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 »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

GIRLS LACROSSE Champlain Valley Union 13, Brattleboro 11: Ali Wainer made four of her 11 saves in the final minutes to preserve a 13-11 win over Brattleboro for the CVU girls lacrosse team on Monday afternoon. Lydia Maitland, who recently committed to the University of Vermont to play field hockey, scored four goals and dished… Read More »

This Storm is always welcome during a baseball game

This Storm is always welcome during a baseball game

Usually a walk-off win is the highlight of a high school baseball game. But on Thursday, Champlain Valley Union High School’s victory was just the cherry on top of an already great day. CVU sophomore Storm Rushford, who has battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia for the last 10 months, returned to the mound for the Redhawks… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

SOFTBALL Burlington 16, CVU 12: Champlain Valley Union played six runs in the sixth inning but could not hold off Burlington’s nine-run outburst in the bottom half of the sixth and fell to the hosts on Monday afternoon. Gabriela Moreno had three hits and two RBIs for the Redhawks (3-4). CVU used another six-run inning… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

After spring weather delayed the start of the high school baseball season, Champlain Valley Union earned a walk-off win over St. Johnsbury on Monday to move to 2-0. Liam Reiner hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Redhawks to a 3-2 win over the Hilltoppers (2-1). Reiner also… Read More »