VUHS boys basketball hangs on to edge Mount Abe

VERGENNES — In a game not decided until the final minute, the host Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team held off Mount Abraham on Saturday, 52-45. The Commodores led by as many as 11 early in the third quarter and by six with the ball two minutes into the fourth, but the Eagles’ hard work on defense and the boards allowed them to twice tie the game down the stretch and at one point take a two-point lead. The Eagles wiped out the Commodores’ 37-31 lead in the fourth when Henry Cogswell stole the … (read more)

Girls’ hockey wins twice, moves to 4-3

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team won a pair of recent games to move back over .500. The 4-3 Tigers were set to visit Missisquoi on Wednesday, and next on their schedule is a 5 p.m. Saturday home game vs. Brattleboro. On Jan … (read more)

Tiger boys’ hockey ties Stowe

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team settled for a 4-4 tie vs. visiting Stowe on Jan. 12 in the only action the Tigers saw between that night and Jan. 18. The Tigers’ Saturday game at St. Johnsbury was postponed. The 5-1-1 Tiger … (read more)

Nordic skiers compete in Tour de Chittenden

CHITTENDEN COUNTY — Nordic skiers from Middlebury and Mount Abraham union high schools and Ripton’s North Branch School fared well at the annual Tour de Chittenden, a three-day, three-location event that concluded on Monday. MUHS FRESHMAN BETH McIntosh to … (read more)

Men’s hoop wins highlight Panther slate

PANTHER FORWARD ALEX Sobel draws a foul early in the Middlebury men’s basketball team’s win over Hamilton on Saturday, which improved the Panthers to 11-2, 2-0 in NESCAC play. Sobel scored 28 points and grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds in the game.Indepe … (read more)

Matthew Dickerson: Catching trout part of New Year’s ritual

The ice on the lake is about four inches thick — just thick enough to be considered safe for ice fishing, but still thin enough that it proves quicker to chop holes with an ax than to drill them with my hand auger. I’m awake, dressed, and out on the lake … (read more)

Middlebury wrestlers win in NH competition

WINNISQUAM, N.H. — Two Middlebury Union High School freshman wrestlers earned their first tournament titles at a New Hampshire event on Saturday, and other Tigers held their own at the Winnisquam Winter Classic. Alex Sperry and Avery Carl were the wrestle … (read more)

Scoreboard and schedule for Jan. 13

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

Tigers are the only winners in local girls’ hoop

ADDISON COUNTY — With multiple postponements due to COVID-19 issues and this week’s cold snap, only three local high school girls’ basketball games were played between Jan. 5 and 11, one of them won by Middlebury, and the other two lost by Vergennes and O … (read more)

Basketball: Tiger, OV boys come up short

ADDISON COUNTY — A rash of COVID-related postponements struck the local boys’ basketball schedule between Jan. 5 and 11, with only two area teams seeing action: both Middlebury and Otter Valley lost to Division I opponents. Mount Abraham was set to visit … (read more)

Eagles, Darling fare well at track & field meet

BURLINGTON — The Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ indoor track & field club team placed fourth at a meet held on Saturday at the University of Vermont as Eagle Joseph Darling won two events. Members of the Vergennes varsity team and the Eagle gir … (read more)

CVU/MMU edges MUHS girls’ hockey

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Host Champlain Valley/Mount Mansfield on Saturday edged the Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team 1-0, dropping the Tigers to 2-3. The Tigers’ Jan. 5 home game vs. Woodstock was postponed until Jan. 31. MUHS was scheduled to h … (read more)

Panther women’s hockey pulls out OT win over Gulls

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College women’s hockey coach Bill Mandigo could be philosophical after Saturday’s home game. His team, top-ranked in NCAA Division III, had just dodged an upset by visiting No. 10 Endicott. Mandigo’s 9-0 Panthers won, 2-1, by scori … (read more)

VUHS boys’ hoop pulls away from Otters

Host Otter Valley hung with the Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team for two-and-a-half periods on Tuesday, but the Commodores went on a decisive 15-0 second-half surge on the way to a 56-36 victory.

Wrestlers come to MUHS for revamped tournament

A Hubie Wagner Invitational annual wrestling tournament revamped to account for COVID-19 saw 10 teams compete in a series of dual meets in two shifts.