Summer swimmers dive into swim league championships

Hundreds of local swimmers will descend on the Sandhill Pool in Essex this weekend for the Champlain Valley Swim League championships. The EDGE Swim Team – with swimmers from Williston, Shelburne, St. George and South Burlington – will be one of the top teams among the eight competing on Friday and Saturday. “The CVSL meet… Read More »

Girls rule the diamond Sunday at Shelburne

Girls rule the diamond Sunday at Shelburne

UPDATE: The headline on this post was corrected. The games are Sunday. Shelburne is in for a baseball treat this weekend as the Boston Slammers, an all-girls baseball travel team, takes on the Sherbrooke Angels at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Shelburne Town South Field. Locals will get a chance to watch the Slammers, who… Read More »

Little League All-Stars

Little League All-Stars

Shelburne Little League teams recently finished the All-Star season. Players and coaches gathered for photos (and ice pops.) (Top Left) The 11-12 team. Front Row:   Jason Douglas, Lucas Barton, Travis Stroh, Ty Burritt, Robbie Fragola. Second Row:  Co-Manager Jason Galipeau, Elise Berger, Colin Ravlin, Colby Galipeau, Lewis Kerest, Coach Kolo Kerest, Cole Cudney, Jack St.… Read More »

S.D. Ireland hits a winning streak as All-Stars finish

S.D. Ireland hits a winning streak as All-Stars finish

A 5-1 week for S.D. Ireland has the Legion baseball team closing in on a .500 record. S.D. Ireland (13-16) captured five wins in a row last week before falling to the O.E.C. Kings 10-0 on Monday night. S.D. Ireland kick-started the win streak on Wednesday, topping Franklin County 4-3. Liam Reiner allowed three hits… Read More »

S.D. Ireland baseball soldiers through summer schedule

Liam Reiner pitched four innings, allowing just one run, and Jacob Boliba drove in two runs to help S.D. Ireland grab a 10-3 win over North Country in Legion baseball on Saturday. Reiner gave up three hits in four innings to earn the win and Jacob Murphy threw three innings of relief. Tyler Skaflestad also… Read More »

CVU Unified basketballers head to Seattle

CVU Unified basketballers  head to Seattle

The Champlain Valley Unified basketball team is swapping out its red-and-white uniforms for some green and white ones. The Redhawks are in Seattle to compete for Vermont in the Special Olympics USA Games from Sunday, July 1 through Friday, July 6. “We have never played on such a big stage,” said coach Peter Booth in… Read More »

Legion baseball drops four, rallies for one win

Legion baseball drops four, rallies for one win

A loss on Sunday in the heat capped off a 1-4 week for the S.D. Ireland Legion baseball team. S.D. Ireland traveled to Schenectady, N.Y. to take on the Montreal Titans, posting a 6-3 loss. Kyle Rivers went five innings and allowed four runs on seven hits in the loss. Jacob Murphy, Lars Jensen and… Read More »

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

A host of Champlain Valley Union athletes represented the Redhawks last week in the Twin State matchups in baseball, field hockey and girls lacrosse. Maitland Honored Lydia Maitland – fresh off being named the Burlington Free Press’s female athlete of the year –  helped the Vermont side to a 4-1 win in the 35th annual… Read More »

CVU Football work crew scores donation

CVU Football work crew scores donation

Champlain Valley Union High School football players recently helped pack up a large customer order of mini meat sticks at the Vermont Smoke & Cure meat production facility located down the road from CVU in Hinesburg. For their efforts, company Chief Executive Tara Murphy presented the players with a $500 check to their program. Murphy,… Read More »