POULTNEY - A winter storm was unleashing its fury outside, but inside on Capman Court there was plenty of fury, basketball style, in the marquee game on the Saturday local sports slate where Poultney edged West Rutland 52-47.
The Rutland girls basketball team left an inordinate number of points on the floor Saturday, missing plenty of uncontested or barely contested shots underneath the hoop. They still had way more than enough points to beat the Burlington Seahorses, 46-33.
Kyle May had some key stops down the stretch on his way to a 27-save performance and Spaulding snapped a three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over Rutland High School in Division I hockey Saturday at Spartan Arena.
ANDOVER — Cody O’Brien won’t be driving to the annual Devil’s Bowl Speedway awards banquet at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington on Jan. 26. When he gets there, he won’t be ordering drinks at the bar either.
WINDSOR — Adam Newton scored 17 points to lead Brattleboro past Windsor 49-44 in Marble Valley League boys basketball action Friday.
The UMass-Boston men’s hockey team showed why it is ranked seventh in the nation as the Beacons put on a dominating performance Friday night at Spartan Arena.
SPRINGFIELD — Outscoring Springfield 32-7 in the middle two periods, the Fair Haven boys basketball team rolled to a 69-31 win Friday night in a Marble Valley League game at Dressel Gym.
Even with star Jamison Evans on the bench with a banged-up knee, Rutland High School was able to build up a 15-point lead over Mount St. Joseph.
The defending state champion Mount St. Joseph girls basketball team put their championship pedigree to use in Thursday night at Martin McDonough Gymnasium, outscoring Springfield 21-7 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 46-44 victory.
WEST HAVEN — The biggest dirt track race in New England has a new date: Labor Day weekend. The second annual, $10,000-to-win Interstate All Battery Center Vermont 200 Weekend at Devil’s Bowl Speedway has been moved to the late-summer holiday on Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1, in order…
The Rutland High School and Mount St. Joseph boys basketball seasons are on the upswing. On Friday, their paths will cross when their annual rivalry game takes place at MSJ’s Martin McDonough Gymnasium.
WEST RUTLAND — The Division II Fair Haven girls basketball team didn’t earn a lot of index points in the Vermont Principals’ Association’s formula with Wednesday night’s 45-29 win over Division IV West Rutland. Then again, that’s not what Fair Haven coach Kyle Wilson came to the Hinchey Gym for.
PROCTOR — Proctor’s guards combined for 51 points and the Phantoms romped over Long Trail 67-45 in Marble Valley League basketball Wednesday night.
EAST MONTPELIER — Speed never takes a day off, and U-32 proved it Tuesday evening, downing Enosburg 80-47 in boys basketball action.
Jamison Evans has got his groove back and so has the Rutland High School defense.
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the novella “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” The Rutland girls basketball team is living it.
North Clarendon’s Jon Wilbur has bowled 128 perfect games, which is noteworthy in its own right, but his 126th, 127th and 128th 300 games were rolled in one series Monday night at the Rutland Bowlerama for a perfect 900 series.
The Division I basketball season is beginning to look a LOT like the Division I football season. It’s so wrapped up in inconsistency that it’s hard to pick a clear-cut favorite. Teams at or near the top of the Rutland Herald / Barre Times Argus power rankings have had nights where they look …
The Rutland Raider girls hockey team got the jump on Harwood-Northfield.
Monday night, last year’s Mount St. Joseph girls basketball team was honored for its state championship before the current edition of the program went out and played like champions, dismantling Leland & Gray 41-25.
NORTH CLARENDON — This was just the kind of victory that the Brattleboro boys needed. It would have also done a world of good for Mill River but the Minutemen’s chances disappeared at the foul line in a 60-57 Colonels win Monday in a Marble Valley League boys basketball game.
CHESTER — Haley Mattison hit three 3s in the first period to give Arlington an early lead 13-9 over Green Mountain after one.
BRANDON — Dylan Mackie pumped in 19 points but it was Otter Valley’s second-half defense and the way the Otters responded to Mount Abraham’s challenge early in the third quarter that propelled OV to a 50-31 victory Saturday in a non-league game at the House of Noise.
NASHUA, N.H. — Otter Valley senior Josh Beayon notched his 100th career wrestling victory on Saturday at the Nashua North Invitational.
CASTLETON — The Castleton University women’s basketball team didn’t win the day, but they won the week. That was CU coach Tim Barrett’s perspective after Saturday’s 66-45 loss to UMass-Dartmouth ended the Spartans’ seven-game winning streak.
There are few things that get Jenny Everett’s attention like the number 802. She still has fond memories of her days in Vermont, wearing Rutland High’s Raider red on the field hockey field, the ice or on the track.
CHESTER — Senior Annie Lamson’s putback with 16 seconds to go was the deciding basket in a 44-43 Green Mountain girls win over Windsor on Friday in a dandy Division III girls basketball game at Nason Gym.
LUDLOW — Proctor poured it on Black River, leaving town with an 80-37 victory in Marble Valley League boys basketball action Friday.
According to the Vermont Basketball Coaches Association website, Sean Dillon is the only Mount St. Joseph boys basketball player to score 40 points in a game, dropping that number on Rutland High in 1989. Logan Montilla likely could have joined him on Friday night in MSJ’s 83-40 rout of Moun…
There are players who have immense talent and others who have an insatiable thirst to win. Put the two together and you have something special.
Arlington’s Haley Mattison had a good look with her 3-point attempt in the final seconds but the ball hit the rim and the Mount St. Joseph girls basketball team escaped with a 33-30 win Thursday night at Martin McDonough Gymnasium.
KEENE, N.H. — Castleton University’s Brooke Raiche scored 30 points as the Spartans defeated Keene State 57-45 in overtime Thursday.
The June 12, 1977 issue of Sports Illustrated was a hot commodity in Springfield, and it wasn’t the cover shot of the Portland Trail Blazers’ Bill Walton that was causing the stir.
WEST RUTLAND — Toughness is an ingredient that has been a constant through a season that has seen the West Rutland boys basketball team achieve the No. 1 ranking in the Division IV state standings and a 6-1 record. It was on display again in Wednesday’s 51-31 victory over Black River.
The 2019 Vermont Sports Hall of Fame class was unveiled on Wednesday and will be honored on April.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Bowdoin College Polar Bears picked up their first win of the season with a dominating performance against the Castleton Spartans for a 5-1 win in women’s college ice hockey action Wednesday.
That weekend of March 9 could become a crowded one on the Springfield High School athletic calendar. That is the date of the inaugural Springfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame banquet and it is not out of the question that the school’s girls basketball team could be playing at the Barre…
CRAFTSBURY — Ben Saxton and Julia Kern gave the Stratton Mountain School T2 Team two more deposits of gold Tuesday.
Leigha Charron connected on two shots from the perimeter and Elise Magro had an outside hoop and steal before the game was even 30 seconds old to get Rutland out of the gate quickly in Tuesday night’s girls basketball game, a 36-24 win over Mill River at Keefe Gym.
BRANDON — Alia Edmunds recorded her second consecutive double-double to lead Otter Valley past Woodstock 64-36 Tuesday night in girls basketball action at the House of Noise.
Hot-and-cold teams drive pollsters crazy.
ST. JOHNSBURY — Jamison Evans had a game-high 25 points and Rutland had a strong defensive effort to post an impressive 65-53 victory over St. Johnsbury in Division I basketball Monday night.
Castleton women’s hockey hits the road this week in search of a win to get its season back in gear.
CASTLETON — The Castleton women’s basketball team was ready. The coaches concocted a game plans for a Western Connecticut team whose calling card is suffocating defensive pressure from baseline to baseline and who shoots three-pointers by the bushel. The plan seamlessly transferred from the …
Hannah Bradley has a sense of symmetry.
CHESTER — A relentless man-to-man defense limited previously undefeated West Rutland to 10 field goals as Green Mountain put a 46-33 hurt on the Golden Horde Saturday at Nason Gym.
BRANDON — Whenever Greg Hughes wants to remind his team of its potential all he has to do is show them a replay of Saturday’s fourth period.
FAIR HAVEN — The Slaters had to battle from behind to beat Windsor on Saturday.
BRANDON — Two Division II girls basketball teams with designs on a home playoff game next month slugged it out Friday night and when it was over it was the Springfield Cosmos who improved their position, beating Otter Valley 62-52.
CHESTER — Green Mountain led 21-20 at the half before opening it up to 40-30 by the end of three and beating West Rutland 57-48 in Marble Valley League girls basketball Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees host Baltimore and Washington is at home against the New York Mets on March 28, the first games of the earliest regular major league opening day.
NEW YORK (AP) — Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls dropped last season for the first time since 2010, an $18 million decrease attributable to drug and domestic violence suspensions and a player retiring at midseason.