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BFA’s senior owns the two longest field goals in Vermont high school history, including his booming 57-yarder on Sept. 5. The Messenger looks at the mysteries of a state football record, how Robert Kelly has gotten to be the record-holder, and … Read more

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BFA-Fairfax's Kyke Naylor sends a ball toward the Enosburg goal Wednesday.

Fairfax pulls away from Enosburg, 4-1

Yohance Gill scored two goals Wednesday as BFA-Fairfax earned a 4-1 victory over Enosburg in their Mountain Division boys soccer game. Subscribe for the full story and photos, and for all of the Messenger’s sports coverage.

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Busy weekend for local teams

• Big football wins on the road for Milton and BFA-Fairfax. • BFA-St. Albans boys and girls top Missisquoi under the lights. • 196 local runners compete in the Burlington Invitational. • MVU makes its early goal stand for a 1-0 win … Read more

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NFL’s sins are no longer welcome here

The NFL has built its fabulous fame and wealth while willfully bringing harm to crippled old men, women and children. It steals from taxpayers coming and going. It grudgingly acted on Ray Rice only because there is video that sets the Internet aflame. … Read more

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Hannah Johnson, Michaela Lombard and Ally Gervais chase the ball for Enosburg.

Fairfax overcomes Enosburg effort

Enosburg made huge strides five days after a lopsided loss, keeping BFA-Fairfax within one goal until late in Wednesday’s girls soccer game. Hannah Corrigan and Megan Domina each scored an unassisted goal for the Bullets. Subscribe for all of the Messenger’s … Read more

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Richford’s Alex Benoit hops over United Christian Academy goalie Adreanna Andrew on her way to scoring the first goal of Wednesday’s soccer game in Newport, where the Rockets opened the season with a 5-0 victory. Below, Christina Jewett of Richford does battle with UCA’s Gracie DeLaBruere.

Richford opens with soccer sweep

Richford kicked off its 2014 fall soccer season with a pair of wins over United Christian Academy in Newport on Thursday. The girls shut out the Crusaders, 5-0, and the boys got five goals from freshmen and sophomores on the … Read more

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From left, Milton's Ian Kandzior brings down a North Country runner; Bobwhite Anthony Clark goes up to catch a pass against Mt. Mansfield; and Bullet Jacob Gallow fights for yards against Mt. St. Joseph.

Opening Sweep for Football

Milton kicked off the local high school football season with a come-from-behind, 14-6 win over North Country on Friday night in Newport. On Saturday, BFA-St. Albans pulled away from Mt. Mansfield for a 30-14 victory in Jericho, while BFA-Fairfax overwhelmed … Read more

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Runners start toward Hathaway Point in the Great Race triathlon Sunday at St. Albans Bay.

Wind, waves shorten 35th Great Race

One hundred and sixty-two teams and Ironman/Ironwoman competitors took part in Sunday’s Bay Day triathlon, though the Coast Guard mandated elimination of the on-water portion of the race because of high winds and waves. Only championship-division teams were allowed onto … Read more

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Mt. Anthony third baseman Makayla Farrara starts to celebrate after tagging out an MVU runner for the final out in Monday's Division I softball state championship game.

Mt. Anthony holds off MVU for D-I title

POULTNEY — Missisquoi had more base runners and scoring chances, but Mt. Anthony scored all of its runs in a hectic third inning and escaped extra innings by 61 feet to take the Division I softball state championship, 4-3 Monday night … Read more

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