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MAU places third at state competition

VERGENNES — The Mount Anthony cheerleading team earned third place honors in Division I at the state competition on Saturday evening.Rutland placed first in Division I to claim its third-straight state championship, while Essex came in second …

Fight mars SVC's regular season finale

NASHUA, N.H. - Playing in its final regular season game of the season on Saturday against Daniel Webster College, the Southern Vermont College men's basketball team were on the other end of a fight that resulted in two DWC players being arrested.The …

Anderson's three-point play leads Patriots over rival BBA

BENNINGTON — Another chapter in the Mount Anthony and Burr and Burton boys basketball rivalry was written on Friday night, with the Patriots coming out on top, defeating the Bulldogs in the final seconds 56-55.Down by two with 12 second …
Patriots

Patriots parade around Boston

BOSTON — Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn't dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team's latest championship Tuesday.The five-time Super Bowl winners received a hero's welcome as they paraded through downtown …

Brady responsible for Pats' five super bowl titles

HOUSTON — With a record five Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady certainly has established himself as the measuring stick for quarterbacks, NFL players and, just maybe, for all team-sport athletes.The difference in the Patriots being 5-2 or even 0-7 …

Patriots locked into proven approach entering Super Bowl

HOUSTON — Ten words have driven Patriots coach Bill Belichick since he arrived in New England 17 years ago. And they are 10 words that he leans on whenever he is queried about what's gone into making his team an annual threat to hoist the …
Bruins
Bruins fire coach Claude Julien

BOSTON — The Bruins felt they needed to a change at the top, even if it meant doing it on a day when the city was celebrating a championship.Boston fired Stanley Cup-winning coach Claude Julien on Tuesday, just hours before a downtown parade …

Schmidt, Hockey Hall of Famer, dies at 98

Hayes scores early, Rask shuts down Kings in Bruins' 1-0 win

Celtics
Isaiah Thomas is a full-fledged All-Star

NEW ORLEANS — Isaiah Thomas isn't even average.The Boston Celtics list their two-time All-Star point guard at 5-foot-9 — even that is believed to be a bit generous — and 185 pounds. That means Thomas actually is slightly shorter …

Celtics recover after late Knicks rally to win Christmas matchup

Community sports
Red Sox
Henry has championship aspirations for Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry called it strange not to see David Ortiz at the team's first full-squad workout this year and knows only one achievement will satisfy the team's management, players and fans."We …

Key offseason additions look to lead Red Sox

Schilling reaches settlement in 38 Studios case

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