Girls’ tennis nets season’s first victory

The Middlebury Union High School girls’ tennis team broke through for its first victory of the season, knocking off host BFA-St. Albans on Monday, 4-3, after falling short in two earlier road matches late last week.  

Panther baseball earns NCAA bid

Host Tufts defeated the Middlebury College baseball team in the championship game of the NESCAC tournament on Sunday, 12-1, but the Panthers earned an NCAA Division III tournament bid despite the setback.

Men’s lacrosse advances in NCAAs

The Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team won two games this past weekend at an NCAA Division III regional hosted by Union College.

Locals score at track and field meets

A few Middlebury, Mount Abraham and Vergennes union high school track and field athletes cracked the top six in individual and relay events at this past Saturday’s major midseason Burlington Invitational. 

MAV girls’ lax nets two triumphs

The Mount Abraham-Vergennes girls’ lacrosse team improved to 6-4 with a pair of recent one-sided road victories.

Panther softball falls in first game of tournament

Host top-seeded Tufts on May 12 ousted the eighth-seeded Middlebury College softball team from the NESCAC playoffs, 3-2 in eight innings. Tufts, the No. 6 team in NCAA Division III, improved to 36-3, while the Panthers finished at 18-17.

Tiger girls’ lax drops three games

The Middlebury Union High School girls’ lacrosse team dropped three road games between May 10 and 15; their record fell to 1-9 for the season. 

MAV lax rides seahorses

The Mount Abraham-Vergennes boys’ lacrosse team outlasted host Burlington on Monday, 11-8, improving to 6-2 in the process. 

Women’s lax to host in NCAAs

The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team breezed past visiting SUNY-Geneseo on Sunday, 19-4, in a second-round NCAA Division III contest.

Softball: Eagles rule rivals

Mount Abraham knocked off both its Addison County rivals Middlebury and Vergennes to highlight recent high school softball action, while elsewhere MUHS won twice, Otter Valley took two of three, and VUHS won once in three outings.  

Boys’ tennis maintains its roll

The Middlebury Union High School boys’ tennis team improved its record to 9-0 by winning four recent matches, all by lopsided scored and  two against Division I Chittenden County teams. 

Baseball teams all earn wins

Middlebury topped Mount Abraham to highlight high school baseball action between May 9 and 16, while elsewhere the Eagles picked up a win, the Tigers split two other games, and Vergennes and Otter Valley each won two out of three. 

Scoreboard and schedule for May 18

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

Matthew Dickerson: Quiet evening. But a loud splash.

The reaction was instant. At the sound of the splash, my heart began to race. I could feel the rush of adrenaline as my head whipped around toward the sound. 

Eagles down Hornets in softball battle of the Titans

It was a well-played duel on Saturday between Division II softball contenders Mount Abraham and Enosburg, and the Eagles flew high.