West Windsor

Vesta Anne Despart

Friday, April 24, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Vesta Anne Despart, 81, a longtime resident of West Windsor, died early Thursday morning, April 16, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, Vt. She was born Nov. 25, 1933 in Windsor, Vt. the daughter of Shirley and Ila (Dimick) Hammond. She attended school in West Windsor and graduated from Windsor High School. Vesta attended college in Burlington, Vt. for a couple of years before returning to West Windsor when she started her long career at the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Windsor. She retired after 35 years as an office administrator. Following her retirement Vesta worked behind the counter for several years at the Ascutney …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 strikeouts, a career high. Hussey’s most cherished moment was instead his first career home run, …

Wanda J. Rohloff

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Wanda J. Rohloff, 63, a resident of West Windsor, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home in West Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Gail Abbott Furnas

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Brownsville, Vt. — Gail Abbott Furnas, 93, formerly of West Windsor, Vt., died peacefully, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Galleria Woods Retirement Community, in Hoover, Ala. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Hoover. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Michael J. Fox …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Boys Basketball Prevails on Final Shot

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Orford — Kolin Huntington nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team a stunning 55-53 victory over a determined visiting Woodsville team on Monday night. The game-winning shot was set up as …

Hello, My Name Is… : New H.S. Basketball Coaches Undeterred by Level of Job Turnover

Monday, January 5, 2015

You have to start somewhere. Chris Cook has found his starts in four different locations. Each time the 1996 Thetford Academy graduate and former Panther athlete takes on a new basketball coaching job, he works to build a …

Local Roundup: Soph’s Career High Puts Bishop Brady Girls Basketball Past Hanover

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke has known Riley Bennett since she was a fifth-grader. On Saturday, O’Rourke and the Marauders got to know her more than they’d like. Bennett, a sophomore, scored a career-best …

Distance Learners: Outside Shooting Works for Windsor Boys Hoop

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Windsor — Every high school boys basketball team that comes into Windsor High School knows what to expect — the Yellowjackets are always going to run the floor on offense and drive you crazy on defense. Springfield saw just how that philosophy works as the Jacks downed the …

Woodstock Rallies Past Windsor in Battle of Undefeated Teams

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Woodstock — Maybe it was an omen when the bus failed to show up to take the Windsor High boys basketball team to Woodstock for Saturday afternoon’s game. Windsor coach Harry Ladue said a mix-up involving the bus …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Junior Center’s 32-Point Night Leads Windsor Boys

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Windsor — When Michael Bradley was a freshman, there was evidence that his high school basketball career could be something special. Now Bradley is a junior and the 6-foot-5 center had a special game as he scored 32 points as Windsor overcame a barrage of 3-point shots to …