S.D. Ireland hits a winning streak as All-Stars finish

S.D. Ireland hits a winning streak as All-Stars finish

A 5-1 week for S.D. Ireland has the Legion baseball team closing in on a .500 record. S.D. Ireland (13-16) captured five wins in a row last week before falling to the O.E.C. Kings 10-0 on Monday night. S.D. Ireland kick-started the win streak on Wednesday, topping Franklin County 4-3. Liam Reiner allowed three hits… Read More »

CVU Unified basketballers head to Seattle

CVU Unified basketballers  head to Seattle

The Champlain Valley Unified basketball team is swapping out its red-and-white uniforms for some green and white ones. The Redhawks are in Seattle to compete for Vermont in the Special Olympics USA Games from Sunday, July 1 through Friday, July 6. “We have never played on such a big stage,” said coach Peter Booth in… Read More »

Legion baseball drops four, rallies for one win

A loss on Sunday in the heat capped off a 1-4 week for the S.D. Ireland Legion baseball team. S.D. Ireland traveled to Schenectady, N.Y. to take on the Montreal Titans, posting a 6-3 loss. Kyle Rivers went five innings and allowed four runs on seven hits in the loss. Jacob Murphy, Lars Jensen and… Read More »

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

A host of Champlain Valley Union athletes represented the Redhawks last week in the Twin State matchups in baseball, field hockey and girls lacrosse. Maitland Honored Lydia Maitland – fresh off being named the Burlington Free Press’s female athlete of the year – helped the Vermont side to a 4-1 win in the 35th annual… Read More »

High school athletes earn postseason accolades

High school athletes earn postseason accolades

Champlain Valley Union’s Natalie Durieux was named the Gatorade Vermont Girls Soccer Player of the Year this week. The Hinesburg native scored nine goals and recorded seven assists this season as she led the Redhawks to the Division I state championship and an undefeated 17-0 season last fall. Durieux was also named the Burlington Free… Read More »

Redhawk girls claim individual titles at state track final meet

Redhawk girls claim individual titles at state track final meet

Two Champlain Valley Union runners earned first-place finishes at the Division I high school track and field championships on Saturday at Burlington High School. Caroline Hill earned an individual title in the 200-meter run for the Redhawks, finishing in 26.79 seconds. Hill also came in second place in the 100-meter dash. Ella Whitman also came… Read More »

Baseball cut short by St. Johnsbury

No. 8 St. Johnsbury scored eight runs in the top of Saturday’s sixth inning to blow open the Division I quarterfinal game against top-seed Champlain Valley Union and pull off an 11-2 upset win. The Redhawks (16-2) held a 1-0 lead heading into the sixth inning but surrendered eight runs, then gave up three more… Read More »

Arms race: CVU pitching staff set for D-I playoffs

Arms race: CVU pitching staff set for D-I playoffs

No matter what, during the high school baseball playoffs, someone runs into a pitching problem. Maybe it’s the weather wreaking havoc on the schedule, or a tough opponent pushing a pitcher past his pitch limit, a team will have to juggle to get its best throwers on the mound. Champlain Valley Union probably won’t have… Read More »

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