Shelburne 11/12 All-Stars season ends

Shelburne’s 11/12 All-Stars saw their season end last week in the double elimination tournament with a loss against Colchester in their second game of the championship series. Shelburne won their first game 7-0 against Colchester.  Ryan Canty rallied to get a large lead with a triple in the sixth inning.  Ollie Pudvar struck out nine, […]

Fun with fitness

by Mike Dee P.T. Designing Your Program Every fitness program has goals: lose weight, strengthen the core, add muscle, become more flexible, improve cardiac, run faster, or look good for your daughter’s wedding! Some of us do one or two different types of exercise: yoga, long walks, hike, bike, swim, Pilates, soccer, hockey, and the […]

Bliss is Coach of the Year

Bliss is Coach of the Year

For as long as he can remember, Scott Bliss has been a sports fanatic. The Champlain Valley Union High School coach brings that enthusiasm to his work with the cross country team, and that recently won him recognition as the Burlington Free Press’s Coach of the Year. Bliss’ experience in coaching started early. He went […]

Area seniors bring home medals from the Vermont Senior Games

Several area seniors competed in the recent Vermont Senior Games Track and Field Championship held on June 25 at Livak Field at UVM. Flo Meiler, a name familiar to many in Shelburne for her athletic prowess at age 82 brought home 11 gold medals in her age category. She medaled in the 50, 100 and […]

Third annual Cycle 4 CMT ride August 28

Third annual Cycle 4 CMT ride August 28

Cycle 4 CMT is a fundraising cycling event for individuals with CMT disease (Charcot-Marie-Tooth). CMT is a progressive neurological disease that affects 2.8 million people worldwide. It often severely impairs the use of one’s hands, arms, feet, and legs as a result of peripheral nerve damage. There is no cure for CMT; it affects approximately […]

Girls basketball camp hosts future CVU stars

Girls basketball camp hosts future CVU stars

  Champlain Valley Union High School girls basketball head coach Ute Otley led 98 girls from grades 4-9 at a girls’ basketball camp last week. Current CVU basketball players assisted as counselors for the camp; these players were part of the team that recently won its fourth straight Division I title this spring. The following […]

Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping

Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC) is a painful phenomenon familiar to many athletes. An abrupt spasm caused by hyperactivity of the neuromuscular junction (where the nerve and muscle connect), it can put one to the ground quicker than an Italian soccer player looking to draw a referee’s whistle. EAMC can be tricky to differentiate from another phenomenon, […]

Orioles win Little League Majors Championship

Orioles win Little League Majors Championship

The Orioles beat the Red Sox on Saturday 8-1 at Shelburne South Field in six innings. The Orioles scored three runs in the fourth on a two-run single by Kyle Tivnan. Kyle racked up two RBIs on three hits for the Orioles. Ryan Canty got the win for the Shelburne LL Orioles thanks to 13 strikeouts. Ryan […]