Lacrosse gears up for title run

Lacrosse gears up for title run

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 »

CVU players help northern all-stars win

CVU players help northern all-stars win

A trio of Champlain Valley Union High School basketball players represented northern Vermont during Saturday’s Vermont Basketball Coaches Association annual senior all-star games at Windsor High School. Teams were split North vs. South in boys and girls matchups. CVU players Will Burroughs, Shannon Loiseau and Lindsey Albertelli were all named to the Division I-II teams… Read More »

Buy tickets now for Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Vermont Sports Hall of Fame celebration April 21 at Trader Duke’s Hotel, in South Burlington. Inductees include four-time Olympic cross-country skier Tim Caldwell; stock car driver Robbie Crouch; World Cup mogul ski champion Hilary Engisch Klein; legendary St. Johnsbury Academy track and field coach Ray Frey; collegiate and high school basketball standouts Matt… Read More »

Supper supports foundation and CVU mountain bikers

A community supper to benefit the Richard Tom Foundation and the Champlain Valley Union High School Mountain Bike Club will be held Tuesday, April 3, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Hinesburgh Public House. The foundation and CVU collaborate to support young Vermont cyclists. The Hinesburgh Public House will donate 50 percent of dinner… Read More »

Redhawks hockey players skate in all-star games Saturday

Redhawks hockey players skate in all-star games Saturday

Six Champlain Valley Union High School hockey players have been named to the 34th annual Vermont Rotary All-Star Classic on Saturday, March 24, at Essex Skating Facility. The girls will start off the day at 4 p.m. and the boys’ game will follow at 6 p.m. or after the girls’ game is finished. Olympic gold… Read More »

Shelburne college player gets a taste of NCAA tournament

Shelburne native Emily Kinneston’s March Madness ride is over. Kinneston’s American University team fell to No. 3 UCLA 71-60 in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament on Saturday in Los Angeles. Kinneston, the team’s leading scorer, was held to two points and six assists in the loss, but the Patriots finished the… Read More »

Cochran’s Nordic Cross Challenge is set for April 8

Cochran’s Ski Area’s last big event of the season is the Nordic Cross Challenge on Sunday, April 8. Nordic and alpine skiers including past and present Olympians, elite high school and college level racers to recreational aficionados of all ages will come from all over the northeast to try their luck at skiing the one-of-a-kind Nordic… Read More »

Hard fight

Hard fight

CVU’s Lindsey Albertelli dribbles past a Hilltopper defender in Sunday’s final D-I playoff game at UVM. St. Johnsbury dominated Sunday’s final matchup 48-33, ending CVU’s five-year championship streak. See story on page 14. Click here for more about the girls game.