Boys lose state final in OT heartbreaker

Boys lose state final in OT heartbreaker

Everything was primed for a storybook end to the Champlain Valley boys basketball season. With eight seniors, the program’s best-ever regular-season record, only one loss, and a No.-1 seed, the Redhawks were looking to cap it all off with the first Division I boys hoops title in school history. Unfortunately, Rutland High School had other… Read More »

CVU girls advance to basketball semifinals

CVU girls advance to basketball semifinals

Champlain Valley Union girls basketball booked a spot in the Division I semifinals for the seventh year in a row with a 45-34 win over Essex on Saturday afternoon. The Redhawks (19-3) will take on number-three Mount Anthony tonight at 6pm at the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gym. Abby Thut paced CVU in the quarterfinal… Read More »

CVU girls basketball begins title defense

The Champlain Valley girls basketball team will start their title defense lower down on the Vermont Principals’ Association bracket than last year, but just a tiny bit lower. The Redhawks, who finished the regular season at 17-3, earned the No.-2 seed in the Division I girls basketball playoffs as they hunt for the program’s fifth… Read More »

CVU-MMU girls hockey falls in D-I quarters

CVU-MMU girls hockey falls in D-I quarters

No.-4 BFA-St. Albans scored two late goals to knock off No.-5 Champlain Valley-Mount Mansfield 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Division I girls hockey playoffs in St. Albans on Friday night. Lindsey Larrow gave the Comets (14-7) a 1-0 lead in the first period, but CVU-MMU’s Kiley McClure tied it up for the CougarHawks. Emma… Read More »

CVU advances to first-ever boys hoops title game

CVU advances to first-ever boys hoops title game

On Monday night, the Champlain Valley boys basketball team walked into the Division I semifinals, rookies to the pomp and circumstance of Patrick Gym. They certainly played like veterans. “We are loaded with seniors, a mature group of seniors, and they have been showing poise all year long,” said CVU coach Michael Osborne. “They were… Read More »

Redhawks lose in playoffs

BFA-St. Albans 3, (3) Champlain Valley 2: No.-2 seed BFA-St. Albans held off a furious rally from visiting Champlain Valley to knock the Redhawks out of the playoffs in the semifinals of the Division I boys hockey tournament on Tuesday night. Isaac Cioffi scored an eventual game-winning goal in the second period, with Connor Wood… Read More »

CVU wrestlers shine at state championships

CVU wrestlers shine at state championships

Most high school athletes would consider a high school state championship the pinnacle of their athletic careers. Not Jarrett Legg and Jacob Griggs; for them, the state title was just the next step. Legg captured the 138-pound title with a 20-5 technical victory over Middlebury’s Dustin Davio, and Griggs topped Mount Anthony’s Colin Crowley 7-4… Read More »

CVU boys capture Nordic championship

Sometimes everything comes together perfectly. That is what happened for the Champlain Valley Union boys Nordic ski team during the two-day Vermont high school ski championship that wrapped up at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center on Monday. After placing five skiers in the top 10 in the classic race and winning both the classic and freestyle… Read More »

Redhawks boys basketball advances in playoffs

The Champlain Valley boys basketball team is on the hunt for the program’s first ever Division I state title and they’ve got things started on the right foot. The Redhawks, the No.-1 seed in the Vermont Principals’ Association D-I tournament, defeated No.-16 Middlebury 80-41 in the opening round of the postseason on Tuesday night. Matt… Read More »

CVU heads to Nordic championships this weekend

The high school nordic season is coming to a close and the sport is preparing to crown its champions, and the Champlain Valley girls and boys teams are right in the mix. With the classic championship on Friday, Feb. 24 at Rikert Nordic Center in Middlebury, and the skate meet on Monday, Feb. 27, at… Read More »