Sports

Vermont’s best-kept mountain bike secret
Switching Gears
June 22, 2016

Vermont’s best-kept mountain bike secret

Courtesy of Killington Resort

A mountain bike rider soars over a jump in Killington Bike Park.

By Ariel Kent

There is a place not far from Killington that’s full of flowing singletrack and tall pines. This place, known as Green Mountain…

Proctor Home Run Derby supports class of 2021
Sports
June 22, 2016

Proctor Home Run Derby supports class of 2021

Courtesy of Proctor Free Library

Home Run Derby winners stand with trophies following a previous Proctor Home Run Derby.

PROCTOR — Baseball season is upon us, and the Proctor class of 2021 is offering the 3rd annual Proctor Home Run Derby to…

Lifting and cleaning balls
Sports
June 22, 2016

Lifting and cleaning balls

QUESTION: Michelle and Ed are playing in a tournament. On the 16th hole, “ground under repair” lines have recently been painted on the fairway. Michelle’s tee shot has run over the paint and the paint has adhered to the ball. Her ball lies in the “ground under…

Felt-soled wader ban is repealed
Sports
June 22, 2016

Felt-soled wader ban is repealed

By Tom Rogers, VTF&W

Vermont’s ban on the use of felt-soled waders has been repealed as of July 1. 

Many anglers will be happy to learn that a five-year ban on the use of felt-soled waders in Vermont has been repealed,…

Green Mountain taps Ben Davis as head men’s basketball coach
Sports
June 22, 2016

Green Mountain taps Ben Davis as head men’s basketball coach

Courtesy of  GMC

BEN DAVIS

POULTNEY—Green Mountain College Interim Director of Athletics James Thivierge announced Tuesday, June 14, that Ben Davis has been hired to lead the men’s basketball team, becoming the ninth head coach in program history. Davis begins his…

Sports
June 22, 2016

Killington Softball League: Rivalry renewed

By Dave Hoffenberg

Clearly Moguls vs. Killington Deli

Clearly Moguls got their ace pitcher Ronzoni Hacker on the mound for the first time this season and he reached new heights. The team renewed their rivalry with the Killington Deli, who they have beat in the…

Rainy day rumble
Switching Gears
June 16, 2016

Rainy day rumble

By Ariel Kent Saturday rides for me always start out the same at Killington. I’ve got two hours to get as many runs in as possible before I have to head back to work. This past Saturday I arrived early, got the first chair and…