S.D. Ireland is out for the season

S.D. Ireland is out for the season

By LAUREN READ The Colchester Cannons walked off with a 4-3 win over S.D. Ireland on Tuesday in the Vermont Legion baseball state tournament at Castleton University, ending Ireland’s postseason run. Champlain Valley Union High School players dominate the S.D. Ireland Legion Baseball summer league team’s roster. On Tuesday, Colchester’s Chase Carey hit an RBI… Read More »

Summer swimmers dive into swim league championships

Hundreds of local swimmers will descend on the Sandhill Pool in Essex this weekend for the Champlain Valley Swim League championships. The EDGE Swim Team – with swimmers from Williston, Shelburne, St. George and South Burlington – will be one of the top teams among the eight competing on Friday and Saturday. “The CVSL meet… Read More »

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 »