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BRATTLEBORO — The billiards team from Sportsmen’s Lounge won the 1987 New England Regional 8-Ball Championship of the Busch Pool League on Cape Cod, Mass., to earn the right to compete in the national championships in St. Louis.

The locals defeated 15 other teams in the New England Regional.

Members of the Sportsmen’s Lounge team were: Richard Barre, Ron Bezanson, Dennis Cote, captain James Howard, Dick Clark, Sue Rice, Thad Batts and coach Mark Morse.

Shane Covey can be reached at or 802-254-2311 X163. On Twitter: @ShaneCovey.


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