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    BBA football having historic season

    10/29/2014 07:31 PM EDT
    MANCHESTER >> At the beginning of the season, the Burr and Burton Academy football team had at least one goal in mind: Tighten up the defense to add to an already potent offense. Mission accomplished. 
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    Fair Haven football pulls off Halloween upset against Burr and Burton
    11/01/2014 12:50 AM EDT - MANCHESTER >> There were no treats for the Burr and Burton Academy football team on Friday night, only cruel tricks that are going to haunt the Bulldogs long after next Saturday's Division II championship game ends. Full Story

    Sports journalist, author Bob Ryan to present book at Northshire Bookstore
    10/29/2014 06:26 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Seldom do people have the good fortune to turn a lifelong passion into a career. Bob Ryan, author and a former sports reporter and columnist for the Boston Globe, was fortunate enough to have that experience. Full Story

    Manchester native inducted into Hall of Fame
    10/29/2014 07:31 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> On Oct. 19, Betsy Shaw, a Manchester native, was inducted into the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum's Hall of Fame. Shaw began skiing at about the age of three-years-old with her four siblings on a hill behind her family's home Full Story

    Eagles top South Royalton to advance to semis
    10/29/2014 07:31 PM EDT - ARLINGTON >> During the regular season, the No. 1 Arlington Memorial High School girls soccer team played in 11 one-goal games — winning nine of them. So playing a tight game isn't unfamiliar to the Eagles, which helped them survive and Full Story

    BBA girls and boys take 5th, 7th in XC championships
    10/29/2014 07:31 PM EDT - THETFORD >> In the Vermont cross-country championships on Saturday, Burr and Burton Academy runner Will Fisher finished fourth in the Division II race to help his Bulldogs to a seventh-place showing. Full Story

    Bulldogs lose in heartbreaker to Mt. Mansfield
    10/29/2014 07:31 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> What does it take to stop a pack of Bulldogs? A group of cougars, it turns out. Well, 11 ultra-defensive Cougars that is. On a bleak afternoon at Applejack Field, the No. 1 Burr and Burton Academy girls soccer team took to its Full Story

    Roundup: BBA falls to Rice
    10/29/2014 07:33 PM EDT - ESSEX >> The Burr and Burton Academy field hockey team's season came to an end on Friday, falling to the top seeded Rice Green Knights in a Division II quarterfinal, 3-0. Meghan Collins struck first for the Knights, while Michelle Bolger and Full Story

    Bulldogs edge Crimson Tide in playoff opener
    10/21/2014 07:56 PM EDT - MANCHESTER - With just under seven minutes left to play, Burr and Burton Academy's Jennifer Dorr took a pass from a teammate, turned and fired a shot into the right corner of the cage past Spaulding goalie Madison Hewitt causing the BBA faithful to erupt on the sidelines. Full Story

    BBA tops South Burlington in playdowns
    10/22/2014 04:50 PM EDT - MANCHESTER - The Burr and Burton Academy girls soccer team got off to a good start in the Division I playoffs on Tuesday, as the top-seeded Bulldogs took down No. 16 South Burlington 4-0 at home. Full Story

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    Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday. Full Story
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    Creator of Operation couldn't afford own operation

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. (AP) — The creator of the board game Operation needed his own operation, and it turned out he couldn't afford to pay for it. Full Story