Stop signs and seeing red

Do cyclists have to stop at stop signs? Surely, since they are so inconvenient, they only apply to cars, right? Especially when a stop sign is at the bottom of a hill, like the new one at the corner of Bishop and Spear? That’s a particularly nasty stop sign because the cyclist headed south toward… Read More »

Kelly Brush Ride raises $320K for adaptive sports, ski racing safety

Kelly Brush Ride raises $320K for adaptive sports, ski racing safety

During this year’s race, the Kelly Brush Century Ride raised $320,000 for adaptive athletic equipment for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to improve ski racing safety. Riding as teams and individuals, 724 cyclists, including 28 handcyclists, raised a record amount for the Kelly Brush Foundation’s mission to conquer the challenges of paralysis through… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. The Fall & Winter Program Brochure is now available! Pick up a copy at the office or find it on our website. Beginner White Belt Karate: This program will help children develop their self-esteem, focus their energy and develop character while learning safety techniques an… Read More »

Free hockey for girls

Free hockey for girls

Thanks to the Chittenden South Burlington (CSB) Hockey Association, girls ages 14 and under can give ice hockey a try Saturday, Sept. 20 from 2:20-­3:20pm at Cairns Arena Rink 1 in South Burlington. St. Michaels College women hockey players will teach the fundamentals while interested participants should bring a willingness to try a new sport… Read More »

CVU falls to Essex 22-21

CVU falls to Essex 22-21

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley Union (CVU) lost a close, hard-fought game to Essex last Saturday at CVU, dropping their record to 0-2. Much of the game was played in driving rain that hampered the passing attacks and kicking games of both teams. Special teams played a very significant role in the outcome of this… Read More »

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 »

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