CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent ESSEX – For the second year in a row, the Vermont high school gymnastics state championships came down to the wire. Unfortunately for Champlain Valley, this year they were on the losing end. Essex, just one year after having their longtime hold of the state title snapped by the Redhawks,… Read More »

CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

The CVU wrestling team placed fourth at the Northern Vermont Athletic Conference Team Dual Championships on Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Johnsbury Academy, despite a significant number of individual injuries and illnesses. “I’m really proud of our wrestlers for their individual contributions to our 2-2 outcome on the day,” said Coach Gunnar Olson. “This is… Read More »

CVU Nordic girls win, boys take third

CVU Nordic girls win, boys take third

By JULIE HOLMES The Champlain Valley Union High School Nordic team just completed its “Tour de Chittenden” stage race — three days of racing held over five days with 12 teams from around the state. They also raised $800 for families dealing with cancer, especially with teammate Clark Schmitt in mind. It started with a… Read More »

CVU’s Alice Larson named 2018-19 Gatorade Vermont Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

CVU’s Alice Larson named 2018-19 Gatorade Vermont Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

STAFF REPORT Champlain Valley Union sophomore student athlete Alice Larson received a post-season honor this week when she was named the 2018-19 Gatorade Vermont Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. In its 34 years of recognizing nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade has chosen a CVU runner for the distinction only two other times.… Read More »

Special Olympics Vermont names Siner Shea as new president, CEO

Special Olympics Vermont names Siner Shea as new president, CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Vermont announced the appointment of Melissa Siner Shea as the organization’s new president and chief executive effective Feb. 1. Shea joins Special Olympics Vermont after four years as the executive director of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association where she was responsible for developing and leading the organization with… Read More »

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 61, South Burlington 20: Champlain Valley Union girls basketball has had a big week with two big wins as they kept their streak going. On Monday night, they scored 23 points in the third quarter to pull away for a win over South Burlington. Catherine Gilwee led the way… Read More »

Special Olympics Vermont names Siner Shea as new president, CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Vermont announced the appointment of Melissa Siner Shea as the organization’s new president and chief executive effective Feb. 1. Shea joins Special Olympics Vermont after four years as the executive director of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association where she was responsible for developing and leading the organization with… Read More »