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Windsor's Russell Simonds plows through Hartford's Connor Brooks, left, and Gavin Farnsworth during the Windsor at Hartford boys basketball at Hartford High School in White River Junction, Vt., on Dec. 16, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to nearly erase a double digit Windsor lead in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, but Jacks freshman Page Dakota partially blocked a potential …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last through the weekend and possibly into Monday.” “We are very grateful for the tremendous outpouring …

In Windsor, Rhyme and Reason Reigns

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Windsor — Social studies teacher Stanley Spencer stood before his students and their families and friends Friday evening and reminisced about all the things they had already done — from profane to …

Windsor, Hartford Athletes Take Home State Track Titles

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Fair Haven, Vt. — The word “dynasty” gets thrown around these days like darts at the Wednesday night league down at the bar. But we can at least say the U-32 boys track team is working on the …

Celebrating a Curious Character

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Most small towns can be counted upon to have their own scribe, the person who records and commemorates its history, and West Windsor is no exception. For a time in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Daniel …

Oxbow Softball Cruises Past Windsor to Advance

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — When it comes to winning dirty, the Oxbow Union High softball team has become downright filthy. An explanation: Influenced by what she witnessed on a spring trip to Long Island last year, longtime Oxbow coach Robin Wozny instituted a system of play she now calls …

Windsor Baseball Plays Like a Team on a Mission

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Orford — The Windsor High baseball team made sure its first-ever meeting against Rivendell Academy wouldn’t be the last-ever game for Yellowjackets coach Don Swinyer. Senior Ethan Hill threw a complete-game four-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks, Russell Simonds had two doubles and No. 11 Windsor overcame …

Warren Frank “Joel” Hale

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

West Windsor, Vt. — The committal service for Warren Frank “Joel” Hale, 78, a longtime resident of West Windsor, who passed away on Dec. 3, 2013 in Windsor, will be held Sunday, June 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the Brownsville Cemetery in West Windsor. Elder Glenn Partridge will …

Swinyer Wins in Finale

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Windsor — While the Windsor High baseball team was a 3-1 winner over Bellows Falls on Saturday, it was not a particularly happy day for followers of Yellowjacket baseball: Don Swinyer coached his last game at MacLeay-Royce Field. Job obligations have forced Swinyer to resign from a position …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

Hartford Softball Nips Windsor

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Windsor — She was at her best when it counted the most. Hartford pitcher Kaitlyn Woodward retired the final 10 batters while her teammates pushed across the tie-breaking run in the sixth inning as the Hurricanes pulled out a 6-5 win over Windsor in the final regular season …

Sale Ends Ski Era at Ascutney

Friday, May 30, 2014

Brownsville — With the news this week that the owners of the shuttered Ascutney Mountain Resort have sold the last four ski lifts, the likelihood the mountain will ever reopen for downhill skiing has all but vanished. “In …