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Oxbow High’s Madison Fornwalt delivers a pitch Saturday against BFA-Fairfax during the Vermont Division III title game at Castleton University. The junior struck out 15 Bullets and walked one to power the Olympians (13-3) to a 2-1 victory and their second consecutive title. (Valley News – Tris Wykes) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Earlier this week, Valley News sports reporter Jared Pendak reported that the U.S. Olympics Committee has renewed its feud with Oxbow High over the use of the Olympians nickname.

Virtually all of the reaction that I saw online was, let’s say, not exactly supportive of the USOC’s decision.

And on, and on, and on . . .

Today’s update is that Oxbow — located in Bradford, Vt., population 2,776 — is fighting back. and looking for pro bono legal counsel.

p.s. More on this in this afternoon’s Well-Dressed Sports Heads episode.