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 »

CVU’s Eastman is state’s two-time Gatorade winner

Champlain Valley’s Autumn Eastman was named Gatorade’s Vermont Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year last week. Eastman, the Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year for 2012-2013 and the Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year, won three individual state championships at the D-I state meet including… Read More »

Big comeback gains lacrosse title for CVU

Big comeback gains lacrosse title for CVU

By Mal Boright A 6-1 deficit against a solid (15-3) second-seeded South Burlington High boys’ lacrosse team in the championship contest might not be a Mount Everest sized task, but nevertheless presents a whopper of a challenge. Playing for the Division 1 Vermont Interscholastic Championship at Castleton State College’s Spartan Stadium Saturday, coach Dave Trevithick… Read More »

Steeple Ridge Equestrian Team rider wins national final

Steeple Ridge Equestrian Team rider wins national final

In the Steeple Ridge Equestrian Team’s first ever Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) competition, rider Caroline Carrara of Cornwall, a freshman at Rice High School and member of the Steeple Ridge Equestrian Team, won the Junior Varsity Novice Over Fences National Finals.  The event took place in West Springfield, Mass on May 16-18.  The only qualifier… Read More »

Local college student receives All-Academic team accolades

Local college student receives All-Academic team accolades

Shelburne resident and 2011 Champlain Valley Union graduate Cayla McCarthy was recently named to her second consecutive Commonwealth Coast Conference All-Academic Team and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Academic All-American Award. McCarthy recently completed her junior year where she was a team captain for the Roger Williams University softball team. McCarthy was a relief… Read More »

Pickle Ball explained

Pickle Ball explained

Pickle Ball…What’s that? Pickle Ball is a game played on a doubles badminton-sized court that is a combination of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. Sound like fun? Would you like to learn? Sign up for a free Pickle Ball Clinic starting Wednesday night, July 9 at the Shelburne Tennis Courts at Davis Park from 5 to 7pm. The… Read More »

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