Redhawks boys LAX goes for seventh straight title

Redhawks boys LAX goes for seventh straight title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent For six years, the Champlain Valley Union High School boys lacrosse team has ended the season the same way, lifting the state championship trophy. They have done it a multitude of ways: Beating crosstown rivals on last second goals, winning nail biting, overtime matchups and, just last season, cruising to victory… Read More »

CVU Spring Sports Preview 2019

CVU Spring Sports Preview 2019

By Lauren Read • Photos by Al Frey GIRLS LACROSSE Coach: Tucker Pierson (fourth season) Last season: 10-7, lost in the Division I championship game Key returnees: Teddi Simons, senior, defense; Sara Kelley, senior, defense; Sophia Cresta, senior, attack; Caroline Reynolds, senior, midfield. Key newcomers: Too early to tell Outlook: After advancing all the way… Read More »

CVU hoop standouts named all-stars

LAUREN READ Correspondent Four Champlain Valley Union High School seniors got a chance to hit the basketball court one more time after the season ended this year. The Redhawks played in the Vermont Basketball Coaches Association’s annual senior all-star games on March 23, with Cole Otley playing for the North in the boys game and… Read More »

Jordan skis home for NCAAs

Jordan skis home for NCAAs

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent In last week’s NCAA Ski Championships, Saint Michael’s skier Colby Jordan had a unique leg up on the competition: he was skiing at home. Jordan, a Charlotte native and four-year skier at the Mount Mansfield Winter Academy, competed for the Purple Knights at the 2019 NCAA Ski Championships from March… Read More »

CVU boys hockey, basketball seasons end

CVU boys hockey, basketball seasons end

By LAUREN READ Correspondent After upsetting No. 2 BFA-St. Albans in the Division I boys hockey quarterfinals, Champlain Valley eyed a spot in the championship game. The Redhawks took on No. 6 Rice on Saturday in the semifinals, looking to earn a berth in Wednesday’s title game at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Instead it is the Green… Read More »

CVU girls lose final game to Hilltoppers: Redhawks unbeaten streak ends at 23-1 against defending champs

CVU girls lose final game to Hilltoppers: Redhawks unbeaten streak ends at 23-1 against defending champs

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – For the entirety of the first half of Sunday’s Division I girls basketball championship game, Champlain Valley survived with their three-point game. But in the second half it was the long game of St. Johnsbury’s Neva Bostic that ultimately doomed the Redhawks’ chances at coming away with a… Read More »

CVU girls take second in state Nordic championship

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent Heading into the second day of the Vermont high school Nordic state championships, the Champlain Valley Union High School girls needed a big effort to catch the leader, Mount Mansfield. The Redhawks nearly pulled it off. CVU placed four skiers in the top 10 in the 5K Classic race on… Read More »

Redhawk boys, girls finish second

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent After the giant slalom race on Monday, the Champlain Valley Union High School girls alpine ski team trailed Woodstock and needed an impressive effort in Tuesday’s slalom race to grab the title. The Redhawks got the effort but the deficit was too much to overcome as the Wasps captured the… Read More »