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Sports Notes: Windsor’s Gilbert Part of National TV Card

Friday, May 22, 2015

For years, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert has admired the exploits of Framingham, Mass., fighter Danny O’Connor. Today, he’ll have the opportunity to square up with him in the ring for the first time. Gilbert, 13-1, will be a major underdog at Boston University’s Agganis Arena when he takes on the 25-2 O’Connor in a welterweight bout that’s part of NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions lineup. The network’s telecast of the 11-fight …

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 12-1, and it came with a dramatic ending that left a home fan and a …

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 appears to have been one big bump in the road to the title. Leon Royce, …

Tigers Rely on Depth to Hold Off Yellowjackets

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Newport — Getting a big lift from the reserves, Newport was able to hold off a late charge by Windsor to post a 59-52 win Tuesday night in a cross-state girls basketball game at Wheeler Gym. Newport went into the fourth quarter with a 45-35 lead, but as …

Big Loss Becomes Big Gain: Surgery, Changes Helping Windsor’s Atwood

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Windsor — Sarah Atwood has done a lot of things in the 37 years she has been around. She played on a Windsor High School girls basketball team that not only won a state championship, but 47 consecutive …

Ski Resort Mourned

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Brownsville — With c amera in hand on Saturday afternoon, Norm Hicks stood outside the plastic orange fencing that has been erected around the charred remains of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort base lodge. The Connecticut resident, who bought a home on the resort grounds long before the …

Windsor Boys Cruise Past Bellows Falls

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Westminster, Vt. — Windsor, the top-seeded team in the Division III standings, jumped out to an early lead and dispatched Bellows Falls 56-39 at Holland Gym on Saturday. When these teams met on Dec. 19, the Yellowjackets were 84-48 winners, and while the win was comfortable on Saturday, …

Howard E. Smith

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Las Vegas, Nev. — Howard E. Smith, 86, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Windsor, Vt. He graduated from Windsor High School in 1946. Howard married Maxine E. Warren of …

Cause Unclear in Lodge Fire

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

West Windsor — A state fire investigator has ruled that the cause of a blaze that destroyed the former Ascutney Mountain base lodge last week is undetermined. Vermont State Police Detective Sgt. Steve Otis said that the fire itself does not appear to be suspicious, but he acknowledged …

After Fire, Town Will Buy Lodge

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Brownsville — The West Windsor Selectboard voted in an emergency meeting Friday to resume its effort to take over the old base lodge of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort that was destroyed by fire the day before. In …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

Subzero Temperatures Hamper All-Day Firefighting Effort as Former Ascutney Lodge Burns

Friday, January 9, 2015

Brownsville — Dozens of firefighters braved subzero temperatures on Thursday to fight a fire that gutted the base lodge of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. Frigid weather froze hoses and wore down firefighters, hindering efforts to extinguish the …

Firefighters Battle Heavy Fire Thursday Morning at Old Base Lodge at Ascutney Mountain Ski Area (VIDEO)

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Brownsville — Firefighters from the Upper Valley this morning are battling a fire at the old base lodge at the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. Crews have spent more than five hours at the scene, and subzero temperatures have …