Redhawks fall to Rice in quarterfinals upset

Redhawks fall to Rice in quarterfinals upset

With less than five minutes to go in Friday’s Division I boys basketball quarterfinal, Champlain Valley Union thought they had pulled off the upset of the 2018 postseason. Leading by 13 points with 4 minutes, 30 seconds to go in the game, the Redhawks thought they had done enough to knock off the No. 2… Read More »

CVU girls head to final round Sunday

CVU girls head to final round Sunday

UPDATE: CVU girls handily got past North Country Wednesday night 49-29, meaning they have a spot at center court Sunday at 2 p.m. for the D-1 girls basketball championship. It’s the 8th straight final for CVU, as they defend their title against St. J. at UVM’s Patrick Gym.   A third-quarter rally pushed No. 2… Read More »

CVU pulls out OT win to advance to quarterfinals

CVU pulls out OT win to advance to quarterfinals

First, Champlain Valley Union needed a three-game win streak to end the regular season to help secure the No. 7 seed in the Division I boys basketball playoffs. Then, the Redhawks had to fend off an upset bid in the playdowns on Tuesday, needing overtime to top No. 10 South Burlington 67-63 to advance to… Read More »

CVU ski racers finish at the top of the pack

Champlain Valley Union alpine skier Becca Provost earned an individual state title in the slalom on Tuesday during the second day of competition in the Vermont state championships. Provost finished first in the slalom in 1:24.69 to pace the Redhawks, who finished second overall in the team competition. Provost was CVU’s top finisher in the… Read More »

Essex ends playoff runs for CVU boys, girls hockey

Essex ends playoff runs for CVU boys, girls hockey

The CVU-Mount Mansfield co-op girls hockey team fell to top-seed Essex 3-0 in the Division I quarterfinals on Saturday. Joanna Wright had 33 saves in goal for the Cougarhawks (8), who finish the season at 7-14-1. Olivia Miller-Johnson, Molly Bruyns and Kylee Hope each had a goal for the Hornets (1), who advanced to the… Read More »

Sports briefs

CVU’s Kinneston named Patriot League’s Player of the Year WASHINGTON, D.C. – Shelburne native Emily Kinneston earned Player of the Year honors for the Patriot League, where the senior plays basketball for American University. The former Champlain Valley Union standout also earned first-team honors after averaging 15.3 points per game and led the league in… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Girls Basketball Harper Mead’s 12 points helped the No. 2 seed Champlain Valley Union girls basketball team to a 55-33 win over No. 15 Burr and Burton in the Division I high school playdowns Tuesday night. Kaylee Beyor added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Redhawks and Maryn Askew chipped in with nine points… Read More »

CVU Nordic skiers fourth in states; wrestlers place sixth

CVU Nordic skiers fourth in states; wrestlers place sixth

Two top-10 finishes for Emma Strack and Jared Leonard paced the performances for Champlain Valley Union High School at the recent Vermont Nordic skiing state championships. Strack finished seventh in the freestyle race at Craftsbury Outdoor Center on Thursday, then followed it up with a second-place performance in the classic race on Monday at Rikert… Read More »