Josh Kaufmann

Sports Editor

Josh Kaufmann is the sports editor at the St. Albans Messenger and spends most of his time attending sporting events with camera in hand. Josh covers events year-round from Franklin County high schools and other schools around Vermont

Email: josh@samessenger.com Phone: 802.524.9771 (ext. 110)

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For Purrier, Olympic Trials a measuring stick

EUGENE, Ore. — Elle Purrier’s appearance in next week’s Olympic Trials 3,000-meter steeplechase is being looked at as a step toward the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo rather than this summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. One of the youngest … Read more

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BFA pitcher Connor named Gatorade POY

BFA-St. Albans’ Mark Connor today was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for Vermont baseball, the program’s third player to receive the award. Connor has led the Bobwhites to a 13-1 record and the top spot in the Division … Read more

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University of New Hampshire's Elle Purrier of Montgomery pulls away from the field in the 1500-meter race Sunday at the University of Vermont.

Purrier wins 3 at home

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BURLINGTON — Elle Purrier’s second win Sunday in the America East Track & Field Championships didn’t come as easily as her first. The Montgomery native running for the University of New Hampshire Wildcats ran away from the field in the … Read more

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First-ever lacrosse matchup goes Bobwhites’ way

After a difficult loss in Burlington Friday, the Bobwhites bounced back with a 15-7 win over nearby neighbor Milton Monday afternoon. In the first ever meeting between the teams, Griffin Knapp scored five goals and tallied an assist for Division … Read more

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NVAC photos

To see all of our photos from the NVAC district cross country championships Oct. 24 at MVU, click here. Photos are available for free download for printing or social media sharing! If the link doesn’t work for you, go to … Read more

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Shooting to no. 1

BFA-Fairfax players cheer the news that Saturday’s win over Winooski boosted them to the No. 1 seed for the Division III girls soccer playoffs that begin Tuesday. The Bullets (10-2-2) entered the game ranked second but moved up when Peoples … Read more

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Fall Playoff Pairings

FOOTBALL Division I Quarterfinals, Friday Mt. Anthony (8, 3-5) at Rutland (1, 7-0) St. Johnsbury (7, 4-4) at Middlebury (2, 8-0) Colchester (6) at Hartford (3, 6-1) Champlain Valley (5, 4-4) at Brattleboro (4, 4-4) Semifinals, Oct. 30 CVU-Brattleboro winner … Read more

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Sharks in States

The St. Albans Sharks join the rest of Vermont’s summer swim teams at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Jct. on Saturday and Sunday. Subscribe for coverage of the state meet, and visit fcsportsonline.com for local photos including … Read more

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Max Graves of the Links at Lang Farm and Jason Havers of Kwiniaska Golf Club look for help tracking Graves' drive on the 13th hole at Champlain Country Club during Wednesday's second round of the Vermont Amateur Championships. For more photos from the tournament, pick up a copy of the Messenger or subscribe online, and visit fcsportsonline.com.

Evans leads, Bocash second midway through Amateur

Country Club of Barre’s Troy Evans surged into the second-day lead at the 109th Vermont Amateur Championships with an even-par 71 Wednesday, putting him two shots ahead of Champlain Country Club’s Shayne Bocash, Barre’s Eric Lajeunesse and Jay Peak Golf Course’s … Read more

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Likely Boys Basketball Pairings

Division I Playdowns Tuesday/Wednesday South Burlington (16, 3-17-0) at Rice (1, 19-1-0) St. Johnsbury (15, 7-11-0) at Burlington (2, 18-2-0) Brattleboro (14, 8-12-0) at Burr & Burton (3, 17-3-0) Mt. Anthony (13, 8-12-0) at Rutland (4, 17-3-0) Champlain Valley (12, … Read more

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