Back to sports A fall preview

By Ted Ryan The fall of 2013 was an extremely successful season for every Champlain Valley Union High School sports team, including two Redhawk squads that captured state championships. The fall of 2014 holds as much promise as last year, as the Redhawks launch their cross country, field hockey, football, and soccer seasons. Cross country… Read More »

CVU girls’ basketball camp gives awards

Eighty-five girls entering grades 4-9 participated in the CVU girls’ basketball camp this summer. The girls were coached by current CVU basketball players and coaches Ute Otley and Cathy Kohlasch. The camp emphasized fundamentals and competition in a fun, energized atmosphere. The following girls walked away with awards on Championship Friday: *** Morning Session (Grades 4-6) Awards:… Read More »

Kelly Brush Ride rolls from Middlebury Sept. 6

Kelly Brush Ride rolls from Middlebury Sept. 6

Vermont’s largest fundraising ride set for Sept. 6 draws bicyclists and handcyclists who spin to conquer the challenges of paralysis through love of sport and to improve ski racing safety.  Last year’s event drew more than 750 riders and more than two dozen adaptive athletes using handcycles. “The incredible dedication and support from riders, volunteers,… Read More »

Dragonheart teams row to Italy for World Championships Shelburne residents paddle in international competition

The Dragonheart Vermont dragon boat teams who qualified nationally are off to the International Dragon Boat Federation’s World Club Crew Championships in Ravenna, Italy this weekend. It is anticipated that nearly 100 people, 85 qualified paddlers and 15-20 friends and family, will travel with Jodi and Manfred Hilker of Shelburne, who own and manage a… Read More »

New concussion law affects student athletes

All families from Williston, Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg who have or will have children interested in playing on a school sponsored athletic team, athletes or perspective athletes, and all coaches, athletic directors, nurses, and administrators from the four communities are invited to a presentation by Dr. James Slauterbeck, an orthopedic surgeon and Associate Professor of… Read More »

Deer hunting seminars offered for beginners

Of all the connections between the land and food, none is more direct than hunting. But without friends or relatives who hunt, venturing out on the solo path from table to field can be intimidating. To make this journey easier, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering three “Getting Started in Deer Hunting” seminars in September.… Read More »

Special Olympics Vermont welcomes younger athletes

People with intellectual disabilities gain confidence, develop socially, and showcase talent in an environment of inclusion and acceptance through the Special Olympics. This opportunity is now available to children ages 2-7 through Special Olympics VT’s Young Athletes Program. The program focuses on social, cognitive, and physical development and showcases the abilities of children with disabilities.… Read More »