Keep moving. . .

Keep moving. . .

It may seem out of place to focus on running when there is so much snow outside! Many readers are probably waist deep and happy to be focused on their snow sports – I know I am. However, those committed souls targeting a spring marathon (or half) are ramping up training and entering into a… Read More »

CVU gymnasts finish strong second at state championship

CVU gymnasts finish strong second at state championship

Behind strong individual performances from freshmen Laurynn Bombardier and Tali Giubardo, the Champlain Valley Union High School girls gymnastics team finished in the second spot at Saturday’s Vermont state championships. Essex High School, with a score of 144.53, captured the state title for the 12th year in a row. The Redhawks followed in second place… Read More »

CVU wins again, beats Burlington

At press time, the CVU boys basketball team notched its 18th victory of the season and 15th win in a row, with a 57-48 win over Burlington. The Redhawks clinched the top seed for the Division I playoffs and set a new program record for wins in a season.

Free Flag Football Program at CVU on Sundays

Free Flag Football Program at CVU on Sundays

Flag Football at CVU is a pick-up style football program for youths in grades two through seven that will be held every Sunday in March and April from 3:30 to 5pm in the gym at CVU. Coached by Redhawks football players and supervised by CVU Redhawks football coaches, participants will play in a non-contact indoor football… Read More »

CVU heads to Nordic championships this weekend

The high school nordic season is coming to a close and the sport is preparing to crown its champions, and the Champlain Valley girls and boys teams are right in the mix. With the classic championship on Friday, Feb. 24 at Rikert Nordic Center in Middlebury, and the skate meet on Monday, Feb. 27, at… Read More »

CVU wrestling has high hopes going into state championships

With two top seeds, the Champlain Valley Union High School wrestling team has high hopes heading into this weekend’s Vermont wrestling state championships at Vergennes High School. Jacob Griggs and Jarrett Legg, both seniors, will lead the Redhawks into the annual competition as the team looks to dethrone reigning champ Mount Anthony, winners of the… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Redhawks recap

Boys hockey Champlain Valley 4, South Burlington 1: Champlain Valley scored twice in the first period to top South Burlington 4-1 in the annual CSB Cup game at Cairns Arena on Saturday. Joe Parento and Jake Schaefer scored in the first to put the Redhawks (10-6-2) ahead early. Colin Lach and Jennings Lobel each added… Read More »

CVU girls volleyball coach steps down

CVU girls volleyball coach steps down

Last Thursday, CVU girls volleyball coach Gino Johnson met with CVU Activities Director Daniel Shephardson to notify Shephardson of his plan to step down as coach. On Friday, Feb. 10, Johnson emailed students and parents to let them know of his decision. Johnson also provided the following letter to us: Team, After careful consideration these… Read More »

redhawks recap

Boys basketball Champlain Valley 57, St. Johnsbury 52: The Champlain Valley boys basketball team continued their hot play with a win over visiting St. Johnsbury on Monday night. Four players reached double figures for the Redhawks (15-1), who have won 13 straight, with George Davis leading the way with 12 points. Colin Monsey (11 points),… Read More »

Longtime Shelburne residents elected to Vermont Sports Hall of Fame

Longtime Shelburne residents elected to Vermont Sports Hall of Fame

Two longtime Shelburne community members are part of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017, the VSHOF announced last week at St. Michael’s College. Longtime Burlington Free Press sportswriter Don Fillion and mountain climbing pioneer Helmut Lenes are part of the 12-member class, which will be inducted on Saturday, April 22. Fillion, who… Read More »

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