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NEWTON -- If you travel 25 miles down I-95 South from Lasell University, you'll eventually come across Gillette Stadium, most notably the home of the New England Patriots. This stadium is where Jordan Hines, an athletic training major and lacrosse player at Lasell, received the opportunity o…

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ESSEX -- Coming off a thrilling Saturday victory in which the Hornets ended Champlain Valley Union’s (CVU) 37-game unbeaten streak, the Essex High School (EHS) varsity boys’ soccer team remained focused and carried that momentum into a 2-0 Tuesday win over Colchester High in the latest insta…

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WILLISTON -- While Essex High has hosted its own cross country meets in town in the past, this year it teamed up with Burlington High to hold the first-ever SeaHornet Invitational which was held at Catamount Outdoor Family Center on Saturday.

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Essex High School (EHS) Director of Athletics Patrick Merriam spent some time talking with the Reporter this week and gave some clarification to how fall sports will look this year.

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MONTPELIER — On Tuesday, Aug. 11, additional updates on the upcoming high school, fall sports season were released by the Vermont Principal’s Association (VPA).

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COLCHESTER -- The Northeast-10 Conference recently announced its Academic Honor Roll for the 2020 spring semester. Among the 255 student-athletes who represented Saint Michael’s College (SMC), one hails from Essex Junction.

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Principal’s Association released news that the high school fall sports season will have a delayed opening. Practices for fall teams scheduled to begin on August 10th will now begin the first student day of school at the end of August or beginning of September.

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One of Vermont’s top high school nordic skiers isn’t going far next year -- at least for classes. He will, however, be travelling a little further on the weekends to compete for his school.

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This summer, the renowned WIFFLE Ball fields that sit by the Essex/Jericho border -- off of Sawmill Road and next to a privately-dubbed “Landsdowne Street” -- will not see the hundreds of pitchers and batters that usually head to the outskirts of the town for a good cause.

After holding out hope as long as it could with the optimism that the games could be played, the decision was finally made to cancel the 2020 All-Star Twin State Hockey Classic that was set to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Whether they shot the best round of their lives or lost every ball in their bag, people were thrilled to just have the chance of getting back on the golf course Thursday.

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The tarps won’t be coming off the mounds this spring. The lacrosse fields won’t be freshly lined. Hurdles won’t be dragged out onto the track, and tennis courts won’t be swept in preparation for an opening serve.

I am sure the last week or so has been a heavy transition for all of us. Working on our first full week of online teaching/learning, Governor Scott announced late last week that schools will remain closed for the rest of the year. A couple of days later, the VPA stated they had not canceled …

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Three girls’ basketball players were recently selected to represent Essex High in the Vermont Basketball Coaches’ Association’s 2020 edition of the Senior All-Star game--an event that was scheduled for March 21 at Windsor High School but needed to be cancelled.