Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Graduated Vermont and New Hampshire’s top high school soccer players meet for the 40th Annual Lions Soccer Cup Saturday at Castleton State College on Saturday, July 19. The Vermont girls, including Champlain Valley Union (CVU) standouts Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, kick off the doubleheader at 4pm. The Vermont boys, featuring CVU’s Joseph Castano and… Read More »

Shelburne 9/10 All Stars reign in pool play

The Shelburne 9/10 All-Star team is off to a great start to the season. The team dominated opponents (Charlotte 19-1, North Burlington 11-1, South Burlington 1-0, and Burlington American 12-8) to go 4-0 in pool play and advance to the Vermont District 1 Double Elimination Tournament hosted by non-other than Shelburne Little League. The All… Read More »

CVU teen enjoys first race car victory

Champlain Valley Union’s Richard Lowrey III, age 16, earned his first victory of his racing career on Friday night, July 4 in front of a packed grandstand at Devils Bowl Speedway in Fair Haven. Lowrey started mid-field then battled Stephen Donahue of Graniteville with door-to-door action packed racing in the 20-lap Renegade Feature for the… Read More »

Vermont’s moose lottery drawing slated for July 17

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Governor Peter Shumlin will hold the annual lottery drawing for moose hunting permits on Thursday, July 17 at the Statehouse in Montpelier. “Join us at 10am July 17 in Statehouse Room 11 for the live radio broadcast of Vermont’s moose  permit drawing, or tune in on Froggy 100.9 to… Read More »

VNCC hosts golf tournament for worthy cause

Looking for a great day of golf on the most beautiful golf course in Vermont? Then join Partners In Adventure (PIA) for a day of sunshine and fun for a special cause. Vermont National Country Club will host the Seventh Annual Golf Classic on Monday, July 21. There will be a box lunch with substantial… Read More »

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

It should come as no surprise that Autumn Eastman was named the Burlington Free Press Athlete of the Year. This year, Eastman was named Vermont’s Gatorade girls cross country runner of the year and captured the D-I crown to help Champlain Valley Union (CVU) earn its 10th title in 11 years. She placed second at… Read More »

Shelburne’s Meiler slashes two world records

Flo Meiler of Shelburne broke the world pole vault record, 5’6”, on her first attempt at the USA Track & Field (USATF) Adirondack Association Open & Masters Track & Field Championships East Region on Saturday, June 21 at the University of Albany in New York. The previous age 80 record was 4’7” held by both… Read More »

Hesslink pitches Rice to D-I Championship

By Ted Ryan Helping Rice Memorial win its first Vermont high school baseball championship in 50 years might be the highlight of William Hesslink’s young career, but a semifinal victory over Champlain Valley presented emotional challenges of its own. That afternoon, Hesslink hooked up with CVU’s Rayne Supple in a pitchers’ duel and the Redhawks… Read More »

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