CVU 2018 Fall Sports Preview

CVU 2018 Fall Sports Preview

By LAUREN READ • Photos by AL FREY CHEERLEADING Coach: Courtney Troescher Key returnees: Shayla Lawrence, senior; Deona Proulx, junior; Binny Patton, junior; Lily Michalek, junior; Annalise Kramer, junior. Key newcomers: Abby Willis, freshman; Hannah Fuller, junior; Alexis Stillwell, freshman. Outlook: After coming back from a four-day camp, the CVU cheerleading team is hard at… Read More »

New year, new team, new goals for Redhawks football

New year, new team, new goals for Redhawks football

By LAUREN READ After a run to the Division I semifinals two years ago, the Champlain Valley football team had high expectations last season. But the Redhawks fell short, stumbling to a 3-6 record. This year, CVU is out to prove that last year was a fluke. “They understand last year was kind of disappointing… Read More »

Local swimmers buoy EDGE team to state victory

By LAUREN READ Paced by Shelburne’s Ella Miller, the EDGE swim team captured its fifth Division I state championship in the Vermont Swim Association championships at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in Hartford, Vt., on Aug. 4 and 5. Miller won four events and set three state records in the 17-18 girls division, continuing her… Read More »

Vermont continues its streak at Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

By LAUREN READ Champlain Valley Union’s Jacob Bortnick helped Vermont to a 24-13 win over New Hampshire in the 65th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl on Saturday night at Castleton University. Bortnick had eight tackles and helped to lead a defensive effort that limited the Granite State offense to just 51 yards on the ground… Read More »

EDGE swimmers dominate Champlain Valley Swim meet

EDGE swimmers dominate Champlain Valley Swim meet

By LAUREN READ The EDGE Swim Team made it five Champlain Valley Swim League championships in a row, with a sweep of the girls and boys competitions on Friday and Saturday at the Sandhill Pool in Essex. The EDGE girls topped second-place Burlington Tennis Club by over 600 points, while the boys passed by the… Read More »

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 »