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BBA boys basketball comes up short in D-I semis

03/03/2015 12:09 AM EST
MANCHESTER >> Last year the Burr and Burton Academy boys basketball team saw their hopes for a state championship dashed by Mt. Mansfield in the semi-finals. This year it was a different opponent who halted the Bulldogs' postseason run. Behind a breakout game by freshman Kevin Garrison (23 points) and an impressive performance by Asmin Mostarlic (22 points) No. 
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SVC's Flagg earns second NECC first-team spot
03/02/2015 08:59 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Two Southern Vermont College women's basketball players were named to the 2015 All-New England Collegiate Conference teams on Monday. Junior Amber Flagg was honored with an All-NECC first team selection, her second in as many years, while classmate Sarah McDonald was tabbed with an All-NECC honorable mention. Full Story

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Tom Brady wants to give Super Bowl MVP truck to Malcolm Butler

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Celtics can't top Warriors

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BBA boys basketball comes up short in D-I semis

03/03/2015 12:09 AM EST
MANCHESTER >> Last year the Burr and Burton Academy boys basketball team saw their hopes for a state championship dashed by Mt. Mansfield in the semi-finals. This year it was a different opponent who halted the Bulldogs' postseason run. Behind a breakout game by freshman Kevin Garrison (23 points) and an impressive performance by Asmin Mostarlic (22 points) No. 
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SVC's Flagg earns second NECC first-team spot
03/02/2015 08:59 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Two Southern Vermont College women's basketball players were named to the 2015 All-New England Collegiate Conference teams on Monday. Junior Amber Flagg was honored with an All-NECC first team selection, her second in as many years, while classmate Sarah McDonald was tabbed with an All-NECC honorable mention. Full Story

SVC men fall to Regis in NECC championship game
03/01/2015 07:58 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Of course it came down to defense. It has all season for the Southern Vermont College men's basketball team, and on Saturday the defense was there again in the NECC championship game against Regis College. Down 12 with three minutes to go, the Mountaineers cranked up the defensive pressure and somehow managed to tie the game on a pair of Casey Hall free throws with eight Full Story

Roundup: SVC women fall to Regis
03/01/2015 07:49 PM EST - WESTON, MASS. >> The miracle season for Southern Vermont College came to an end on Saturday, as Regis College bounced the Mountaineers in the championship game of the New England Collegiate Conference women's basketball tournament, 69-56. The Mountaineers, picked to finish ninth in the conference at the start of the year, went into the championship game as the No. Full Story

SVC men advance to title game
02/27/2015 10:32 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Becker College coach Brian Gorman took the blame in the end. With 8.7 seconds left in overtime of the New England Collegiate Conference tournament against No. 1 seed Southern Vermont College, Becker was down three and Gorman set up a play looking for the tie. SVC doubled the recipient of the inbounds play, who after a second's hesitation, picked up his dribble and called a Full Story

Bulldogs going back to Patrick Gym, D-I semis
02/27/2015 10:33 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> The final score might suggest that Burr and Burton Academy ran away with Friday's Division I quarterfinal game against Mount Mansfield. But the game was anything but a blowout. Up just six with time running out, the Bulldogs relied on the free-throw line down the stretch to see out a 56-38 win in front of the home fans at E. Full Story

MAU cruising after Day 1; Foster still in hunt in NY
02/27/2015 10:34 PM EST - MIDDLEBURY >> The Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling team is well on its way to its 27th straight Vermont state championship after Day 1 at Middlebury Union High School. Thirteen Patriots have reached the semifinals, with Dylan Lafountain, Ezra Caron and Tyler Mattison all 2-0 on the day. Full Story

Mystery solved: Source of bad smell in Louisville found

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials with Louisville's Metro Air Pollution Control District say they've identified the source of the bad odor that residents have been complaining about for a week. Full Story
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