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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 Hill, even though he gave up six …

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 …

Letter: Weakening Local Control

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

To the Editor: I want to express my utter disappointment in the attempt by the Vermont House Committee on Education to railroad through H883, a bill that would in essence take away from voters local control and, therefore, democratic power. Taking away local control from towns and pitting larger towns against smaller towns with regard to funding public education is a decision that …

New Lebanon Track Coach Looks to Continue Raiders’ Winning Ways

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Hanover — Hired by the NHIAA to direct Saturday’s Division II winter league meet, Andrew Gamble was in charge of calling all runners to the starting line at Leverone Field House. Yet for the first time in 17 …

Big-School Colonels Handle Yellowjackets

Friday, December 20, 2013

Windsor — Because there are not enough Vermont Division I teams, particularly in the southern part of the state, larger schools such as Mount Anthony, Brattleboro and Rutland have to play teams a division or two smaller in order to fit in a full schedule of games. The …

Letter: Serving the Needs of a Group

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

To the Editor: This is a follow-up to the excellent letter by David and Shirley Montgomery on Dec. 12 (“Don’t Be Fooled By Labels”) in response to Steve Nelson’s Dec. 8 column. The letter discussed how the word “socialistic” has come to be regarded as horrible. It’s not …

Hartford Opens With Win

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

White River Junction — The Hartford High boys basketball team took an aggressive approach to getting to the hoop on Monday night, and the strategy paid off in a 63-56 win over Woodstock in the rivals’ season opener at Hartford High School. The Hurricanes’ attack of the hoop …

Yellowjackets Pop Minutemen in Season Opener

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Windsor — The Windsor High boys basketball no longer produces the run-and-gun numbers like it used to, but the Yellowjackets can still ramp it up on occasion, as they did Saturday afternoon in a 59-50 win over Mill River in the season opener for both teams. The contest …

Watch Out, Rudolph

Monday, December 16, 2013

Tammy Allen, of Weathersfield, gets Blaze ready with antlers, a silver garland and a red nose before yesterday’s 29th annual Equestrian Parade, part of Woodstock’s 30th annual Wassail Weekend. Allen said she stayed up until 11:30 Friday night …

Robert Brochu

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Weathersfield, Vt. — Robert Brochu, 73, of Weathersfield, Vt., died at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Janice; and their grown children, Robert Brochu Jr., Eugene Brochu, Michael Brochu, and Karlyn (Brochu) Grant; ten grandchildren; his brother, Dr. Richard Brochu, of …

Robert J. Brochu

Friday, December 6, 2013

Weathersfield, Vt— Robert J. Brochu, 73, a resident of Weathersfield, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Dec. 4 at his home in Weathersfield. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Times May Change; Ladue Doesn’t: Windsor Hoop Coach Still Enjoys the Game

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Windsor — After all these years, the fire still burns. When Harry Ladue was 20 years old, he started helping with the Windsor High School boys basketball program. When the Windsor basketball season began Monday night with the …

Worrell Is D-III Coach Of the Year

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Nobody asked all that much from Ramsey Worrell this autumn. Just take over the Woodstock High football program from the man who coached it to a boatload of state championships over more than three decades. And keep the Wasps competitive. And near the top of Vermont Division III. …