Field Days armwrestling competiton brings out the beast

BRANDON’S CARTER BUZZELL gets his competition face on in an age 5-and-younger bout during the armwrestling competition at Addison County Fair an Field Days on Friday. A total of 84 kids competed; Buzzell was third in his division. Independent photo/Steve James

NEW HAVEN — After several years competing in the armwrestling competition at the Addison County Fair an Field Days, Shawn Webber found his groove at the annual show of strength last week.

Karl Lindholm: First pitch at Fenway

KARL LINDHOLM APPEARS almost bigger than life on the jumbotron above the centerfield bleachers at Fenway Park this past Friday as he walks off the hallowed mound after throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox pummeled the Angels, 16-4.

Vermonter Bill Lee, the former Red Sox pitcher also known as “Spaceman,” told a story to my class at Middlebury College about throwing out a ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park.

Race leaders dominate Sunday's triathlons

THIRTY-YEAR-OLD TIM RUSSELL cruises to the finish line at the end of Sunday morning’s Vermont Sun Sprint Triathlon at Branbury State Park, posting an impressive 1:00:38 for the swim-bike-run race. Courtesy Pat Hendrick Photography

SALISBURY — At Vermont Sun Fitness Center’s final Sprint and Olympic triathlons of the season in Salisbury this past Sunday, both races saw New Yorkers lead their respective packs from start to fin

Panther golf team captain wins state links crown

Rutland golfer Chloe Levins, a rising senior at Middlebury College, sinks a putt on No. 2 on her way to wining the state title. Independent photo/John S. McCright

MIDDLEBURY — Rutland resident and Middlebury College women’s golf team captain Chloe Levins last week won the Vermont State Women’s Golf Association’s Amateur Championship at the Ralph Myhre Golf C


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