Late surge takes Commodore boys’ hoop team sailing past Tigers

The Middlebury Union High School boys’ basketball team looked like they had Saturday’s game sewed up, but the Vergennes boys had a different idea.

High school playoffs round-up: Eagle, Commodore boys’ hoop, Tiger girls’ hockey

The Middlebury Union High School girls’ ice hockey team, Mount Abraham boy’s basketball team and Vergennes boys’ hoop squad all competed in post-season playoff games. Click here to read about the games: Tiger girls’ hockey bows out in semifinal VUHS gives … (read more)

Slaters soar over the Eagles in D-II boys’ hoop quarterfinal

Fair Haven was too much for the Mount Abe boys’ basketball team in Friday’s playoff game.

VUHS gives Thetford a game in boys’ hoop quarterfinal, but falls

THETFORD — Host No. 3 Thetford on Friday outlasted the Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team, 60-55, in a Division III quarterfinal, ending the Commodores’ season. Thetford moved onto a semifinal in Barre at 16-5, while the Commodores wrap up … (read more)

Commodore boys’ basketball holds off Eagle comeback

The Eagles stormed back to within two points on Friday, but the VUHS boys brought their ship into port safely.

Boys basketball stars of 2021

ADDISON COUNTY — Eight members of the Middlebury, Vergennes and Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ basketball teams received postseason honors from the Lake Division. Earning first-team nods were Eagle senior Griffin Paradee, Tiger senior Karic Riche, … (read more)

Boys’ hoop teams bested in playoffs

ADDISON COUNTY — The Vergennes, Mount Abraham and Otter Valley high school boys’ basketball teams all bowed out of the postseason in the latter half of last week — the Commodores in heartbreaking fashion in a quarterfinal matchup. COMMODORES The No. 8 Com … (read more)

Boys’ hoop: VUHS earns victory

ADDISON COUNTY — Only the Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team ended up receiving a playoffs seed with a home playoff game attached when the Vermont Principals’ Association announced post-season pairings Monday. Middlebury earned the distinct … (read more)

VUHS boys’ hoop team tops Mount Abe in OT; earns home game in playoffs

BRISTOL — During Saturday afternoon’s rivalry basketball game at Mount Abraham Union High School both the Eagle boys and visiting Vergennes led by 10 points during regulation and by two points during overtime. And the Eagles took a 60-59 lead with 10 seco … (read more)

Boys’ hoop: Tigers top VUHS; Mt. Abe wins

ADDISON COUNTY — Middlebury got past Vergennes, while Mount Abraham split two games and Otter Valley broke into the win column in recent high school boys’ basketball action. MUHS, VUHS and Mount Abe all were set to play on Wednesday night after the deadli … (read more)

VUHS boys’ hoop breaks through with win

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team defeated visiting Harwood on Monday, 61-45. Statements like that once were not unusual, and based on Monday’s effort it looks like over the rest of this season and into the next they should … (read more)

Tigers the only winners in boys’ hoop action

ADDISON COUNTY — Middlebury won to highlight recent local high school boys’ basketball play. In games the Independent covered with full write-ups, the Vergennes boys hosted Harwood on Monday, and MUHS visited Mount Abraham on Feb. 26; see stories in this … (read more)

Tiger boys’ basketball bounces back to top Eagles

BRISTOL — On Feb. 23 the Middlebury Union High School boys’ basketball team struggled offensively in a 58-44 home loss to Mount Abraham. Three days later — this past Friday — the Tigers scored 20 points more at Mount Abe in a hard-fought, 64-59 victory ov … (read more)

Monday sports: VUHS girls hit 5-0; hockey teams over .500

ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school sports late last week the Vergennes girls’ basketball team kept rolling and the Middlebury hockey teams each split a pair of games while maintaining winning records. But Tiger girls’ hoop, and Commodore and Otter Vall … (read more)

Local boys’ basketball teams bested

ADDISON COUNTY — Local high school boys’ basketball teams hit a tough stretch in recent action, as Middlebury, Mount Abraham, Vergennes and Otter Valley all came up short.  The Tigers hosted the Eagles on Tuesday; see story on Page 1B. TIGERS Visiting Div … (read more)