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Local swimmers advance in meets
Sports
February 15, 2017

Local swimmers advance in meets

Heidi Alf who attends Woodstock Middle School, qualified in all her events, her best event; the 50 and 100 Backstroke; Emma Blodorn, who attends Killington Elementary School, is a first year competitive swimmer qualified in over 5 events. Ethan Courcelle, who attends Christ the King,…

KMS senior balances World Cup performance with academics
Sports
February 15, 2017

KMS senior balances World Cup performance with academics

By Amy Allen

Many high school seniors speak of the legitimate demands on their time, which include gaining acceptance into college, challenging academics, participation in sports, time spent with friends and family, a social life … the list goes on. Killington Mountain School senior Hannah Soar manages…

Sports
February 15, 2017

St. Joseph basketball looks to improve

It was a relatively slow week for College of St. Joseph Athletics, with only one of two games being played. The men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted Fisher College on Feb. 11 and neither came out victorious. The men’s basketball team has now dropped to…

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing
Sports
January 25, 2017

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing

By Karen D. Lorentz

When it comes to mountains, Vermont has them all—world class, family fun, and some gems people know little about. Plymouth Notch, located in Plymouth on Route 100 between the giants Killington and Okemo, is one of the latter.

It’s an old-fashioned…

Killington Aquatic Club excels in 2016-17 season
Sports
January 11, 2017

Killington Aquatic Club excels in 2016-17 season

KILLINGTON—The Killington Aquatic Club (KAC) has been participating in swim meets October through December 2016 with 16 competitive athletes and 60 members. As KAC enters 2017, they rang the New Year with our Bluefish Trials/Finals at Boston University this past weekend, Jan. 6-8. In total, 596…

Vermont hunters had successful 2016 deer seasons, VTF&W reports
Sports
January 11, 2017

Vermont hunters had successful 2016 deer seasons, VTF&W reports

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department released preliminary numbers, Jan. 4, showing 16,160 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2016 deer hunting seasons. Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2016, taking 3,447 deer in archery season, 1,438 in youth…

Sports
January 11, 2017

CSJ weekly athletics roundup

RUTLAND—College of St. Joseph Basketball was back in action this past week after a full month off from competition due to winter break. Men’s and Women’s basketball each played against the SUNY Canton Kangaroos on Sunday, Jan. 8. The Lady Saints were able to edge…

Keeping it fresh with instructor Karen Dalury
Sports
January 11, 2017

Keeping it fresh with instructor Karen Dalury

By Karen D. Lorentz

Karen Dalury was bit by the “ski bug” at an early age. Born and raised in Springfield, Mass., where she graduated from Cathedral High School in 1973, her dad had taught her to ski when she was 5 years old and…

Skiers and riders compete for $25,000 at Rails 2 Riches
Sports
December 21, 2016

Skiers and riders compete for $25,000 at Rails 2 Riches

Killington Resort hosted the 2016 Rails 2 Riches this past Saturday afternoon and evening with a full roster of skiers and snowboarders going head-to-head for a piece of a $25,000 cash purse.

Results from the 2016 competition:

Ski Men 1st Place: Sandy Boville 2nd Place:…