Few high school athletes in Vermont had a better 2016 than Tyler Marshall

Few high school athletes in Vermont had a better 2016 than Tyler Marshall

The Champlain Valley Union High School senior started off with a record-breaking performance at the Division I track and field state meet, winning three individual state titles and leading the Redhawks to the program’s first state championship. He followed that up with a dominating performance in cross country, winning his second individual state title in… Read More »

CVU sweeps Reill tournament

The Champlain Valley boys and girls basketball teams had a fantastic tournament showing on Saturday. Josh Bliss hit a go-ahead three-pointer in the final minute help the Champlain Valley boys basketball team complete a sweep of the titles at the second annual Kevin Reill Memorial Tournament. The Bliss basket gave the CVU boys a 57-54… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Boys Hockey Champlain Valley Union High School used two two-goal efforts from forward Tyler Brooks to grab wins over Spaulding and Essex after the New Year and remain unbeaten in high school boys ice hockey. On Wednesday, the Redhawks scored two goals in the opening five minutes to top the Crimson Tide, 3-0. Brooks had… Read More »

CVU wrestlers Legg and Griggs win in NY

CVU wrestlers Legg and Griggs win in NY

Champlain Valley Union High School Redhawk varsity wrestlers travelled to Saratoga, N.Y. for a grueling one-day tournament on Jan. 7. CVU was the only Vermont team at the event. Senior captains Jarett Legg and Jacob Griggs chewed their way through the competition to win the tournament in the 138-lb. and 195-lb. weight classes. Close behind… Read More »

What a year for CVU athletics including two four-peats

What a year for CVU athletics including two four-peats

It was a great year for the Champlain Valley Union High School sports teams. They added to unbeaten streaks and back-to-back-back-back title runs. They dominated opponents with needed late-game heroics. With so much happening on the courts and fields at the Hinesburg school, here is a look at some of the top sports moments from… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Redhawks recap

Paced by two quick starts, the Champlain Valley Union boys basketball team has opened up the high school season with wins over St. Johnsbury and Rice for a 2-0 start. In the first game of the year, CVU went on a 14-0 run to close the first quarter in a 62-43 win over the host… Read More »

Girls co-op hockey team gears up for season

Girls co-op hockey team gears up for season

There are a lot of changes for the Mount Mansfield-Champlain Valley co-op girls hockey team as the partnership between the two schools enters its second season. Last year went brilliantly for the team, as they won Mount Mansfield’s (and CVU’s) first Division II girls hockey title. This year, the program moves up to D-I and… Read More »

The Fuel We Burn

The Fuel We Burn

The fuels we use, how they are stored, used, and remade during exercise and at rest is one of my favorite exercise topics. I compare it to the types of fuel we use for different types of motor vehicles: jet fuel for jets, high-octane gas for race cars, and regular gas for everyday use. And… Read More »

CVU boys hockey looks forward to season

CVU boys hockey looks forward to season

With a whole host of experience taking the ice, the Champlain Valley boys ice hockey team has high hopes for the season. Eight seniors and six juniors make up the bulk of the Redhawk (1-0) roster, which has coach Mike Murray hoping the team can build off last year’s Division I semifinal loss. “If they… Read More »

Winter sports preview: boys basketball

Winter sports preview: boys basketball

With the loss of big name players in Division I, like Rice’s Ben Shungu and Burlington’s Josh Hale, among others, the Champlain Valley Union boys basketball team hopes to challenge in a much more wide-open division this season. The Redhawks return nine players from last year’s 15-7 team, and after some strong work in the… Read More »

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