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WIndsor's Tyson Boudro pitches to a Stevens batter during the Windsor at Stevens Baseball game at Barnes Park in Claremont, N.H., on April 21, 2014. 
The host Cardinals won in five innings, 16-6. Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early with an RBI triple for Stevens. Austin Tenney added two hits and drove in a pair of runs. Junior Tyler Woodman had his first varsity hit, a two-run single. Caleb Beckley also drove in a pair, and Richard Bell put the Cardinals up by 10 in the bottom of the fifth, driving …

Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a …

Residents Vote to Keep Perkinsville School

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Weathersfield — Residents agreed by voice vote Monday night to retain town ownership of the 1879 portion of the former Perkinsville School. The Weathersfield Selectboard will now have to put together a proposal for renovations to the historic building, estimated to cost between $80,000 and $181,000, depending on …

Dramatic Roll Gives Yellowjackets State Title

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Barre, Vt. — With the drama unfolding at Twin City Lanes in Saturday’s VPA bowling championship, it would be easy to forget this is just the second year of varsity competition for the sport. Windsor sophomore Katey Comstock …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Jacks Edge Raptors

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team broke a late tie by scoring the last three points against Rivendell on Wednesday, escaping by a 34-31 score in the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs. The host Yellowjackets had averaged 62 points during their last two …

Building for Books: Weathersfield Voters Consider Library Expansion

Monday, February 17, 2014

Weathersfield Town and School Meeting will be held Monday, March 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Weathersfield School and Tuesday, March 4, with Australian Balloting from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Martin Memorial Hall in Ascutney. …

Cosmos Save Best For Last, Stun WHS

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — That’s why they play four quarters. In the first half last night at Dressel Gym, host Springfield had a three-point second quarter and at one point during the first half had just two points in a nine-minute span. That futility helped visiting Windsor gain a …

Letter: Cursive Still an Important Skill

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

To the Editor: Thank you for the Jan. 28 article (“In Age of Keyboards and Computers, Is Cursive Writing Losing Its Grip?”) on the question of the value of cursive writing in today’s world. Personally I am concerned that computers, cell phones, etc., are “taking over,” and that …

KUA Tops Brooks

Monday, February 3, 2014

Staff Reports Meriden — The visitors arrived late because of bus trouble, then scored the game’s first five points. It was all Kimball Union after that in a 61-34 girls basketball victory over the Brooks School on Saturday. With Miranda Judd contributing two three-point plays combined with the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Topples Concord

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

West Lebanon — After seeing a big lead vanish in the blink of an eye, Ben Acker scored a game-winning goal late in the third period to lift Hanover to a 5-4 boys hockey victory over Concord at …

James Calvin Payne

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Perkinsville, Vt. — James Calvin Payne of Perkinsville, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Calvin would have turned 16 on March 6. Calvin had passions for aggressive inline skating, freestyle skiing, parkour, and technology. He enjoyed photography, drawing, and making things. Calvin was fiercely …