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SMS sweeps meet at Willow Park

09/16/2014 10:21 PM EDT
BENNINGTON -- When all was said and done at Willow Park after the cross-country race hosted by Mount Anthony Union High School, the Stratton Mountain School teams had finished on top -- sweeping both the boys and girls races. But some of the most interesting numbers came from the Marble Valley League results. 
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Cambridge girls battle back three times to top Stillwater
09/16/2014 10:32 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The play was sloppy at times, but all that mattered Tuesday afternoon for the Cambridge Central School girls soccer team was the score -- a 4-3 win over Stillwater. Three times the Indians found themselves trailing to the Warriors, but the team found answers on all three occasions and with 5:30 remaining, sophomore Suzie Frisch finally gave Cambridge the lead when she Full Story

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SMS sweeps meet at Willow Park

09/16/2014 10:21 PM EDT
BENNINGTON -- When all was said and done at Willow Park after the cross-country race hosted by Mount Anthony Union High School, the Stratton Mountain School teams had finished on top -- sweeping both the boys and girls races. But some of the most interesting numbers came from the Marble Valley League results. 
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Cambridge girls battle back three times to top Stillwater
09/16/2014 10:32 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The play was sloppy at times, but all that mattered Tuesday afternoon for the Cambridge Central School girls soccer team was the score -- a 4-3 win over Stillwater. Three times the Indians found themselves trailing to the Warriors, but the team found answers on all three occasions and with 5:30 remaining, sophomore Suzie Frisch finally gave Cambridge the lead when she Full Story

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Union to appeal Rice suspension
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