The 2016 Dog Agility Trials in Shelburne this weekend

The 2016 Dog Agility Trials in Shelburne this weekend

The Green Mountain Golden Retriever Club and the Burlington Obedience Training Club host the July 2016 Agility Trials at The Field House at the Shelburne Health and Fitness Club Thursday through Sunday. Thursday’s trial starts at 10am and will feature small dogs to tall dogs. Friday’s Trial running order will be tall dogs to small […]

Flo Meiler wins 18 medals at 2016 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships

Flo Meiler won 18 medals at 2016 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships and was awarded the 2015 Athlete of the Year in the 80+ category. 82-year-old Flo Meiler brought home 14 medals from the 2016 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships that were held in Grand Rapids, MI July 14-17. Meiler competed in 14 events in 4 days […]

Bliss is Coach of the Year

Bliss is Coach of the Year

by Heather McKim For as long as he can remember, Scott Bliss has been a sports fanatic. The Champlain Valley Union High School coach brings that enthusiasm to his work with the cross country team, and that recently won him recognition as the Burlington Free Press’s Coach of the Year. Bliss’ experience in coaching started […]

Area seniors bring home medals from the Vermont Senior Games

Area seniors bring home medals from the Vermont Senior Games

Several area seniors competed in the recent Vermont Senior Games Track and Field Championship held on June 25 at Livak Field at UVM. Flo Meiler, a name familiar to many in Shelburne for her athletic prowess at age 82 brought home 11 gold medals in her age category. She medaled in the 50, 100 and […]

CVU basketball camp hosts 98 area girls

CVU basketball camp hosts 98 area girls

Champlain Valley Union High School girls basketball head coach Ute Otley led 98 girls from grades 4-9 at a girls’ basketball camp last week. Current CVU basketball players assisted as counselors for the camp; these players were part of the team that recently won its fourth straight Division I title this spring. The following girls […]

Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping

Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC) is a painful phenomenon familiar to many athletes. An abrupt spasm caused by hyperactivity of the neuromuscular junction (where the nerve and muscle connect), it can put one to the ground quicker than an Italian soccer player looking to draw a referee’s whistle. EAMC can be tricky to differentiate from another phenomenon, […]

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