Shelburne Little League offers softball pitching clinics

The Shelburne Little League Softball Committee will be holding free pitching clinics for softball players league ages 8 to 12 in January to give players a chance for extra pitching practice and one-on-one instruction prior to the start of the 2015 season. League age is defined as a players age as of Dec. 31, 2014 (i.e. if… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Redhawks win Beech Tourney’s consolation game Rice defeated Champlain Valley 2-1 in the opening round of the Beech Tournament at Leddy Park on Thursday, Dec. 11. Elliott Mitchell netted the equalizer for the Redhawks with assists from Tyler Brooks and Owen McCuin in the first period. Greg Talbert and Ty Parker combined for 16 saves… Read More »

Vermont State Parks offers fun, guided, first day hikes

Vermont State Parks offers fun, guided, first day hikes

Start the New Year on the right foot with a hike in a Vermont State Park. Join a free, guided, easy, family hike taking place in state parks and forests throughout the state. Professional guides and outdoor educators will lead the way, sharing their knowledge and love of the Vermont outdoors. Don’t need a guide?… Read More »

Fashion show, silent auction benefits CVU alpine team

The CVU Alpine team fashion show will be held on Sunday, Dec.14 at Champlain College IDX Student Life Building from 4-7pm. A cash bar and complimentary finger foods and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream will be provided during the event. As in the past, the team will be modeling fashions from many local retailers while… Read More »

CVAA offers Senior Tai Chi for Health A key to independence

A loss of muscle mass which can lead to weakness and compromise the ability to remain independent, is expected during the aging process. With some individual effort and support from peers, the process can be delayed and many seniors maintain a rich quality of life, well into advanced age. CVAA’s Tai Chi for Arthritis/Falls Prevention… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

CVU boys hoops team loses two to begin season Essex defeated Champlain Valley (CVU) in high school boys basketball season opener 64-52 on Friday, Dec. 5 in Essex. CVU’s Chris Reiss had 26 points to lead CVU and Nick Lynn added 10 points. On Monday, Dec. 8 the Redhawks fared no better. BFA St. Albans… Read More »

CVU’s DuBrul named girls’ soccer player of the year

CVU’s DuBrul named girls’ soccer player of the year

A four-year varsity starter, senior captain, and current defensive player of the year, Champlain Valley Union’s (CVU) Paige DuBrul added another feather to her cap: The Burlington Free Press’ girls’ soccer player of the year. CVU girls soccer head coach Stan Williams describes his standout senior midfielder in this way, “Paige is the rock of… Read More »

Hunting, fishing, trapping licenses available online Dec. 15

Hunting, fishing, trapping licenses available online Dec. 15

Vermont hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for the new year will be available on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com) on Dec. 15. Online license purchasers of 2015 licenses will automatically be entered to win an angler’s kayak and other prizes. The winner of the kayak will be drawn on May 14, while the… Read More »

Iroquois Soccer Club offers more for less

Iroquois Soccer Club offers more for less

by Zoe Dawson, Iroquois Soccer Club President Elect The Iroquois Soccer Club (ISC) kicked off the spring 2105 soccer season with a well-attended planning meeting in Hinesburg Town Hall on Thursday, Nov. 13. The outgoing leadership welcomed a new group of parents, volunteers, and soccer enthusiasts eager to get their “hands and feet muddy” with… Read More »

St. Mike’s hosts youth all-sports field day to benefit Make-A-Wish

The Saint Michael’s College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is set to hold a fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 7 in the Ross Sports Center and Tarrant Recreation Center, utilizing an all-sports field day to continue its work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event, geared toward boys and girls between kindergarten and eighth grade, costs $15 to… Read More »

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