubrey Ramey combined on two touchdowns and Fair Haven rolled over Lyndon 36-0 in Division II football Saturday.
POULTNEY — It was quite a day for BFA/Lamoille’s Noah Brock.
BRANDON — Nathaniel Blake’s 80-yard return for a touchdown on the opening kickoff lit the fuse that resulted in an offensive explosion for Otter Valley. The Otters blasted defending champion Woodstock 49-14 in a Division III rout Saturday at Markowski Field.
The only suspense after White River Valley took a 4-0 lead against Mount St. Joseph in Friday’s girls soccer game involved which Howe twin would net the hat trick. It was Sarah, notching her third goal with 20 minutes remaining to cap the scoring in the Wildcats’ 6-0 victory.
LUDLOW — The Otter Valley girls soccer team earned a spot in Saturday night’s championship game of the Black River Invitational by winning its first-round game on Friday night, 1-0 against Green Mountain.
Emma Briggs put two in the back of the net as the Slaters of Fair Haven continued their good form to start the season. The junior forward was one of three Slaters to score in their 5-1 victory over the Middlebury Tigers during their home opener on Friday evening.
New quarterback, same old St. Johnsbury.
You could not have devoured the Clubhouse Grille sandwich across the street at Applebee’s before the Rutland field hockey team had a 3-0 lead on Thursday against Fair Haven. The Raiders built that edge before three minutes had elapsed and used that as a springboard to an 11-0 victory.
Not much is learned from one weekend of football, but this week will provide more clarity when projected heavies start rubbing elbows. Two visitors will return to the sites of 2018 semifinals losses when St. Johnsbury visits Rutland Friday and BFA-Fairfax comes to Poultney on Saturday.
FAIR HAVEN — Boys soccer is back in Fair Haven. In a town where three wins in a season would have been cause for celebration in recent years, the fans saw their Slaters extend their record to 3-0 under the lights of Tom LaPlaca Field on Wednesday night by rolling to a 5-1 win over Springfield.
Levi Allen has had 200-yard rushing games before. But Saturday’s 40-20 victory at Otter Valley on Saturday when he picked up 234 yards on 14 carries with five touchdowns was different. This one stood for something.
WEST RUTLAND — West Rutland remembers those two 1-0 overtime losses to Arlington last year, and all the close losses that came before.
I was not at Thunder Road on Sunday, and I’m damn glad of that.
The Castleton University football team’s seniors would love to send the Plymouth State Panthers back over the mountain with a loss. The Panthers have had their way with Castleton the last three years, beating the Spartans 20-7, 31-7 and 38-0 last season.
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield continued its early-season success with a 4-1 win over Mill River in a Southern Vermont League game Tuesday at sun-filled Gurney Field.
Poultney has a new girls varsity soccer program and with that comes learning some cold, hard facts about the game — it is not always enough to dominate the match. The Blue Devils had a mammoth territorial advantage against Mount St. Joseph on Tuesday and also outshot the Mounties by a consid…
BRATTLEBORO — Fair Haven got its girls soccer season off to an impressive start with a 4-0 Southern Vermont League win over Brattleboro Tuesday.