Rice students host Special Olympics Young Athletes Program

Rice students host Special Olympics Young Athletes Program

Special Olympics Vermont and students from Rice Memorial High School are teaming up to offer a Young Athletes Program on Saturday mornings, beginning Feb. 6. The Young Athletes Program is an early childhood sports play program for children ages 2-7 that includes games, songs and fun physical activities. Children with and without intellectual disabilities will […]

Free youth hockey day at Cairns

Free youth hockey day at Cairns

Chittenden South Burlington Youth Hockey Association invites all boys and girls ages 4 to 9 to come try ice hockey for free in their annual The Try Hockey for Free Day from 8:10am to 9:10am at C. Douglas Cairns Arena on 600 Swift Street in South Burlington on Feb. 20. No experience in skating required. […]

Ski industry names Alpine Shop Best Ski Shop in New England for 2016

Ski industry names Alpine Shop Best Ski Shop in New England for 2016

New England Sports Representatives, one of the ski industry’s largest trade associations, has just recognized Alpine Shop of South Burlington as the Best Ski Shop in New England for 2016. This award was the result of an extensive vetting, nomination and voting process done annually by the ski industry’s New England Sports Representatives Association. It […]

Join a hike on Winter Trails Day

By Jenny Montagne, Green Mountain Club, membership and volunteer coordinator The Green Mountain Club, the maintainer and protector of Vermont’s Long Trail, has partnered with CC Outdoor Store to host our 20th annual Winter Trails Day on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event is part of Waterbury Winterfest, a nine-day festival that celebrates outdoor winter recreation […]

Shelburne’s Suzanne Gruendling runs a double marathon

Shelburne’s Suzanne Gruendling runs a double marathon

Suzanne Gruendling, 44, of Shelburne completed back-to-back marathons this month as part of the Mississippi Blues, Mobile First Light Back2Back Challenge. She ran the Blues Marathon in Jackson, Mississippi on Jan. 9, where she placed 23rd in the female 40-44 age group. Then she headed south to Mobile, Alabama for the First Light Marathon on […]

Green Mountain Club upcoming outings

Pease Mountain and Mount Philo on Jan. 30. Come to Charlotte and explore two different trail systems that offer great views and casual hikes. Moderate hike at a moderate pace, 6 miles, 1000’ elevation gain. Group limit 8. For more information contact leader Adam Heckle at aheckle@uvm.edu. President’s Hike on Jan. 31. Stimson Mountain Snowshoe. […]

Redhawks girls basketball update

Redhawks girls basketball update

Submitted by the CVU Girls Basketball Team Returning three-time champions, the Champlain Valley Union High School Girls Basketball Team, has hit the court running. With eight returning seniors, and an equally deep underclass, the program is in the hunt for a successful 2015-2016 season. After a short but intense pre-season, the program kicked off with […]

CVU Gymnastics off to a great start

CVU Gymnastics off to a great start

Champlain Valley Union High School Varsity Gymnastics team at their home gym, Green Mountain Gymnastics, in Williston. Coach Madison Bourdeau said the team is off to a great start. There are five meets left in the season with their state competition Feb. 20. “It is a small team this year but they all work extremely well […]

CVU girls basketball team makes history

CVU girls basketball team makes history

By Eli Hark Champlain Valley Union High School’s Girls Basketball team continued their win streak to 75 games without a loss passing Oxbow’s record for longest win streak in the VPA’s history after beating Rice 53-25. When freshman make varsity you always know there is something special and that they have the drive that most […]

Shelburne teen visits Cuba with program aimed at helping youth

Shelburne teen visits Cuba with program aimed at helping youth

By Gail Callahan Sophia Lothrop spoke the language of tennis for five days last month. The 17-year-old Shelburne teenager put into play the global appeal of sport to communicate with young Cuban athletes when she and a dozen other people, including her mother, Shona Lothrop, visited Cuba as part of a people-to-people exchange with Kids […]

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