Sports


The 2020 Twin Valley boys’ varsity soccer team. Back row, from left, manager Jack “Jacko” Roche, Izaak Park, Colin McHale, Finn Fisher, Aiden Joyce, Cooper Adams, Noah Dornburg, coach Josh Carpenter-O’Hearn, and coach Buddy Hayford. Front row, Cody Magnant, Matt Hammond, Liam Wendell, Luke Rizzio, and Ayden Loos. Missing: Garret Cunningham, Aaron Soskin, and Jerry Mosher.
By Randy Capitani
WHITINGHAM- “It’s a strange time. It sure is all of that and then some.” That kind of sums up coach Buddy Hayford’s take on the upcoming fall soccer season. Hayford, boys’ varsity soccer coach and athletic director at Twin Valley Middle High School, is preparing a soccer...

The Twin Valley girls’ varsity soccer team. Back row, from left, assistant coach Jordyn Bolognani, Paige Lane, Brianna Flanagan, Jazmyn Dix, Tiffany Speigel, Kylie Reed, Jayden Crawford, Rita Messing, Sadie Boyd, and coach Robert Bolognani. Front row, Sarah Stone, Molly Kehoe, Brooklyn Russell, Chloe Joyce, and Halee Cole. Missing are Bianca Place, Breck Bensin, and Fiona Toole.
By Randy Capitani
WHITINGHAM- The Twin Valley Middle High School girls’ varsity soccer team is hoping to pick up where last season finished off. Last year’s team sported a 6-9-1 record, including a first-round playoff win, and was building toward a solid season in 2020, with 10 starters...

Mount Norris Camp Director Clint “Hawkeye” Buxton prepares for his Long Trail hike.
VERMONT- Since his earliest days, Clint Buxton has yearned to conquer the Long Trail. When COVID-19 dashed his final season as summer camp director at Mount Norris Scout Reservation in Eden, the suddenly unemployed 61-year-old decided to lace up his hiking boots to raise awareness and much needed...
Whitingham- The Hungry Lion Bike Tour, now in its ninth year, is responding to the challenges of social distancing by welcoming both riders and walkers to its 2020 fundraiser, which will take place over nine days, from Saturday, September 19 through Sunday, September 27.
There will also be...

Sindy Hassig
The coronavirus is taking its toll worldwide and will continue to do so for some time to come. Much is known about transmission, infection, and symptoms, but there are still many unanswered questions. However, there is one thing that is almost certain to help protect an individual from...
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley Middle High School athletic director Buddy Hayford says there isn’t much new to report on the status of high school and middle school sports for the fall.
“I’ve been busy rescheduling games,” said Hayford, also the boys’ varsity soccer coach. “We’ve probably got 10...
WHITINGHAM-  All boys and girls entering grades seven to 12 at Twin Valley Middle High School are invited to pre-season soccer practice on Tuesday, September 8, which is the first day of the new school year.  The varsity boys and girls will practice from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at Hayford Field in...
 GREENFIELD, MA – Registration is now open for the Connecticut River Conservancy’s Source to Sea Cleanup. This annual event, now in its 24th year, has grown into one of the largest river cleanups in the country. CRC invites volunteers to safely continue the tradition of getting dirty for cleaner...

Nick Crossed
Adams, Ma-Avid cyclist and Rochester, NY, native Nick Crossed will complete a 334-mile ride from the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace museum in Adams to her graveside in Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, NY. The ride will take place August 21 to 26.
Since August 26 commemorates the ratification...

Twin Valley’s Finn Fisher runs down a ball during the November 2, 2019, state championship soccer match with Arlington at Bellows Falls High School. Crowds will be limited to 150 people or less this fall, and masks will be required for athletes, coaches, referees, and spectators. RC
WHITINGHAM- While there has been much talk about primary and secondary schools reopening in Vermont next month, the discussion is also heating up over what to do with school sports. Gov. Phil Scott made a point of saying in his press conference on Friday that schools could play sports this fall,...

Pages

The Deerfield Valley News

797 VT Route 100 North
Wilmington, VT 05363

Phone: 802-464-3388
Fax: 802-464-7255

Comment Here