Vermonter with local ties wins San Francisco Marathon

Native Vermonter August Brautigam, age 29, won the 37th annual San Francisco Marathon in 2 hours, 32 minutes, and 16 seconds on Sunday, July 27. With 6,620 runners participating, Brautigam ran one of the best races of his career, only one second slower than his personal best. “I have competed in at least 12 marathons,”… Read More »

Vermont Dressage Days return to the Champlain Valley

The Champlain Valley Exposition will play host to the 10th annual Vermont Dressage Days for two days, Aug. 9 and 10. This year’s event will feature over 100 of the finest dressage riders from across Vermont, New England, and New York, all competing for top honors in 50 classes. A national competition, Vermont Dressage Days… Read More »

Suburban U16 Softball team completes season

The Suburban U-16 Babe Ruth Softball team, above, made up of 15 young women from southern Chittenden County, went a very respectable 8-6 this past season playing in a very competitive league consisting of mostly northern Vermont teams. The team would like to thank Middlebury Interactive Languages for its sponsorship. The Suburban softball team back… Read More »

Vermont Outlaws win Baseball Showdown

Vermont Outlaws win Baseball Showdown

The Vermont Outlaws, an under 17 baseball team led by Champlain Valley’s head baseball coach Tim Albertson, won four straight games to win the 10th Annual Heritage Summer Baseball Showdown July 18-20 at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington and Williston Central School in Williston. The Outlaws, a summer baseball prep club that also… Read More »

Charlotte girls shine during Twin State Soccer Cup

Charlotte girls shine during Twin State Soccer Cup

by Tom Giroux Champlain Valley’s top girls soccer standouts and recent graduates, Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, played a major role in Vermont’s 2-2 draw with New Hampshire at the annual Lions Cup soccer match Saturday, July 19 at Castleton State College. The Granite State squad may have scored early, about 10 minutes into this… Read More »

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Graduated Vermont and New Hampshire’s top high school soccer players meet for the 40th Annual Lions Soccer Cup Saturday at Castleton State College on Saturday, July 19. The Vermont girls, including Champlain Valley Union (CVU) standouts Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, kick off the doubleheader at 4pm. The Vermont boys, featuring CVU’s Joseph Castano and… Read More »

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

It should come as no surprise that Autumn Eastman was named the Burlington Free Press Athlete of the Year. This year, Eastman was named Vermont’s Gatorade girls cross country runner of the year and captured the D-I crown to help Champlain Valley Union (CVU) earn its 10th title in 11 years. She placed second at… Read More »