Sports


A volunteer at Gerda’s Equine Rescue nuzzles a rescued horse.
WEST TOWNSHEND- Gerda’s Equine Rescue started as a small animal rescue in Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY.  Since then Gerda moved to West Townshend, and has saved  over 1,000 horses.   In the last 15 months GER has saved 23 horses.
Unfortunately, horses are acquired to serve a need...
TOWNSHEND- The 10th annual Grace Cottage Spring into Health 5K will take place Saturday, May 11, Mother’s Day weekend, at 8:30 am, on the Townshend Common.
Leading the pack this year is 1968 Boston Marathon champion Amby Burfoot. More than 50 years later, Burfoot continues to run marathons...
WILMINGTON- Brain Lynch calls himself a “trout bum.”  What else could so perfectly describe someone who wants to fish 356 days a year? Lynch lives, breaths, and sleeps fishing.  It’s surprising he hasn’t grown gills, he spends so much time in and around the water.  
But seriously, Lynch...
COLCHESTER- Legends of the slopes, turf, links, ice, gridiron, race track, hardwood, and diamonds make up the 13 newest members of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame. The VSHOF Board of Directors announced its seventh class of inductees, its Class of ‘19, at the Tarrant Center on the campus of Saint...
MANCHESTER- Susan G. Komen New England recently told supporters to expect some changes at its annual fundraising walk in Vermont this summer.
The most significant difference is that the More Than Pink Walk will not have a separate timed run element, focusing instead on the vast majority of...

A skier enjoys fresh powder at Mount Snow in February.
Ski tests are somewhat akin to seeing into a looking glass into the future. Next year’s  skis offer a window able to glimpse new and refined models and technologies before they line the shop walls. As illustration, a few years ago manufacturers began incorporating “rocker” into skis designs as...
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley Middle High School coaches handed out winter sports awards for girls’ and boys’ basketball and snowboarding.  
Snowboarding
Coaches: Scott Salway and Brennan Cofiell
Most Valuable Rider: Logan Boyd
Boys’ varsity basketball...

Somerset Reservoir as seen from Olympic Trail at Mount Snow. Photo by Randy Capitani
MANCHESTER- The US Forest Service invites comments for the proposed Somerset Integrated Resource Project for  the Manchester Ranger District of the Green Mountain National Forest. The nearly 71,000-acre project area includes National Forest System lands primarily in the towns of Dover,...
WHITINGHAM- The Twin Valley Middle High School snowboard team closed out its winter season with some solid individual results in the final halfpipe of the regular season and at the Vermont state championships.  
The final pipe was held on Thursday, February 7, at Mount Snow. Twin Valley...

Nature lovers of all ages can enjoy the sunset during a hike on Hogback Mountain. Photo courtesy SVNHM
MARLBORO- The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum invites nature lovers to go for a hike up Mount Olga under the light of the winter’s last full moon.  
Participants will  meet at the Hogback Mountain Scenic Overlook at 6 pm, on Friday, March 22, then  enjoy an easy walk from the...

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