Double or nothing: Bobwhites repeat as champs

Double or nothing: Bobwhites repeat as champs

Robbie Maher, Editor

March 16, 2017


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With a victory over the number one seeded Spaulding on Thursday night, the Bobwhites captured their second Division I title in as many years edging the Spaulding Crimson Tide by a final score of 2-1. It was Connor Wood’s goal in the third period that sealed the deal for the Bobwhites who not only...

VT high school golf making a move

VT high school golf making a move

Robbie Maher, Editor

March 16, 2017


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The days of fighting for tee times with cabin fever filled golfers in the mud soaked grounds of March are over for high school golf teams in VT. This coming after a recent Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) decision that has put an end to the spring golf season and has instead moved the sport...

Comets stifled in defeat

Robbie Maher, Editor

March 16, 2017


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As the Comets aimed for their tenth Division I girls hockey title this past Wednesday, the Rutland Raiders had other plans. The Raiders opened up the scoring with a Meghan Hamilton goal with four minutes to go in the opening period off of a Angelina Tommola assist -an opportunity that arose after a ...

“He knows he can’t beat anybody”

“He knows he can’t beat anybody”

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

February 24, 2017


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Tiger Woods ongoing love affair with the "I hurt my back excuse" is not fooling many people at this point, and is sure not fooling two-time PGA Tour winner Pat Perez, who on a SiriusXM PGA Tour conversation openly stated that he believes that if Tiger "doesn't play Augusta -the course in which the Masters...

VT High School Golf Making a Move

VT High School Golf Making a Move

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

February 22, 2017


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The days of fighting for tee times with cabin fever filled golfers in the mud soaked grounds of March are over for high school golf teams in VT.  A recent Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) decision has put an end to the spring golf season and has instead moved the sport to a fall offering ...

A family affair: Comet hockey

A family affair: Comet hockey

Alek Wolfe, Mercury Writer

November 14, 2016


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Anyone who has been a member of a team, is familiar with the family-like atmosphere that comes along with it. But for the BFA Comets hockey team, it is more than just a feeling; it's a reality. In recent years, the Comet hockey teams have included numerous members of the Dukas family.  (And tha...

‘Big-Bad’ Bobwhites

‘Big-Bad’ Bobwhites

James Konrad, Mercury Writer

November 14, 2016


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The goal of every team, no matter the sport, is always a championship. After all why strive for anything but the top? Bellows Free Academy’s 2015-2016 Bobwhite hockey team set their sights on the top last season and never looked away. Lead by a spectacular first line and supporting cast...

Concussion Discussion

Concussion Discussion

James Konrad, Mercury Writer

October 11, 2016


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High school sports are often times the focal point of the community in many ways. This is especially so for the city of St. Albans. The way the community almost seems to revolve around BFA’s sports is very exciting and often a very special thing to be a part of. Recently another homecomi...

Collaboration With Cuba?

Collaboration With Cuba?

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

May 11, 2016


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After years of extraordinary tension between the United States and Cuba, time appears to have finally initiated the healing process between the nations. As in recent years, the US has evidently gravitated toward improving relations with Cuba for good. In 2009, President Barack Obama eased restrictions...

Battered Belief

Battered Belief

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

May 3, 2016


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As if doubt from the majority of the American public wasn't enough, Tiger Woods appears to have lost the belief in him from the majority of his fellow Tour players. Sports Illustrated  (specifically Josh Berhow, Marika Washchyshyn and Sean Zak) recently polled more than 150 players across three tours ...

Pats Deflated Again

Pats Deflated Again

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

April 26, 2016


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As of Monday morning, a federal appeals court has officially ruled in favor the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell in the widely publicized "Deflategate" case. This decision reinstates New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's original four-game suspension imposed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell...

Rams Acquire First Pick In NFL Draft

Rams Acquire First Pick In NFL Draft

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

April 14, 2016


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The Los Angles Rams have made a big splash, and as a result, the relocated franchise is now officially on the clock. The Rams have officially executed a trade with the Tennessee Titans to acquire the top overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. As reported by NFL.com, the Rams will receive the No....

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