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 »

Deer hunting seminars offered for beginners

Of all the connections between the land and food, none is more direct than hunting. But without friends or relatives who hunt, venturing out on the solo path from table to field can be intimidating. To make this journey easier, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering three “Getting Started in Deer Hunting” seminars in September.… Read More »

New concussion law affects student athletes

All families from Williston, Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg who have or will have children interested in playing on a school sponsored athletic team, athletes or perspective athletes, and all coaches, athletic directors, nurses, and administrators from the four communities are invited to a presentation by Dr. James Slauterbeck, an orthopedic surgeon and Associate Professor of… Read More »

Diamond Island Regatta raises more than $1,000 for LCMM

Diamond Island Regatta raises more than $1,000 for LCMM

Twenty-four boats took part in the second annual Diamond Island Regatta on Saturday, Aug. 23. The benefit race, sponsored by the Royal Savage Yacht Club (RSYC) and Point Bay Marina, raised more than $1,000 for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Ferrisburgh. In the race, on a beautiful if not particularly windy day on the… Read More »

Kelly Brush Ride rolls from Middlebury Sept. 6

Vermont’s largest fundraising ride set for Sept. 6 draws bicyclists and handcyclists who spin to conquer the challenges of paralysis and improve ski racing safety through love of their sport. Last year’s event drew more than 750 riders and more than two dozen adaptive athletes using handcycles. “The incredible dedication and support from riders, volunteers,… Read More »

Blue Cross Blue Shield hosts “Hike, Bike & Paddle” event

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) invites the public to a Hike, Bike & Paddle event, Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10am to 2pm at North Beach in Burlington. This free community event offers an opportunity for individuals to get outside and enjoy hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking. BCBSVT will provide free healthy snacks,… Read More »