Covering the Field: Introducing Caitlin Grasso

Covering the Field: Introducing Caitlin Grasso

Caitlin Grasso is important. At least that’s the way Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head girls basketball coach Ute Otley describes her senior caption. Specifically coach Otley says, “Caitlin is so important to our team this year. Her ball-handling and ability to hit outside shots has given our team offensive balance, and her tenacious defense rattles… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Girls hoops team continues winning streak, hits 66 consecutive wins Champlain Valley grabbed a 57-43 win over Mount Anthony 43 last Friday, Feb. 6. Sadie Otley pumped in 20 points, had eight rebounds, and four steals, while Annabella Pugliese scored 12 points and Laurel Jaunich added 11 for the perfect Redhawks. CVU defeated Burlington 54-32… Read More »

NVAC Wrestling Championships at CVU this Saturday

The Redhawk wrestlers will defend their Northern Vermont Athletic Conference (NVAC) wrestling championship title at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School on Saturday, Feb. 14. CVU will play host to 100 plus high school wrestlers from Essex, Middlebury, Mount Mansfield Union (MMU), St. Johnsbury, Spaulding, Vergennes, Harwood, Lake Region, Milton, Mount Abraham, Randolph and Williamstown,… Read More »

New football coach takes reins at CVU

New football coach takes reins at CVU

By Mal Boright In 2014, Mike Williams led 33 players at Bellows Free Academy in Fairfax to the Vermont D-III crown. In the title game, the Bullets whacked Otter Valley Union High 42-30, a team that had handed Williams’ champs their only defeat in a 10-1 season. This fall, with the D-1 Champlain Valley Union… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Lady Redhawks make history Laurel Jaunich delivered a double-double (20 points and 10 rebounds) while CVU tied the D-I girls basketball record set in the 1990s by Essex (62 wins) after beating Spaulding 67-28 on Thursday, Jan. 29. Sadie Otley grabbed 15 points and eight assists and Annabella Pugliese contributed six points and 12 rebounds for… Read More »

Covering the Field: Burke Spillane

Covering the Field: Burke Spillane

Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head Nordic ski coach Sarah Strack offered this perspective on Nordic rookie Burke Spillane. “Burke is new to the ski team­—joining as a senior this season. He is a hardworking, determined, talented athlete who has picked up the sport rather quickly. It’s too bad we don’t have more time with him… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Redhawks shutout Spaulding The Redhawks bested Spaulding 1-0 in boys high school ice hockey action last Saturday in South Burlington. Elliott Mitchell scored the only goal with Cam Rivard and Tyler Brooks assisting. Greg Talbert made 14 saves to preserve the shutout. Boys basketball team continue up and down season Last Tuesday, CVU’s Chris Reiss… Read More »

Charlotte teen named Athlete of the Week

Charlotte teen named Athlete of the Week

The Burlington Free Press sports staff and its partner, ESPN’s show AJ & Rich and Champlain Valley Game Night, selected Charlotte teen and Champlain Valley Union girls’ basketball player Laurel Jaunich as Athlete of the Week for Jan. 19. The partnership was created to honor the achievements of one athlete on a weekly basis. Photo… Read More »

Charlotte snowboarder places in top 10 at USASA competition

Charlotte snowboarder places in top 10 at USASA competition

The Stratton Mountain School (SMS) Snowboard team traveled to Mount Snow to compete in the United States of America Snowboard Association (USASA) Southern VT series slopestyle (SS) events Jan. 10-11 and took home eight podiums and 14 top-10 finishes including Kurt Weidman of Charlotte who placed third and fourth in the Open Class Men’s division… Read More »

CVU’s DuBrul receives Athlete of the Month accolade

CVU’s DuBrul receives Athlete of the Month accolade

The Vermont Sports Media Association (VSMA) has selected Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School senior Paige DuBrul, a soccer player, as its November Female Athlete of the Month. DuBrul, a senior, was first nominated by a VSMA member based on her accomplishments in November. A two-way midfielder, DuBrul helped her Redhawk soccer team earn the… Read More »

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