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Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved to the Brandeis University women’s rugby football club as head coach in 2010, helping the program through three levels of competition over …

Low Numbers Means No Field Hockey in Windsor

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Windsor — Windsor High School suspended its field hockey program for the coming season on Thursday, citing low numbers and a lack of success in finding new recruits. Jim Taft, Windsor’s first-year athletic director, confirmed the decision. He plans to meet with longtime coach Sandy Clary and the Yellowjackets’ remaining players this morning …

Windsor Southeast Mulls School Choice Options

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Windsor — For the residents of four Vermont towns in the lower part of the Upper Valley, it’s a choice about choice — school choice. As the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union’s school districts in Hartland, Weathersfield, Windsor and West Windsor seek to, under pressure from the state, consolidate into a single, unified district, the public discussion has increasingly centered on whether the new …

A Big Win, a Tough Goodbye for Windsor

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Windsor — It was a double dose of emotions for Windsor’s three-sport star Haley Wood as the senior was playing in her last regular season interscholastic event and she was there along with many others to say goodbye …

Kenneth Spaulding

Friday, May 29, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — Kenneth Spaulding, 90, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Ludlow, Vt. a son of Ervin and Laura (Hoadley) Spaulding. Kenneth grew up in Ludlow and attended the local school. He went …

Kenneth Spaulding

Friday, May 29, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — Kenneth Spaulding, 90, a resident of Weathersfield, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Confirming Their Faith: Vermont’s New Catholic Bishop Makes First Visit to St. Anthony Church

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Hartford — Leading a confirmation Mass at St. Anthony’s Church earlier this month, the Most Rev. Christopher Coyne, Vermont’s new Catholic bishop, spent a few minutes reflecting on names. “Lots of names, lots of beautiful names,” Coyne said …

Jacks Honor 1975 Team, Bow to Rutland

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Windsor — Apparently, a loss at Hanover helped fuel Windsor’s drive to the Vermont state baseball championship in 1975. On Saturday, before Windsor’s game with visiting Rutland, the Yellowjackets’ state championship team of ’75 was honored, and there …

Gerald L. “Jerry” Russell

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ascutney, Vt. — Gerald L. “Jerry” Russell, 72, a longtime resident of Ascutney, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 12, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Aug. 31, 1942, in Montpelier, Vt., the son of Herbert and Evelyn (Verney) Russell. He attended grade …

Bicycling to Safety: Windsor Event Gives Children an Education on Wheels

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor Recreation Department wants as many kids as possible to get outside on bicycles this summer — safely. The department Saturday held its annual “Bike Rodeo” event, which for the last decade or so has …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …