Minor League Baseball
Jon Kemmer went 4-for-4 with a walk, two runs, two RBI and a solo homer to lead the Tri-City ValleyCats to a 9-3 victory over the Vermont Lake Monsters in the 2013 New York-Penn League season opener for both teams June 17 at Bruno Stadium in Troy, N.Y.
Volunteers of CVAA, the Champlain Valley Agency for the Aging, are providing low-impact, joint-safe activities for seniors age 50 and over.
The Annual Vergennes Junior Fishing Derby, sponsored by the City of Vergennes, will be held June 21-23 at the Vergennes Falls Basin. The junior sporting event is free for all children ages 3-15.
At 8 a.m. June 9, runners of all ages and abilities joined to run races of various different lengths to support the fight against cardiovascular disease. The various races included a downtown mile fun run, a 5K, a 10K, and a half marathon.
June 7 relay events in Bristol, Middlebury and Vergennes
The 2013 Special Olympics Torch Run this year is June 7. Addison County law enforcement agencies (Guardians of the Flame) will run the “Flame of Hope”...
Choate Rosemary Hall Preparatory School Head Coach Mike Velez, a member of the Middlebury College Class of ’04, was named U.S Lacrosse Coach of the Year for the Western New England district.
The nation’s oldest Minor League Baseball ballpark in Burlington will host the most inspiring event in Vermont this summer. A grateful nation will never forget those that paid a heavy price for freedom.
At Hawk Hill Guns & Tackle in Brandon
One of Vermont’s most unusual custom-made antique firearms is on display—and for sale—at Hawk Hill Guns and Tackle in Brandon. The shop is located at 590 Franklin St. (U.S. Route 7) next to the American Legion Post.
The Vermont Lake Monsters team is in the final stages of renovations to the University of Vermont's historic Centennial Field that include permanent seating in the grandstand areas along with new field level seating, dugouts and bullpens, the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Oakland Athletics announced this week.
The Killington region has become the hub of the adaptive sports revolution in New England. Thanks to new technologies and therapies, disabled skiers and other sports enthusiasts of all ages come to the Killington area to enjoy the outdoors year round—and in many cases, the seams between mainstream and adaptive sports are becoming less visible to participants. And that’s a good thing for everyone involved.
New York/Vermont 5K hailed as a success
The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run looks like it may be here to stay. Originally planned as one-time event to mark the opening of the Champlain Bridge in 2012, it was so popular a second edition was held May 18. That race attracted more than 70 athletes.
Okemo Mountain Resort’s Springhouse Pool and Fitness Center, located at Jackson Gore, will welcome the start of summer with an open house Friday, June 21.
North Haverhill’s Derrick O’Donnell held off a late charge from King of the Road Nick Sweet to pick up the victory in his first-ever Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic at Barre’s Thunder Road May 27.
Okemo Valley Golf
The second week of Okemo Valley Golf Club's Men's League took place with match play. Grabbing top honors for the night was Diamond Realty.
As the Vermont Lake Monsters get ready to embark on their 20th anniversary season of baseball in the New York-Penn League, permanent seating in both the first and third base seating areas are being added to enhance the fan experience at the ballpark for the 2013 season, according to Monsters spokesman Paul Stanfield.