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Well-balanced Patriots ready for postseason

MAU likely to get No. 2 seed, bye in first round
05/29/2016 09:51 PM EDT
BENNINGTON >> As the Vermont Division I playoffs get underway this week, the Mount Anthony girls lacrosse team is riding a wave of momentum not only from a four-game win streak but from avenging a loss to rival Burr and Burton, the Patriots' first win over the Bulldogs since 2010. That year holds a special place for the Patriots, as it was the last and only time MAU won the state 
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Hoosick wrestler wins national tourney
05/29/2016 09:51 PM EDT - HOOSICK, N.Y. >> Hoosick Falls eighth grader Zoe Gress traveled to Texas recently and won a national championship, competing in the 2016 Body Bar Women's Nationals and topping the Schoolgirl 105-pound division. Gress, who has been in the Hoosick Falls youth program and with the school team for the past six years, also wrestles out of Troy for Curby 3 Style Wrestling Club with coach Joe Full Story

Patriots hang on to defeat Colonels
05/27/2016 10:11 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Coming off a tough loss to rival Burr and Burton on Tuesday, the Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team kept their focus on ending the season strong. The Patriots sure did that with a 8-6 victory over Brattleboro on Friday afternoon, wining five of their last six games to finish the regular season . Full Story

Bulldogs battle back to defeat Hartford
05/27/2016 10:11 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Burr and Burton baseball team finished the regular season with an impressive 8-2 win over Hartford on Friday afternoon. After falling down 2-0 in the first inning, the Bulldogs fought back to tie the game up in the third inning on Griff Stalcup's a two-run double. BBA then took the lead when the next batter, Cody Roberts, hit an RBI ground out to score the run from the Full Story

MAU edges past Colchester into semifinal
05/27/2016 07:04 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — As individual as high school tennis is, it really is a team game. Mount Anthony's girls tennis team had two players lose their first individual matches of the season on Thursday during the Division I quarterfinal against No. 10 seed Colchester. But not to worry, the rest of the team had their backs. Full Story

BBA comes up short against Presidents
05/27/2016 07:03 AM EDT - ARLINGTON — The Burr and Burton softball team were unable to recover from their mistakes in the field and missed opportunities at the plate in Thursday night's 8-5 loss to Black River. Right from the get go, the Bulldogs were battling from behind after Black River struck for five runs in the top of the first inning to take the early lead. Full Story

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    Pedroia leads Red Sox past Blue Jays 5-3 in 11

    TORONTO >> A tough weekend for Clay Buchholz ended with a win and an appreciative handshake from manager John Farrell. Full Story
    PATRIOTS
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    Still plenty of air in 'Deflategate' court case

    Brady's lawyers have asked a federal appeals court for a new hearing
    NEW YORK — Tom Brady's lawyers asked a federal appeals court for a new hearing before an expanded panel of judges, telling them on Monday that it is not just a silly dispute over underinflated footballs — it's the basic right to a fair process that is shared by all union workers. Full Story
    CELTICS
    Celtics fail in lottery

    For years, the NBA draft lottery has been toying with the Celtics' emotions. And that didn't stop Tuesday night. Full Story