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 »

Graduates asked to embrace adversity and diversity

Graduates asked to embrace adversity and diversity

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Light red, dark red, brick red, maroon, crimson, scarlet. Hues of red were the dominant colors signaling Redhawk loyalty inside the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gymnasium Friday as hundreds gathered for Champlain Valley Union High School’s graduation ceremony. Also in evidence, before the ceremony even began, was lots of hugging. People… Read More »

7th Heaven: CVU boys LAX wins another state title

7th Heaven: CVU boys LAX wins another state title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent SOUTH BURLINGTON – After six state championships, you’d think Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) had plenty experience. In Saturday’s Division I state title game, the Redhawks needed a little extra experience. Lucky for them, they had 12 seniors to rely on. CVU held off a furious comeback by Burr and… Read More »

A graduating class that will be missed

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer In a sense, Adam Bunting is in his senior year as this Champlain Valley Union High School’s senior class prepares for graduation. He became the school principal as these seniors were entering as freshmen. “I was surprised at how emotional I’ve been, partly because it’s been such an honor to watch… 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 »

CVU just short of ultimate win

The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) girls ultimate team advanced to the first ever Division I state championship. The Redhawks took on top-seed Montpelier on Thursday at Montpelier High School. Unfortunately, CVU will have to settle for state runner-up as the Solons earned the 15-8 win to capture the title. The Redhawks started off tied 2-2… Read More »

Déjà CVU: Redhawks win tennis title over Wolves again

Déjà CVU: Redhawks win tennis title over Wolves again

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent SHELBURNE – Something felt different about this year’s Division I girls tennis state championship. And yet everything felt very similar. The location, Davis Park. The opponents, South Burlington and Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU). The result? Top-seed Champlain Valley Union took on South Burlington for the seventh year in a… Read More »

Regular season ends with wins and losses for CVU Redhawks

Regular season ends with wins and losses for CVU Redhawks

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent Champlain Valley girls tennis player Sophie Dauerman captured the high school individual state championship on Saturday. Dauerman defeated Hartford’s Phelan O’Keefe – 7-6 (4), 6-3 – in the final to capture her first individual state title. Dauerman beat Woodstock’s Momo Biele, last year’s individual runner-up, in a third-set tiebreaker in the… Read More »

CVU Div. 1 playoffs come into focus

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent The teams have made their best case and the seeds have been handed down for the Vermont Principals’ Association spring playoffs. With three No. 1 seeds and a bevy of home playoff matchups, Champlain Valley Union High School fans will have plenty to cheer for as the Division I playoffs. Here… 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 »