CVU girls run away with New England championship

CVU girls run away with New England championship

By LAUREN READ The Champlain Valley Union girls cross-country team just can’t stop setting records. One week after finishing with their lowest point total at the Vermont state championships, the Redhawks did it again. CVU captured the 84th New England high school championship on Saturday with 78 total points – their lowest point total at… Read More »

Middle schoolers finish fast at cross-country finals

Middle schoolers finish fast at cross-country finals

Local runners finished well in the Vermont Middle School Cross-Country Run Championship, wrapping up a season that spanned all kinds of weather and all kinds of terrain. Matthew Servin of Charlotte, who ran for the Mater Christi team, finished second overall in the boys race, which took place on Oct. 28 at Trapp Family Lodge… Read More »

Essex defeats CVU in D-I girls volleyball title rematch

Essex defeats CVU in D-I girls volleyball title rematch

By JOSH KAUFMANN Imposing as the undefeated No. 1 seed, Essex’s size and athleticism were what doomed Champlain Valley Union’s valiant and intense effort to win the rivals’ third straight finals meeting. The Redhawks had won the inaugural Vermont Principals Association girls volleyball tournament over Essex, and were looking to avenge the Hornets’ 2018 finals… Read More »

Three finals – three titles for Redhawks boys volleyball

Three finals – three titles for Redhawks boys volleyball

By JOSH KAUFMANN The Redhawk boys dropped their first set of the season but dominated from the service line and at the net the rest of the afternoon, remaining Vermont’s only boys volleyball state champion with their third straight title in a 3-1 victory over Lyndon Institute on Saturday at St. Michael’s College. The Vikings… Read More »

Undefeated: Season goes down the wire to D-I boys soccer title

Undefeated: Season goes down the wire to D-I boys soccer title

By LAUREN READ Fewer than three minutes into the Division I boys soccer state championship game on Saturday at Burlington’s Buck Hard Field, Champlain Valley Union found itself in an unfamiliar position. The top-seeded Redhawks surrendered an early goal to the St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers and, for the first time all season, trailed in a game.… Read More »

Seventh title in eight years, CVU girls dominate

Seventh title in eight years, CVU girls dominate

By LAUREN READ For 45 minutes in relentless cold rain on Saturday, Colchester goalkeeper Olivia Moore stymied the potent Champlain Valley Union defense. Six minutes into the second half, the Redhawks figured out how to get through the Lakers’ brick wall: keep the ball away from her. “As soon as I saw Olivia cross the… Read More »

Community supports player sidelined by stroke

Community supports player sidelined by stroke

By CHEA WATERS EVANS Champlain Valley Union High School junior varsity football player Matt Yandow had a stroke last week – a shocking occurrence for a 15-year-old, especially since he hadn’t been noticeably injured during practice. His mother, Amy Yandow, said doctors told them that the stroke, which resulted from a blood clot that most… Read More »

Redhawks boys soccer faces St. J in Division I final Saturday

Redhawks boys soccer faces St. J in Division I final Saturday

By MADELINE HUGHES Fans braced the chilly October day Tuesday to watch the Champlain Valley Union boys soccer team win the Division 1 semifinal game. The team followed their post-season script, playing a strong defense and getting onto the scoreboard in the second half, beating Burlington High School 1-0. Despite the wind and muddy field,… Read More »

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