Vermont Basketball All-Stars Selected

all stars selectedNORTHEAST KINGDOM - The Vermont Basketball Coaches Assocation has named its annual All-Star teams, and our local teams won't have any shortage of representatives.

Seniors that will be participating in the all-star games include St. Johnsbury Academy's Johannah Driscoll and Jake Grinbergs; Concord's Kasey DeGreenia; Blue Mountain Union's Damian Smith and Kyle Farquharson; and Danville's Brady Rainville and Jacob Mills.

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Twenty-Three and One

twentythreeandoneST. JOHNSBURY - The St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers' boys basketball team's epic winning streak came to an end at the worst possible time last night, as the Academy squad fell to Rice Memorial last night in overtime, 48-40, in the state championship.

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Cobzaru Sparks Perfect St. J Season


ST. JOHNSBURY - The Hilltoppers completed their first perfect season in over two decades last night, blowing out the Burlington Seahorses 55-39 and upping their record to 20-0. St. Johnsbury does battle with South Burlington in St. Johnsbury on Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.

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Hilltoppers Remain Undefeated

hilltoppersremainundefeatedSAINT JOHNSBURY - The Saint Johnsbury Hilltoppers Boys Basketball team remains undefeated after Monday night's game.

The Hilltoppers increased their record to 17-0.

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Does VT Hold the Best Rivalry in the Nation?

li st j rivalry poll thumb AROUND THE NEK - Vermont's oldest high school football rivalry is beginning to gain national recognition. USA Today is in the process of discovering the number one high school football rivalry in the nation. St. Johnsbury Academy and Lyndon Institute's match up was voted as best in the northern United States.

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Bucks Charging for State Title

BMUBasketballWELLS RIVER - In preperation for the start of the season Blue Mountian Union High School boys' basketball team played a scrimmage match with Randolph Union on Dec. 6.

The Division 3 team from Randolph beat Division 4 BMU 57-24. The loss illustrated the areas that the young Bucks need to work on in practice.

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Danville Seeks Another Playoff

DanvilleBasketballDANVILLE - With their first games only days away, both the Danville boys' and girls' basketball teams are gearing up for the first jump ball of the season.

With only a few practices under the belt, both boys' head coach Scott Rainville and girls' head coach Dean Valentine have their teams practicing solid fundemental basketball.

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Basketball Season Begins Across NEK

st j basketballAROUND THE NEK - As young men and women across the state prepare to tip off this Saturday, we caught up with teams in our area to see how this season is shaping up.

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Hilltopper Basketball Bounces Back

st j basketballST. JOHNSBURY - Almost a year after both St. Johnsbury's boys' and girls' basketball teams fell to Rice in the state playoffs, both teams are back on the court preparing for the start of basketball season.

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Coach Var Raises the Bar

LIHockeyLYNDON - The Lyndon Institue Vikings' hockey team will be taking the ice for the first game of the year next week. After long time coach Mickey Murphy retired from the team for personal reasons, new coach Joe Varley has stepped in to lead the team.

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Lady Engineers Get a Jump Start

woodsvillebballWOODSVILLE, N.H. - Basketball right season is right around the corner and many teams are gearing up.

the Woodsville Lady Engineers varsity team is getting ready for a strong season.

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Hockey Team Prepping On & Off the Ice

hockey LYNDON - The Lyndon State Club Hockey Team is approaching the halfway point of their season. The team is 3-4 following two losses earlier this month to Daniel Webster and UMASS Lowell.

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Hunter Safety Course

hunter courseST. JOHNSBURY - Over 130 people of all ages gathered on Old Bradley Road this past Saturday to complete a hunter safety course. The course teaches residents from all over the Northeast Kingdom that using firearms for hunting doesnt have to be dangerous, as long as its used properly.

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108th Annual SJA vs LI Game

108th ST. JOHNSBURY - The football rivalry between St. Johnsbury Academy and Lyndon Institute dates back to 1894 and is one of the oldest rivalries in New England. This year, the 108th annual game brings the same amount of excitement and anticipation as the rest, rain or shine.

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Student Athletes and Concussions, Part 1

BrainNORTHEAST KINGDOM - Vermont high school and college organizations are not "shaking it off" when it comes to student-athletes and concussions.

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