New coach leads CVU boys soccer into season

New coach leads CVU boys soccer into season

By Mal Boright The coaches may have occasionally changed over the years, but Champlain Valley Union (CVU) remains the state’s Soccer Central for both boys and girls. For the boys, Division 1 finalists in 2013, who had tryouts for the new season beginning last Thursday, there is a new mentor at the helm in the… Read More »

O2X Summit Challenge debuts at Sugarbush Sept. 13

The course is set, the racers are training, and the last touches are being made for the O2X Summit Challenge at Sugarbush, a first-of-its-kind mountain running experience which will be unveiled Saturday, Sept. 13. A mountain running experience for runners, hikers, and nature lovers, O2X Summit Challenge Series events feature multiple courses at each race venue for… Read More »

Hunter education courses offered

It’s back to school season for would-be hunters. With most hunting seasons just around the corner, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging new hunters to sign up now for a hunter education course. Classes fill up quickly, but securing a spot is easy with Fish & Wildlife’s online Hunter Education Program registration system. All… Read More »

UVM soccer team welcomes two former CVU standouts

The University of Vermont men’s soccer program will add nine newcomers to the squad for the upcoming 2014 season. Among the nine freshmen are two former Champlain Valley Union soccer players, including the Vermont Gatorade Player of the Year, Zack Evans, and Joe Castano. Other native Vermonters include Burlington Free Press Player of the Year,… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Parks and Recreation’s Summer Concert Series ends with a bang! Thanks to Shelburne Farms for hosting our final concert of the summer held on July 30 which entertained over 1,300 people! Everyone enjoyed music from the Rhythm Rockets followed by a spectacular show of fireworks.… Read More »

Vermonter with local ties wins San Francisco Marathon

Native Vermonter August Brautigam, age 29, won the 37th annual San Francisco Marathon in 2 hours, 32 minutes, and 16 seconds on Sunday, July 27. With 6,620 runners participating, Brautigam ran one of the best races of his career, only one second slower than his personal best. “I have competed in at least 12 marathons,”… Read More »

Wiffle Ball Tournament features Little Field of Dreams Annual Travis Roy Foundation tourney resumes Aug. 15-17

An addition to the venue and an expanded field highlight the 13th annual Travis Roy Foundation Wiffle Ball Tournament slated for Friday-Sunday, Aug. 15-17 in Essex. The fun-filled backyard event takes place at the home of natives Pat and Beth O’Connor and the event is free and open to the public. Joining Little Fenway and… Read More »

Shelburne’s Meiler named USATF Athlete of the Week

Shelburne’s Meiler named USATF Athlete of the Week

Flo Meiler of Shelburne, age 80, has won yet another accolade. After an impressive performance at last week’s Masters Outdoor Championships at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. she was named the USA Track & Field (USATF) Athlete of the week. Of the 14 events that she participated in during Nationals, she won eight gold… Read More »

Suburban U16 Softball team completes season

Suburban U16 Softball team completes season

The Suburban U-16 Babe Ruth Softball team, above, made up of 15 young women from southern Chittenden County went a very respectable 8-6 this past season playing in a very competitive league consisting of mostly northern Vermont teams. The team would like to thank Middlebury Interactive Languages for its sponsorship. The Suburban softball team back… Read More »

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