UVM lacrosse staff hosts prospect clinics

The University of Vermont men’s lacrosse coaching staff will host fall prospect clinics on Sunday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 19 at Vermont’s athletic campus. The clinics, held from 9am-5:30, will be limited to 45 players each, and are open to all high school age players for a fee of $125. Players will work with… Read More »

Charlotte teen named to Carleton College football team

Charlotte teen named to Carleton College football team

Bennett Cazayoux of Charlotte was named to the Carleton College football team for the 2014 season. He is a graduate of Champlain Valley High School and is currently a first-year student at Carleton. Carleton is coached by Bob Pagel, who is in his second season as head coach and eleventh on the Knights’ football staff.… Read More »

Redhawks fly over Seahorses 56-6

Redhawks fly over Seahorses 56-6

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley Union (CVU) ended their two game losing streak with an impressive win over Burlington last Friday night, raising their record to 1-2. For the first three quarters of the game CVU fans were treated to the Bortnick/Lowrey show. Together the tandem of QB Andrew Bortnick and RB Richard Lowrey ran… Read More »

redhawks recap

by Sheri Duff Girls place first, boys third at Essex Invitational At the Essex Invitational on Sept. 6 the following CVU runners placed in the top 10. Girls: 2. Sophia Gorman, 6. Carly Neeld, 10. Emma Putre, Boys: 4. Tyler Marshall, 10. Elliot Eastman. Redhawks down Rebels Five Redhawks scored five goals and beat South… Read More »

Good times with Hinesburg 4-H at the Champlain Valley Fair

Good times with Hinesburg 4-H at the Champlain Valley Fair

By Hannah Cleveland The Hinesburg 4-H Club members enjoyed their days at the Champlain Valley Fair. The group had fun practicing sheep showmanship and showing sheep in the Fitting and Showmanship and Open Wool Breed shows, earning many colorful ribbons in the competitions. 4-H members met with Fiber Loft superintendent Tony Carrier to learn about wool carding… Read More »

Kelly Brush Ride raises $320K for adaptive sports, ski racing safety

Kelly Brush Ride raises $320K for adaptive sports, ski racing safety

During this year’s race, the Kelly Brush Century Ride raised $320,000 for adaptive athletic equipment for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to improve ski racing safety. Riding as teams and individuals, 724 cyclists, including 28 handcyclists, raised a record amount for the Kelly Brush Foundation’s mission to conquer the challenges of paralysis through… Read More »

Free hockey for girls

Free hockey for girls

Thanks to the Chittenden South Burlington (CSB) Hockey Association, girls ages 14 and under can give ice hockey a try Saturday, Sept. 20 from 2:20-­3:20pm at Cairns Arena Rink 1 in South Burlington. St. Michaels College women hockey players will teach the fundamentals while interested participants should bring a willingness to try a new sport… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

by Sheri Duff Redhawks start season 3-0 The Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team shut out Mount Abe 2-0 with help from Redhawk Sierra Morton who scored and made an assist during the game on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at home. Maddie Turnau made one save to secure the win. Two days later, CVU posted a… Read More »

Therrien wins Northern Modified Challenge Series

Therrien wins Northern Modified Challenge Series

Bobby Therrien gave the northeastern stock car racing world a bit of a surprise on Sunday afternoon by winning the 50-lap Northern Modified Challenge Series event at Airborne Park Speedway. Typically a top performer in full-fender Late Models on the American-Canadian Tour, Therrien held off the field to win in his first open-wheel start of the… Read More »

CVU football suffers defeat in season opener

CVU football suffers defeat  in season opener

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley Union (CVU) suffered a tough defeat, 46-19, to Colchester in the first game of the season last Saturday Aug. 30 at the high school in Hinesburg.  Overall, it was a rough day for the Redhawks, but there were standout performances on both sides of the ball. Quarterback Andrew Bortnick led… Read More »