Garren Poirier blasts from the sand in front of the ninth hole Thursday during the 2019 L.D. Pierce Invitational Golf Tournament at the Rutland Country Club.
Rutland’s Luc Vitagliano, left, gets the out against Bennington’s Owen King at home during an American Legion baseball game last week at St. Peter’s Field in Rutland.
Vermont Lions Cup soccer player Eric Maxham practices at Castleton University.
Lakes Region’s Dylan Lee (1) is barely out at first during the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Castleton University. Playing first for Post 5 is Hunter Beebe.
Lakes Region pitcher Parker Morse in relief of starter Nate Bathalon during the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Castleton University.
Lakes Region’s Aubrey Ramey dives safely back into first during the opening game of a doubleheader Saturday at Castleton University. Hunter Beebe is the first baseman for Post 5.
Lakes Region’s Zach Bates studies the Post 5 pitcher during the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Castleton University.
A North runner beats out an infield play during Saturday’s North-South Softball Classic played at Castleton University.
A South runner beats out an infield hit as the ball sails by first base.
A North runner dives safely back into first during Saturday’s North-South Softball Classic played at Castleton University.
A South runner takes a lead during Saturday’s game.
Photo by Albert J. Marro Maxwell McCalla won the 5k portion of Sunday's Annual Crowley Brothers Race held from Proctor to Rutland and starts at various places in between.
Maxwell McCalla won the 5K portion of Sunday’s annual Crowley Brothers Memorial Road Race. The run stretches from Proctor to Rutland.
Photo by Albert J. Marro West Rutland’s Kiera Pipeling (9) steals seconf base during the D-IV Vermont State l Championship Saturday in a game against Blue Mountain Union High School. The Golden Hordr scored 12 runs in the bottom of the sixth enroute to a 19-9 victory. Mika White takes the th…
Otter Valley’s Mia Politano, left, tags out Mount Abraham’s Sam Rathbun, center, in a rundown as she dives back into second base during the Division II finals Friday afternoon at Castleton University.
Mount Abraham’s Ruby Ball winds up a pitch to Otter Valley during the Division II finals Friday afternoon at Castleton University.
Rutland's Rylee Burgess, center, fights her way through Brattleboro's Grace Szpila, left, and Lucy Szpila on her way to scoring a goal during the varsity playoff game on Alumni Field in Rutland Friday night.
Brattleboro’s Molly Patenaude, left, tries to defend against Rutland’s Maggie Schillinger, right, during a varsity playoff game last month on Alumni Field in Rutland.
Mill River’s McKenna Ludden throws a pitch to Randolph during the varsity playoff game in North Clarendon Wednesday evening.
Mill River varsity softball coach Mary Colvin gives McKenna Ludden a pat on the back as she rounds third after hitting a home run during the game against Springfield Friday afternoon.
Proctor’s Hunter Manfredi, right, runs to first as first baseman Keaton Wright-Chapman makes the scoop for the out during Saturday’s game against Mount St. Joseph at St. Peter’s Field in Rutland. See story on page B2.
Rutland’s Jenna Sunderland (3) looks to pass the ball over Mount Mansfield defender Allison Charland (3) during Friday’s lacrosse game at Alumni Field in Rutland.
Rutland’s Elise Magro (9) looks to pass the ball upfield during Friday’s lacrosse game against Mount Mansfield, played at Alumni Field in Rutland.
Rutland's Francie Ettori (14) and Mt. Mansfield's Allison Charland (3) battle for the ball during a faceoff at Alumni Field in Rutland in April
Black River catcher Kassie Niklasson dives across the plate to catch and errant pitch during Thursday’s softball game against MSJ. The game was played at St. Peter’s Field in Rutland.
MSJ pitcher Sophie Markowski attempts to reach the ball as Black River’s Aurora Briere (13) scores during Thursday’s sofatball game against MSJ.
Otter Valley, and Matt Moseley, shown here in white, will face off against U-32 in the first round of high school lacrosse playoffs on Tuesday.
Mount St. Joseph’s Fridjha Esper serves to Rutland’s Eva Menconi, not pictured, during a varsity tennis match Tuesday at Grand Slam in Rutland.
Rutland’s Jacob Lorman (24) moves to stick check Woodstock’s Issac Emery (13) during Saturday’s lacrosse game at Alumni Field in Rutland.
Otter Valley’s Patrick McKeighan tosses up a ball to second baseman Kollin Bissette, right, scoring an out during Friday’s varsity baseball game against Mill River in Clarendon.
Proctor High School varsity softball coach Abby Bennett during practice at Proctor Elementary School on Monday.
Proctor’s Maggie McKearin bunts a ball during softball practice at Proctor Elementary School.
Alyssa Carrie, left, throws a ball during softball practice at the West Rutland School gymnasium Monday night.
Heith Mason drives down unguarded for a lay up during the fourth quarter of the varsity playoff game against Richford in the Devils Den in Poultney Wednesday night.
Poultney’s Caden Capman, left, gets airborne in the center lane as he goes for two as Richford’s Colby Coons, right tries to get a hand in from behind during the varsity playoff game at the Devil’s Den in Poultney Wednesday night.
Harwood’s Will Lapointe, left, drives into Mill River’s Aidan Botti, right, during Tuesday’s varsity game at the Dean Houghton Memorial Gym in Clarendon.
Mill River’s Tyler Shelvey, right, drives down the center lane against Harwood defender Charlie Zschau during Tuesday’s varsity game at the Dean Houghton Memorial Gym in Clar
Mill River’s Will Grabowski prepares for a shot during Tuesday’s varsity game against Harwood at the Dean Houghton Memorial Gym in Clarendon.
U-32’s Waylon Kurts, left, passes Lyndon Institute’s Holden Middleton at the finish line of the boys individual 5-kilometer classic race at Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton on Monday.
Missisquoi’s Serena Power, left, clutches onto a rebound as Fair Haven’s Ryleigh Coloutti, center, gets a hand in on it during Tuesday’s varsity basketball game in Fair Haven.
Fair Haven’s Kyleigh Grenier, left, goes for two during Tuesday’s varsity basketball game in Fair Haven.
Elise Magro recovers a goal attempt during a game against Burr and Burton last September.
West Rutland’s Tyler Serrani, center, drives for two as Proctor’s Jacob Plucin, right tries to block the shot during Monday’s varsity basketball game in West Rutland.
West Rutland’s Michael Barrett, right, drives down court while being closely guarded by Proctor’s Connor McKearin, left, during Monday’s varsity basketball game in West Rutland.
Castleton’s Jade Remillard’s shot is stopped by Johnson & Wales goalie Jasmine Mucci (30) during Saturday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.
Rutland’s Noah Crossman (18) scores on Essex goalie Paul Gordon during Wednesday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.
Essex’s William Couture (18) carries the puck around Rutland’s
Castleton’s Aimee Briand (11) attempts to break in on Plymouth State goalie Emelie Lindqvist (1) during Saturday’s playoff game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town. Alie Louie (44) is on defense for the Panthers.