Boys to defend D-I soccer title, Nov. 2

Boys to defend D-I soccer title, Nov. 2

EMMETT GARTNER Community News Service The Champlain Valley Union High School boys soccer team have defeated their quarter- and semi-final playoff opponents with an aggregate score of 14-1 in what continues to be an emphatic season for the defending Division I champions. The Redhawk’s 7-1 win on Tuesday, Oct. 29 against Brattleboro Union secured the… Read More »

CVU dominates statewide in the young sport of volleyball

CVU dominates statewide in the young sport of volleyball

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent When Champlain Valley Union boys volleyball coach Jeff Boliba approached the high school seven years ago about starting a club program, he never imagined what the sport would become. Then, CVU, along with a handful of schools like Vermont Commons and Enosburg, looked to spread the word about volleyball and build… Read More »

CVU runners take NVAC Championship

CVU runners take NVAC Championship

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent CROSS COUNTRY It was a sweep for the Champlain Valley Union cross country teams on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the NVAC Metro Division Championships in St. Albans. The Redhawk girls and boys both took first place in the large school competition, easily outpacing the rest of the field. The CVU girls… Read More »

CVU boys cruise to win second-straight D-I golf title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent QUECHEE – The Champlain Valley boys golf team packed plenty of drama into last year’s Division I state title. This year, the Redhawks made it a little easier. Four players shot in the 70s and CVU cruised to their second straight D-I golf title on Thursday at The Quechee Club. “It’s… Read More »

Girls, boys soccer, field hockey, runners win

Girls, boys soccer, field hockey, runners win

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent GIRLS SOCCER CVU 2, Colchester 0: The Redhawks got two quick goals in the second half to beat Colchester on Saturday, Oct. 5, and remain unbeaten. Josie Pecor (one assist) scored early in the second frame and Catherine Gilwee added an insurance tally 10 minutes later to give CVU (10-0) the… Read More »

CVU girls win Black Bear Invitational: Football team edges Rice; girls soccer and field hockey squads post wins

CVU girls win Black Bear Invitational: Football team edges Rice; girls soccer and field hockey squads post wins

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent CROSS COUNTRY Alicia Veronneau’s first place effort at the Black Bear Invitational at Northwood, N.H., helped the Champlain Valley Union girls team to the top spot on Saturday. Veronneau finished in 19:19 to beat the field at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy. Alice Larson finished in fourth place for the Redhawks (19:47). Jasmine… Read More »

Young archer’s dreams, talent hit the target 

Young archer’s dreams, talent hit the target 

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer You might say that Whitney Williams was animated by an animated film. After watching Disney’s “Brave,” she decided she wanted to learn archery. And, wow, did she learn archery. At the National Field Archery Association’s Outdoor National Target Championships in Yankton, S.D., Sept. 7-8, Whitney not only won the national archery… Read More »

Covered Bridge race results

Covered Bridge race results

The Charlotte Covered Bridge 5K/10K and Half Marathon took place Sept. 7 and drew racers from 28 states and four provinces of Canada. The Race Vermont annual event started at Beach Road in Shelburne and took runners by Charlotte Beach before entering the historic Holmes Creek Covered Bridge. According Ute Talley, one of the race… Read More »