Boys, girls lacrosse teams off to a fast start

Boys, girls lacrosse teams off to a fast start

The wacky April weather is wreaking havoc on the schedule for spring sports at Champlain Valley Union High School. Here’s a rundown on games that happened despite the weather. GIRLS LACROSSE CVU 16, Burr and Burton 6 April 13 CVU scored 10 goals in the first half against visiting Burr and Burton. Bella Rieley led… Read More »

April forecast: Spring sports with a side of snow

April forecast: Spring sports with a side of snow

GIRLS LACROSSE The Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team opened the season with a 10-7 win over host South Burlington on Tuesday night, outscoring their opponent 6-3 in the second half to earn the victory. Cate Noel led the attack for the Redhawks (1-0) with four goals, while Lydia Maitland tallied twice. Bella Rieley scored… Read More »

CVU Spring Preview

SOFTBALL PREVIEW Coach: Mike Sullivan (second season) Last season: 8-9; lost in the Division I playdowns Key returnees: Paige Niarchos, senior, shortstop; Riley Canty, junior, pitcher; Sophia Dattilio, senior, outfield; Shayla Lawrence, junior, outfield; Kylie McClure, sophomore, catcher. Key newcomers: Too early to tell Outlook: While the Champlain Valley Union softball team didn’t graduate a… Read More »

Girls lacrosse aims for D-1 top spot

Girls lacrosse aims for D-1 top spot

Two years ago, the Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team took the first step toward the top of Division I. The Redhawks fell to Mount Anthony in the semifinals. It was the first semifinal appearance in 10 years for CVU and the program felt a sense of accomplishment. “It was icing on the cake that… Read More »

Redhawks Unified Basketball starts strong

Redhawks Unified Basketball starts strong

While the rest of the Champlain Valley Union spring sports are in the midst of preseason, there is one Redhawk program already off to a winning start. The Unified Basketball team — which partners student athletes both with and without disabilities on the court — is off to a 4-0 start, just one year after… Read More »

cvu spring sports preview

cvu spring sports preview

By Lauren Read • Photos by Al Frey BOYS LACROSSE Coach: Dave Trevithick (13th season) Last season: 16-2, won the Division I state championship Key returnees: Sam Comai, defense, senior; Ryan Trus, defense, senior; Will Braun, attack, senior; Walter Braun, midfield, senior; Jake Schaefer, attack, junior; Andrew Tieso, goalie, junior. Key newcomers: Too early to… Read More »

Redhawks hockey players skate in all-star games Saturday

Redhawks hockey players skate in all-star games Saturday

Six Champlain Valley Union High School hockey players have been named to the 34th annual Vermont Rotary All-Star Classic on Saturday, March 24, at Essex Skating Facility. The girls will start off the day at 4 p.m. and the boys’ game will follow at 6 p.m. or after the girls’ game is finished. Olympic gold… Read More »

Shelburne player gets a taste of NCAA tournament

Shelburne native Emily Kinneston’s March Madness ride is over. Kinneston’s American University team fell to No. 3 UCLA 71-60 in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament on Saturday in Los Angeles. Kinneston, the team’s leading scorer, was held to two points and six assists in the loss, but the Patriots finished the… Read More »

Redhawks fall to Rice in quarterfinals upset

Redhawks fall to Rice in quarterfinals upset

With less than five minutes to go in Friday’s Division I boys basketball quarterfinal, Champlain Valley Union thought they had pulled off the upset of the 2018 postseason. Leading by 13 points with 4 minutes, 30 seconds to go in the game, the Redhawks thought they had done enough to knock off the No. 2… Read More »