Redhawks hold off Rebels

Redhawks hold off Rebels

By Michael Regan The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Redhawks earned an impressive 35-14 win last Saturday afternoon over their cross-town rivals, the South Burlington Rebels. The victory raises the Redhawks’ record to 2-4 and the team is hopeful this victory will spark a playoff run. The game was the last regular season home game for… Read More »

UVM basketball team offers free clinic Oct. 11

The University of Vermont’s women’s basketball team is offering a free “Clinic Day” on Oct. 11 in various parts of the state. The clinics are free and open to kids ages 7-12. The closest clinic will take place at Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington from 9:30am to 12pm, the other clinics will take place at Lake… Read More »

Local soccer players continue success at next level

Local soccer players continue success at next level

by Tom Giroux On a sunny and brisk Sunday afternoon in Waltham, Mass., Brandeis University womens’ soccer team struck early then let their patented defensive squad take over in the conference season opener. In the 12 minute mark of the first half, Brandeis scored a goal off a corner kick, one of nine they attempted,… Read More »

Lady Redhawks continue perfection in volleyball

Lady Redhawks continue perfection in volleyball

With two wins on the road, Enosburg 3-0 on Sept. 30 and Burlington 3-1 on Oct. 3, the Champlain Valley girls’ volleyball team increased their unbeaten record to 5-0 on the season. The team is scheduled for an away match at Essex on Oct. 10 and a home match against Vermont Commons on Oct. 13… Read More »

CVU grads named lacrosse All-Americans

CVU grads named lacrosse All-Americans

This summer lacrosse players Steele DuBrul and Cameron Harris were selected as All-Americans. According to Champlain Valley Union head lacrosse coach Dave Trevithick, an All-American is chosen by consensus of all the coaches in the State of Vermont. Once a player is nominated for All-American status they must be named to both first team all-league and… Read More »

Tickets for Vt. Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner available

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Vermont Sports Hall of Fame (VSHOF) Induction Dinner and Celebration presented by Casella Resource Solutions. The third annual event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington in South Burlington. A portion of the proceeds raised by the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Taylor Filardi

Covering the Field: Introducing Taylor Filardi

Taylor Filardi is a hard-working perfectionist. At least that’s how Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head cheerleading coach Michelle Filardi begins to describe her senior captain. “Taylor is very valuable to her squad as a versatile cheerleader. She can cheer, tumble, jump, dance, fly and back spot. She is the reason I brought cheerleading back to… Read More »

Milestones

Births Deirdre (Perkins) and Kendrick Bissonette of Hinesburg had a daughter, Piper Raye Bissonette, on Sept. 3, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Ann and Michael Savioli of Hinesburg had a daughter, Madeline Leigh Savioli, on Aug. 26. 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Zoe and Tom Williams of Charlotte had a son, Arlo Thomas… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Looking for an answer Jenny Cole attempts to justify the Selectboard’s expenditure of hundreds of thousands of Charlotte taxpayer dollars on legal fees to oppose VELCO’s plan to upgrade its poles and wires through town. But she never addresses my biggest complaint: why did Charlie Russell, Ellie Russell, and Jenny persistently refuse to cap the spending and/or… Read More »