August 22, 2019

Sports Roundup

Hornets visit CVU hockey girls Saturday

With their scheduled contest with Rice Memorial High last Saturday canceled, the 0-1 Champlain Valley Union High girls’ hockey team opened a two-game homestand Wednesday with Rutland High providing the opposition.

Coach Ben Psaros’ Redhawks return to the Cairns Arena home ice on Saturday afternoon at 2:25 p.m. with the Essex High Hornets.

In their lone outing thus far, CVU journeyed to Missisquoi Valley Union on Dec. 12 and fell 8-0 to the Thunderbirds.

—Mal Boright,
Observer correspondent


CVU Nordic ski team hoping for action Dec. 27 

Among those in ski country eyeing the sky and hoping for a blizzard or two are members of the Champlain Valley Union High Nordic ski team.

With races Dec. 19 and 22 races canceled, the Redhawks and coach Sarah Strack are looking to Dec. 27, when they are slated to host an event at Sleepy Hollow.

However, Strack sees the possibility of the races being moved to Craftsbury if the Northeast Kingdom facility can accommodate the event.

—Mal Boright,
Observer correspondent


Baseball umpires sought for next season

The Northern Vermont Baseball Umpires Association is looking for new baseball umpires for the 2013 season.

The association officiates high school, middle school, Babe Ruth, AAU and Legion games in Chittenden and Addison counties. Umpire training will start at the end of January and runs for six weeks.

For more information, contact Randy Yandow at 343-4041 or e-mail

—Observer staff report

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