Board backs dismissal of Eagle hoop coach

The Mount Abraham Unified School District Board lined up behind school administrators on Tuesday evening when pressed about the June dismissal of high school basketball coach Connie LaRose.

Locals earn Devil’s Bowl titles

Addison County drivers had a huge day on Sunday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, claiming three track championships, winning four races and earning two Rookie of the Year titles during a card interrupted by rain showers as the track wrapped up its season.

Tiger boys sink Commodores in double OT

In a typically intense high school boys’ soccer game on Tuesday between two programs enjoying a run of success in recent seasons, host Middlebury got past previously unbeaten Vergennes in double overtime, 3-2.

Otter Valley football outscores Eagles

The Otter Valley football team broke open Saturday’s Division III game against Mount Abraham-Vergennes with a three-touchdown second quarter on the way to a big homecoming win, 46-25. The result left both teams at 2-2.

Only OV wins in high school field hockey

In a limited slate of recent local high school field hockey action, Otter Valley won big, but Mount Abraham and Middlebury came up short.

Panther teams continue their winning ways

In recent Middlebury College action, the football team prevailed in its home opener, the field hockey team remained unbeaten, the men’s soccer team picked up a NESCAC victory and tie on the road and the women’s soccer team won two out of three. 

Myhre hosts firefighters

The Ralph Myhre Golf Course on Sept. 24 hosted the Addison County Firefighters Association’s JPL Golf Classic.

High school golfers vie

The Otter Valley boys were second and Middlebury took fourth on Sept. 21 at a four-team high school meet the Tigers hosted at Ralph Myhre golf course.

Boys’ booters all claim victories

The Middlebury, Vergennes, Mount Abraham and Otter Valley boys’ soccer teams all won at least once between Sept. 21 and 27. 

Girls’ soccer: OV, Eagles win

In a lightly scheduled week for the local high school girls’ soccer teams, Mount Abraham and Otter Valley picked up victories, while Lake Division rival Rice defeated both Middlebury and Vergennes.

Scoreboard and schedule for Sept. 29

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

Matthew Dickerson: Salt chucks & silver salmon: Alaska, part 2

So what exactly is a salt chuck? That was one of the questions I had when I arrived at Ernest Gruening State Historic Park.

Tiger football throttles Rutland, evens their record

MIDDLEBURY — It was the way the Middlebury football team dreamed about starting Friday night’s home game against rival Rutland on the way to a dominant 28-7 victory. After taking the opening kickoff, the Tigers scored on their second play from scrimmage. … (read more)

Tiger cross country teams top at Mount Abe

The Middlebury Union High School teams once again ran away from their county competition at a Tuesday meet hosted by Mount Abraham, but the local coaches all said they were happy with where their teams stand about three weeks into fall competition.

Girls’ soccer: Eagles, Otters win

In recent local girls’ high school soccer action Mount Abraham picked up its first win, at Middlebury’s expense, while Otter Valley also earned its initial victory.