Emergency responders were busy wish weather-related crashes Monday as a small dusting of snow blanketed the area, but according to Vermont State Police, at least one of the accidents was related by something more- an impatient driver.
ST. ALBANS – BFA-St. Albans got off to an electrifying start and held a nine-point advantage on title contender South Burlington after a quarter on Monday, but the Wolves pulled the plug and drew the shades for good measure to leave BFA in the darkness with a 69-50 final.
By Ben KaufmannCounty Courier Fresh off a trouncing of Division III Enosburg, BFA-St. Albans (2-4) is in for a very different opponent when South Burlington (6-3) comes to town tonight for a 6:30 pm tipoff. The Wolves are off to the kind of start which has them in the discussion as Division I title contenders.
Syncing with a trend across the country and across most sports, Vermont finds itself with a shrinking pool of certified officials to referee junior varsity and varsity basketball. Though not the only source of blame, an erosion in spectator behavior seems to be the most significant factor in the struggle to recruit new officials.
Photos & Story By Ben KaufmannCounty Courier ST. ALBANS – Playing up two divisions proved too tall a task for Enosburg on Friday. The Hornets traveled to St. Albans to face Division I BFA and were thoroughly dispatched 55-25.
Photos and Story by Ben KaufmannCounty Courier FAIRFAX – BFA-Fairfax played crushing defense on Thursday night and led wire-to-wire in handing Stowe its second defeat of the season, walking away with a 52-40 win over the Raiders.
THURSDAY Boys BasketballBFA Fairfax 52, Stowe 40 Girls BasketballBFA St. Albans 49, Burlington 37 FRIDAY Boys BasketballEnosburg at BFA-St. Albans (7:30 pm) Girls BasketballBFA-Fairfax at Richford (7:00 pm)Enosburg at North Country (7:00 pm)Lamoille at Missisquoi (7:30 pm)Winooski at Milton (7:30 pm)
Photos and story by Ben KaufmannCounty Courier ST. ALBANS – It was no easy task trying to find the back of the Lyssa Tan’s net on Wednesday, but even a 60-save performance from the South Burlington goaltender couldn’t hold off BFA-St. Albans as the Comets pulled away for a 6-0 win.