CVU’s Nauheimer gets to mold young volleyball program

CVU’s Nauheimer gets to mold young volleyball program

By LAUREN READ Champlain Valley Union High School’s new girls volleyball coach Jeanne Nauheimer had a unique set of circumstances on her hands. The three-year old program has seen quite a bit of success – winning the state’s inaugural championship in 2016 and finishing second last season – but the players are still just newcomers… Read More »

CVU 2018 Fall Sports Preview

CVU 2018 Fall Sports Preview

By LAUREN READ • Photos by AL FREY CHEERLEADING Coach: Courtney Troescher Key returnees: Shayla Lawrence, senior; Deona Proulx, junior; Binny Patton, junior; Lily Michalek, junior; Annalise Kramer, junior. Key newcomers: Abby Willis, freshman; Hannah Fuller, junior; Alexis Stillwell, freshman. Outlook: After coming back from a four-day camp, the CVU cheerleading team is hard at… Read More »

Two sports, one season, one athlete

Two sports, one season, one athlete

By LAUREN READ Last year, Nate Godbout was disappointed with his performance in the Vermont golf state championships. This year, the Champlain Valley Union junior has a plan to improve his play for the post season: play more golf. “I hadn’t played enough weekday matches in golf to prepare myself,” Godbout said. “Making sure I… Read More »

New year, new team, new goals for Redhawks football

New year, new team, new goals for Redhawks football

By LAUREN READ After a run to the Division I semifinals two years ago, the Champlain Valley football team had high expectations last season. But the Redhawks fell short, stumbling to a 3-6 record. This year, CVU is out to prove that last year was a fluke. “They understand last year was kind of disappointing… Read More »

Local swimmers buoy EDGE team to state victory

By LAUREN READ Paced by Shelburne’s Ella Miller, the EDGE swim team captured its fifth Division I state championship in the Vermont Swim Association championships at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in Hartford, Vt., on Aug. 4 and 5. Miller won four events and set three state records in the 17-18 girls division, continuing her… Read More »

Vermont tops Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl again

By LAUREN READ Champlain Valley Union’s Jacob Bortnick helped Vermont to a 24-13 win over New Hampshire in the 65th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl on Saturday night at Castleton University. Bortnick had eight tackles and helped to lead a defensive effort that limited the Granite State offense to just 51 yards on the ground… Read More »

EDGE swimmers dominate Champlain Valley Swim meet

EDGE swimmers dominate Champlain Valley Swim meet

By LAUREN READ The EDGE Swim Team made it five Champlain Valley Swim League championships in a row, with a sweep of the girls and boys competitions on Friday and Saturday at the Sandhill Pool in Essex. The EDGE girls topped second-place Burlington Tennis Club by over 600 points, while the boys passed by the… Read More »

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