Full Throttle: The racing career of Richard Lowrey III

Full Throttle: The racing career of Richard Lowrey III

By Matt Keller There is nothing that signifies the arrival of summer for teenagers like long sunlight-filled Friday nights, with no responsibilities and plenty of time to hang out with friends and flirt with crushes. But on Friday nights this summer, when his classmates and friends will be hanging out, attending barbeques, and arriving at […]

CVU Football: Planting the seeds for autumn

CVU Football: Planting the seeds for autumn

by Matt Keller There is a reason you hire a football coach in the winter, rather than July. Culture can’t be instilled overnight; it takes root over the course of hundreds and thousands of repetitions, pep talks, handshakes, handoffs, barbeques, tackling drills, and dozens of other small things that seem unremarkable on their own, but […]

Why competitive youth sports still matter

By Matt Keller There has been a lot of recent debate about the value of competitive youth (K-12) sports, not only in Vermont, but also throughout the country. Most of the debate centers on the competition aspect of youth sports, whether or not kids should all get trophies or even keep score, but from where […]

Kids, Want to See What It’s Like to Be a Pro Player for a Day?

Kids, Want to See What It’s Like to Be a Pro Player for a Day?

The Vermont Lake Monsters and Northwestern Urgent Care are teaming up once again to reward nine kids in the community with an opportunity of a lifetime, as part of the award-winning “Little Lake Monsters” Community All-Star Program.” Until July 1st, kids between the ages of 5 to 12 years old will be allowed to register […]

Dillon Machavern Watch

Dillon Machavern Watch

Charlotte resident Dillon Machavern and the No.24 Heritage Motorsports car continued their hot streak at Lime Rock Park, finishing in second place. The Heritage Motorsports team believes the results thus far have been favorable and prove that both Machavern and the Riggins Engineering crew are a combination to be taken seriously. Machavern is currently in […]

Vermont Athletic Academy: A new blueprint for the future of American soccer

Vermont Athletic Academy:  A new blueprint for the future of American soccer

By Matt Keller An experiment in non-traditional education. The passion project of a dot com success story. The future of American soccer? The place is Vermont Athletic Academy, located in The Field House at 166 Athletic Drive in Shelburne, and the attitude is anything but ordinary. Funded and founded by former EBay and Dealer.com executive […]

CVU bows in battle of high noon heaters in title contest

CVU bows in battle of high noon heaters in title contest

By Mal Boright No, actor Gary Cooper was not around—it’s been years—but a Saturday High Noon struggle for the Vermont Division 1 baseball championship was an intense thriller much like Cooper’s award-winning western of the 50s. Second seed Rice Memorial High (18-2) outlasted top-seeded 18-2 Champlain Valley Union High 5-2 in eight innings at the […]

CVU boys lacrosse team wins championship for third time

CVU boys lacrosse team wins championship for third time

by Mal Boright Feasting in the finals is becoming old hat for Champlain Valley Union High veteran lacrosse attacker Matt Palmer. A year ago, Palmer, now a junior, exploded for five goals as the Redhawks defeated South Burlington 11-8 for a second straight Division I state title. Last Thursday, he scored the game winner with […]

Rayne Supple

Rayne Supple

“Rayne Supple is a true leader – in every sense of the word,” began Champlain Valley Union’s Head Baseball Coach Tim Albertson. “Rayne is a great, stand up young adult. He has embraced the leadership role for this team. Rayne is absolutely selfless. He has earned his accolades but he always puts the team first,” […]

Three Redhawks named to Twin State Baseball Classic team

Eighteen of the finest senior baseball players from the Green Mountain State including CVU players Shea Ireland, Deagan Poland, and Will Potter, will compete for Vermont in this year’s Twin State Baseball Classic against New Hampshire on June 20 in Nashua, N.H. The squad is made up of student-athletes from 13 different high schools from […]

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