S.D. Ireland baseball soldiers through summer schedule

Liam Reiner pitched four innings, allowing just one run, and Jacob Boliba drove in two runs to help S.D. Ireland grab a 10-3 win over North Country in Legion baseball on Saturday. Reiner gave up three hits in four innings to earn the win and Jacob Murphy threw three innings of relief. Tyler Skaflestad also… Read More »

CVU Unified basketballers head to Seattle

CVU Unified basketballers  head to Seattle

The Champlain Valley Unified basketball team is swapping out its red-and-white uniforms for some green and white ones. The Redhawks are in Seattle to compete for Vermont in the Special Olympics USA Games from Sunday, July 1 through Friday, July 6. “We have never played on such a big stage,” said coach Peter Booth in… Read More »

Legion baseball drops four, rallies for one win

Legion baseball drops four, rallies for one win

A loss on Sunday in the heat capped off a 1-4 week for the S.D. Ireland Legion baseball team. S.D. Ireland traveled to Schenectady, N.Y. to take on the Montreal Titans, posting a 6-3 loss. Kyle Rivers went five innings and allowed four runs on seven hits in the loss. Jacob Murphy, Lars Jensen and… Read More »

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

A host of Champlain Valley Union athletes represented the Redhawks last week in the Twin State matchups in baseball, field hockey and girls lacrosse. Maitland Honored Lydia Maitland – fresh off being named the Burlington Free Press’s female athlete of the year –  helped the Vermont side to a 4-1 win in the 35th annual… Read More »

Redhawk girls claim individual titles at state track final meet

Redhawk girls claim individual titles at state track final meet

Two Champlain Valley Union runners earned first-place finishes at the Division I high school track and field championships on Saturday at Burlington High School. Caroline Hill earned an individual title in the 200-meter run for the Redhawks, finishing in 26.79 seconds. Hill also came in second place in the 100-meter dash. Ella Whitman also came… Read More »

CVU bullpen winds up for D-I playoffs run

CVU bullpen winds up  for D-I playoffs run

No matter what, during the high school baseball playoffs, someone runs into a pitching problem. Maybe it’s the weather wreaking havoc on the schedule, or a tough opponent pushing a pitcher past his pitch limit, a team will have to juggle to get its best throwers on the mound. Champlain Valley Union probably won’t have… Read More »

CVU girls tennis claims singles, doubles titles

CVU girls tennis claims singles, doubles titles

A stunning run of successes continued in the individual state tennis tournament for the Champlain Valley Union girls team. Stephanie Joseph captured her second straight individual state crown and Kendall Blanck and Renee Dauerman swept their way to the doubles championships at the Burlington Tennis Club. Blanck and Dauerman won the first title for the… Read More »

Stormin’ back

Stormin’ back

Usually a walk-off win is the highlight of a high school baseball game. But on Thursday, Champlain Valley Union High School’s victory was just the cherry on top of an already great day. CVU sophomore Storm Rushford, who has battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia for the last 10 months, returned to the mound for the Redhawks… Read More »

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