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 »

Cochran’s Nordic Cross Challenge is set for April 8

Cochran’s Ski Area’s last big event of the season is the Nordic Cross Challenge on Sunday, April 8. Nordic and alpine skiers including past and present Olympians, elite high school and college level racers to recreational aficionados of all ages will come from all over the northeast to try their luck at skiing the one-of-a-kind Nordic… Read More »

In the record books

In the record books

CVU girls basketball coach Ute Otley huddles with her team during Sunday’s Division I girls final playoff game against St. Johnsbury at UVM’s Patrick Gym. St. J. started strong and never relinquished its lead. CVU came up short 48-33, ending its five-year championship streak. See story on page 14.

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 pulls out OT win to advance to quarterfinals

CVU pulls out OT win to advance to quarterfinals

First, Champlain Valley Union needed a three-game win streak to end the regular season to help secure the No. 7 seed in the Division I boys basketball playoffs. Then, the Redhawks had to fend off an upset bid in the playdowns on Tuesday, needing overtime to top No. 10 South Burlington 67-63 to advance to… Read More »

Essex ends playoff runs for CVU boys, girls hockey

Essex ends playoff runs for CVU boys, girls hockey

The CVU-Mount Mansfield co-op girls hockey team fell to top-seed Essex 3-0 in the Division I quarterfinals on Saturday. Joanna Wright had 33 saves in goal for the Cougarhawks (8), who finish the season at 7-14-1. Olivia Miller-Johnson, Molly Bruyns and Kylee Hope each had a goal for the Hornets (1), who advanced to the… Read More »