Sports

ARLINGTON- Twin Valley and Arlington played to a draw through the first four and a half innings Wednesday afternoon, but eventually the Wildcats’ pitching gave out and the host Eagles came away with a 23-10 win.   
Twin Valley jumped out to an early lead, plating four runs in the top of...

Pickleball at the old high school in Wilmington.
WILMINGTON- Pickleball is alive and well in the Deerfield Valley. The local pickleball group is inviting anyone interested in learning more about this exciting game to check it out on Friday,  May 17, at 10:30 am, at the Old School Enrichment Center, which is located at the former Wilmington High...
WEST HALIFAX- Pipe Dream Farm hosted the state 4-H Horse Hippology Contest on Saturday, April 6, an event that attracted 61 participants from 4-H clubs in nine counties.
The 4-H’ers judged two classes of horses at the farm, sport horse geldings and English pleasure, before moving to the...

Above: The Twin Valley varsity softball team. Front kneeling: captains Jarrett Niles and Maria Page. Standing, left to right: Coach Jeff Putnam, coach Leah Putnam, Paige Cunningham, Sadie Boyd, Hannah Sullivan, Jayden Crawford, Shelbea Fournier, Alyssa Bird, Katelyn Longe, Kara Bird, Ines Benito, Alexis Boyd, Celia Betit, Leora Longe, and coach Joni Sullivan. Missing from the photo are Emily Hohn and Loren Pike. Photo by Randy Capitani
WHITINGHAM- With spring break over and warmer weather finally here, the Twin Valley Middle High School varsity softball team is starting to get a little outside work in.  Snow, rain, and cold weather earlier in the month relegated the Wildcats to practice inside the Twin Valley gym.
But...

Peter Stokloza has been named the new head of school at Mount Snow Academy.
DOVER- The board of directors at Mount Snow Academy has hired Peter Stokloza to take over as the head of school. This year, MSA has seen extensive growth with significant improvements in the snow sports and academic arenas.  
Todd Ormiston, the current head of school, is preparing for his...
DOVER- Mount Snow held the annual Bud Light Glade-iator mogul competition on Ripcord trail on Saturday, April 6.   12 & Under Male Ski:
1. Gabriel Martell     Dover, VT
2. William Drummey     Halifax, VT
3. Cooper Spielman     New York, NY 12...
VERMONT- The Green Mountain Club, the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and the Green Mountain National Forest are calling on Vermonters and recreational tourists to be wary of the return of mud season to the Green Mountains and to respect associated trail closures and advisories....

A volunteer at Gerda’s Equine Rescue nuzzles a rescued horse.
WEST TOWNSHEND- Gerda’s Equine Rescue started as a small animal rescue in Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY.  Since then Gerda moved to West Townshend, and has saved  over 1,000 horses.   In the last 15 months GER has saved 23 horses.
Unfortunately, horses are acquired to serve a need...
TOWNSHEND- The 10th annual Grace Cottage Spring into Health 5K will take place Saturday, May 11, Mother’s Day weekend, at 8:30 am, on the Townshend Common.
Leading the pack this year is 1968 Boston Marathon champion Amby Burfoot. More than 50 years later, Burfoot continues to run marathons...
WILMINGTON- Brain Lynch calls himself a “trout bum.”  What else could so perfectly describe someone who wants to fish 356 days a year? Lynch lives, breaths, and sleeps fishing.  It’s surprising he hasn’t grown gills, he spends so much time in and around the water.  
But seriously, Lynch...

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