S.D. Ireland hits a winning streak as All-Stars finish

S.D. Ireland hits a winning streak as All-Stars finish

A 5-1 week for S.D. Ireland has the Legion baseball team closing in on a .500 record. S.D. Ireland (13-16) captured five wins in a row last week before falling to the O.E.C. Kings 10-0 on Monday night. S.D. Ireland kick-started the win streak on Wednesday, topping Franklin County 4-3. Liam Reiner allowed three hits… Read More »

Heavy lifter heads to championships

Heavy lifter heads to championships

Sawyer Miller-Bottoms, Shelburne resident and recent Champlain Valley Union High School graduate, won the USA Powerlifting Vermont State Championship on June 30 at Raw Strength and Fitness in St. Albans. Powerlifting includes bench press, squat, and deadlift. Miller-Bottoms now holds state records in each category for his age and weight. His weightlifting total of 615 kg. (1356… Read More »

S.D. Ireland baseball soldiers through summer

Liam Reiner pitched four innings, allowing just one run, and Jacob Boliba drove in two runs to help S.D. Ireland grab a 10-3 win over North Country in Legion baseball on Saturday. Reiner gave up three hits in four innings to earn the win and Jacob Murphy threw three innings of relief. Tyler Skaflestad also… Read More »

CVU Unified basketballers head to Seattle

CVU Unified basketballers  head to Seattle

The Champlain Valley Unified basketball team is swapping out its red-and-white uniforms for some green and white ones. The Redhawks are in Seattle to compete for Vermont in the Special Olympics USA Games from Sunday, July 1 through Friday, July 6. “We have never played on such a big stage,” said coach Peter Booth in… Read More »

Legion baseball drops four, rallies for one win

A loss on Sunday in the heat capped off a 1-4 week for the S.D. Ireland Legion baseball team. S.D. Ireland traveled to Schenectady, N.Y. to take on the Montreal Titans, posting a 6-3 loss. Kyle Rivers went five innings and allowed four runs on seven hits in the loss. Jacob Murphy, Lars Jensen and… Read More »

Little League marches on with All Stars play

Little League marches on with All Stars play

Jason Douglas waits on a pitch in a Shelburne Little League 11-12 All Star game against Colchester at Schifilliti Park field in Burlington. SLL came out on top, 4–1. All Star tournament pool play continues through the first weekend of July. The top four teams will go on to a double elimination round.  Shelburne Little League is… Read More »

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

A host of Champlain Valley Union athletes represented the Redhawks last week in the Twin State matchups in baseball, field hockey and girls lacrosse. Maitland Honored Lydia Maitland – fresh off being named the Burlington Free Press’s female athlete of the year – helped the Vermont side to a 4-1 win in the 35th annual… Read More »

High school athletes earn postseason accolades

High school athletes earn postseason accolades

Champlain Valley Union’s Natalie Durieux was named the Gatorade Vermont Girls Soccer Player of the Year this week. The Hinesburg native scored nine goals and recorded seven assists this season as she led the Redhawks to the Division I state championship and an undefeated 17-0 season last fall. Durieux was also named the Burlington Free… Read More »