Athletes persevered through the pandemic

MOUNT ABE FORWARD Txuxa Konczal slipped this shot between the right post and Burr & Burton’s goalie, and it proved to be the winning score in the shootout that determined the D-II field hockey champion in a game played at South Burlington. Independent photo/Steve James

ADDISON COUNTY — The past year was not ideal for sports, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vermont hunters had a big year

LINCOLN’S NICK MAYER brought down this 190-pound, 14-point buck this fall, one of many trophies deer hunters took as 2020 proved to be a banner year for deer hunting in Addison County. Records were set for overall kill, rifle season take, and buck weight for rifle season. Photo courtesy of Department of Fish & Wildlife

MONTPELIER — Final statewide deer harvest numbers will not be available until March, but the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department announced last week the final tally will be around 18,000 deer, the

Matthew Dickerson: A tribute to Pete Diminico

PETE DIMINICO SAMPLES the water in the New Haven River in 2013 as part of the Addison County River Watch effort to keep our rivers clean. The founder of the New Haven River Anglers Association and active conservationist died on Christmas Day. Photo by Matthew Whitten

It was the first morning of the new year. I was searching through my e-mail folder for something — I don’t even remember what — when I stumbled on some correspondence from Pete Diminico.


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