Coach Brennan made a mark

Coach Brennan made a mark

Former men’s basketball head coach Tom Brennan, his wife Lynn, and family celebrate Brennan’s court dedication on Monday night at Patrick Gym.

Field hockey players earn all-state honors

Champlain Valley Union High School’s Lydia Maitland and Bella Rieley headlined the all-state awards this season for the field hockey team. Maitland and Rieler, both seniors, were named to the Twin State roster and the Metro Division first team for the Redhawks. Maitland was also named to the Burlington Free Press’s field hockey all-state first… Read More »

Free Press names Durieux soccer player of the year

CVU girls soccer player Natalie Durieux was named the Burlington Free Press girls soccer player of the year in an issue out last week. Durieux, who scored nine goals and added seven assists for the state champion Redhawks, was also named to the Free Press’s first team. Sophomore Charlotte Hill was also named to the… Read More »

Boys have rough start on the ice

Boys have rough start on the ice

BOYS HOCKEY Lower Canada College 9, Champlain Valley Union 1: The coaching debut of new CVU coach J.P. Benoit did not begin as hoped with the Redhawks falling to Lower Canada College to open the season on Friday. Charlie Averill had the lone goal for the Redhawks, while Jake Schaefer and James Bernicke each added… Read More »

CVU winter sports preview

CVU winter sports preview

BOYS BASKETBALL Coach: Michael Osborne (fifth season) Last season: 19-1, lost in the Division I finals Key returnees: Will Burroughs, senior, forward; Spencer Dooley, senior, forward; Paul Keen, senior, guard; Graham Walker, junior, guard/forward. Key newcomers: Joe Warren, senior, guard; Nikos Carroll, junior, guard; Bennett Cheer, junior, forward; Noah Martin, junior, guard; Cole Otley, junior,… Read More »

CVU girls basketball team young but ready

CVU girls basketball team young but ready

Last season, the Champlain Valley Union girls basketball program graduated an undefeated class of seniors, saw their historic win streak come to an end, and still won the Division I state championship. Not too shabby for a rebuilding year. This season, the Redhawks will have to deal with the graduation of three of their starters… Read More »

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 »

Kelly Brush Foundation announces grants

Kelly Brush Foundation announces grants

The Kelly Brush Foundation has awarded 112 grants for adaptive sports equipment, totaling $244,287, in support of the foundation’s mission to empower people with paralysis to live active and engaged lives, Executive Director Zeke Davisson announced last week. The grants are the foundation’s second round of adaptive sports equipment grants this year, and its largest,… 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 »

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