BIGELOW PROPELS MVU OVER NORTH COUNTRY

Missisquoi’s Bella Bigelow drives up the field just before scoring the game winning goal against North Country. Courtesy photo

By Jay Cummings
County Courier

NEWPORT: The Thunderbirds earned home field advantage Wednesday with a win at North Country, securing at least one postseason matchup on their own field at Missisquoi Union High School next week.

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PURRIER COMPETES ON WORLD STAGE TODAY

Montgomery native Elle Purrier competes in an NCAA competition at Hard’Ack in 2017.
County Courier file photo

By Josh Kaufmann
County Courier

Elle Purrier — the pride of Montgomery, Richford, Franklin County, and Vermont — will run in the first of two qualifying heats this morning at 11:25 (ET) in Doha, Qatar, at the International Association of Athletics Federations Track & Field World Championships.

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SHELDON CRASH KILLS FAIRFIELD MAN

SHELDON: According to the Vermont State Police, one man is dead after a single vehicle crash on Duffy Hill Road in the town of Sheldon.

The call came into emergency crews at around 10:50 pm on Wednesday evening for the one car motor vehicle crash. The location is near 3980 Duffy Hill Road, just north of the Fairfield/Sheldon town line.

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POLICE INVESTIGATE DOUBLE FATAL CRASH IN ST. ALBANS TOWN

Members of the crash reconstruction team, part of the Vermont State Police, set up in front of the former Energizer building in St. Albans Town, at the scene of a double fatality Tuesday. Gregory J. Lamoureux, County Courier

St. Albans Police are investigating a double fatal crash on Route 7, just north of the city line.

The St. Albans Town Fire Department responded to the call at around 12:38 pm today, along with St. Albans Police and AmCare Ambulance Service.

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DRAGON WINS LAST RACE OF THE YEAR, COMES UP JUST SHORT FOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Milton’s Scott Dragon earned his fourth Late Model win of the season at Barre Granite Championship Day. Photo courtesy Alan Ward

BARRE: Milton’s Scott Dragon won the battle at Barre Granite Association Championship Day on Sunday, September 22, but Barre’s Jason Corliss won the war. Dragon captured his fourth win of the season in the 60-lap Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model feature while Corliss did just enough to edge Dragon as the 2019 “King of the Road” at Barre’s Thunder Road.

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