Apply now for waterfowl licenses

The deadline for Controlled Waterfowl Hunt applications is August 21. The free application must be filed with the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department for controlled waterfowl hunting permits. Download an application at vtfishandwildlife.com or pick up a printed form at Vermont Fish & Wildlife offices. A drawing to award hunting permits will be held at… Read More »

Sports briefs

Youth place at track meet ST. JOHNSBURY—The Vermont Recreation & Parks Association held its annual youth state track meet at St. Johnsbury Academy on Saturday, July 29. The meet, which features children ages seven to 14, drew around 400 athletes. In the field events, Champlain Valley’s Sofia Niekrewicz won the girls 11-12 high jump, with… Read More »

Green Mountain Bike Club day touring rides for August

Rides with the Green Mountain Bike Club are free and open to the public. Carpooling is encouraged. Riders must wear helmets and obey the rules of the road. If weather is questionable, contact ride leaders before heading out. Bikers under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent. For more information on the rides… Read More »

SD Ireland’s Legion team’s run comes to end

SD Ireland’s run through the American Legion baseball state tournament came to an end against White River Junction last Wednesday in Hartford, Vt. White River Junction topped SD Ireland 21-11 in seven innings to knock the Chittenden County group out of the tournament. White River Junction jumped out early, scoring five runs in the second… Read More »

EDGE team wins swim league title

The EDGE swim team captured its fourth straight Champlain Valley Swim League title in St. Albans during the weekend. Paced by Joaquin Pinga’s four wins, EDGE — which features swimmers from Shelburne, South Burlington and Williston — broke seven records in the league championship meet. Pinga won the boys 14-and-under 50, 100, and 200 freestyle… Read More »

Connecticut River tops in Vermont Little League championships

Connecticut River tops in Vermont Little League championships

Shelburne hosted the age 8-9-10 state baseball tournament over the past two weekends, a double-elimination tournament featuring the four Little League districts in Vermont. Connecticut River North won the tournament, despite falling into the losers bracket after an early loss. The other teams in the finals were Colchester, Browns River and Bennington. The Connecticut River… Read More »

Two fish certified as new Vermont state records

Two fish certified as new Vermont state records

A carp caught by Chase Stokes of Ferrisburgh and a redhorse sucker caught by Mike Elwood of Burlington in tributaries of Lake Champlain earlier this year have been certified as new Vermont state records. Stokes, an accomplished youth angler, caught the carp in Otter Creek in Panton in April. The carp weighed 33.25 pounds, measured… Read More »

Summer season in the books

Summer season in the books

The U13 Suburban baseball team, featuring players from Williston, Shelburne, Colchester, Mount Abraham and Vergennes, wrapped up their appearance at the Babe Ruth New England regional tournament in Westfield, Mass. last weekend. They went 0-3, losing the opening game Thursday to Keene, N.H. The local all-star team also played Trumbull, Conn. and a group from… Read More »