CVU girls survive, earn fifth state title in a row

CVU girls survive, earn fifth state title in a row

When the buzzer sounded at Patrick Gym on Saturday, it set off a familiar scene for high school girls basketball fans. For the fifth year in a row, the Division I season ended with Champlain Valley Union High School celebrating a state championship. “Amazing, unbelievable,” said CVU senior Marlee Gunn. “It never gets old.” The… Read More »

Boys lose state final in OT heartbreaker

Boys lose state final in OT heartbreaker

Everything was primed for a storybook end to the Champlain Valley boys basketball season. With eight seniors, the program’s best-ever regular-season record, only one loss, and a No.-1 seed, the Redhawks were looking to cap it all off with the first Division I boys hoops title in school history. Unfortunately, Rutland High School had other… Read More »

CVU girls advance to basketball semifinals

CVU girls advance to basketball semifinals

Champlain Valley Union girls basketball booked a spot in the Division I semifinals for the seventh year in a row with a 45-34 win over Essex on Saturday afternoon. The Redhawks (19-3) will take on number-three Mount Anthony tonight at 6pm at the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gym. Abby Thut paced CVU in the quarterfinal… Read More »

Redhawks lose in playoffs

Redhawks lose in playoffs

BFA-St. Albans 3, (3) Champlain Valley 2: No.-2 seed BFA-St. Albans held off a furious rally from visiting Champlain Valley to knock the Redhawks out of the playoffs in the semifinals of the Division I boys hockey tournament on Tuesday night. Isaac Cioffi scored an eventual game-winning goal in the second period, with Connor Wood… Read More »

CVU girls basketball begins title defense

The Champlain Valley girls basketball team will start their title defense lower down on the Vermont Principals’ Association bracket than last year, but just a tiny bit lower. The Redhawks, who finished the regular season at 17-3, earned the No.-2 seed in the Division I girls basketball playoffs as they hunt for the program’s fifth… Read More »

CVU-MMU girls hockey falls in D-I quarters

CVU-MMU girls hockey falls in D-I quarters

No.-4 BFA-St. Albans scored two late goals to knock off No.-5 Champlain Valley-Mount Mansfield 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Division I girls hockey playoffs in St. Albans on Friday night. Lindsey Larrow gave the Comets (14-7) a 1-0 lead in the first period, but CVU-MMU’s Kiley McClure tied it up for the CougarHawks. Emma… Read More »

CVU advances to first-ever boys hoops title game

CVU advances to first-ever boys hoops title game

On Monday night, the Champlain Valley boys basketball team walked into the Division I semifinals, rookies to the pomp and circumstance of Patrick Gym. They certainly played like veterans. “We are loaded with seniors, a mature group of seniors, and they have been showing poise all year long,” said CVU coach Michael Osborne. “They were… Read More »

CVU boys capture Nordic championship

Sometimes everything comes together perfectly. That is what happened for the Champlain Valley Union boys Nordic ski team during the two-day Vermont high school ski championship that wrapped up at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center on Monday. After placing five skiers in the top 10 in the classic race and winning both the classic and freestyle… Read More »

Redhawks boys basketball advances in playoffs

The Champlain Valley boys basketball team is on the hunt for the program’s first ever Division I state title and they’ve got things started on the right foot. The Redhawks, the No.-1 seed in the Vermont Principals’ Association D-I tournament, defeated No.-16 Middlebury 80-41 in the opening round of the postseason on Tuesday night. Matt… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Boys hockey The Champlain Valley Union High School boys hockey team went without a loss in its last five games–four wins, one tie–to grab the number three seed in the Division I boys hockey state tournament. The Redhawks finished the regular season at 11-6-3 and earned an automatic berth into the D-I quarterfinals. CVU will… Read More »

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