CVU spring athletes make all-star teams

LAUREN READ Correspondent BASEBALL The top senior baseball players from Vermont have been selected for the 2019 Twin State Baseball Classic. Champlain Valley will be well represented, with three players taking the field for the Green Mountain State. Ian Parent is on the roster as a first baseman and pitcher, Aiden Johnson will play in… Read More »

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – Getting ready to head to the Division I state championship, the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) baseball team watched a victorious boys lacrosse team roll into the parking lot. The Redhawks watched their schoolmates celebrate their seventh straight state title and got inspired. “We got a boost from that,” said… Read More »

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer While left-handed baseball pitchers are rare, left-handed softball pitchers are even more unique. But even more scarce is a school with a lefty starting pitcher in both softball and baseball. Meet Riley Canty and Ian Parent of Champlain Valley Union High School. Left-handed Canty has started every game for the Redhawks… Read More »

CVU Redhawks play ball, tennis

CVU Redhawks play ball, tennis

LAUREN READ SOFTBALL CVU 12, Rice 6: Champlain Valley Union scored five runs in the seventh inning to pull away for a win over Rice on Monday. Hailey Chase was 3-for-4, including a double in the fifth and three runs scored, for the Redhawks, who move to 4-2. Kiley McClure added three RBIs and Rayona… Read More »

CVU boys baseball, LAX notch wins

CVU boys baseball, LAX notch wins

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BASEBALL CVU 7, Burr and Burton 1: Storm Rushford continued his successful start to the season, leading Champlain Valley Union High School to a win over Burr and Burton on Monday afternoon. Rushford struck out 10 batters and allowed just three hits over four innings of work to earn the win… Read More »

Baseball star Will Hesslink commits to Boston College

Baseball star Will Hesslink commits to Boston College

Baseball standout Will Hesslink, a Shelburne native and upcoming senior at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, has committed to play baseball at Boston College. He joined the Shelburne News for an interview last week. Shelburne News: How long have you been in touch with Boston College? How long have they been recruiting you?… Read More »

Shelburne 9/10 All Stars reign in pool play

The Shelburne 9/10 All-Star team is off to a great start to the season. The team dominated opponents (Charlotte 19-1, North Burlington 11-1, South Burlington 1-0, and Burlington American 12-8) to go 4-0 in pool play and advance to the Vermont District 1 Double Elimination Tournament hosted by non-other than Shelburne Little League. The All… Read More »