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 »

Local swimmers buoy EDGE team to state victory

By LAUREN READ Paced by Shelburne’s Ella Miller, the EDGE swim team captured its fifth Division I state championship in the Vermont Swim Association championships at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in Hartford, Vt., on Aug. 4 and 5. Miller won four events and set three state records in the 17-18 girls division, continuing her… Read More »

Vermont continues its streak at Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

By LAUREN READ Champlain Valley Union’s Jacob Bortnick helped Vermont to a 24-13 win over New Hampshire in the 65th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl on Saturday night at Castleton University. Bortnick had eight tackles and helped to lead a defensive effort that limited the Granite State offense to just 51 yards on the ground… Read More »