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 »

CVU Girls head to semifinals

CVU Girls head to semifinals

UPDATE: CVU girls handily got past North Country Wednesday night 49-29, meaning they have a spot at center court Sunday at 2 p.m. for the D-1 girls basketball championship. It’s the 8th straight final for CVU, as they defend their title against St. J. at UVM’s Patrick Gym. A third-quarter rally pushed No. 2 Champlain… Read More »

CVU ski racers finish at the top of the pack

Champlain Valley Union alpine skier Becca Provost earned an individual state title in the slalom on Tuesday during the second day of competition in the Vermont state championships. Provost finished first in the slalom in 1:24.69 to pace the Redhawks, who finished second overall in the team competition. Provost was CVU’s top finisher in the… Read More »

CVU Nordic skiers fourth in states; wrestlers place sixth

CVU Nordic skiers fourth in states; wrestlers place sixth

Two top-10 finishes for Emma Strack and Jared Leonard paced the performances for Champlain Valley Union High School at the recent Vermont Nordic skiing state championships. Strack finished seventh in the freestyle race at Craftsbury Outdoor Center on Thursday, then followed it up with a second-place performance in the classic race on Monday at Rikert… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

GIRLS BASKETBALL Harper Mead’s 12 points helped the No. 2 seed Champlain Valley Union girls basketball team to a 55-33 win over No. 15 Burr and Burton in the Division I high school playdowns Tuesday night. Kaylee Beyor added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Redhawks and Maryn Askew chipped in with nine points… Read More »

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