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Rutland Pride ends season like champs
Sports
November 8, 2018

Rutland Pride ends season like champs

The Rutland Pride 7th and 8th grade football team finished up with an impressive season this past week.  There were 38 players from the Rutland area that participated in the program this year.  Area high school football teams have a lot to look forward too…

Sports
November 8, 2018

Green Mountain College suspends men’s lacrosse

POULTNEY— Green Mountain College is indefinitely suspending its intercollegiate men’s lacrosse program, effective immediately.

Limited participation in men’s lacrosse has been a trend over several years at the college and has culminated in a roster that falls well short of what is required to compete…

Golf for a cause
Sports
August 30, 2018

Golf for a cause

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Players ready for a golf tournament at Lake St. Catherine Country Club, which will host the 14th annual Castleton Community Center Golf Outing, Sept. 14.

CASTLETON— The 14th Annual Castleton Community Center Golf Outing at Lake St. Catherine Country Club…

Sports
August 30, 2018

When are provisional balls allowed?

Question: Jim and Jeff are playing in a tournament.  Jim’s tee shot on the 2nd hole may be resting in the water hazard.  He announces he will stroke a provisional ball.  Jeff says Jim’s ball must be lost or out of bounds to allow a…

Sports
August 30, 2018

Two more aces at Okemo Valley Golf Club

LUDLOW— It was the 17th hole at Okemo Valley Golf Club where luck prevailed for two golfers who made holes-in-one just two days apart.

Joe Rolka, of Ludlow,  aced the 17th hole on Aug. 22. Rolka made the 135-yard hole-in-one from the white tee using a…

New bike recreation in East Poultney
Switching Gears
August 30, 2018

New bike recreation in East Poultney

By Lani Duke

POULTNEY— The Slate Valley Trails Association plans to open 6 miles of new mountain biking and hiking trails on Route 140 in East Poultney with skill levels ranging from beginner to expert. The entire 10-mile project is expected to be complete this…

Results: Fox US  Open of Mountain Biking
Featured
August 9, 2018

Results: Fox US Open of Mountain Biking

By Paul Holmes

About 250 mountain bike riders attended the USO of MTB at Killington Resort, Aug. 1-5. Some impressive riding was witnessed by crowds of spectators that attended the events.

Results: Grom Bomb Downhill Boys/Girls 7-9 years old

1. Zack Harper, 24th overall, 2:17.45 2….

Off the peak!
Featured
August 2, 2018

Off the peak!

The USO of MTB downhill course excites athletes, fans

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—“Killington Resort has built an impressive new downhill track coming off Killington Peak, the second highest peak in Vermont,” said USO co-founder and event director Clay Harper.

The USO track, called…