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)

Stories by Josh Kaufmann:

BFA-Fairfax football coach Mike Williams after the Bullets defeated Otter Valley on Nov. 8 at Rutland H.S. in the Division III state championship game.

Williams heading to CVU

FAIRFAX — BFA-Fairfax football coach Mike Williams will take over as head coach at Champlain Valley Union next fall, BFA athletic director Geri Witalec said Wednesday. Williams, who has been at BFA’s helm since the program was founded in 2007 and … Read more

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BFA-Fairfax players celebrate with their senior captain after Chace Carpenter scored her 1,000th varsity bask etball point Wednesday night.

A Grand Night for Carpenter

Video from coldhollowphoto.com BFA-Fairfax senior Chace Carpenter made quick work of the 12 points she needed to score Wednesday night to reach 1,000 career points, hitting the milestone early in the second quarter on a breakaway layup. Subscribe for the … Read more

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Shooting to the top

Matt Larose (26), Luke Langelier (16) and Sean Stergas hoist the championship trophy after leading BFA-Fairfax past the Otter Valley Otters, 42-30 in Rutland. See complete coverage in Monday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger Sports.

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Bullets Sing

BFA-Fairfax wins first football title

BFA-Fairfax got 407 yards on runs by Matt Larose, Luke Langelier and Liam Sweeney, including a game-saving 38-yard fourth-down sprint by Sweeney to set up a final touchdown with less than a minute remaining in Saturday’s Division III football state … Read more

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Luke Langelier gets into the end zone for BFA's second score in Saturday's Division III semifinal victory over Mt Abraham.

Bullets push back to finals

FAIRFAX — Strong play by the line both ways all afternoon, a better grip on the ball in the second half, and touchdowns by Matt Larose and Luke Langelier were enough to send BFA-Fairfax to the Division III football championship game … Read more

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The regular season is finished, seniors (including Bobwhite Garrett Lamothe) have been honored, and playoffs begin Tuesday.

Playoff Pairings

Official Pairings for Boys & Girls Soccer FOOTBALL Division I Quarterfinals Friday, 7 p.m. CVU (8, 3-5) at Middlebury (1, 8-0) BFA-St. Albans (6, 4-4) at Essex (3, 6-2) Colchester (4, 6-2) at Rutland (4, 5-3) Saturday, 1 p.m. Hartford (7, … Read more

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Katelynm FitzSimmons and the Thunderbirds finish the regular season this afternoon against Montpelier. A T-Bird win would set up a playoff rematch against Stowe.

Clear as Mud

With two days left in the regular season , a few local teams will be fighting for their playoff lives tonight and tomorrow. BFA-St. Albans football and Missisquoi boys soccer are both right on the edge going into their final … Read more

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Milton H.S. runners get ready for the costume parade at Tuesday's Fairfax Relays.

Fall Frolic

More than 500 middle- and high-school runners donned costumes and sneakers on Tuesday for the Fairfax Relays. Teams from throughout Northern Vermont competed in a number of categories, none more important than the coveted Best Costume Grand Prize, won by … Read more

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Off and running

First- and second-grade girls start the eighth annual BFA cross country festival, which brought 182 young runners to Hard’ack Recreation Area for rainy races Saturday afternoon. From left are Marianna Recica-Sullivan (793) of Bakersfield, Thaise Atkins (791), Emma Caster (465) … Read more

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