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GM girls blank Bellows Falls 6-0, improve record to 9-0

GM girls blank Bellows Falls 6-0, improve record to 9-0

© Telegraph Publishing LLC With the White sisters accounting for five of six goals, the Green Mountain girls soccer squad put another one in the win column, shutting out Bellows Falls 6-0 on a picture perfect fall afternoon at home Monday. Micah White scored early in the game and went on to score once more […]

In latest win, GM girls soccer team keeps West Rutland at bay 3-1

In latest win, GM girls soccer team keeps West Rutland at bay 3-1

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Despite being down by two starters, the Green Mountain Lady Chieftains soccer team continued its winning streak, beating West Rutland 3-1 in Friday evening action on West Rutland’s home turf. The Chieftains’ Sierra Kehoe opened up the game with a goal with an assist from Noelle Gignoux and 38:40 left in the […]

GM girls win close one at Leland & Gray, now 7-0

GM girls win close one at Leland & Gray, now 7-0

The Green Mountain girls soccer team took its 6-0 record to Townshend last night for a hard fought game and came home with win number seven. Freshman Emma Stover put Leland & Gray on the board early as the Chieftains got off to a slow start. Twenty four seconds into the the second half however […]

Green Mountain girls beat Otter Valley 6-0, extend record to 6-0

Green Mountain girls beat Otter Valley 6-0, extend record to 6-0

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The undefeated Green Mountain varsity girls soccer team traveled north to Brandon on Saturday to play the Otter Valley squad. With senior Captain Avery Prescott leading the scoring with two goals, the Green Mountain team was able to take 17 shots on Otter Valley’s goal, scoring five times with another […]

GM girls notch fifth win with shutout of Windsor

GM girls notch fifth win with shutout of Windsor

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain girls soccer team continued its undefeated season on Tuesday handing Windsor High School a 4-0 shutout at home in Chester. The Chieftains took 24 shots on goal with Paige Karl scoring three times and Avery Prescott scoring once. Lexi White added an assist. The Green Mountain defense […]

Four players hit holes-in-one at Okemo Golf Club in August

Four players hit holes-in-one at Okemo Golf Club in August

Four golfers made holes-in-one at Okemo Valley Golf Club during August, and their names will be engraved on a plaque that hangs inside the Okemo Valley Golf Club clubhouse to honor those who have done so. Two golfers claimed holes-in-one on Aug. 2. Jack Carmody, of Stuart, Fla., aced the 17th hole. He made the […]

Stingrays swim team places second in state meet

Stingrays swim team places second in state meet

For the second year in a row, the Connecticut River Valley Stingrays Swim Team finished second in Division IV, at the recent Vermont Swim Association State Championship held at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction. The team finished just 30.5 points behind Waterbury Swim Team. “I am so excited for our swim […]

Derry area youths to contend for regional baseball titles

Derry area youths to contend for regional baseball titles

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Two Manchester Youth Baseball teams will be heading to Massachusetts this weekend as Vermont state champions. In a tournament earlier this month, the 12-year-olds and under and 10-year-olds and under teams won the right to play in the regional competition of the Cal Ripken Baseball League. The […]

New Magic Mt. owners offer ski, snowboard Freedom Pass

New Magic Mt. owners offer ski, snowboard Freedom Pass

© 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC This season, Magic Mountain will join the 12 other independent  ski areas from Maine to Alaska who offer the Freedom Pass, which allows skiers and snowboarders who buy a season pass at one ski area to ski the others for free. “We believe in making skiing affordable and the Freedom […]

EdgarMay Stingrays team comes on strong in first swim meet

EdgarMay Stingrays team comes on strong in first swim meet

The EdgarMay Stingrays kicked off its 2016 summer swim season with a meet on Tuesday, June 28 in Bennington against the Bennington Marauders and the Brattleboro Swim Team. The Stingrays had a  strong first showing with many of the swimmers posting personal best times right out of the gate. In his first season coaching the […]

Chester summer sports camps signups begin

Chester summer sports camps signups begin

Chester Recreation Department Director Matt McCarthy announces that the  rec department begins summer camp signups on Monday, May 9, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester. Offices are open Monday through Friday. Below are a preview of the camps. BASKETBALL CLINIC: TBA BASEBALL CAMP: 10 a.m. to noon, […]

GM girls fall to Woodstock in close contest

GM girls fall to Woodstock in close contest

By Chrystal Longe © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC A scrappy Green Mountain girls basketball team played tough against Woodstock on Tuesday, Feb. 2, but came up short 38 to 35 on  home turf. Green Mountain started the game off aggressively, with Anne Lamson stealing the ball from the Woodstock girls. But both teams played well […]

West Rutland boys get past Green Mountain 33-28

West Rutland boys get past Green Mountain 33-28

By Anileah Buswell © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain’s Chieftains played hard at home against West Rutland last Thursday night. Both teams showed great passing and defensive skills, but the Golden Horde was able to pull the final score in its direction with a few great baskets late in the game. The Chieftains opened […]

UPDATE -- 2016 Chester Winter Carnival schedule changes

UPDATE — 2016 Chester Winter Carnival schedule changes

UPDATED Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 Due to the anticipated wind chill, the Winter Carnival Committee is postponing Saturday night’s events. These include the sculpture fire, bonfire and skate party at Cobleigh Field. The bonfire and skate party will now be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday Feb. 27.  The Broom Ball Tournament on Sunday, […]

GM hoopster Cooper McCoy hits 1,000 points

GM hoopster Cooper McCoy hits 1,000 points

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School’s Cooper McCoy passed the 1,000 point mark playing against Twin Valley on last Tuesday night. The 5-foot-8 inch point guard scored his milestone on a free throw as his parents — Jodie Parker Peebles and Brett McCoy and 30 friends and relatives  […]

GM V-girls trounce Long Trail 47-10; Proctor boys beat GM

GM V-girls trounce Long Trail 47-10; Proctor boys beat GM

By Anileah Buswell and Chrystal Longe ©2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Chieftains did not offer the Mountain Lions a chance on the court at Green Mountain Union High School last Thursday night. GM only let the Long Trail girls score once early on, with a layup from Courtney McGowan. The Mountain Lions were able to […]

Green Mountain school board OKs funds for use of Greven Field, considers merging some teams

Green Mountain school board OKs funds for use of Greven Field, considers merging some teams

By Gloria Dufield ©2015-The Chester Telegraph Sports seemed to be topic of the moment at the Green Mountain Union High school board meeting on Thursday, April 16 at the high school. It followed an hourlong executive session for a student disciplinary hearing Brendan McNamara, director of Athletics, Facilities and Transportation, kicked off the meeting by […]

PVA Midgets win VT Amateur Hockey state championships

PVA Midgets win VT Amateur Hockey state championships

  The Midget team (14- to 18-year-olds) from Pleasant Valley Hockey Association earned the title of Vermont State Amateur Hockey Champions during the championship game held on Saturday, March 7 at Cairns Arena in South Burlington. The team faced the midget team from St. Albans.The game was scoreless after two periods when they took a […]

Okemo resort introduces kids' snowmobiling tours; USDA grant helps Windsor snowmobile club get modified groomer

Okemo resort introduces kids’ snowmobiling tours; USDA grant helps Windsor snowmobile club get modified groomer

LUDLOW Okemo Mountain Resort has added kids’ snowmobile tours to its lineup of winter activities for families visiting the ski and snowboard resort. Pint-sized Polaris snowmobiles travel at a maximum speed of 8 mph. Each 15-minute tour consisting of up to four riders takes place on a specially designed course at the Jackson Gore Paleo […]

Undefeated Lady Chiefs fall short in championship

Undefeated Lady Chiefs fall short in championship

By Greg Hart Green Mountain’s Lady Chiefs softball team took its undefeated record into the Vermont state finals, coming up just short in a tough fought 6-3 loss to Richford in the Division III  championship game held in Poultney on Saturday, June 14. In spite of championship game jitters as well as the pressure and […]