Free youth hockey day at Cairns

Free youth hockey day at Cairns

Chittenden South Burlington Youth Hockey Association invites all boys and girls ages 4 to 9 to come try ice hockey for free in their annual The Try Hockey for Free Day from 8:10am to 9:10am at C. Douglas Cairns Arena on 600 Swift Street in South Burlington on Feb. 20. No experience in skating required. […]

Jack Pilla’s pointers for road safety

Jack Pilla’s Front Porch Forum headline, “Attempted vehicular manslaughter on Lake Road, we need your help” caught some attention. It seems that he had quite a fright at about 5:55pm on Feb. 2. He said he was almost run over by an oncoming car while on a run on Lake Road in Charlotte. He was […]

Ski industry names Alpine Shop Best Ski Shop in New England for 2016

Ski industry names Alpine Shop Best Ski Shop in New England for 2016

New England Sports Representatives, one of the ski industry’s largest trade associations, has just recognized Alpine Shop of South Burlington as the Best Ski Shop in New England for 2016. This award was the result of an extensive vetting, nomination and voting process done annually by the ski industry’s New England Sports Representatives Association. It […]

Join a hike on Winter Trails Day

By Jenny Montagne, Green Mountain Club, membership and volunteer coordinator The Green Mountain Club, the maintainer and protector of Vermont’s Long Trail, has partnered with CC Outdoor Store to host our 20th annual Winter Trails Day on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event is part of Waterbury Winterfest, a nine-day festival that celebrates outdoor winter recreation […]

Rice students host Special Olympics Young Athletes Program

Rice students host Special Olympics Young Athletes Program

Special Olympics Vermont and students from Rice Memorial High School are teaming up to offer a Young Athletes Program on Saturday mornings, beginning Feb. 6. The Young Athletes Program is an early childhood sports play program for children ages 2-7 that includes games, songs and fun physical activities. Children with and without intellectual disabilities will […]

Shelburne’s Suzanne Gruendling runs a double marathon

Shelburne’s Suzanne Gruendling runs a double marathon

Suzanne Gruendling, 44, of Shelburne completed back-to-back marathons this month as part of the Mississippi Blues, Mobile First Light Back2Back Challenge. She ran the Blues Marathon in Jackson, Mississippi on Jan. 9, where she placed 23rd in the female 40-44 age group. Then she headed south to Mobile, Alabama for the First Light Marathon on […]

Green Mountain Club upcoming outings

Pease Mountain and Mount Philo on Jan. 30. Come to Charlotte and explore two different trail systems that offer great views and casual hikes. Moderate hike at a moderate pace, 6 miles, 1000’ elevation gain. Group limit 8. For more information contact leader Adam Heckle at aheckle@uvm.edu. President’s Hike on Jan. 31. Stimson Mountain Snowshoe. After […]

Wrestler Hunter Poquette of Hinesburg remains undefeated

Wrestler Hunter Poquette of Hinesburg remains undefeated

So far this season, Hinesburg Community School eighth-grade wrestler Hunter Poquette remains undefeated in his weight class. The Hinesburg Hurricanes Wrestling Club has competed at Essex High School, Otter Valley High School and Mt. Abe High School this season. So far, Poquette has pinned every opponent he has met. His record is 11 and 0. […]

Redhawks girls basketball update

Redhawks girls basketball update

Submitted by the CVU Girls Basketball Team Returning three-time champions, the Champlain Valley Union High School Girls Basketball Team, has hit the court running. With eight returning seniors, and an equally deep underclass, the program is in the hunt for a successful 2015-2016 season. After a short but intense pre-season, the program kicked off with […]

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