September 2, 2014

Willistonian guides Lady Spartans to hoop title

Tom Prim

Tom Prim

Three years ago, Williston resident Tom Prim took over as head coach of the 3-17 Winooski High girls basketball team.

Now the Lady Spartans sit atop Vermont Division 3, following a successful semifinal and championship run at the historic Barre Auditorium for their first title.

Prim led his team to an 18-6 record. Seeded fifth in the playoffs, the Spartans rapped top-seeded Hazen Union 65-44 in the semifinal round, then popped second-seeded Williamstown High 52-48 with a late comeback in a thrilling championship game.

Before taking the helm at Winooski, Prim spent 17 seasons assisting hoop programs at Rice Memorial High and Mount Mansfield Union.

—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent



  1. Louis M. Izzo says:

    I take frequent walks in my neighborhood and surrounding sidewalks/roads on Industrial Avenue and Rt 2-A and occasionally see what appears to be a dog-poop bag, nicely tied, but simply left there in the road or on the sidewalk. I would like to remind dog-walkers that this is not appropriate. Please carry it off.

    Thank you for meeting your legal responsibilities.

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