Semifinal win sets up girls volleyball Essex rematch

Semifinal win sets up girls volleyball Essex rematch

By LAUREN READ A rocking gym, a tight back-and-forth match and a Mount Mansfield team looking to knock off top-seeded Champlain Valley Union and you have all the ingredients for an exciting Division I girls volleyball semifinal. After the Cougars took the third set to extend the match Tuesday afternoon, CVU reasserted themselves in the… Read More »

Girls soccer still going strong

By LAUREN READ With rain – and maybe some snow – pouring down, the temperatures dropping, and the always-questionable Champlain Valley Union soccer field deteriorating, the Division I girls quarterfinal match between No. 1 CVU and No. 8 Burlington was certainly not pretty. The Redhawks turned on the offense despite the weather and emerged with… Read More »

Boys volleyball defends D-I crown

By LAUREN READ Three seasons of high school boys volleyball, three Division I state championship appearances for Champlain Valley Union. The undefeated Redhawks beat No. 5 South Burlington 25-14, 25-13 and 25-19 on Monday to book a spot in the finals for the third straight year. “I have watched each one of the players develop… Read More »

Cross-country girls win D-I title

Cross-country girls win D-I title

By LAUREN READ It would seem that the Champlain Valley Union girls cross-country team has checked off every accomplishment and milestone in their years of dominance. On Saturday in Thetford, they proved that there were still heights that they hadn’t achieved. The Redhawks captured their 10th straight Division I state title – the 15th in… Read More »

CVU teams head into final weeks with momentum

CVU teams head into final weeks with momentum

By LAUREN READ CROSS-COUNTRY The Champlain Valley Union girls cross-country team certainly had a good warmup for the upcoming NVAC District Championships last weekend. The Redhawks traveled to New York City on Saturday to compete in the Manhattan Invitational and came back with a program-best third place finish. CVU came in third in the Eastern… Read More »