Skiers, wrestlers rule winter sports

While all the local high school teams had their memorable moments this winter, the athletes who ended up taking home titles prevailed in the most elemental of the season’s sports, both requiring the maximum stamina and determination. 

Nordic skiers are D-II all-stars

Four members of the Division II champion Middlebury Union High School girls’ Nordic ski team were named to the D-II All-State Team, and three members of the champion Tiger boys’ team joined them in earning All-State honors. 

Umps sought for high school softball

Local softball umpires are noting there is a shortage of umpires for high school games in Vermont and Addison County, and they are hoping to recruit more arbiters into the fold this year.

Boys’ hoop stars named

A dozen Mount Abraham, Middlebury, Vergennes and Otter Valley union high school boys’ basketball players received postseason recognition from either the Lake Division or the Southern Valley League.

Girls’ basketball players honored by Lake, Southern Vermont leagues

Eight players from the Mount Abraham, Middlebury, Vergennes and Otter Valley girls’ basketball teams received postseason recognition from the Lake Division or Southern Vermont League. 

Middlebury ski legend Doug Lewis inducted to Vt. sports hall

Former Olympic skier and Middlebury resident Doug Lewis is among the dozen newest inductees of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame recently announced by VSHOF Board of Directors. The class of 2023 is the hall’s 10th group of inductees.

Panther baseball improves to 5-3

The Middlebury College baseball team opened its California trip by outslugging two out of three opponents. The Panthers stood at 5-3 heading into a Wednesday evening game at Redlands. Middlebury’s California visit will conclude with three games on Thursda … (read more)

Panther softball opens season with winning record in Florida

The Middlebury College softball team opened its season by winning five out of eight games in its annual trip to Florida.

Men’s lacrosse moves to 5-0

The Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team picked up two wins in the past week to improve to 5-0. They were ranked No. 11 in NCAA Division III before they defeated the No. 5 team on Tuesday in a neutral-site game.

Women’s lacrosse remains on a roll

The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team picked up three more one-sided wins in recent action to improve to 6-0. 

Scoreboard and schedule for Mar. 23

Here’s what happened in Addison County sports recently, plus the schedule of upcoming games and events.

Panther is national basketball player of the year

MIDDLEBURY — Alex Sobel, a senior forward on the Middlebury College men’s basketball team from Setauket, N.Y., has been named the Player of the Year. PANTHER MEN’S BASKETBALL forward Alex Sobel is an amazing shot blocker as well as play maker. … (read more)

Women’s lacrosse starts rolling again

In 2019 and 2022 the Middlebury College women’s lacrosse program won NESCAC and NCAA Division III titles. 

Five local football players picked for Vt. Shrine squad

Five seniors from local high school football teams have been selected to play for Vermont in the 70th Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl.

Karl Lindholm: Kelly, Noelle, and ‘the Bat!’

“The Bat” sits prominently on the windowsill in the office of Middlebury College softball coach Kelly Bevere. It’s a crummy old bat really, not much good for anything now, worn out, pretty much out of hits, but assuming a deservedly honored spot.