Youth flag football program starting

FlagFootball@CVU is a pick-up style football program for boys and girls in grades 2 through 7 during February and March. Teams will meet on Sundays starting Feb. 10 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the gym at Champlain Valley Union High School. Coached by Redhawks football players and supervised by CVU football coaches, participants will… Read More »

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 61, South Burlington 20: Champlain Valley Union girls basketball has had a big week with two big wins as they kept their streak going. On Monday night, they scored 23 points in the third quarter to pull away for a win over South Burlington. Catherine Gilwee led the way… Read More »

Special Olympics Vermont names Siner Shea as new president, CEO

Special Olympics Vermont names Siner Shea as new president, CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Vermont announced the appointment of Melissa Siner Shea as the organization’s new president and chief executive effective Feb. 1. Shea joins Special Olympics Vermont after four years as the executive director of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association where she was responsible for developing and leading the organization with… Read More »

Vermont Sports Hall of Fame inductees include CVU alumna

By LAUREN READ A former standout athlete at Champlain Valley Union High School and Middlebury College joins a dozen others headed to the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame this spring. Freestyle skier Ann Battelle of Williston will be inducted into the Hall’s seventh class, it was announced last week at St. Michael’s College. Another Vermont… Read More »

CVU dominates courts; ski racers hit the trails

CVU dominates courts; ski racers hit the trails

By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 49, St. Johnsbury 40. Champlain Valley Union got a measure of payback for last year’s Division I title game loss, beating St. Johnsbury 49-40 on Tuesday night. Makenna Boyd paced the RedHawks with an 18-point effort on the road. Catherine Gilwee added 11 points and Julia Blanck was strong… Read More »

Devil’s Bowl Speedway to be independent track in 2019

STAFF REPORT Devil’s Bowl Speedway, the half-mile dirt racetrack in West Haven has announced that it will carry its own sanctioning and licensing for the 2019 season. “We are very excited to be an independent track in 2019,” promoter Mike Bruno said. “I thank NASCAR… for the help in building our program for the past… Read More »

Gymnasts eke out win; girls dominate on court, ice

By LAUREN READ GYMNASTICS The CVU gymnastics team eked out a win over Essex on Wednesday in an early season matchup of the top two teams in the state. The Redhawks finished with 131.4 points, a razor-thin margin over the Hornets who were just behind with 131.2. Laurynn Bombardier won the all-around for CVU, with… Read More »