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BARRE/MILTON — Scott Dragon secured his third first-place finish of the season on a wild Jet Service Envelope/Accura Printing Night at Thunder Road on Thursday, Aug. 27. Trevor Jaques also claimed a victory. 

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ST. ALBANS/MILTON — I have been chronicling golf in Franklin County for 56 years, and my number one event transpired Monday at Champlain Country Club. Bob Svenson, 84, carded a two-over-par 73, to win the Super Super Senior Division.

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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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MONTPELIER — Vermont’s high school athletes got some good news from Governor Phil Scott last week as he announced there will be a fall sports season.

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In the barn’s air conditioned tack room, Erin Longworth sat atop an enormous storage crate.  She crossed her ankles, muddy boot heels showing from beneath her jeans, and tugged at her ponytail, which was looped through a baseball cap. 

BARRE/MILTON — Scott Dragon, two-time “King of the Road” bounced back from a blown engine the week before to dominate the field in the Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model Firecracker 54 at the Aubuchon Hardware Holiday Spectacular on Thursday, July 2nd.

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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.

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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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.

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Principals' Association spoke today on the state of spring sports in Vermont. Currently, all high school athletics have been delayed indefinitely due to the ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order issued by Governor Phil Scott.

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Milton Middle School (MMS) ended last week with their second annual staff vs. student basketball game, won by students. The half-time show consisted of a teacher lip sync battle. Team Sterling won the lip sync battle and topped the MMS Spirit Week point total—they are the keepers of the Spir…

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The Milton High boys’ basketball squad picked up a playoff victory Feb. 25 on its home court, but the Yellow Jackets then got bounced from the postseason by the top seed in the Division 2 bracket.

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SWANTON — When a team finds itself struggling to score goals, the last guy they want to face is Milton’s Jackson Ehler. Such was the case last Wednesday night as the Yellow Jackets edged the Thunderbirds 2-1 behind Ehler’s 43 save performance.

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MILTON — The Milton Yellow Jackets earned a 64-59 point victory over Missisquoi Valley Union (MVU) on Saturday afternoon. Milton took a 15–8 lead after first quarter. Milton made five 3’s in the second quarter, Kyle Brown connecting on three of those 3’s in the second quarter.

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MILTON — The Milton Yellow Jackets earned a 64-59 point victory over Missisquoi Valley Union (MVU) on Saturday afternoon. Milton took a 15–8 lead after first quarter. Milton made five 3’s in the second quarter, Kyle Brown connecting on three of those 3’s in the second quarter.

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ENOSBURG — The Hornets beat Milton 50 to 13 on Friday evening, already commanding the game at halftime with a score of 31 to 6.

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MILTON – The Yellow jackets earned a 60-49 win over Vergennes 49 on Friday evening, Kyle Brown leading Milton with 21 points and 8 rebounds.

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After the first quarter of play on Saturday, Jan. 25, it seemed like the BFA-St. Albans and Milton boys basketball teams were going to grind out a close game.

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BURLINGTON — Athletes from Milton traveled to Burlington for the fourth week of the indoor track season. The meet took place at the Gardner-Collins indoor track facility at the University of Vermont.

On Monday (Jan. 6), the Milton High School (MHS) boys’ basketball team took to a 67-46 home win over Lamoille.

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The Milton High School gymnastics team fell to the defending Vermont state champions, Essex High School, on Friday (Jan. 3).

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Angela Lazzaro and Emma Sanders raced for different high schools. This fall, the two joined forces running for the cross country team at Vermont Technical College.

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Evan Tinker and Reeve Dashnow double up on a tackle against Burr and Burton’s Logan Morgan in this Independent file photo. Tinker was chosen to play in this year’s North-South Game at Castleton University this past Saturday. It was the 19th matchup between star senior players from around the…

Milton High School (MHS) senior, Molly Loucey, was one of ten student-athletes in the state recognized at the Vt. State Athletic Directors Association Student-Athlete Leadership Conference on Nov. 4.

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Fourth-seed Milton blew by the Thunderbirds during their second round of Division II playoff action on Friday, winning by a margin of 3-0.

The Yellowjackets girls’ varsity soccer team finished off their regular season when they were barely edged by Rice in a 0-1 loss on the road this past Friday. The loss ended a two-game win streak that Milton had put together with victories over Mt. Abe and Middlebury leading up to the match …

Milton Girls Soccer played Spaulding last (month?) on senior night, but lost 6-0.

By NEIL ZAWICKI There wasn’t much action near the Milton goal at the Under the Lights season opener Aug. 29 at Milton High School, but when there was, Yellowjackets Coach Glen Button got nervous. “They are way too nonchalant out there,” Button was overheard to say as Jackets keeper Sam Dooley squared up to stop […]