Wrestlers qualify, boys basketball wins, hockey falls, skiers make top 10

Wrestlers qualify, boys basketball wins, hockey falls, skiers make top 10

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent Two Champlain Valley wrestlers qualified for the New England Championships with strong performances at the Ver-mont high school state championships on Friday and Saturday. Jared Forsythe earned runner-up honors in the 182-pound weight class. Will Murphy finished in third place in the 195-pound category, also earning a New Englands nod.… Read More »

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent The Champlain Valley girls basketball team entered the season on a mission: return to Patrick Gym. After falling in last season’s Division I state championship to St. Johnsbury, the Redhawks are determined to return to the top this year. CVU will do so as the No. 1 seed in the… Read More »

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent ESSEX – For the second year in a row, the Vermont high school gymnastics state championships came down to the wire. Unfortunately for Champlain Valley, this year they were on the losing end. Essex, just one year after having their longtime hold of the state title snapped by the Redhawks,… Read More »

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

By LAUREN READ BOYS BASKETBALL CVU 61, St. Johnsbury 52: Champlain Valley rebounded from a weekend loss with a win over St. Johnsbury on Monday. The Redhawks overcame a 33-29 first half deficit to earn the win. Nikos Carroll scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half to lead CVU (9-7). Ethan Harvey… Read More »

CVU Nordic girls win, boys take third

CVU Nordic girls win, boys take third

By JULIE HOLMES The Champlain Valley Union High School Nordic team just completed its “Tour de Chittenden” stage race — three days of racing held over five days with 12 teams from around the state. They also raised $800 for families dealing with cancer, especially with teammate Clark Schmitt in mind. It started with a… Read More »

CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

The CVU wrestling team placed fourth at the Northern Vermont Athletic Conference Team Dual Championships on Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Johnsbury Academy, despite a significant number of individual injuries and illnesses. “I’m really proud of our wrestlers for their individual contributions to our 2-2 outcome on the day,” said Coach Gunnar Olson. “This is the… Read More »

CVU’s Alice Larson named 2018-19 Gatorade Vermont Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

CVU’s Alice Larson named 2018-19 Gatorade Vermont Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

STAFF REPORT Champlain Valley Union sophomore student athlete Alice Larson received a post-season honor this week when she was named the 2018-19 Gatorade Vermont Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. In its 34 years of recognizing nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade has chosen a CVU runner for the distinction only two other times.… Read More »