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Green Mountain MS girls beat Vilas

Green Mountain MS girls beat Vilas

Green Mountain bests Alstead’s Vilas 2 to 1 Monday, Oct. 1 The Lady Chiefs traveled to Alstead, NH, to take on the strong Vilas Vixens squad and came away with a narrow 2-1 win. Vilas kept GM keeper Kassidy Cummings busy the whole game, but she had a strong, aggressive game limiting the Vixens to […]

Green Mountain MS boys remain undefeated

By Greg Hart Sports editor Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 A lackluster first half left the Green Mountain Chieftains down by a 4-1 halftime score to the Vilas Squires of Alstead, NH. But a four-goal barrage in the second half, including the game-tying and game-winning goal in the final minutes, made for a stirring comeback. The […]

GM Boys trounce Bellows Falls 5-1

GM Boys trounce Bellows Falls 5-1

Varsity Boys GM 5, Bellows Falls 1 Monday, Sept. 24 The Green Mountain Chieftains defeated the Bellows Falls Terriers at home by a 5-1 score. After two tough, back-to-back losses on Friday and Saturday and playing on only one day of rest, the Chiefs came out flat in the first half. “I kind of expected […]

Middle School girls, boys keep Black River to single goals

Middle School girls, boys keep Black River to single goals

GM MS Girls 9, Black River 1 Wednesday, Sept. 19 Green Mountain gave up  a goal in the first minute of play to the Lady Presidents from Black River,  but came roaring back to score nine goals of their own in a blowout 9-1 win on Wednesday.  “We held our ground and quickly rallied” said […]

GM Varsity girls fall to Proctor; Middle school girls rout Leland & Gray

GM Varsity girls fall to Proctor; Middle school girls rout Leland & Gray

Girls Varsity Soccer: Proctor 5 Green Mountain 0 Monday, Sept. 17 Down 2-0 at the half the Lady Chiefs surrendered two goals in quick succession to begin the second half, with Proctor taking advantage of their opportunities. The Phantoms tacked on one more goal for the 5-0 win and sending GM off with an 0-3 […]

Rebels rule Chiefs in Josh Cole finals 5-0

By Greg Hart Ludlow, Sept. 15 Leland & Gray dominated Green Mountain with superior size, speed and skill on a chilly night under the lights at Dorsey Park in Ludlow, taking the Josh Cole Memorial Tournament crown in a decisive 5-0 win on Saturday, Sept. 15. The turning point came about 20 minutes into the […]

Chieftains earn finals berth with 4-2 win over Terriers in Cole Tournament

Chieftains earn finals berth with 4-2 win over Terriers in Cole Tournament

By Greg Hart Ludlow, Friday, Sept. 14 Green Mountain dominated most of the game, winning by a 4-2 final as they faced the Bellows Falls Terriers in the opening matchup of the Josh Cole Memorial Tournament at Dorsey Park in Ludlow on Friday, Sept. 14. While GM coach Scott Walker was happy to have the […]

Middle School soccer: Boys tie, girls win against Springfield

Middle School soccer: Boys tie, girls win against Springfield

Both Green Mountain Middle School soccer teams opened their seasons on Thursday, Sept. 13 with the boys playing Springfield to a 1-1 tie at home. Mac Walton scored early for GM while goalie Jon Little limited the Cosmos to one goal. The girls also played Springfield, winning by a 3-2 score in Springfield. Boys Soccer: […]

Kathan's hat trick too much for Lady Chiefs

Kathan’s hat trick too much for Lady Chiefs

By Greg Hart Telegraph sports editor Ludlow — Black River erupted for three goals in about 90 seconds, and that proved to be a decisive minute and a half as the Lady Presidents defeated Green Mountain’s varsity girls with a final score of 5-2 in Friday night’s action. Dorsey Park in Ludlow is always a […]

Lady Chiefs fall to Mill River in 2nd half rally

Lady Chiefs fall to Mill River in 2nd half rally

By Greg Hart Telegraph sports editor Looking to come out of the gate strong in their season opener against a tough opponent in Mill River of North Clarendon, the Green Mountain girls varsity did just that – in the first half. The second half was a different story. Beneath overcast skies and a cool drizzle, […]

Chiefs open with a ‘tricky’ win against Long Trail

By Greg Hart Telegraph sports editor Hat tricks are a rare achievement at any level. Scoring three goals is a tough thing to do for a team, never mind an individual. But what about a hat trick of hat tricks? Three goals each by three players? Unheard of. Until now. Chad Leonard, Jake Cavacas and […]

SOCCER PREVIEW: For Green Mountain soccer, it's a numbers game for varsity squads

SOCCER PREVIEW: For Green Mountain soccer, it’s a numbers game for varsity squads

By Greg Hart Soccer is generally not a game of numbers, certainly not the way that sports like baseball and football are driven by statistics to quantify and evaluate performance of teams and individual players. Typically the only numbers that matter in soccer are goals scored, final score and a team’s won-loss record. However at […]

Down nine seniors, boys varsity pushes for success

Down nine seniors, boys varsity pushes for success

By Greg Hart Coach Scott Walker has a young team, with plenty of speed, skill and desire. Like the girls team, the boys varsity graduated many seniors — in this case nine — from last year’s team while returning only one, co-captain Ryan Williams. “We have a strong core of juniors and sophomores who took […]

Lady Chiefs juggle two teams, loss of seven seniors

Lady Chiefs juggle two teams, loss of seven seniors

By Greg Hart Coach Julie Walton has some voids to fill on her Lady Chieftains varsity squad, having graduated seven seniors from last year’s team and returning this year with only two seniors in Jessica Ralston and Emily Guerra. In addition, Walton is implementing a new formation employing three defenders, two defensive midfielders, four attacking […]

Sports: Cote, Chester dominate Westminster for Majors championship

Sports: Cote, Chester dominate Westminster for Majors championship

By Greg Hart Chester 5th Grader Dan Cote pitched a masterful one-hitter, with the Chester Reds winning by a score of 6-0 during the Valley Youth Baseball Majors Championship on Wednesday, June 27 at Greven Field in Cavendish. Cote took a no-hitter two outs into the the sixth and final inning, when it was broken […]