Spartans help with CVU flag football program

Spartans help with CVU flag football program

Jill Diemer, Spartan volunteer Nine members of the Castleton University Spartans football team, along with Head Coach Tony Volpone and Defensive Coordinator Blaise Zambrano, headed to Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg to assist Redhawks Varsity Coach Mike Williams and JV Coach Rahn Fleming with their new flag football program on March 6. This […]

Local victory for U.S. ice cross downhill

Local victory for U.S. ice cross downhill

Staff report A love of the outdoors, skating, and skiing enabled Chittenden County resident Alexis “Lex” Jackson to compete in the thrilling sport of ice cross downhill, where she ice-skates down a frozen track alongside three other women in an attempt to cross the finish line first. Jackson is currently ranked first in the U.S. […]

Kudos to CVU wrestling!

Kudos to CVU wrestling!

Staff report Endurance paid off for the Champlain Valley Union High School wrestling team at the Northern Vermont Athletic Conference State Championships held at St. Johnsbury Academy. CVU entered the tournament with a 14-1 conference record and collected three more to earn the team title for the second time in three seasons. A 63-13 victory […]

Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg Little Leaguers to play on one league

Staff report For many years the Charlotte and Shelburne Little League baseball programs have played games with each other, and in recent years have mixed players from the two programs on teams. Hinesburg players have traditionally played in Charlotte Little League. At a recent board meeting with both Charlotte Little League board members and Shelburne […]

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 […]