Benoit returns to CVU as coach

Benoit returns to CVU as coach

It is welcome home week for Champlain Valley Union graduate J.P. Benoit. Benoit, a two-time state champion for the Redhawk boys hockey team, starts his first season as head coach of his alma mater on Friday, Dec. 8, when CVU takes on Lower Canada at 7:40 p.m. at South Burlington’s Cairns Arena. “It’s good to… Read More »

CVU athletes named to All-State teams

CVU athletes named to All-State teams

Seven Champlain Valley Union High School soccer players were named to the boys and girls All State soccer teams, as chosen by the Vermont Soccer Coaches Association. On the boys side, CVU midfielder Nate Coffin, forward Brigham Francis and midfielder Sawyer Miller-Bottoms were all chosen for the Division I first team. For the girls, four… Read More »

No. 1 and #stormstrong

No. 1 and #stormstrong

The Champlain Valley Union boys volleyball team has faced plenty of adversity this season. So why not deal with a little more just before the start of the Division I state championship match? “We had a player get hurt two days ago, we had a starter go down in warm-ups,” said CVU coach Jeff Boliba.… Read More »

Moment of victory

Moment of victory

Not much has separated the Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team and rival Burr and Burton in the postseason the last couple of seasons. Last year, penalty kicks made all the difference in a semifinal loss for the Redhawks. This season the two teams reunited, only this time they met in the Division I state… Read More »

CVU girls capture historic cross-country title

CVU girls capture historic cross-country title

The Champlain Valley Union girls cross-country team needed a standout performance in order to capture a historic ninth straight Division I state championship. Freshman Alice Larson came up with the performance that the Redhawks needed, finishing in fourth place during Saturday’s state meet to lead the team to the trophy. “This one is historical,” said… Read More »

CVU girls advance to D-1 field hockey finals Saturday at UVM

UPDATE: Saturday playoff games are also set for girls and boys volleyball and girls soccer. See details at http://athletics.cvuhs.org A quick strike on offense was just enough to help the Champlain Valley Union field hockey team slip past second place-ranked Essex in the Division I semifinals on Monday afternoon. Flynn Hall tallied twice – with the… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

GIRLS SOCCER CVU 7, North Country 0: The CVU offense struck early and often Saturday as the undefeated Redhawks topped No. 8 North Country to advance to the D-I semifinals. Top-seeded CVU were to face No. 5 South Burlington on Wednesday in Hinesburg after The Citizen went to press. Natalie Durieux led the scoring for… Read More »