Five local football players picked for Vt. Shrine squad

Five seniors from local high school football teams have been selected to play for Vermont in the 70th Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl.

Dennis Smith steps away after decades

After more than three decades coaching with the Middlebury Union High School football program, Dennis Smith said he knew two games into this season, his 15th as its head coach, it was time to step away.

Doug Mandigo named Panther football coach

1996 Middlebury College grad Doug Mandigo, an assistant football coach for the past decade, will step in as head coach now that Bob Ritter has stepped down.

Football players named league all-stars; Tiger Coach Dennis Smith voted D-I Coach of the Year

Many members of the Division I Middlebury and Division III Mount Abraham-Vergennes and Otter Valley football teams were named all-stars in voting by the leagues’ coaches. 

Karl Lindholm: ‘Señor Coach’ — Panther Hall of Famer and renaissance man Sam Guarnaccia

It seemed Sam knew everybody. He was a visible presence on campus: a robust man physically, warm and expressive. He loved teaching, he loved coaching football, and above all, he loved working with students.

Panther football falls in Ritter’s final game

Host Tufts outscored the Middlebury College football team on Saturday, 65-34, in Coach Bob Ritter’s final game as head of the program. 

Tiger football falls to CVU with nail-biting finish

MUHS played tough to the end of the Division-I final but were vanquished by the Redhawks.

Cheer on MUHS football as they bus to the title game

MUHS fans are organizing a sendoff for the Tiger football team as it heads off the D-I championship game on Saturday.

Ritter, seniors win in home football finale

The Middlebury College football seniors and Coach Bob Ritter, who is stepping down after 22 years, made the most of their final home game on Saturday, when the Panthers cruised to a 48-34 victory over Hamilton.

Tiger football tops Burr & Burton in D-1 semifinal

Tapping a strong defense and two touchdowns, MUHS completes a 7-1 streak and steps up to face CVU in the Division I final.

Eagle football falls to Windsor in semifinal contest

The top-rated Windsor team overwhelmed the Mount Abe-Vergennes combine in Saturday’s D-III semifinal.

OV football falls to No. 2 Fairfax in postseason

No. 2 seed Fairfax-Lamoille pulled away in the second half on Saturday to defeat the visiting No. 7 Otter Valley football team, 18-6.

Eagle football stuns Rice

In a game that featured two dramatic touchdowns that created lead changes in the final 1:09, the No. 5 seed Mount Abraham-Vergennes football team defeated No. 4 Rice, 43-40, in a Division III quarterfinal on Saturday. 

MUHS football clobbers Hartford for D-I playoff victory

Middlebury meant business when the Hurricanes blew into town Friday.

Eagle football wins playoff game in dramatic fashion

With a little more than a minute left and Rice up by 3 points, Lucas Allen and the Eagles were set to receive a kickoff — and they showed they were ready.