Good times with Hinesburg 4-H at the Champlain Valley Fair

Good times with Hinesburg 4-H at the Champlain Valley Fair

By Hannah Cleveland The Hinesburg 4-H Club members enjoyed their days at the Champlain Valley Fair. The group had fun practicing sheep showmanship and showing sheep in the Fitting and Showmanship and Open Wool Breed shows, earning many colorful ribbons in the competitions. 4-H members met with Fiber Loft superintendent Tony Carrier to learn about wool carding… Read More »

Kelly Brush Ride raises $320K for adaptive sports, ski racing safety

Kelly Brush Ride raises $320K for adaptive sports, ski racing safety

During this year’s race, the Kelly Brush Century Ride raised $320,000 for adaptive athletic equipment for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to improve ski racing safety. Riding as teams and individuals, 724 cyclists, including 28 handcyclists, raised a record amount for the Kelly Brush Foundation’s mission to conquer the challenges of paralysis through… Read More »

Free hockey for girls

Free hockey for girls

Thanks to the Chittenden South Burlington (CSB) Hockey Association, girls ages 14 and under can give ice hockey a try Saturday, Sept. 20 from 2:20-­3:20pm at Cairns Arena Rink 1 in South Burlington. St. Michaels College women hockey players will teach the fundamentals while interested participants should bring a willingness to try a new sport… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

by Sheri Duff Redhawks start season 3-0 The Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team shut out Mount Abe 2-0 with help from Redhawk Sierra Morton who scored and made an assist during the game on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at home. Maddie Turnau made one save to secure the win. Two days later, CVU posted a… Read More »

Therrien wins Northern Modified Challenge Series

Therrien wins Northern Modified Challenge Series

Bobby Therrien gave the northeastern stock car racing world a bit of a surprise on Sunday afternoon by winning the 50-lap Northern Modified Challenge Series event at Airborne Park Speedway. Typically a top performer in full-fender Late Models on the American-Canadian Tour, Therrien held off the field to win in his first open-wheel start of the… Read More »

CVU football suffers defeat in season opener

CVU football suffers defeat  in season opener

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley Union (CVU) suffered a tough defeat, 46-19, to Colchester in the first game of the season last Saturday Aug. 30 at the high school in Hinesburg.  Overall, it was a rough day for the Redhawks, but there were standout performances on both sides of the ball. Quarterback Andrew Bortnick led… Read More »

Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge gains ground with wins

Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge gains ground with wins

Charlotte teen Dillon Machavern, pulled double duty for Mitchum Motorsports at Virginia International Raceway during the Oak Tree Grand Prix. He competed in the #10 BMW for Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge’s Round 10 and the No. 07 for Rounds 9 and 10 in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America. Machavern and co-driver Dylan Murcott… Read More »

Open water swim benefits LCC this Sunday

Starting from the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, at the Old Dock in the quaint town of Essex, N.Y. across Lake Champlain to the Charlotte public beach in the town of Charlotte, approximately 15 swimmers, age 18 years and older, including Hinesburg residents Kimberly Fry and James Frazier, will participate in an open water swim… Read More »

Back to sports A fall preview

By Ted Ryan The fall of 2013 was an extremely successful season for every Champlain Valley Union High School sports team, including two Redhawk squads that captured state championships. The fall of 2014 holds as much promise as last year, as the Redhawks launch their cross country, field hockey, football, and soccer seasons. Cross country… Read More »