A dozen legends join Vermont Sports Hall of Fame

Twelve exceptional Vermont sports legends make up the 2014 induction class of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame (VSHOF). The VSHOF board of directors made the announcement Monday, Sept. 8, at the Ross Sports Center at Saint Michael’s College. This year’s class features four Olympians from the Summer and Winter Games, a Major League icon… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

By Sheri Duff Redhawks start season 3-0 The Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team shut out Mount Abe 2-0 with help from Redhawk Sierra Morton who scored and made an assist during the game on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at home. Maddie Turnau made one save to secure the win. Two days later, CVU posted a… Read More »

Shelburne women excel in the Race to the Top

By Phyl Newbeck This is the seventh year the Catamount Trail Association has hosted the Race to the Top, a 4.3 mile run or bike up the Toll Road at Stowe with an elevation gain of 2,564 feet. This year, two Shelburne women excelled at the event. Jessie Donavan finished in 44:20, placing her first… Read More »

Tour de Farms offers beautiful bicycling, fantastic food

Tour de Farms offers beautiful bicycling, fantastic food

Delicious foods, delightful bicycling, and spectacular scenery are in store for all who participate in the 7th Annual Tour de Farms on Sunday, Sept. 21 in Shoreham. The Tour de Farms offers a choice of two routes: a family-friendly 10-mile loop and a more challenging 30-mile loop. At frequent designated stops, family farmers will treat… Read More »

Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge gains ground with wins

Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge gains ground with wins

CVU grad Dillon Machavern pulled double duty for Mitchum Motorsports at Virginia International Raceway during the Oak Tree Grand Prix. He competed in the #10 BMW for Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge’s Round 10 and the No. 07 for Rounds 9 and 10 in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America. Machavern and co-driver Dylan Murcott… Read More »

Local soccer player scores UVM game winner

Local soccer player scores UVM game winner

UVM senior Mike Clayton of Shelburne scored the game winner in the Catamounts come-from-behind 2-1 win against St. Francis Brooklyn in the finale of the Morgan Stanley Windjammer Classic on Sunday, Sept. 7. Conor Leland made two stops to secure the win. UVM has its best start, 4-0, since 2005.

Cooper Willsey wows on wheels

Cooper Willsey wows on wheels

Champlain Valley Union junior Cooper Willsey of Hinesburg finished third overall among 53 participating juniors in the Green Mountain Stage Race Aug. 29-Sept. 1 in the Mad River Valley. Willsey finished four events over four days in a total time of 6:09:58, which was less than a minute behind the overall leader. He finished first in the… Read More »

CVU football suffers defeat in season opener

CVU football suffers defeat  in season opener

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley Union (CVU) suffered a tough defeat, 46-19, to Colchester in the first game of the season last Saturday Aug. 30 at the high school in Hinesburg.  Overall, it was a rough day for the Redhawks, but there were standout performances on both sides of the ball. Quarterback Andrew Bortnick led… Read More »

Open water swim benefits LCC this Sunday

Starting from the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, at the Old Dock in the quaint town of Essex, N.Y. across Lake Champlain to the Charlotte public beach in the town of Charlotte, approximately 15 swimmers, age 18 years and older, including Shelburne resident Tocher Mittchel, will participate in an open water swim on Sunday, Sept.… Read More »

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