Local seniors to play in football all-star game

Nine local senior high school football players have been chosen to play in this Saturday’s North-South Senior Football Game, which returns to Castleton University at 12:30 p.m. after a one-year COVID-induced absence.

Deer disease found in Rutland County

Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease is a common viral disease of deer in North America but had never previously been confirmed in Vermont.

Shrine game set; Rubright picked

CASTLETON — The 68th Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game is scheduled to be played Saturday, Aug. 7, in Castleton University’s Dave Wolk Stadium at 5:30 p.m. One local player, Middlebury Union High School senior tight end and defensive end Bode R … (read more)

Shrine Bowl called off

CASTLETON — The Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Inc. Board of Governors on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the 67th all-star football game between recent Vermont and New Hampshire high school graduates. It had been scheduled for Aug. 1 at Castleton Univer … (read more)

County students earn praise at Castleton and Vt. Tech

CASTLETON — After being sent home mid-semester, a number of local Castleton University students carried on and got it done. Below are the students named to the president’s list and dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. President’s list honorees mainta … (read more)

Jeanette Corinne Burke Hughes, 86, Castleton

CASTLETON — Jeanette Corinne Burke Hughes passed away at sunset on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Rutland Regional Medical Center surrounded by loving family, one year after her cancer diagnosis. Jeanette was born in Rutland on June 3, 1933, to Thomas Edwar … (read more)

Panther field hockey starts 3-0

MIDDLEBURY — The defending NCAA Division III champion Middlebury College field hockey team opened its season with three one-sided wins between Sept. 4 and 8. The Panthers, ranked No. 1 courtesy of their 2018 title, will look to move to 4-0 at NESCAC rival … (read more)

Eagle Pearsall to suit up for Shrine Bowl

CASTLETON — Recent Mount Abraham Union High School graduate Kevin Pearsall will be a member of the Vermont all-star football team that squares off against New Hampshire’s best in the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl this Saturday in Castleton. Pearsall fini … (read more)

Local soccer stars shine vs. N.H.

CASTLETON — Local recent high school graduates made their presence known as Vermont and New Hampshire split the Annual Lions Cup All-Star Soccer Games at Castleton University on Saturday. Middlebury’s Ben Turner and Vergennes’ Ezekiel Palmer suited up for … (read more)