The Fuel We Burn

The fuels we use, how they are stored, used, and remade during exercise and at rest is one of my favorite exercise topics. I compare it to the types of fuel we use for different types of motor vehicles: jet fuel for jets, high-octane gas for race cars, and regular gas for everyday use. And… Read More »

Girls co-op hockey team gears up for season

Girls co-op hockey team gears up for season

There are a lot of changes for the Mount Mansfield-Champlain Valley co-op girls hockey team as the partnership between the two schools enters its second season. Last year went brilliantly for the team, as they won Mount Mansfield’s (and CVU’s) first Division II girls hockey title. This year, the program moves up to D-I and… Read More »

CVU boys hockey looks forward to season

CVU boys hockey looks forward to season

With a whole host of experience taking the ice, the Champlain Valley boys ice hockey team has high hopes for the season. Eight seniors and six juniors make up the bulk of the Redhawk (1-0) roster, which has coach Mike Murray hoping the team can build off last year’s Division I semifinal loss. “If they… Read More »

CVU’s Marshall finishes strong at Nike Cross Nationals

CVU’s Marshall finishes strong at Nike Cross Nationals

By Andy McLellan Tyler Marshall of Hinesburg had an excellent showing with a 36th-place finish out of 195 runners in the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore. last Saturday. The meet featured the best individuals and teams from eight regions across the United States. Marshall, a Champlain Valley Union senior who qualified as an individual… Read More »

Winter sports preview: boys basketball

Winter sports preview: boys basketball

With the loss of big-name players in Division I, like Rice’s Ben Shungu and Burlington’s Josh Hale, among others, the Champlain Valley Union boys basketball team hopes to challenge in a much more wide-open division this season. The Redhawks return nine players from last year’s 15-7 team, and after some strong work in the off-season,… Read More »

CVU girls and boys soccer players named to All-State team

CVU girls and boys soccer  players named to All-State team

The Vermont Soccer Coaches Association has released its list of All-State soccer players and there are a handful of familiar names earning Division I honors. Three CVU girls soccer players and three Redhawk boys have been named to the D-I All-State team. Senior Sierra Morton, a midfielder, was named to the first team, as were… Read More »

CVU’S Marshall earns trip to Nike Cross Nationals

CVU’S Marshall earns trip to Nike Cross Nationals

  By Andy McClellan Tyler Marshall of Hinesburg and CVU continued his phenomenal cross country season with a third-place finish in the Nike Cross Northeast Regionals at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, N.Y. on Saturday.  The field consisted of the best runners from Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.… Read More »

Achilles Tendonitis

As winter settles in and runners take to the treadmill, sports medicine professionals will see a spike in Achilles tendonitis. One reason is that running on a treadmill increases load to the Achilles tendon. Also, runners tend to ‘mix it up’ on a treadmill (more hills, speed work, etc.) to keep from getting bored. If… Read More »

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