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From the woods to the cross course KMS cyclists ride strong
Sports
October 1, 2014

From the woods to the cross course KMS cyclists ride strong

The Killington Mountain School Cycling team hosted a home mountain bike race Saturday Sept. 20 as a part of the Lakes Region Interscholastic Mountain Bike Series at Pine Hill Park, in Rutland. Pine Hill Park is a 300 acre gem, located just 20 minutes away…

Vermont fishing opportunities heat up as waters cool down this season
Sports
October 1, 2014

Vermont fishing opportunities heat up as waters cool down this season

RUTLAND — Despite dropping temperatures and shorter days, the fall season brings out some of the year’s hottest fishing action on lakes, ponds, rivers and streams throughout Vermont, and the state’s Fish & Wildlife Department is urging anglers to take advantage of these prime angling…

Sports
October 1, 2014

Hunters anticipate start of Vermont’s archery deer season Oct. 4

Hunters are enthusiastic about Vermont’s upcoming archery deer hunting split season, Oct. 4-26 and Dec. 6-14, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.

“Deer are moving about and being seen more now with cooler weather to stimulate activity,” said Cedric Sanborn at R&L Archery…

Hannah Cox qualifies for Olympic trials
Sports
October 1, 2014

Hannah Cox qualifies for Olympic trials

HARTFORD—Upper Valley Aquatic Club’s own Hannah Cox has qualified in the women’s 200 free-style with the time of 2:01.80 posted at the USA Swimming Junior Nationals this August in Irvine, Calif. This means that she will be going to Olympic trials in 2016.

“As her…

Sports
October 1, 2014

Holes-in-one made

LUDLOW & KILLINGTON —On Wednesday, Sept. 24, Tim Driscoll of Bridgeport, Conn., made a hole-in-one at Okemo Valley Golf Club.

Driscoll aced the 17th hole from the black tee, using a driver, for a 213-yard hole-in-one. John Myers and John Maloney witnessed the amazing feat.

KMS cyclists mount the podium at Kirkland Cyclocross
Sports
September 25, 2014

KMS cyclists mount the podium at Kirkland Cyclocross

KILLINGTON—The Killington Mountain School Cycling team traveled to Clinton, N.Y., on Sept. 13-14 to compete in the Kirkland Cyclocross Race. This race was the first of the New York Cross series.

Coach Brad Ramsay reported that it was a great course, with “power sections, sand…

Sports
September 25, 2014

Devil’s Bowl Speedway announces first-ever “Battle at the Bowl”

WEST HAVEN–Vermont’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway can lay claim to the most diverse schedule of stock car racing events in the Northeast in 2014, as details for the first-ever Battle at the Bowl dirt series have been announced. The series will span three successive weekends: Sept….

Sports
September 25, 2014

Public hearing on aerial hunting, Oct. 21

A public hearing on a proposed regulation controlling the use of unmanned aerial vehicles or drones for hunting will be held by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in Montpelier.

The proposed regulation would make it unlawful for any person to…

Local Spartans race for charity
Sports
September 25, 2014

Local Spartans race for charity

Ottauquechee Community Partnership board members and friends competed in the Spartan Charity Race to raise $5,000 for OCP on Sunday, Sept 21, in Killington.

OCP team gathered for a photo before their workout on Thursday. Pictured (l-r) Crys Szeleky, banquet manager at the Woodstock Inn; Paul…

Sports
September 25, 2014

Tree stands: easy does it

Tree stands get hunters out of sight and smell of wary deer, but they can also get hunters into trouble. Here are some tips from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department to help you stay safe and get the most out of your tree-stand hunting…