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Twin Valley’s Caleb Dupuis goes up for a shot during the Poultney game. RC
WHITINGHAM- The Twin Valley boys varsity shook off a cold shooting first half and walked away with a comfortable win in their first-round D4 playoff game Wednesday evening, topping the visiting Richford Falcons 61-28.  
Richford came out in a tight 2-3 zone defense, daring the Wildcats’ to...

Arlington’s Sarah Tilly, left, and Twin Valley’s Sadie Boyd chase the basketball during Tuesday’s playdown game. Following the play are Kylie Reed, 45, and Rylee Hammond. Randy Capitani

WHITINGHAM- The Twin Valley girls opened the D4 high school playoffs with a hard-earned 49-41 win over visiting Arlington Tuesday evening. Despite a big difference in records and seedings, the 11th-ranked, one-win Eagles gave the sixth-seeded Wildcats all they could handle.
Twin...
Twin Valley's Colin McHale, #10, tries to pass the ball upcourt while Leland & Gray's Matt Emerson defends during a game last month.  McHale's Wildcats will open the D4 tournament hosting Richford Wednesday evening. Emerson's Rebels will travel to Williamstown Wednesday to begin the D3 championship chase.
Twin Valley's Colin McHale, #10, tries to pass the ball upcourt while Leland & Gray's Matt Emerson defends during a game last month. McHale's Wildcats will open the D4 tournament hosting Richford Wednesday evening. Emerson's Rebels will travel to Williamstown Wednesday to begin the D3 championship chase.
SOUTHERN VERMONT- The Vermont Principals Association announced basketball final rankings and pairings for the upcoming high school tournament this morning. For local teams, the Twin Valley boys and girls teams each finished in sixth place in the final D4 rankings. That means home games in...
WHITINGHAM- As the COVID-shortened high school basketball season winds down, the Twin Valley boys’ varsity team is heating up.   The Wildcats won their fourth game in a row Tuesday evening, as their stifling defense overwhelmed the Long Trail School Mountain Lions in a 62-29 rout.
“It was...
Luke Rizio, left, and Finn Fisher.                    Photo by Jess Rizio
Luke Rizio, left, and Finn Fisher. Photo by Jess Rizio
CRAFTSBURY- Twin Valley skiers Luke Rizio and Finn Fisher wrapped up the high school Nordic season with the state championships on Monday.  
The state championship consisted of two individual races back-to-back, a 3.5K classic race followed by a 3.5K skate race. Rizio, a first-year student...
A group of youth having fun at a previous Green Mountain Conservation Camp.
A group of youth having fun at a previous Green Mountain Conservation Camp.
VERMONT- The Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Federation Fund for Conservation and Training. and  Operation Game Thief have conservation camp sponsorships available for this summer.  This is a great opportunity to attend a Green Mountain Conservation Camp at Buck Lake in Woodbury or Lake...
DORSET- The Twin Valley girls’ varsity basketball team got back to its winning ways Monday evening with a solid 48-25 win at the Long Trail School. The Wildcats used strong defense to hold down the host Mountain Lions’ top scoring threat and come away with the victory.
“We spoiled their...

Kylie Reed, 45, makes a back-door pass to Sadie Boyd, 21, in this screenshot from the Poultney game.
SHARON- Different season, same results.
That was the bottom line when the Twin Valley girls’ varsity basketball team met Mid-Vermont Christian at Sharon Academy Friday evening. Despite hanging with the hosts for most of the game, the Wildcats ended up on the losing end, 49-31.
“We...

Twin Valley coach Chris Brown, right, talks with Wildcat players during a timeout. Brown notched his 200th win Tuesday at Bellows Falls.
BELLOWS FALLS- Veteran Twin Valley coach Chris Brown picked up his 200th win as the Wildcats’ varsity basketball coach Tuesday evening. Fittingly, his team showcased Brown’s classic coaching tenets of pressure defense and a never-say-die attitude to award him the milestone win with a big comeback...
Twin Valley Middle High School skiers Luke Rizio and Finn Fisher had excellent finishes to the Southern Vermont League Nordic ski season.  Rizio has dominated the individual results all season long, and he topped off the season with wins in the SVL Classic finals at Wild Wings Touring Center in...

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