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Mill River UHS basketball teams and coaches compete against cancer
Sports
March 16, 2017

Mill River UHS basketball teams and coaches compete against cancer

Mill River Union High School Girls’ and Boys’ JV and Varsity Basketball teams hosted American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer games in February to raise awareness and funds to help fight cancer. The Minutemen brought in just over $5,400, which will help fund cancer research…

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February 22, 2017

Anglers reminded to remove ice shanties

Ice fisherman take note: shanties must be removed from the ice before the ice weakens.  Also, the name and address of the owner must be on the ice shanty, according to Vermont state law. The shanty must be removed before the ice becomes unsafe and…

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February 22, 2017

Girls on the Run VT announces its 18th season

Girls on the Run Vermont (GOTRVT) welcomes its 18th season by announcing program registration for Central Vermont. From now until Feb. 22, parents or guardians can register their girls for the Central Vermont spring program at a participating site or recreation center via the GOTRVT…

Veterans hit the slopes at Pico Mountain
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February 22, 2017

Veterans hit the slopes at Pico Mountain

KILLINGTON— An abundance of snow and chilly temperatures could not keep Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans away from the slopes of Pico Mountain last week. Participants skied, snowboarded, and enjoyed the benefits of getting out of the house and connecting with fellow service members, according…

Sports
February 22, 2017

CSJ basketball wraps up season

The College of St. Joseph men’s and women’s basketball teams wrapped up their seasons this past week. As their seasons came to a close, the Fighting Saints baseball team got their season underway with a trip to New Orleans. men’s basketball went 2-1 over the…

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
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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
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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…