Runners make their mark at annual county meet

Runners make their mark at annual county meet

DEVON MORRILL It was an incredible fall for the cross country runners at Shelburne Community School. One that culminated in the girls team winning both the county championships and the state title. There was a wonderful co-ed squad comprised of 48 athletes in grades five through eight. The team included three-year veterans, brand new fifth… Read More »

CVU girls repeat as regional cross country champions

CVU girls repeat as regional cross country champions

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent MANCHESTER, Conn. – The Champlain Valley Union girls cross country team added another trophy to the case on Saturday, Nov. 9. The Redhawks captured their second straight New England running championship at Wickham Park in Manchester, Conn. “They really ran well,” said CVU coach Scott Bliss. “It’s a testament to them… Read More »

CVU boys soccer repeat with Div. I championship victory

CVU boys soccer repeat with Div. I championship victory

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – All season long – and most of last year – the Champlain Valley Union boys soccer team has made headlines for their defense. The Redhawks allowed just five goals in 17 games this season, so the top-seeded team knew that all they needed was one score and the Division… Read More »

CVU girls reclaim Division I state volleyball title

CVU girls reclaim Division I state volleyball title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent COLCHESTER – Champlain Valley Union’s Taylor Detch spent the time in between points at the Division I girls volleyball championship dancing and cheering on her teammates. But when it came down to it, the junior hitter was all business. Detch delivered a key kill to give the Redhawks momentum in the… Read More »

The Chicken and the Motorcycle: How a CVU student helped spruce up CityPlace construction site

The Chicken and the Motorcycle: How a CVU student helped spruce up CityPlace construction site

EMMETT GARTNER Community News Service A dormant pit at the center of the stalled CityPlace project in downtown Burlington has been reinvigorated with artistic life recently, and one local high school student has made his mark. Champlain Valley Union High School senior Cole Glover of Hinesburg was selected alongside 24 other area artists to paint… Read More »

It’s a three-peat for CVU girls soccer

It’s a three-peat for CVU girls soccer

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – After a scoreless first half, it seemed like No. 3 Colchester may have finally found a recipe to upset the top-seeded Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team – a hot goalie and aggressive mindset. But, just four minutes into the second half, Josie Pecor found the answer and the… Read More »

Boys volleyball wins fourth straight D-I title

Boys volleyball wins fourth straight D-I title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent COLCHESTER – After watching the top seed fall in the first game of the Division I boys volleyball state championship on Saturday, Nov. 2,  No. 2 Essex started to get ideas about pulling an upset of their own. No. 1 CVU quickly snuffed those ideas out. “We knew that they were… Read More »

CVU Natural Resources class: Using nature as curriculum

CVU Natural Resources class: Using nature as curriculum

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Champlain Valley Union High School is using its rural setting in the community as a perk. There are bonuses to attending school in a city like Burlington or Montpelier. There are  museums and other institutions, organizations and agencies that students can walk to in a larger city. But CVU has capitalized… Read More »

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