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RICHFORD — Elle Purrier, fresh from competition at the IAAF World Championships, spoke to runners from MVU, Enosburg, Fairfax, and Richford on Thursday evening.

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ST. JOHNSBURY — The Enosburg girls volleyball team played St. Johnsbury on Thursday afternoon, losing the match 3-0. Match scores were 15-25, 17-25, and 5-25.

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BARRE — The MVU boys’ soccer team earned a 5-0 win over Spaulding this afternoon thanks to an excellent offensive effort.

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ENOSBURG — The Enosburg girls’ volleyball team hosted Montpelier on Wednesday afternoon earning a win and dropping two in the first three sets.

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BURLINGTON – On Wednesday, October 16, the Enosburg boys’ volleyball team visited Burlington High School to close out their regular season.

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NEWPORT — MVU and North Country battled for the bulk of the game before Bella Bigelow shot the ball into the back of Falcons’ net at the 21:12 mark of the second half. Annie Ploof had the assist.

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Millions of people across the globe have a passion for hunting. When the time comes to find gifts for the avid hunters in your life, indulging their passion for the great outdoors can make for the perfect present.

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SWANTON — Blue and white balloons fluttered along the MVU sideline on Tuesday afternoon as the team took time to honor their graduating seniors.

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ENOSBURG — On Tuesday afternoon, the Enosburg boys volleyball team hosted Lyndon Institute earning a 3-1 win in the match (25-14, 25-19, 19-25, 25-23).

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MONTPELIER – The ruffed grouse is an iconic game bird of Vermont that is widely recognized and enjoyed by hunters and non-hunters alike, but wildlife biologists are concerned that grouse populations across the Northeast have declined over the past 30 years.

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FAIRFAX — In a week full of in-county contests, BFA Fairfax hosted the Richford Rockets on Tuesday afternoon, earning the 3-0 win.

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FAIRFAX — BFA Fairfax celebrated their annual homecoming last week, culminating in athletic events over the weekend. Students and athletes participated in school spirit activities, showing their support for their school.

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FAIRFAX — The BFA Fairfax boys' varsity soccer team hosted Richford Monday afternoon, earning a 3-1 victory over the Falcons.Isaac Decker put the Bullets on the board in the first half, and Richford's goal tied the game toward the end of the first, the two teams leaving for halftime knotted …

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South Burlington — The Bobwhites football team earned a 38-12 victory over Rice this weekend, a welcome victory after a disappointing loss to Rutland last weekend.

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WINOOSKI — The Winooski Spartans have been rolling through Division III this season, heading into the weekend with an 11-0 record and plenty of confidence.

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SARATOGA, N.Y. — The BFA St. Albans cross country team traveled to Saratoga, N.Y., Saturday for the very competitive Burnt Hills Invitational.

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FAIRFAX – The first time the Missisquoi and BFA-Fairfax girls soccer teams played each other, the Bullets jumped out to an early lead and ended up coming away with a victory in overtime after the Thunderbirds rallied late to force extra frames.

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FAIRFAX – There wasn’t much, if anything at all, that the BFA-Fairfax/Lamoille football team did poorly during the first 14 minutes of its game against Mill River on Saturday afternoon.

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BURLINGTON — The Comets traveled to Burlington to face the Seahorses on Saturday, falling 1-0. The loss comes on the heels of a dramatic overtime win earlier in the week against St. Johnsbury. 

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ST. ALBANS — Caden Hart, BFA St. Albans’ varsity soccer goalie, is hard to miss on the field in his trademark bright red shirt and shorts.

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Castleton — Noah Swainbank and his father Randy shared a field for years at Enosburg High School. Randy, now in his 27th year of coaching, would bring young Noah with him to games and practices regularly.

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The Bobwhites traveled to CVU to take on the Redhawks on Friday afternoon, falling 4-0. BFA goalie Caden Hart had five saves for the Bobwhites.

Georgia — Elle Purrier will join local runners on Sunday, October 13 at the Run for the Lake.

SWANTON — Danielle Cummings and Makayla Ashline, seniors at MVU, took the field for the last time in the regular season on Thursday afternoon. 

QUECHEE—The Quechee Country Club, home of the New England Open and the New England Amateur this year, hosted the 2019 Boys Division I Golf State Championship this Thursday.

ENOSBURG — The Ensoburg girls’ varsity soccer team hosted Richford for a classic in-county, senior game match up on Wednesday afternoon.

ST. JOHNSBURY — Any game that includes player’s first varsity goal is an exciting one. Couple it with a 2-1 victory, and there’s plenty to celebrate.

WINOOSKI — The BFA Fairfax girls’ varsity soccer team traveled to Winooski on Wednesday, earning a 4-0 shutout over the Spartans.

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SWANTON — For the first time in three years, the MVU girls’ varsity soccer team has been winning, and goalkeeper Madison Conley has had a lot to do with the team’s success.

FAIRFAX – While some ran in impractical garments and others shed their costumes for traditional uniforms, everyone wore smiles at the annual relays hosted by BFA Fairfax on Tuesday afternoon.

S. BURLINGTON – The Bobwhites’ varsity soccer team traveled to South Burlington on Tuesday, falling 3-0 to the Wolves. BFA St. Albans is now 5-5-1. They will travel to CVU on Friday for a 4 p.m. game.

SWANTON — There was very little difference between 9-2 Middlebury and the 2-8-1 MVU boys soccer teams as they played in the senior game Tuesday afternoon.

SWANTON — MVU hosted Montpelier on Tuesday afternoon, earning a commanding 8-0 win over the visiting team. Six Thunderbirds scored goals for the home team, spreading the offensive onslaught over a wide group of girls.

ENOSBURG — The Enosburg boys volleyball team won a commanding victory against Rice in front of their hometown fans on Tuesday afternoon.

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MONTPELIER – Deer are one of the best known and most important species of wildlife in Vermont. However, they also must be managed in order to prevent damage to habitats and other wildlife. This can be a problem, particularly in some urban and suburban parts of the state.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is providing the following list of certified leashed tracking dog owners who volunteer during the hunting seasons to help hunters locate deer or bear that have been shot during hunting season but not yet recovered. The leashed tracki…

ENOSBURG — The Enosburg girls volleyball team had a solid performance against Rice High School on Monday afternoon. 

SWANTON — The Lady T-Birds edged visiting Oxbow on Monday afternoon after Alexandra Brouillette kicked the ball in on a rebound with 10 minutes remaining on the clock. Julia Horton had the assist.

ST. ALBANS –The Collins Perley Sports & FItness Center welcomed the Special Olympics on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th. Special needs athletes of all ages competed in sporting events and enjoyed a day full of sunshine and smiles.

OXBOW — The Enosburg girls soccer team traveled to Oxbow on Friday earning a 4-1 win and extending their winning streak to six wins.

FAIRFAX — The Richford varsity girls soccer team celebrated senior night on Friday, October 4th at the Richford Elementary School soccer field.

FLETCHER — Evan "Iceman" and Joey "Fireball" Roberts, a father-son racing team from Fletcher, savored a moment the two may only have dreamed of at the start of the 2019 racing season.

FAIRFAX — Noah Brock of BFA Fairfax has had an outstanding season on both sides of the field for the Bullets football team.

MONTPELIER – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department (VFWD) says that regulation designed to help keep Vermont deer healthy bans the use of any deer lure containing natural deer urine or other deer bodily fluids.