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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

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 …

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.