Redhawk girls claim individual titles at state track final meet

Redhawk girls claim individual titles at state track final meet

Two Champlain Valley Union runners earned first-place finishes at the Division I high school track and field championships on Saturday at Burlington High School. Caroline Hill earned an individual title in the 200-meter run for the Redhawks, finishing in 26.79 seconds. Hill also came in second place in the 100-meter dash. Ella Whitman also came… Read More »

Skipping skip day

Skipping skip day

Champlain Valley Union High School seniors swapped senior skip day for a senior service day Tuesday. About 50 students raked and trimmed trees on Mount Philo. Other groups spent the morning clearing trails, helping out at community schools and volunteering at local nonprofits. Students were excused from school after their morning of service. This version… Read More »

Calling all paddlers: Help tackle European frogbit

Calling all paddlers: Help tackle European frogbit

By Krista Hoffsis Do you enjoy spending time on Lake Champlain? Do you care about water quality and habitat? Join Lewis Creek Association and volunteers as we manage European frogbit and other aquatic invasive plants in Shelburne and Charlotte this June. Frogbit outings in the lower LaPlatte and Town Farm Bay provide great wildlife sightings… Read More »

CVU bullpen winds up for D-I playoffs run

CVU bullpen winds up  for D-I playoffs run

No matter what, during the high school baseball playoffs, someone runs into a pitching problem. Maybe it’s the weather wreaking havoc on the schedule, or a tough opponent pushing a pitcher past his pitch limit, a team will have to juggle to get its best throwers on the mound. Champlain Valley Union probably won’t have… Read More »

Bobcat caught on trail camera in Brandon

Bobcat caught on trail camera in Brandon

This bobcat was caught in a series of photos on a game camera set up under a bridge in Brandon, Vt. recently. The cameras are part of a partnership among Vermont Fish & Wildlife, The Nature Conservancy, and VTrans to better understand wildlife movement around road crossing structures. “This bobcat passing under the road highlights the… Read More »

Stormin’ back

Stormin’ back

Usually a walk-off win is the highlight of a high school baseball game. But on Thursday, Champlain Valley Union High School’s victory was just the cherry on top of an already great day. CVU sophomore Storm Rushford, who has battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia for the last 10 months, returned to the mound for the Redhawks… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

GIRLS LACROSSE Champlain Valley Union 13, Brattleboro 11: Ali Wainer made four of her 11 saves in the final minutes to preserve a 13-11 win over Brattleboro for the CVU girls lacrosse team on Monday afternoon. Lydia Maitland, who recently committed to the University of Vermont to play field hockey, scored four goals and dished… Read More »