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Senior forward Amanda Conway handles the puck for the Norwich University women’s hockey team.

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Norwich University junior Felix Brassard, right, puts a move on New England College sophomore Josh Chamberlin during the first period of their men’s hockey game Friday night.

Poultney’s Caden Capman (20) rolls around the right corner looking for a block in a matchup against Springfield last fall.

Norwich running back Manni Romero (3) sprints past Castleton's Nick Reca (25) during Saturday's game played at Dave Wolk Stadium in Castleton. The Cadets won the game

Castleton's Lukas Carlson (8) intercepts a pass to stop a Norwich drive during Saturday's game played at Dave Wolk Stadium in Castleton. THe Cadets won the game.

Castleton running back Devin Wollner (21) finds no running room as he is trapped by Norwich’s Martin Bailey (94) and Michael Corinna (18) during Saturday’s game played at Dave Wolk Stadium in Castleton. THe Cadets won the game.

Norwich running back Manni Romero (3) sprints past Castleton’s Nick Reca (25) during Saturday’s game played at Dave Wolk Stadium in Castleton. The Cadets won the game.

Castleton quarterback Jacob McCarthy (7) is chased from the pocket by Norwich’s Martin Bailey (94) and Cahan Quinn (38) during Saturday’s game played at Dave Wolk Stadium in Castleton. The Cadets won the game.

Castleton quarterback Jacob McCarthy (7) is chased from the pocket by Norwich’s Martin Bailey (94) and Cahan Quinn (38) during the Maple Sap Bucket game played last month at Dave Wolk Stadium in Castleton.

Norwich running back Manni Romero (3) sprints past Castleton’s Nick Reca (25) during the Maple Sap Bucket game played late last month at Dave Wolk Stadium in Castleton.

Norwich running back Manni Romero (3) sprints past Castleton’s Nick Reca (25) during their matchup earlier this year. Both teams will hit the road this weekend in tough matchups.

Vermont’s Zoe Barton, right, battles with New Hampshire’s Izabella Warren for control of a 50-50 ball during the 45th Annual Lions Cup Twin State All-Star soccer action on Saturday at Castleton University.

Vermont Lions Cup soccer player Eric Maxham practices at Castleton University.

A North runner beats out an infield play during Saturday’s North-South Softball Classic played at Castleton University.

A South runner beats out an infield hit as the ball sails by first base.

A North runner dives safely back into first during Saturday’s North-South Softball Classic played at Castleton University.

A South runner takes a lead during Saturday’s game.

Mount Abraham’s Ruby Ball winds up a pitch to Otter Valley during the Division II finals Friday afternoon at Castleton University.

Otter Valley’s Mia Politano, left, tags out Mount Abraham’s Sam Rathbun, center, in a rundown as she dives back into second base during the Division II finals at Castleton University.

Mill River’s McKenna Ludden throws a pitch to Randolph during the varsity playoff game in North Clarendon Wednesday evening.

Barre Baseball's Blue Team gathers together Saturday as the B.O.R. offers batting cages and practice space for area teams throughout school vacation week. 

Harwood’s Will Lapointe, left, drives into Mill River’s Aidan Botti, right, during Tuesday’s varsity game at the Dean Houghton Memorial Gym in Clarendon.

Mill River’s Tyler Shelvey, right, drives down the center lane against Harwood defender Charlie Zschau during Tuesday’s varsity game at the Dean Houghton Memorial Gym in Clar

U-32’s Waylon Kurts, left, passes Lyndon Institute’s Holden Middleton at the finish line of the boys individual 5-kilometer classic race at Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton on Monday.

Missisquoi’s Serena Power, left, clutches onto a rebound as Fair Haven’s Ryleigh Coloutti, center, gets a hand in on it during Tuesday’s varsity basketball game in Fair Haven.

Fair Haven’s Kyleigh Grenier, left, goes for two during Tuesday’s varsity basketball game in Fair Haven.

A Mayflower Conference banner is seen in the gymnasium at the Waldron Athletic Center at Green Mountain College on Tuesday.

Green Mountain Eagles forward Sean LeFlore, left, charges down the center lane during practice with assistant coach Randy Jackson. The wall behind the men is lined with banners for the Mayflower Conference.

Rutland’s Noah Crossman (18) carries the puck to the Spaulding goal with Myles Aja (10) in close pursuit during Saturday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.

Spaulding’s Evan Parent (24) scored for the Crimson Tide against Rutland goalie Augie Louras during Saturday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.

Rutland’s Ryan Melen (8) carries the puck as Spaulding’s Zach Millette (11) lines up for a check during Saturday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.

Rutland’s Noah Crossman (18) carries the puck up the ice with Spaulding’s Conner Magoon (22) in close pursuit during Saturday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.

Rutland goalie Augie Louras snatches a shot by Spaulding’s Ryan Crowningshield (6) during Saturday’s game at Spartan Arena in Rutland Town.

Fair Haven’s Ryleigh Coloutti puts up a shot during a basketball game against West Rutland.

Fair Haven’s Ryleigh Coloutti puts up a shot during a basketball game against West Rutland.

Rutland’s Kendra Sabotka (12) dribbles the ball up the court during Saturday’s game against St. Johnsbury Academy played in Rutland’s Leo F. Keefe Gymnasium.