Mini-Metro basketball tryouts soon

Tryouts are coming up for CVU Mini-Metro Basketball League teams for boys and girls in grades 5-8. Tryouts will be held in the Champlain Valley Union High School gym for the following age groups on these dates: • 7-8 grade boys: Monday, Sept. 24, and Wenesday, Sept. 26, 7-8:30 p.m. • 7-8 grade girls: Saturday,… Read More »

Little League at the big leagues

Little League at the big leagues

Little League season may be over but some Shelburne Little League players, coaches and family members managed to get in field trips in the final days of summer that were all about the big leagues.  Top: The Shelburne Storm Little League baseball team on Aug. 26 visited the NESN TV studio as guests for “NESN Clubhouse,”… Read More »

CVU 2018 Fall Sports Preview

CVU 2018 Fall Sports Preview

By LAUREN READ • Photos by AL FREY CHEERLEADING Coach: Courtney Troescher Key returnees: Shayla Lawrence, senior; Deona Proulx, junior; Binny Patton, junior; Lily Michalek, junior; Annalise Kramer, junior. Key newcomers: Abby Willis, freshman; Hannah Fuller, junior; Alexis Stillwell, freshman. Outlook: After coming back from a four-day camp, the CVU cheerleading team is hard at… Read More »

Two sports, one season, one athlete

Two sports, one season, one athlete

By LAUREN READ Last year, Nate Godbout was disappointed with his performance in the Vermont golf state championships. This year, the Champlain Valley Union junior has a plan to improve his play for the post season: play more golf. “I hadn’t played enough weekday matches in golf to prepare myself,” Godbout said. “Making sure I… Read More »

New year, new team, new goals for Redhawks football

New year, new team, new goals for Redhawks football

By LAUREN READ After a run to the Division I semifinals two years ago, the Champlain Valley football team had high expectations last season. But the Redhawks fell short, stumbling to a 3-6 record. This year, CVU is out to prove that last year was a fluke. “They understand last year was kind of disappointing… Read More »

CVU football games to stream live online

Fans of Champlain Valley Union High School football will be able to watch the 2018 season live this year, as the Northeast Sports Network will video stream all of the team’s games on the internet. NSN will be present at Redhawks games both at home and away, and will air the eight regular-season games live… Read More »

Swimmers wait a day, race across Lake Champlain Sunday

Swimmers wait a day, race across Lake Champlain Sunday

The fourth annual Lake Champlain Open Water Swim was postponed from Saturday to Sunday last weekend due to windy conditions. On Sunday, 49 swimmers took to the water in Essex, N.Y. for the 3.76-mile race to Charlotte. Dozens of kayakers followed along. The race benefits the nonprofit Lake Champlain Committee. Organizer Christophe Lissarrague didn’t have… Read More »