Champs take third at league meet

The Vergennes Champs settled for third place at this past weekend’s Champlain Valley Swim League’s championship meet, while the Middlebury Marlins were sixth in the seven-team field. 

Vergennes swimmers take second at meet

The Vergennes Swim Team (VST) roundly defeated five of the other six teams in this past weekend’s Champlain Valley Swim League (CVSL) Championship Meet in their home pool, but no one could beat Burlington Tennis Club.

Defending titleist Champs claim opener in pool

The defending Vermont summer swim team champion Vergennes Champs opened their 2022 Champlain Valley Swim League season on June 30 by swamping visiting Winooski, 337-113.

Swimmers set to practice, possibly compete virtually

ADDISON COUNTY — Coaches and organizers for the Vergennes Champs and Middlebury Marlins are now planning to keep many of their young swimmers active this summer even though the Champlain Valley Swim League season was called off in mid-May. All were please … (read more)

Local swimmers post wins at league meet

MIDDLEBURY — Addison County residents were recognized for their excellence both in and out of the pool this past Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, in the Champlain Valley Swim League Championships. Eight teams, totaling 510 athletes, traveled from as f … (read more)

Swim league recognizes Snider for volunteering

MIDDLEBURY — Suzanne Snider has been carrying a clipboard at the Middlebury Town Pool and shouting encouragement to local swimmers for years. She may have started out as a mom of two young kids who were learning to compete for the local swim team, but Sni … (read more)

Marlins drop close home meet to Sharks

MIDDLEBURY — The larger St. Albans Sharks team topped the host Middlebury Marlins, 254.5-202.5, on Thursday, July 18, as the Champlain Valley Swim League regular season wrapped up. The Marlins will host the CVSL championship meet in the Middlebury town po … (read more)

Champs finish up their winning season

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Swim Team edged visiting Burlington Country Club, 235-214, on Thursday, July 18, as the Champs’ successful Champlain Valley Swim League regular season wrapped up. The Champs finished 5-2, historically one of the best records post … (read more)

Visiting Champs swim past Marlins

MIDDLEBURY — Tuesday’s scoresheets show the visiting Vergennes Champs defeated the Middlebury Marlins, 275-203, in the annual duel between the friendly Champlain Valley Swim League rivals. Many swimmers had big days. Under-10 Champs swimmer Will Clark won … (read more)

Champs swimmers easily pass this TEST

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Champs coasted past visiting Town of Essex Swim Team on Thursday, 308-155, to move to 3-2 in Champlain Valley Swim League action. Vergennes will look to clinch a winning record with a win at Middlebury on Tuesday. Flint Crary led … (read more)

Marlins top Winooski for their first win

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Marlins out-stroked visiting Winooski, 267-168, on Thursday for their first Champlain Valley Swim League victory of the season.  Aurora Foley, Constantin Bellman, Sadie Chance, Ava Schneider and Oliver Poduschnick led the way w … (read more)