Boys, girls lacrosse teams get off to a fast start

Boys, girls lacrosse teams get off to a fast start

The wacky April weather is wreaking havoc on the schedule for spring sports at Champlain Valley Union High School. Here’s a rundown on games that were able to be played. GIRLS LACROSSE Champlain Valley 16, Burr and Burton 6 April 13 Champlain Valley scored 10 goals in the first half against visiting Burr and Burton.… Read More »

6th grader competes at Snowboard Nationals

6th grader competes at Snowboard Nationals

Kate Boehmcke, a 6th grader at the Shelburne Community School, competed at the USASA Snowboard Nationals at Copper, Colo. during the week of April 2. She was invited to compete in the Menehune girls division, for athletes 10-11 years old, in slopestyle and boardercross. She placed 26 out of 35 in both events. Kate trains… Read More »

Snowmobile season comes to an end

Vermont’s snowmobile season ended on the Green Mountain National Forest lands April 15. “This has been a wonderful season for snowmobile enthusiasts. Trail conditions throughout the season have been great and use of the trail system has been heavy,” said John Sinclair, forest supervisor for the Green Mountain Forest. The national forest system and Vermont… Read More »

Spring sports warm up as winter, fall accolades continue

Spring sports warm up as winter, fall accolades continue

GIRLS LACROSSE The Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team opened the season with a 10-7 win over host South Burlington on Tuesday night, outscoring their opponent 6-3 in the second half to earn the victory. Cate Noel led the attack for the Redhawks (1-0) with four goals, while Lydia Maitland tallied twice. Bella Rieley scored… Read More »

CVU Spring Sports Preview

SOFTBALL PREVIEW Coach: Mike Sullivan (second season) Last season: 8-9; lost in the Division I playdowns Key returnees: Paige Niarchos, senior, shortstop; Riley Canty, junior, pitcher; Sophia Dattilio, senior, outfield; Shayla Lawrence, junior, outfield; Kylie McClure, sophomore, catcher. Key newcomers: Too early to tell Outlook: While the Champlain Valley Union softball team didn’t graduate a… Read More »

Flo’s not slow

Flo’s not slow

Flo Meiler, athlete, octogenarian, and Shelburnite, recently won yet another pile of medals at the USA Track and Field Masters Indoor Championships in Landover, Maryland the weekend of March 16. The hard part of the track meet came when, after injuring a hamstring on the third day of the meet, Meiler still had to compete… Read More »

Girls lacrosse aims for D-1 top spot

Girls lacrosse aims for D-1 top spot

Two years ago, the Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team took the first step toward the top of Division I. The Redhawks fell to Mount Anthony in the semifinals. It was the first semifinal appearance in 10 years for CVU and the program felt a sense of accomplishment. “It was icing on the cake that… Read More »

Redhawks Unified Basketball starts strong

Redhawks Unified Basketball starts strong

While the rest of the Champlain Valley Union spring sports are in the midst of preseason, there is one Redhawk program already off to a winning start. The Unified Basketball team — which partners student athletes both with and without disabilities on the court — is off to a 4-0 start, just one year after… Read More »

Spring training

Spring training

High school athletes are hitting the tracks and courts in anticipation of spring sports getting under way soon. First tennis matches are Friday. Lacrosse starts Saturday. See the CVU Spring Sports Preview on pages 14-15.

CVU spring sports preview

CVU spring sports preview

By Lauren Read • Photos by Al Frey BOYS LACROSSE Coach: Dave Trevithick (13th season) Last season: 16-2, won the Division I state championship Key returnees: Sam Comai, defense, senior; Ryan Trus, defense, senior; Will Braun, attack, senior; Walter Braun, midfield, senior; Jake Schaefer, attack, junior; Andrew Tieso, goalie, junior. Key newcomers: Too early to… Read More »

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