Summer basketball camp on tap

The annual Mayhem Basketball Camp, cosponsored by the Middlebury Mayhem AAU Basketball Program and the Middlebury Parks & Recreation Department, will be held in the Middlebury Recreation Center off Creek Road, between July 24 and 28. 

Boys’ hoop stars named

A dozen Mount Abraham, Middlebury, Vergennes and Otter Valley union high school boys’ basketball players received postseason recognition from either the Lake Division or the Southern Valley League.

Girls’ basketball players honored by Lake, Southern Vermont leagues

Eight players from the Mount Abraham, Middlebury, Vergennes and Otter Valley girls’ basketball teams received postseason recognition from the Lake Division or Southern Vermont League. 

Panther is national basketball player of the year

MIDDLEBURY — Alex Sobel, a senior forward on the Middlebury College men’s basketball team from Setauket, N.Y., has been named the Player of the Year. PANTHER MEN’S BASKETBALL forward Alex Sobel is an amazing shot blocker as well as play maker. … (read more)

Men’s hoop bested in NCAA regional

The dance came to an end on Saturday night for the Middlebury College men’s basketball team, when a relentless Nichols College used its quickness to shrug off an early Panther surge and prevail, 73-66, on the Panthers’ home court in an NCAA Division III r … (read more)

Men’s hoop wins NCAA first-round game

The host Middlebury College men’s basketball team dominated the second half of Friday’s first-round NCAA Division III tournament game against Worcester State in rolling to a 76-51 victory. 

Eagles only winner in D-II boys’ hoop

In games played on Tuesday in the first round of the high school Division II boys’ basketball playoffs, Mount Abraham prevailed at home, while Middlebury and Otter Valley dropped road games and saw their seasons come to a close.

Commodores stop Wolves in D-III playoffs

The No. 6 Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team on Tuesday closed out its first-round Division III playoff game with a 14-3 run to subdue stubborn No. 11 seed Peoples, 61-46. 

Men’s hoop to host in NCAA tournament

Despite the Panthers’ recent first-round upset loss in the NESCAC tournament, the 19-5 Middlebury College men’s basketball team not only received a bid to the NCAA Division III tournament, it will also host a four-team regional this Friday and Saturday.

Eagle, Commodore girls’ hoop teams win playoff games before bowing out; other local teams eliminated

The girls’ basketball season came to an end for local high schools this past weekend.

In back-and-forth game, Eagle boys’ basketball defeats Middlebury

Mount Abe clinched a home Division II playoff date with a 53-50 victory on Thursday night at Middlebury.

Men’s basketball falls in OT

The Middlebury College men’s basketball team, the fourth seed in the NESCAC playoffs, on Saturday erased a late lead held by visiting No. 5 Tufts in dramatic fashion, but the Jumbos eventually prevailed in two overtimes, 89-80.

Women’s hoop wins playoff quarterfinal

The fourth-seeded Middlebury College women’s basketball team rallied past visiting No. 5 Hamilton, 66-52, in the second half of Saturday’s NESCAC quarterfinal to earn a berth in the league’s final four. 

Eagle, VUHS girls earn home games

Mount Abraham and Vergennes were among the four local high school girls’ basketball teams that earned home games for the postseason.

Boys’ hoop showdown looms

Mount Abraham won three straight games, including one over Otter Valley, to assure the program of a winning record and highlight recent local high school boys’ basketball action.