Women’s hoop takes two from Vermont opponents

In action in the past 10 days, the Middlebury College women’s basketball team picked up a pair of one-sided victories over in-state competition.

Men’s hoop remains unbeaten

The Middlebury College men’s basketball team picked up two recent road wins to improve to 4-0. The Panthers, who were ranked No. 14 in last week’s NCAA Division III poll, will play two games at the University of Rochester this weekend and then host Platts … (read more)

Women’s basketball splits games at Va. tournament

The Middlebury College women’s basketball team split two games this past weekend at a four-team tournament hosted by Marymount in Virginia, defeating Widener on Saturday before falling to Marymount in Sunday’s final. 

Men’s basketball wins twice

The Middlebury College men’s basketball team opened its season this past weekend by winning a four-team tournament at Westfield State, defeating the host on Friday and Nichols College on Saturday.

Letter to the editor: End of an era for Mount Abe hoops

After 31 years of running the girls’ basketball program at Mount Abraham, Connie LaRose was fired.

Women’s hoop drops season debut

Visiting Mount Saint Mary edged the Middlebury College women’s basketball team on Saturday in the Panthers’ opener, 68-61. 

Editorial: Lack of transparency in LaRose decision is disappointing

The school board has erred egregiously by refusing to publicly explain its reasoning, and by snubbing Coach LaRose’s request to have a public airing of the board’s decision, which is within her rights to ask.

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.

Chris Altemose takes on two jobs

Middlebury Union High School has taken an unusual — but not unprecedented — approach to filling its varsity boys’ basketball head coaching job: Current girls’ basketball Coach Chris Altemose will coach both teams this winter.

Shot doctor Dave Hopla plays hoops with area youth

Professional basketball shooting coach Dave Hopla was on hand to share his methods with area kids looking to increase their ability to tickle the twine and get a glimpse of Hopla’s ridiculous skills in the process.

Letter to the editor: MAUSD board urged to revisit firing of hoop coach

The firing of Connie LaRose, winning girls’ basketball coach at Mt. Abraham Union High School is shocking to me.

Updated: Connie LaRose fired as Eagle girls’ basketball coach

BRISTOL — More than a week after Mount Abraham Union High School Athletic Director Devin Wendel fired Eagle girls’ basketball Coach Connie LaRose, 78, on Monday, June 13, the official reasons why she will not return after 31 seasons guiding the program ar … (read more)

Connie LaRose fired as Eagle girls’ hoop coach

Longtime successful Mount Abe coach doesn’t understand why she was fired.

Eagle basketball camp slated for June

The 29th annual Eagle Basketball Camp will be held in Bristol from June 27 to 30 for grades 2 through high school.

Girls’ hoop players earn postseason honors

Nine members of the Mount Abraham, Vergennes, Middlebury and Otter Valley union high school girls’ basketball teams received postseason recognition from either the Lake Division or the Southern Valley League’s B Division.