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 »

Spring sports warm up as winter, fall accolades continue

Spring sports warm up as winter, fall accolades continue

GIRLS LACROSSE The Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team opened the season with a 10-7 win over host South Burlington on Tuesday night, outscoring their opponent 6-3 in the second half to earn the victory. Cate Noel led the attack for the Redhawks (1-0) with four goals, while Lydia Maitland tallied twice. Bella Rieley scored… Read More »

CVU Spring Sports Preview

SOFTBALL PREVIEW Coach: Mike Sullivan (second season) Last season: 8-9; lost in the Division I playdowns Key returnees: Paige Niarchos, senior, shortstop; Riley Canty, junior, pitcher; Sophia Dattilio, senior, outfield; Shayla Lawrence, junior, outfield; Kylie McClure, sophomore, catcher. Key newcomers: Too early to tell Outlook: While the Champlain Valley Union softball team didn’t graduate a… Read More »

Girls lacrosse aims for D-1 top spot

Girls lacrosse aims for D-1 top spot

Two years ago, the Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team took the first step toward the top of Division I. The Redhawks fell to Mount Anthony in the semifinals. It was the first semifinal appearance in 10 years for CVU and the program felt a sense of accomplishment. “It was icing on the cake that… Read More »

Redhawks Unified Basketball starts strong

Redhawks Unified Basketball starts strong

While the rest of the Champlain Valley Union spring sports are in the midst of preseason, there is one Redhawk program already off to a winning start. The Unified Basketball team — which partners student athletes both with and without disabilities on the court — is off to a 4-0 start, just one year after… Read More »

CVU spring sports preview

CVU spring sports preview

By Lauren Read • Photos by Al Frey BOYS LACROSSE Coach: Dave Trevithick (13th season) Last season: 16-2, won the Division I state championship Key returnees: Sam Comai, defense, senior; Ryan Trus, defense, senior; Will Braun, attack, senior; Walter Braun, midfield, senior; Jake Schaefer, attack, junior; Andrew Tieso, goalie, junior. Key newcomers: Too early to… Read More »

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