CVU girls survive, earn fifth state title in a row

CVU girls survive, earn fifth state title in a row

When the buzzer sounded at Patrick Gym on Saturday, it set off a familiar scene for high school girls basketball fans. For the fifth year in a row, the Division I season ended with Champlain Valley Union High School celebrating a state championship. “Amazing, unbelievable,” said CVU senior Marlee Gunn. “It never gets old.” The… Read More »

Boys lose state final in OT heartbreaker

Boys lose state final in OT heartbreaker

Everything was primed for a storybook end to the Champlain Valley boys basketball season. With eight seniors, the program’s best-ever regular-season record, only one loss, and a No.-1 seed, the Redhawks were looking to cap it all off with the first Division I boys hoops title in school history. Unfortunately, Rutland High School had other… Read More »

Get on the Good Foot

Get on the Good Foot

by Mike Dee PT Balance is one of those things that everybody wants to improve upon. Nobody wants to have a problem with balance, and the patients I have treated that have balance deficits are the ones who are the most motivated to improve. It is more or less a primal instinct to have good… Read More »

CVU girls advance to basketball semifinals

CVU girls advance to basketball semifinals

Champlain Valley Union girls basketball booked a spot in the Division I semifinals for the seventh year in a row with a 45-34 win over Essex on Saturday afternoon. The Redhawks (19-3) will take on number-three Mount Anthony tonight at 6pm at the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gym. Abby Thut paced CVU in the quarterfinal… Read More »

CVU girls basketball begins title defense

The Champlain Valley girls basketball team will start their title defense lower down on the Vermont Principals’ Association bracket than last year, but just a tiny bit lower. The Redhawks, who finished the regular season at 17-3, earned the No.-2 seed in the Division I girls basketball playoffs as they hunt for the program’s fifth… Read More »

CVU-MMU girls hockey falls in D-I quarters

CVU-MMU girls hockey falls in D-I quarters

No.-4 BFA-St. Albans scored two late goals to knock off No.-5 Champlain Valley-Mount Mansfield 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Division I girls hockey playoffs in St. Albans on Friday night. Lindsey Larrow gave the Comets (14-7) a 1-0 lead in the first period, but CVU-MMU’s Kiley McClure tied it up for the CougarHawks. Emma… Read More »

CVU advances to first-ever boys hoops title game

CVU advances to first-ever boys hoops title game

On Monday night, the Champlain Valley boys basketball team walked into the Division I semifinals, rookies to the pomp and circumstance of Patrick Gym. They certainly played like veterans. “We are loaded with seniors, a mature group of seniors, and they have been showing poise all year long,” said CVU coach Michael Osborne. “They were… Read More »

Redhawks lose in playoffs

BFA-St. Albans 3, (3) Champlain Valley 2: No.-2 seed BFA-St. Albans held off a furious rally from visiting Champlain Valley to knock the Redhawks out of the playoffs in the semifinals of the Division I boys hockey tournament on Tuesday night. Isaac Cioffi scored an eventual game-winning goal in the second period, with Connor Wood… Read More »

CVU wrestlers shine at state championships

CVU wrestlers shine at state championships

Most high school athletes would consider a high school state championship the pinnacle of their athletic careers. Not Jarrett Legg and Jacob Griggs; for them, the state title was just the next step. Legg captured the 138-pound title with a 20-5 technical victory over Middlebury’s Dustin Davio, and Griggs topped Mount Anthony’s Colin Crowley 7-4… Read More »

CVU boys capture Nordic championship

Sometimes everything comes together perfectly. That is what happened for the Champlain Valley Union boys Nordic ski team during the two-day Vermont high school ski championship that wrapped up at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center on Monday. After placing five skiers in the top 10 in the classic race and winning both the classic and freestyle… Read More »

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