Running economy

Running economy

Running economy is very similar to your car’s fuel economy: better performance using less fuel. For the sake of this discussion, oxygen is the fuel of running. The less oxygen you use while improving your running performance, the greater your running economy. Using less of a percent of your Vo2max while running faster is an… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Baseball Champlain Valley Union 7, Essex 2: Jacob Bortnick drove in the eventual game-winning run in the fourth inning and Champlain Valley snapped Essex’s seven-game winning streak on Saturday afternoon. Bortnick hit an RBI double in the fourth inning that broke a 2-2 tie and finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Colin Vincent added an RBI… Read More »

CVU girls softball on the right track

When the Champlain Valley Union High School softball celebrated a win on Thursday afternoon, there was a little something extra in the post-game huddle. That win–their fourth of the season–meant that the Redhawk softball program was, finally, turning it around. “I think that was when it kind of hit us, we are stronger this year,”… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Boys Lacrosse Will Braun powered in four goals to help Champlain Valley to a win over visiting Colchester in high school boys lacrosse on Monday afternoon. Charlie Bernicke, Walter Braun and Briggs Francis each tallied two goals for the Redhawks, who move to 5-2. Max Akey and Charlie Averill each added a goal, while Xander… Read More »

Play Ball! Little League season underway

Play Ball! Little League season underway

A little rain, a little sun and lots of drama on the field marked the official opening day for Shelburne’s Little League last Saturday. The day kicked off with the annual parade from the Parade Ground to the ballfields where an awards ceremony, a home run derby, and plenty of hot dogs and hamburgers got… Read More »

Little League Opening Day traditions continue

Little League Opening Day traditions continue

Ball players from Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg will march in the Little League Opening Day parade this Saturday, May 6 in Shelburne Village. The annual event kicks off the season with the excitement it deserves, and allows teams to come together one time before their uniforms get dusty and covered with grass stains. Ball players… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Redhawks recap

Softball Champlain Valley Union 14, St. Johnsbury 13: The CVU softball team broke out the bats to earn a big comeback win over visiting St. Johnsbury on Saturday afternoon. The Redhawks, who trailed 11-2 after the third inning, moved to 3-3 with the win. Natalie Gagnon had three hits, two runs, and three RBIs to… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Redhawks recap

Boys Lacrosse Champlain Valley 8, Cape Elizabeth (Maine) 7: The Champlain Valley boys lacrosse team went on the road for its latest win, downing host Cape Elizabeth on Saturday in Maine. Sam Sturim paced the Redhawks (3-1) with three goals, while Will Braun and Sam Sturim each chipped in with two tallies. Walter Braun had… Read More »