Team registration open for Dragon Boat Festival

Team registration open for Dragon Boat Festival

Get ready for sun and fun this summer! Community Team registration is now open for the 9th annual Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival and Races, Sunday, Aug. 3 at Burlington’s Waterfront Park. Now is the time for businesses and community organizations to join together and form a team. There are only 64 team slots available,… Read More »

Twin State Basketball teams selected

Champlain Valley’s Lucas Aube was named to the Vermont boys squad for the 32nd annual Twin State Basketball Classic while the girls roster includes Champlain Valley’s Amanda Beatty, Amanda Lougee, Emily Kinneston, and Kaelyn Kohlasch. The yearly all-star clash, featuring top recent high school graduates from Vermont and New Hampshire, is slated to be a… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: May 29, 2014

Redhawks Recap: May 29, 2014

By Sheri Duff Joseph wins individual state tennis title CVU doubles team loses in finale Kathy Joseph, a Champlain Valley Union High School sophomore, grabbed the Vermont individual state title Saturday, May 24 in Berlin. Joseph avenged her last year’s title loss to St. Johnsbury’s Ayame Yazawa by defeating her 6-1, 6-2 in Saturday’s finale.… Read More »

Parks and Rec News: May 29, 2014

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit Great Escape discounted tickets: Discounted tickets are available at the Shelburne Parks and Rec office and are good for any date during the 2014 season. Our discounted ticket price is $35 (for anyone 48” or taller). We will also be offering daily parking passes for $15. Tickets… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Autumn Eastman

By Sheri Duff Autumn Eastman is impressive. So is her track and cross country numbers. And that’s just the beginning of the accolades Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Head Track & Field Coach Eli Enman pays his standout senior runner. “I’m happy to talk about Autumn. She is a fantastic athlete that is very committed to… Read More »

JVA lacrosse continues winning streak

By Michael Regan The CVU JVA lacrosse team improved their record to 8-1 with three wins the week of May 12 with one victory over Essex (9-4), one over St. Johnsbury Academy (7-2), and finally a defeat of Middlebury (4-3) on Saturday afternoon. The score was knotted at three for much of the fourth quarter—that… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: May 22, 2014

By Sheri Duff Lady Redhawks find groove The defending state champion Redhawks girls tennis team is on a tear. Since losing to South Burlington on Saturday, May 10 the girls have gone undefeated. Last Tuesday, visiting Champlain Valley defeated Rice 5-2 at Calahan Park. The match results follow: Singles: Kathy Joseph, C def. Paige Hauke,… Read More »

Hooping for a cause

Joannah Ralston of Shelburne hula hooped the entire 5K Fun Run and Jiggety Jog while raising $2,120 for the Visiting Nurse Association’s (VNA) Vermont Respite House on Saturday, May 10 in Burlington. Ralston was the top individual fundraiser at the event. Respite House is a cause close to Ralston’s heart; as a hospice volunteer, Ralston… Read More »

CVU grad continues winning ways

Dillon Machavern, CVU Class of 2013, continues to rack up podium finishes this year. He showed off his talent once more at Virginia International Raceway in the latest Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) showcase as the SCCA US Eastern Conference Majors took center stage for rounds seven and eight of the championship. Machavern made… Read More »

New cycling event comes to Vermont June 14

The Vermont Gran Fondo is the Green Mountain state’s first stand-alone fondo-style cycling event. The inaugural ride will be held on Saturday, June 14 with the start and finish at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl located in Hancock, Vt. It features three different routes (103, 75, 46 miles; two or four mountain climbs) and begins… Read More »