Hinesburg’s Therrien is King of the Road

Hinesburg’s Therrien is King of the Road

  After a 65-lap test on Sunday, Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien and his FastOne Motorsports team celebrate winning the 2017 “King of the Road” title. Therrien became the first driver in Thunder Road’s modern era to win championships in three different divisions. The new Thunder Road Late Model Champion previously won titles in the Lenny’s Shoe… Read More »

CVU sports rack up wins, one loss in opener

CVU sports rack up wins, one loss in opener

BOYS SOCCER Champlain Valley Union 6, Burr and Burton Academy 0: The first game of the Rob Cole era opened on a high note for the CVU boys soccer team as they topped visiting Burr and Burton 6-0. Nate Coffin tallied twice for the Redhawks (1-0), while Oliver Bijur and Ivan Llona each added a… Read More »

Charlotte resident picked for Cathedral-Rice sports hall of fame

Charlotte resident picked for Cathedral-Rice sports hall of fame

Nick Landrigan of Charlotte, a 2001 Rice Memorial High School graduate, will be inducted into the Cathedral-Rice Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 7. Landrigan will join 144 other student-athletes, coaches, and supporters in the Hall of Fame for a ceremony during Homecoming Weekend. Landrigan, a point guard, played varsity basketball for four years and… Read More »

Kelly Brush Ride rolls through towns Saturday

The 12th Annual Kelly Brush Ride rolls through the Champlain Valley Saturday as the race course winds its way through Charlotte and Shelburne with the start and finish in Middlebury. Powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations the bicycle and handcycle ride supports the Kelly Brush Foundation’s mission to empower those with paralysis through sport… Read More »

CVU fall sports preview

CVU fall sports preview

Team reports by Lauren Read • photos by Al Frey FOOTBALL Coach: Mike Williams (second season) Last year: 6-3, lost in D-I semifinals Key returnees: Graham Walker, quarterback/safety, junior; Jake Bortnick, offensive line/linebacker, senior; Stephen Harlow, running back/defensive back, senior; Roarke Flad, offensive line/defensive line, senior. Key newcomers: Juniors Andrew Tieso, running back.defensive back, Caleb… Read More »

CVU fall sports preview

CVU fall sports preview

Team reports by Lauren Read • photos by Al Frey GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Coach: Mike Detch (first season) Last year: Division I state champions Key returnees: Shannon Loiseau, senior; Makenzie Detch, junior; Tori Bergstein, senior; Rayonna Silverman, junior; Olivia Werner, junior; Mya Rendall, senior; Julia Daggett, junior; Shea Stirewalt, junior; Natalie Senior, junior. Key newcomers: Leah… Read More »

Champion chipper

Champion chipper

Nine-year-old Cooper Guerriere recently took first place in the Drive, Chip and Putt competition at the Renaissance Country Club in Haverhill, Mass. Cooper is starting fourth grade at Shelburne Community School. His next competition is Oct. 1 at the Wingedfoot Country Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Through the young golfers program at the Kwini Club, Cooper… Read More »

Green Mountain Bike Club day touring rides

The Green Mountain Bike Club organizes rides free and open to the public this fall. Carpooling is encouraged. Riders must wear helmets and obey the rules of the road. Bikers under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent. For more information go to thegmbc.com. Sept. 3: Awesome Ausable River Ride Follow the Ausable… Read More »

Tickets for Ski World Cup go on sale Sept. 7

Tickets for the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Killington Resort will go on sale Sept 7 at 9 a.m. The World Cup, Nov 25-26, brings together some of the best women’s technical alpine skiers from around the world to compete in women’s giant slalom and slalom races. Last year’s event drew an estimated… Read More »