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 »

Vermont Dressage Days return to the Champlain Valley

Vermont Dressage Days return to the Champlain Valley

The Champlain Valley Exposition will play host to the 10th annual Vermont Dressage Days for two days, Aug. 9 and 10. This year’s event will feature over 100 of the finest dressage riders from across Vermont, New England, and New York, all competing for top honors in 50 classes. A national competition, Vermont Dressage Days… Read More »

Yoga Roots offers free beach yoga

The Shelburne Recreation and Yoga Roots, a local Shelburne yoga studio, hosted a free yoga class at Shelburne Beach Sunday, July 13. Overlooking the lake and the mountains the lawn was filled with 40 plus yoga practitioners of all ages and abilities. The two things they all had in common was a love for the… Read More »

Vermont Outlaws win Baseball Showdown

Vermont Outlaws win Baseball Showdown

The Vermont Outlaws, an under 17 baseball team led by Champlain Valley’s head baseball coach Tim Albertson, won four straight games to win the 10th Annual Heritage Summer Baseball Showdown July 18-20 at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington and Williston Central School in Williston. The Outlaws, a summer baseball prep club that also… Read More »

Vermont 4-H Horse Show attracts 103 competitors

Vermont 4-H Horse Show attracts 103 competitors

More than 100 Vermont 4-H’ers turned out for the Vermont 4-H State Horse Show, July 10-13 at the Addison County Fair and Field Days site in New Haven. The annual event, sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H, attracted 79 4-H equestrians and 24 4-H club members who took part in a special Horseless… Read More »

Vermont Girls Hoops All Stars win border state battle

The Vermont girls basketball team dominated the entire Twin State Basketball Classic with a 79-66 win over New Hampshire on Saturday at Keene State College. New Hampshire leads the series 18-12. Hailee Barron, a Rice graduate, led the team in scoring with a game-high 17 points and four assists. Champlain Valley’s Emily Kinneston contributed 12… Read More »

CVU grads shine at Lions Soccer Cup

CVU grads shine at Lions Soccer Cup

by Tom Giroux Champlain Valley’s top girls soccer standouts and recent graduates, Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, played a major role in Vermont’s 2-2 draw with New Hampshire at the annual Lions Cup soccer match Saturday, July 19 at Castleton State College. The Granite State squad may have scored early, about 10 minutes into this… Read More »

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