Local athlete making his mark in professional disc golf scene

Bradley Schott loves the fun and challenge of outdoor sport and he has taken his interest in disc golf to another level by becoming a professional in the sport.

Lucas Politano earns Vt. Amateur golf trophy

Ralph Myhre Golf Course member Lucas Politano, who recently turned 17, on July 11 won the Vermont Amateur golf championship in dramatic fashion.

Karl Lindholm: Bill Walton never died before

Bill Walton died at 71 on May 27, not an age where you can say he was cheated in life, but it does seem he died too young. He was making such a joyful noise in the world.

Vergennes Champs split swim meets

VERGENNES — Before this Tuesday’s friendly rivalry meet with the Middlebury Marlins, the Vergennes Champs split two Champlain Valley Swim League outings last week, defeating visiting Essex on July 11, 360-122, but coming up short at St. Albans on July 9, … (read more)

Winooski tops Middlebury Marlins in the pool

WINOOSKI — Before Tuesday’s Addison County splashdown with the Vergennes Champs, the Middlebury Marlins swim team were edged by the host Winooski Waves on July 11, 239-237. The Marlins came up short despite an 11 relay victories vs. Winooski’s 8. Five Mar … (read more)

Two local earn checkered flags at Devil’s Bowl

WEST HAVEN — On an evening when Poultney’s Dave Camara won his first Devil’s Bowl Speedway race in 14 years, local drivers Mike Clark Jr. of Salisbury and Tim LaDuc of Orwell also received checkered flags on Saturday night. Other area racers had good nigh … (read more)

AC Legion baseball team hits a rough patch

MIDDLEBURY — A rough weekend saw the Addison County American Legion baseball team fall below .500 at 6-8. AC dropped doubleheaders on Saturday to South Burlington, 6-1 and 1-0, and on Sunday to St. Johnsbury, 6-2 and 7-6. AC’s Tuesday home game vs. St. Jo … (read more)

Ralph Myhre Golf Course weekly wrap for July 18

MIDDLEBURY — Four Ralph Myhre Golf Course members competed in the Vermont Women’s Golf Association Senior Championship, held on July 9 and 10 at the Country Club of Barre. Eva Mastalos shot the fourth-place net score in the Regular Division and the sixth- … (read more)

Muzzleloader permit applications due July 31

VERMONT — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department reminds hunters that muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit applications are available on its website until Wednesday, July 31. The muzzleloader seasons on Oct. 31- Nov. 3 and Dec. 7-15 will have antl … (read more)

LaRose Surveys wins third straight outhouse title

The annual outhouse race amidst Bristol’s July 4 festivities never disappoints. 

Middlebury Marlins top Essex

The Middlebury Marlins Swim Team on July 2 topped visiting Essex, 249.5-195.5, in the team’s second meet of the Champlain Valley Swim League season. 

Politano wins big golf tournament

In a busy recent stretch for Ralph Myhre Golf Course and its members, the highlight was member Lucas Politano’s participation in the New England Junior PGA Championship held at Shaker Hills Country Club in Harvard, Mass., on July 1 and 2.

Champs hold their own against BTC

Despite the fact that the Vergennes Swim Team had less than half the number of swimmers as host Burlington Tennis Club in a July 3 meet, the Champs made a decent showing in the Burlington pool and fell to the Barracudas by only 288 to 211.

Miner and McPhee nab first-time wins

Pat Miner of Monkton and Bubba McPhee of Rutland each collected their first-career Devil’s Bowl Sunoco Sportsman Modified features on Sunday at Devil’s Bowl. Addison County drivers won five other races, as well.

Marlins take on powerhouse BTC

On Tuesday night, the Middlebury Swim Team faced off against the reigning league champions, the Burlington Tennis Club Barracudas.