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 »

Introducing Skyler Golann

Introducing  Skyler Golann

Skyler Golann is a tough competitor. Sidelined with a chronic back injury on and off during the season, Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head boys tennis coach Frank Babbott is the first to comment on his senior captain. “Skyler is a good athlete, a tough competitor, and a great kid. Even when he has been out… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

Golf team finishes season At the Vermont D-I state championship at Country Club of Vermont on Wednesday, June 4 Champlain Valley finished in sixth place. Peter Scrimgeour carded a 78 which qualified him for regionals, while Ryan Grabone-Akey scored 80, Carter Knox finished with a 86, Will Ryan, 88, and Patrick Pattison 89. Redhawks advance… Read More »

Shelburne girls lacrosse team completes undefeated season

Shelburne girls lacrosse team completes undefeated season

Throughout the entire season, a total of 10 games in the Northern Vermont Girl’s Youth Lacrosse League (NVGYLL), the Shelburne’s girls 7th and 8th grade team remained undefeated. They were even able to remain strong even in the hot temperatures against Williston and Rutland during the final jamboree Sunday, June 8 in Shelburne. “It’s sad… Read More »

Three-peat hopes dashed in valiant effort

Three-peat hopes dashed in valiant effort

The Redhawks and its 10-game postseason winning streak was dealt a 2-1 Division I semifinal blow by the Green Knights on Tuesday afternoon in Hinesburg. Champlain Valley took the lead in the first inning off an RBI single by Hayden Smith, but Rice came roaring back in the fifth inning with two runs of its… Read More »

Green Knights golf team wins first state crown

Green Knights golf team wins first state crown

The Rice Memorial High School Boys Golf Team captured its first ever Division II State championship in the history of its athletic program on Wednesday, June 4 at the Country Club of Vermont. Shelburne residents, freshman Harrison Thayer and junior Brendan Thompson, competing in the third and fourth spots respectively, helped the team finished with… Read More »

Locals enjoy annual BikeFest

Locals enjoy annual BikeFest

BikeFest, an annual event organized by Friends of Shelburne Paths, was incredibly well attended thanks to the return of summer weather last Saturday morning in Shelburne. Organizers Susan Hull Grasso, Sara Blum, Pam Nuovo, and Gabriela Meyer estimated that 44 bikes were tuned, 12 youngsters participated in the Kids Learn to Ride, and 25 cyclists… Read More »

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