Vermont Discovers The Joy Of Low-Flying Basketball

Lots of young white men have been dunking basketballs in northern Vermont this summer. In about a decade of watching and playing a lot of high school basketball in the Green Mountain State, I saw a total of four successful dunks in live game play. One of those, I remember, came in the 2002 boys' state finals between… » 8/16/11 10:40am 8/16/11 10:40am

The Ugly, Racially Charged Fight Over A Confederate Mascot. In Vermont.

My small Vermont hometown has made the national news circuit on just a handful of occasions since I was a kid: the Bush-Cheney arrest warrant, the public nudity ban, the closing of the nuclear power plant, the annual cow parade, and the time my high school retired Colonel Reb as our mascot. » 10/25/10 1:00pm 10/25/10 1:00pm