S.D. Ireland goes 3-0, advances to championship

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent After earning the No. 3 seed in the Vermont American Legion baseball tournament, S.D. Ireland went 3-0 in the early rounds to advance to the championship round to face Brattleboro Post 5 in the final on Wednesday, July 31. Brattleboro shutout Rutland 10-0 on Tuesday to set up the matchup with… Read More »

EDGE takes the edge in swim championships

EDGE takes the edge in swim championships

LAUREN READ Sports correspondent More than 500 swimmers swarmed the pool in Middlebury for the Champlain Valley Swim League championships this weekend. The EDGE Swim Club emerged with its sixth straight league title after two full days of action, which saw four league records fall. The Town of Essex Swim Team came in second place… Read More »

SD Ireland improves to 3-3 in Legion play

SD Ireland improves to 3-3 in Legion play

LAUREN READ Correspondent SD Ireland went 1-for-1 over the weekend, beating Rockland, 6-5, on Friday before falling to White River Junction, 10-7, on Saturday. Storm Rushford pitched five innings, while Baker Angstmann entered for 1 ⅔ innings of relief. Tyler Skaflestad had three hits to lead the SD Ireland offense in the win. On Saturday,… Read More »

CVU spring athletes make all-star teams

LAUREN READ Correspondent BASEBALL The top senior baseball players from Vermont have been selected for the 2019 Twin State Baseball Classic. Champlain Valley will be well represented, with three players taking the field for the Green Mountain State. Ian Parent is on the roster as a first baseman and pitcher, Aiden Johnson will play in… Read More »

S.D. Ireland opens with win

LAUREN READ Correspondent S.D. Ireland opened the Legion baseball season with a win, but quickly dropped the next three games to open with a 1-3 record in the first week. The Williston-based team captured its first of the season in its first game win of the summer, beating Barre Post 10 on Thursday, 4-0. CVU’s… Read More »

7th Heaven: CVU boys LAX wins another state title

7th Heaven: CVU boys LAX wins another state title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent SOUTH BURLINGTON – After six state championships, you’d think Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) had plenty experience. In Saturday’s Division I state title game, the Redhawks needed a little extra experience. Lucky for them, they had 12 seniors to rely on. CVU held off a furious comeback by Burr and… Read More »

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – Getting ready to head to the Division I state championship, the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) baseball team watched a victorious boys lacrosse team roll into the parking lot. The Redhawks watched their schoolmates celebrate their seventh straight state title and got inspired. “We got a boost from that,” said… Read More »

Déjà CVU: Redhawks win tennis title over Wolves again

Déjà CVU: Redhawks win tennis title over Wolves again

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent SHELBURNE – Something felt different about this year’s Division I girls tennis state championship. And yet everything felt very similar. The location, Davis Park. The opponents, South Burlington and Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU). The result? Top-seed Champlain Valley Union took on South Burlington for the seventh year in a… Read More »

CVU playoff games bring wins and losses

CVU playoff games bring wins and losses

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BASEBALL CVU 6, Rice 1: The Redhawks baseball team advanced to its first Division I final since 2015 with a win over Rice on Tuesday.  Aidan Johnson and Jacob Boliba each drove in a run for the Redhawks (17-1).  Ian Parent earned the win on the mound, pitching six innings and… Read More »

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