Wrestlers qualify, boys basketball wins, hockey falls, skiers make top 10

Wrestlers qualify, boys basketball wins, hockey falls, skiers make top 10

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent Two Champlain Valley wrestlers qualified for the New England Championships with strong performances at the Ver-mont high school state championships on Friday and Saturday. Jared Forsythe earned runner-up honors in the 182-pound weight class. Will Murphy finished in third place in the 195-pound category, also earning a New Englands nod.… Read More »

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent The Champlain Valley girls basketball team entered the season on a mission: return to Patrick Gym. After falling in last season’s Division I state championship to St. Johnsbury, the Redhawks are determined to return to the top this year. CVU will do so as the No. 1 seed in the… Read More »

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent ESSEX – For the second year in a row, the Vermont high school gymnastics state championships came down to the wire. Unfortunately for Champlain Valley, this year they were on the losing end. Essex, just one year after having their longtime hold of the state title snapped by the Redhawks,… Read More »

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

By LAUREN READ BOYS BASKETBALL CVU 61, St. Johnsbury 52: Champlain Valley rebounded from a weekend loss with a win over St. Johnsbury on Monday. The Redhawks overcame a 33-29 first half deficit to earn the win. Nikos Carroll scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half to lead CVU (9-7). Ethan Harvey… Read More »

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 61, South Burlington 20: Champlain Valley Union girls basketball has had a big week with two big wins as they kept their streak going. On Monday night, they scored 23 points in the third quarter to pull away for a win over South Burlington. Catherine Gilwee led the way… Read More »

Vermont Sports Hall of Fame inductees include CVU alumna

By LAUREN READ A former standout athlete at Champlain Valley Union High School and Middlebury College joins a dozen others headed to the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame this spring. Freestyle skier Ann Battelle of Williston will be inducted into the Hall’s seventh class, it was announced last week at St. Michael’s College. Another Vermont… Read More »

CVU dominates courts; ski racers hit the trails

CVU dominates courts; ski racers hit the trails

By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 49, St. Johnsbury 40. Champlain Valley Union got a measure of payback for last year’s Division I title game loss, beating St. Johnsbury 49-40 on Tuesday night. Makenna Boyd paced the RedHawks with an 18-point effort on the road. Catherine Gilwee added 11 points and Julia Blanck was strong… Read More »