July 31, 2014

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CVU has presence on Vermont starry hockey team

When the annual boys Make-a-Wish Twin State All-Star Hockey Classic teams face off July 13 at the University of Vermont’s Gutterson Field House, there will be a Champlain Valley Union High influence on the Vermont squad.

CVU head coach Mike Murray will be running things from behind the bench, with CVU assistants Matt Hopper and Greg Murray helping out.

Former Redhawk players (2013 graduates) Kirk Fontana and Patrick Keelan will be in the Vermont lineup.

The boys game will get underway at 6 p.m. following the girls contest, which starts at 4.

Tickets will be sold at the door. Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 7 to 17. Youngsters under 7 get in for free.

CVU represented on state lacrosse teams

New Hampshire lacrosse stars scored wins over Vermont Saturday in the annual boys and girls Hanover Lions Twin State Lacrosse games played at Hanover, N.H.

Vermont boys fell 12-9 to the Granite Staters. CVU’s Chandler Jacobson was a member of the Green Mountain congregation.

Vermont also lost the girls game 19-16, with CVU’s Brenna Gorman a Vermont team participant.

Summer hours at CVU fitness center

Residents of Williston, St. George, Shelburne, Hinesburg and Charlotte can work out for free this summer at the Champlain Valley Union High School fitness center. The center is open Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. It is closed July 4. From June 19 – 28 and July 15 – July 26, the morning hours will be 7:00-8:30 a.m. For more information, call the high school at 482-7100.

Vermont Tri-State wins tournament

The Vermont Tri-State Team came from behind to edge New Hampshire by just one point at the Tri-State Tournament at Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro, Me. June 19-20. Vermont finished with 145 points, New Hampshire with 144 points and Maine with 116 points. This is Vermont’s fourth consecutive victory.

The top players for Vermont were Terry Boyce, Amy Gregory and Kathy Gaudreau with 6 points, Rhonda Colvard and Janet Hayden with 5, Patty McGrath and Sarah Lee with 4.5, and Elizabeth Walker, Stacie Eaton, Nancy Murphy, Edith Hiller and Linda Maney with 4 points.

Next year’s tournament will be hosted by Vermont at St. Johnsbury Country Club.

CVU turf committee in weekend fundraiser

The Nordic Cup soccer tournament this past weekend brought teams from New England and Canada to Chittenden County and also helped the Champlain Valley Union High turf committee in its efforts to generate dollars for the field turf project.

With close to 30 volunteers selling concessions, soliciting parking donations and sponsorships, some $5,300 was raised in the two-day event at the three fields at CVU, according to committee spokesperson Kelly Stoll.

“It was a large event for us,” Stoll said.

Stoll said funds raised to date stand at $185,000.

The proposed project would fund two turf fields, bleachers and lights at CVU’s athletic facility. Total cost is estimated at $2 million.

—Mal Boright,
Observer correspondent

 
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