cvu spring sports preview

cvu spring sports preview

By Lauren Read • Photos by Al Frey BOYS LACROSSE Coach: Dave Trevithick (13th season) Last season: 16-2, won the Division I state championship Key returnees: Sam Comai, defense, senior; Ryan Trus, defense, senior; Will Braun, attack, senior; Walter Braun, midfield, senior; Jake Schaefer, attack, junior; Andrew Tieso, goalie, junior. Key newcomers: Too early to… Read More »

CVU players help northern all-stars win

CVU players help northern all-stars win

A trio of Champlain Valley Union High School basketball players represented northern Vermont  during Saturday’s Vermont Basketball Coaches Association annual senior all-star games at Windsor High School. Teams were split North vs. South in boys and girls matchups. CVU players Will Burroughs, Shannon Loiseau and Lindsey Albertelli were all named to the Division I-II teams… Read More »

Tickets for Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner on sale now

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Celebration set for April 21 at Trader Duke’s Hotel, in South Burlington. The sixth class of inductees includes: Four-time Olympic cross-country skier Tim Caldwell; stock car driver Robbie Crouch; World Cup mogul ski champion Hilary Engisch Klein; legendary St. Johnsbury Academy track and… Read More »

Supper to support foundation and CVU mountain bikers

A community supper to benefit the Richard Tom Foundation and the Champlain Valley Union High School Mountain Bike Club will be held Tuesday, April 3, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Hinesburgh Public House. The foundation and CVU collaborate to support young Vermont cyclists. The Hinesburgh Public House will donate 50 percent of dinner… Read More »

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 »

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