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Green Mountain College to add golf back to its NCAA offerings
Sports
July 30, 2015

Green Mountain College to add golf back to its NCAA offerings

Courtesy of GMC

Chris Jenkins, a former player on the men’s varsity golf team, organized a club program and strengthen membership over the past two years as the president. Thanks in large part to Jenkins’ determined effort, the men’s golf program…

Sports
July 30, 2015

First C.O.R.E. Connections five-day program at Vermont Adaptive as success

Nine awesome campers joined Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports staff and volunteers for the first week of C.O.R.E. Connections at Vermont Adaptive—a new five-day program that emphasizes whole body health and includes lifestyle analysis, goal setting, nutrition, local farm-to-table initiatives, personal fitness abilities, mindful activities,…

Sports
July 30, 2015

62nd Annual Shrine Game kicks off on Aug. 1

CASTLETON –   The 62st Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl will kick off on Aug. 1 at 5:30 p.m. on Castleton College’s Spartan Field and, as always, the game will be preceded by a spectacular Shrine Parade on Castleton’s Main St starting at 3:30 p.m….

Sports
July 30, 2015

Rutland wins game before Can-Am tournament

By Maxx Steinmetz

In the final game leading up to the annual Can-Am rugby tournament held in Saranac and Lake Placid, Rutland hosted a Bennington/Black River (Ludlow) combined side dubbed the “Green Mountain Boys” in preparation for their games on Aug. 1.

In a game…

Sports
July 30, 2015

Golfweek recognizes OVGC

LUDLOW – A nationwide team of esteemed course raters from Golfweek recently named Okemo Valley Golf Club among its 2016 Best Resort Courses.

In a letter of congratulations, Golfweek vice president and publisher Jereme Day wrote: “Reserved exclusively for golf’s top resort layouts, this elite…

Sports
July 30, 2015

Updated Hammond Cove shooting range reopens under new rules

HARTLAND – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has completed its upgrades and reopened the Hammond Cove shooting range in Hartland on Thursday, July 23.

Upgrades to the range include a new berm for the pistol range, improved acoustic tiling in the covered shooting ports,…

Rules of the Game
Sports
July 30, 2015

Rules of the Game

By Alan Jeffery

QUESTION: Carol and Chad are playing in a tournament. After finishing play on the 10th hole, Chad borrows Carol’s putter and makes a number of practice strokes. Carol says Chad should be penalized for using her putter to practice putting. Is she correct?

ANSWER: Practice…

Trail of the week: “Halfpipe”
Switching Gears
July 29, 2015

Trail of the week: “Halfpipe”

Courtesy of pinehillpark.org

“Halfpipe” is highlighted in solid yellow.

By Tony Accurso

“Halfpipe” is an advanced riders trail located in the Pine Hill Park trail system of Rutland. The trail is divided into an upper and lower section.The upper section can…

  • Trail of the week: Upper Blue Magic
  • Trail of the week: Upper Blue Magic
Switching Gears
July 22, 2015

Trail of the week: Upper Blue Magic

Courtesy of Killington Resort

A rider rides a trail at Killington Resort’s ever-growing Gravity Logic-built bike park.

By Anthony Accurso,

Upper Blue Magic is one of the new intermediate jump trails recently built by Gravity Logic at Killington Resort. Located on Snowshed Mountain,…