Despite defeat, hoop all-star games a blast for CVU duo

by Mal Boright Saturday’s Twin State Basketball Classic games at Essex High School between 2015 graduated stars turned into a double bonanza for the visiting New Hampshire girls and boys quintets. The granite State girls took the doubleheader opener over cold shooting Vermont, 83-37. In the nightcap, the New Hampshire boys showed remarkable depth in […]

Girls’ softball camp coming to CVU Aug. 10-14

By Matt Keller Hattie Roberts is on a mission. Roberts, who will be a junior at CVU in the fall, is an ace softball pitcher and devotee of the sport who is determined to help improve the softball program at CVU. From August 10-14 she will be running an instructional camp for softball players at […]

Six basic steps for golf beginners

By Ben Snyder Golf can be a fun sport, but it can be intimidating to get started. That being said, it is worth learning if only as an excuse to get outside in the Vermont summers. I learned to play in Stowe when I was a kid, and it was the best summer I ever […]

CVU players are the star attraction at youth soccer camp

CVU players are the star attraction at youth soccer camp

The soccer fields outside the Fieldhouse complex in Shelburne were buzzing last Friday morning as a group of boys and girls CVU soccer players greeted the next generation, along with many of their parents, in the parking lot. All players, young and old, were getting ready for one last day of fun after four days […]

Genesis Football Club kicks off their inaugural season with tryouts

Genesis Football Club kicks off their inaugural season with tryouts

The beginning of Genesis Football Club couldn’t have come at a better time. Genesis is the all-girls club being launched by Synergy Football Club founder Hugh Brown, and tryouts took place last week (they have continued this week), just hours after the US Women’s team clinched the World Cup Title. Tryouts have been taking place […]

Dillon Machavern wins his first race of the season in Minnesota

Dillon Machavern wins his first race of the season in Minnesota

by Matt Keller Dillon Machavern had been having a great rookie year in the TA2 Trans Am road racing series, but he had never raced on the track at Brainerd International Raceway until qualifying began for the Ryan Companies Independence Day Classic that took place on Saturday July 4. It didn’t matter. Machavern, showing a […]

CVU’s football coaching staff prepares for the upcoming season

CVU’s football coaching staff prepares for the upcoming season

Football isn’t a sport that only one person can coach. In hockey, soccer, basketball, and baseball it is always nice to have assistants, but one dedicated coach can pull it off. In football, there are so many positions on the field that it would be tough to run one practice with only a single coach, […]

Hugh Brown brings world-class soccer training to Northwest Vermont

Hugh Brown brings world-class soccer training to Northwest Vermont

For a certain type of youth soccer player, a certain type of competitor really, Hugh Brown’s Synergy Football Club is the perfect fit. Brown founded Synergy in November 2005 in collaboration with a few of his more dedicated players and parents at Nordic Soccer Club. The name Synergy comes from the words synchronization and energy, […]

Dan Shepardson settles into his new role as CVU Athletic Director

Dan Shepardson settles into his new role as CVU Athletic Director

New CVU Athletic Director Shepardson is originally from Northern Vermont, and in some ways his entire life has been one long preparation to become CVU AD (it is actually now called Director of Student Activities). He played three sports in high school, has two degrees in sports and teaching-related fields, and served in the Air […]

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