NEW LONDON, N.H. — The Norwich University women’s lacrosse team suffered a 17-10 loss Wednesday against Colby-Sawyer.

The U-32 boys lacrosse team prepped for the coming spring season Wednesday at the Central Vermont Civic Center. The Raiders will be looking to do one better than last year, when they finished runner-up to Harwood in Division II.

The Norwich University men’s hockey team heads into Friday’s Division III Frozen Four opener with a lot of respect for its semifinal opponent.

University of Vermont basketball fans are counting down the hours until the No. 13 Catamounts (27-6) take on the No. 4 Florida State Seminoles (27-7) in Thursday’s 2 p.m. NCAA Tournament at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

Baseball is a geometry teacher’s delight. The game is steeped in sacred measurements. Everyone knows the bases are 90 feet apart and Red Sox fans know the height of the Green Monster is 37 feet. Every ardent fan knows the distance down the lines and into the power alleys of their favorite te…

When Cam Ellsworth accepted the offer to replace legendary Norwich University men’s hockey coach Mike McShane, he knew he had some big shoes to fill. McShane turned the Norwich program into a perennial contender for league championships and a national power in Division III hockey. During McS…

Spring is in the air and the Montpelier baseball team took to the gymnasium Tuesday as the Solons prepare to hit the diamond for the impending season.

This past week, Vermont’s fastest cross-country ski prospects were on opposite sides of the country accomplishing the same top-level results.

BURLINGTON — The magic of the 3-point shot ran out for Rutland High School and a determined St. Johnsbury rallied for a 54-50 victory in the Division I boys basketball finals Sunday at Patrick Gym.

NORTHFIELD — Felix Brassard and the Norwich University men’s ice hockey team punched their ticket to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four in dramatic fashion Saturday.

BARRE — Jake Colby scored 22 points and Alex Emerson added 20 as No. 3 Thetford withstood an early burst and came from behind to clinch the Vermont Division III boys basketball championship with Saturday’s 73-64 victory over No.1 Williamstown.

BARRE — Clamping down on senior center Drew Drageset was a prime directive for Mount St. Joseph in preparing for its state title game against Lake Region.

BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont men’s basketball team captured its seventh America East title after taking down defending champion UMBC, 66-49 in Saturday’s conference championship.

BARRE — Danville’s Ian Steele had one of those state championship games that fans reminisce about when they return to Barre Auditorium in future years. He scored 24 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and authored some highlight-reel passes in helping the Indians to a 57-44 victory over Poultney, gi…

BARRE — Danville’s Ian Steele had one of those state championship games that fans reminisce about when they return to Barre Auditorium in future years. He scored 24 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and authored some highlight-reel passes in helping the Indians to a 57-44 victory over Poultney, gi…

There was a striking similarity in two games between Rutland and St. Johnsbury this boys basketball season. The teams split, with the victor coming out faster and setting the better defensive pace.

James Ingalls came through the ranks playing for Bruce Viens at Randolph. So naturally he can’t think of a better philosophy to bring to the finals than the teachings of a very successful Galloping Ghosts program.

The Poultney boys basketball team hardly looked like a state finalist during the first half of Wednesday night’s Division IV semifinal game, going to the locker room trailing Twin Valley 16-9.

BARRE — The Thetford boys basketball team secured its first championship berth in six years with Thursday’s 49-41 victory over Hazen in Division III semifinal action.

BARRE — Williamstown advanced to its eighth straight Division III championship game and coach Jack Carrier secured his 200th career victory during Thursday’s 48-36 victory over Peoples Academy.

BURLINGTON — Vermont and UMBC will face off in the America East men’s basketball championship for the second straight year when they tangle at 11 a.m. Saturday at Patrick Gym.

ZANESVILLE, OHIO — The Norwich University men’s tennis team picked up the third win of its spring break trip with a 6-3 victory over Muskingum University on Wednesday.

The theme for the 4th annual Track and Field Festival is fitting: Ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things.

BETHEL, Maine — U-32 Nordic earned its first state championship sweep in program history last Monday, but there wasn’t much time to soak it all in.

This is the time of year Barre comes alive. It is the center of the Vermont high school basketball universe for two weeks with the girls tournament taking center stage one week and the boys the next.

RICHMOND, Va. — Thunder Road regular Marcel Gravel is one of a handful of Late Model drivers who will head south in a few weeks for one of the biggest events in the history of the American-Canadian Tour.

BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont men’s basketball team advanced to the America East Tournament Championships with Tuesday’s 84-51 victory over Binghamton.

NORTHFIELD — The Norwich men’s hockey team will carry one of the nation’s longest undefeated streaks into Saturday’s NCAA Division III Quarterfinal against the University of New England.

BARRE — The No. 1 Mount St. Joseph boys basketball team was in the pressure cooker Monday night, pushed to the hilt before ousting No. 4 Mill River 54-52 in double overtime before a raucous crowd at Barre Auditorium.

BARRE — Danville was all over the offensive glass in the first half, piling up second-chance points in taking a 27-14 lead into the locker room. It was a springboard to a 61-48 victory over Proctor in Monday night’s Division IV semifinal game and it sends the Indians into Saturday’s state ch…

U-32 graduate Maggie LaGue helped the Robert Morris women’s hockey team reach the College Hockey America Tournament title game this past weekend, closing our her collegiate career as one of the most successful players in Colonials history.

BURLINGTON — The top-seeded University of Vermont men’s basketball team earned its 10th straight trip to the America East semifinals with Saturday’s 73-57 victory over No. 8 Maine.

BARRE — A recharged Oxbow side nearly stunned Thetford on Saturday but the Panthers held on for a 42-36 victory in the Division III girls basketball championship.

STOWE — All six University of Utah skiers avoided a crash or a missed gate Saturday, lifting their team to its second NCAA Championship in the last three years.

BARRE — Ryleigh Coloutti exploded for 19 points, Kerigan Disorda was the centerpiece of an incredible defensive effort and Courtney Brewster did her usual heavy lifting on the boards. It added up to a Division II state title for the Fair Haven girls basketball team with a 38-31 victory over …

WILLIAMSTOWN — Top-seeded Williamstown advanced to the Barre Aud for the eighth straight year with Saturday’s 62-27 Division III quarterfinal victory over No. 8 Green Mountain.

BARRE — Maybe West Rutland’s Madison Guay is just one of those rare players who could get out of a sick bed on Christmas Eve and put the ball through the hoop from anywhere. She came off the bench cold and nailed a 3-point field goal with the score tied 33-33 with 1:20 remaining in Saturday’…

MONTPELIER — Ian Jennings scored 13 points and teammate Deven Creamer had 10 points as No. 7 Milton upset No. 2 Montpelier, 51-46, in Friday’s Division II boys basketball semifinal.

DANVILLE — Ian Steele scored his 1,000th point with 7:24 left to play and the Danville boys basketball team ran away with a 78-57 victory over Twinfield during Friday’s Division IV quarterfinal.

WATERBURY — The Harwood-Northfield girls hockey team watched its season come to an end with Friday’s 5-1 loss against Woodstock in Division II semifinal action.

STOWE — The University of Utah Ski Team is in pole position entering Saturday’s fourth and final day of racing at the 2019 NCAA Championships.

West Rutland and Thetford have each been to the Final Four at Barre Auditorium eight straight years. Still, it never gets old.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — When word of Manny Machado's $300 million, 10-year contract with the San Diego Padres broke early in spring training, team officials wouldn't immediately confirm the deal because the All-Star slugger still had to pass a physical.