Mini-Metro basketball tryouts soon

Tryouts are coming up for CVU Mini-Metro Basketball League teams for boys and girls in grades 5-8. Tryouts will be held in the Champlain Valley Union High School gym for the following age groups on these dates: • 7-8 grade boys: Monday, Sept. 24, and Wenesday, Sept. 26, 7-8:30 p.m. • 7-8 grade girls: Saturday,… Read More »

CVU’s Nauheimer gets to mold young volleyball program

CVU’s Nauheimer gets to mold young volleyball program

By LAUREN READ Champlain Valley Union High School’s new girls volleyball coach Jeanne Nauheimer had a unique set of circumstances on her hands. The three-year old program has seen quite a bit of success – winning the state’s inaugural championship in 2016 and finishing second last season – but the players are still just newcomers… Read More »

Fall teams in full swing on the pitch, the court and gridiron

Fall teams in full swing on the pitch, the court and gridiron

By LAUREN READ GIRLS SOCCER CVU 2, South Burlington 0: The Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team continued their hot start for the season, defeating host South Burlington 2-0 on Friday. Olivia Zubarik had both goals for the Redhawks, now 2-0. Catherine Gilwee had the assist on both tallies, while Maryn Askew made five saves… Read More »

Little League at the big leagues

Little League at the big leagues

Little League season may be over but some Shelburne Little League players, coaches and family members managed to get in field trips in the final days of summer that were all about the big leagues. Top: The Shelburne Storm Little League baseball team on Aug. 26 visited the NESN TV studio as guests for “NESN Clubhouse,”… Read More »

CVU field hockey, x-c, soccer teams start strong

CVU field hockey, x-c, soccer teams start strong

By LAUREN READ FIELD HOCKEY CVU 6, Burlington 0: Champlain Valley Union field hockey started the fall season on the right note last weekend. The Redhawks defense did not allow a shot on goal to earn the shutout and Flynn Hall paced the offense in a 6-0 win over Burlington on Friday in Hinesburg. Hall had three… Read More »

Feet afire

Feet afire

CVU football players kick up the dust during agility drills last week, ahead of the fall regular season.

Two sports, one season, one athlete

Two sports, one season, one athlete

By LAUREN READ Last year, Nate Godbout was disappointed with his performance in the Vermont golf state championships. This year, the Champlain Valley Union junior has a plan to improve his play for the post season: play more golf. “I hadn’t played enough weekday matches in golf to prepare myself,” Godbout said. “Making sure I… Read More »

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 »

After a wait, swimmers cross the lake

After a wait, swimmers cross the lake

The fourth annual Lake Champlain Open Water Swim was postponed from Saturday to Sunday last weekend due to windy conditions. On Sunday, 49 swimmers took to the water in Essex, N.Y. for the 3.76-mile race to Charlotte. Dozens of kayakers followed along. The race benefits the nonprofit Lake Champlain Committee. Organizer Christophe Lissarrague didn’t have… Read More »

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