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 »

Colchester Cannons end summer run for S.D. Ireland baseball

Colchester Cannons end summer run for S.D. Ireland baseball

By LAUREN READ The Colchester Cannons walked off with a 4-3 win over S.D. Ireland on Tuesday in the Vermont Legion baseball state tournament at Castleton University, ending Ireland’s postseason run. Champlain Valley Union High School players dominate the S.D. Ireland Legion Baseball summer league team’s roster. On Tuesday, Colchester’s Chase Carey hit an RBI… Read More »

Summer swimmers dive into swim league championships

Hundreds of local swimmers will descend on the Sandhill Pool in Essex this weekend for the Champlain Valley Swim League championships. The EDGE Swim Team – with swimmers from Williston, Shelburne, St. George and South Burlington – will be one of the top teams among the eight competing on Friday and Saturday. “The CVSL meet… Read More »

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 »