Another for the books

Another for the books

Hinesburg’s Tom Hart (left) and his trophy, awarded for setting a new competitive weightlifting world record in the strict curl, with Paul Bossi (right), president of 100% Raw Powerlifting. Hart, age 75, set his second world weightlifting record this summer competing in the 75-79 year age group and 198 lb. weight class. The former Champlain… Read More »

Tryouts set for Mini Metro Basketball winter league

Mini Metro is a competitive basketball league with teams of players in grades 5-8 from area high school districts. The season runs from early November through mid-February, with one or two practices during the week and Sunday games. Practices begin after Oct. 10 as fall sports are wrapping up. Boys and girls teams are fielded… Read More »

Mad Dash signup is open

Mad Dash signup is open

Mad Dash is on for Oct. 8 in Waitsfield. Registration is open online for the 22nd annual Mad Dash 10K, 5K race. The race is Oct. 8, starting at 10 a.m. on Meadow Road in Waitsfield. A classic Vermont foot race, the Dash benefits the Mad River Path Association and includes a 5K and 10K… Read More »

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 »