Local boys named baseball stars

Fourteen baseball players from Mount Abraham, Vergennes, Otter Valley and Middlebury union high schools have earned postseason recognition from either the Lake Division or the Southern Vermont League B Division.

American Legion nine splits first two games

After two summers of no American Legion baseball in Addison County, the local warm-weather nine has returned to action and split its first two games of the season under new leadership, Head Coach Tim Paquette and Assistant Coach Dwight Burkett.

Karl Lindholm: The old man and the puppies

In May, I helped my daughter Jane coach the Monkton Little League farm team — true beginners, five- to eight-year-olds.

American Legion baseball schedule & roster

The Addison County American Legion baseball team’s schedule, starting on Thursday, June 23, is as follows (home games are played at the Middlebury College field on South Street).

Bellows Falls ousts VUHS nine

Second seed Bellows Falls defeated the visiting No. 10 Vergennes baseball team on Friday, 6-2, in a Division II quarterfinal.

Baseball playoffs: Eagles fall in Stetson’s finale; only VUHS wins

In Tuesday’s high school baseball playoff action, a first-round upset ended the 41-year Mount Abraham varsity coaching career of Jeff Stetson. That same day Vergennes pulled off an upset, but Otter Valley and Middlebury dropped road contests to higher see … (read more)

Eagle, VUHS nines earn rivalry wins

The Mount Abraham baseball team defeated both of its county rivals in action between May 18 and 24, one of them in extra innings, and also earned two other victories to stretch its winning streak to nine.

Karl Lindholm: Middlebury College’s three generations of Smith Family Baseball

Sammy Smith found out five minutes before the first pitch that he was in the starting line-up last Friday in the first game of the NCAA regional baseball tournament in Rochester.

Top seed ends Panther nine’s season

Top-ranked Eastern Connecticut rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth to edge the Middlebury College baseball team, 5-4.

Baseball wrap: Eagle nine top MUHS

ADDISON COUNTY — The high school baseball schedule between May 11 and 17 called for Mount Abraham to play two games against their close county rivals, but the Eagles only played one-and-a-half of them. EAGLE SENIOR CARTER Monks is happy to score one of th … (read more)

Panther baseball takes NESCAC title with late rally

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Middlebury baseball team on Sunday claimed the NESCAC crown and an NCAA Division III tournament bid by scoring seven runs in the top of the ninth inning to erase an 8-5 deficit and defeat Hamilton, 12-8. Hamilton (21-17) had forced a … (read more)

Tiger baseball breaks through, top VUHS

In a Tuesday battle of rebuilding high school programs, host Middlebury came out on top of Vergennes for its first varsity baseball win since 2019, 6-4.

Panther nine advances in NESCAC postseason

The Middlebury College baseball team defeated visiting Tufts, 13-1, on Sunday in the decisive third game of the teams’ NESCAC quarterfinal series and advanced to the league’s final four at Trinity College this weekend.

Mount Abe, VUHS net diamond wins

A winning streak for Mount Abraham provided the highlight for local high school baseball between May 4 and 10, when also Vergennes earned a win, but Otter Valley and Middlebury found tough sledding.

Mt. Abe baseball falls to 2-4 after D-I losses

One towering home run was not enough to lift the Mount Abe Eagle baseball team above the visiting Crimson Tide.


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