Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl rosters announced

Five seniors from the region’s three football teams have been selected to play in the 71st annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, in which top recently-graduated high school football players from Vermont and New Hampshire square off. 

Tiger, Eagle, Otter football players earn recognition

Many athletes on the Middlebury, Mount Abraham and Otter Valley union high school football teams have been named Division I, II and III all-stars, respectively, for their efforts this past fall season.

Middlebury College wins NESCAC football title

Panther earned a share of the NESCAC championship on Saturday by defeating host Colby College, 35-28, in Middlebury’s season finale.

Panther football topples Tufts in tense finish

The Middlebury College football team gutted out a pivotal victory on Saturday, topping visiting Tufts, 19-10, by forcing two key turnovers during the fourth quarter, one of which stopped a Tufts drive at the 2-yard-line and the other being a tipped pass t … (read more)

Panther football downs Tufts in tense finish

The Middlebury College football team gutted out a pivotal victory on Saturday, topping visiting Tufts, 19-10.

MUHS football loses 3-point game to No. 1 Hartford

The Tiger football team’s dreams of a second straight trip to the Division I championship game were dashed on Friday.

Middlebury College football clobbers the Continentals

Panther football romped over host Hamilton, 41-7, on Saturday to improve to 6-1, putting Middlebury in a sweet spot as the season wanes.

OV football ousted

Visiting No. 6 Springfield ended the No. 3 seeded Otter Valley football team’s season this past Saturday with an 18-12 upset in a Division III quarterfinal matchup. 

No. 5 Tiger football pulls out a win over No. 4 St. J

Tiger senior Jackson Gillette caught a game-winning pass in the end zone with about a minute left to win Friday’s semifinal game in St. Johnsbury.

Mill River 11 tops Otter Valley

In a rain-soaked Saturday afternoon game, visiting Mill River upset the Otter Valley football team, 7-0. The Minutemen improved to 4-4 and are the No. 5 seed in the Division III playoffs, which begin this weekend.

MAV football falls on the road

The Division II playoff hopes of the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative football team were dashed on Friday night when host Milton scored two late touchdowns to edge the Eagles 14-13. 

Tiger football falls to CVU in hard-fought game

The MUHS football team came up on the short end of a 21-14 score vs. defending Division I champion Champlain Valley.

Local football teams triumph

It was a big weekend for the three local high school football teams, as Middlebury, Otter Valley and Mount Abraham/Vergennes all won to enhance their postseason positioning. 

MAV football thumps Missisquoi

The Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative football team rolled over visiting Missisquoi on Saturday, 58-0. Division II MAV improved to 2-4, while the Division III T-Birds remained winless at 0-6. 

Tiger football can’t contain Hurricanes, fall in Friday showdown

Friday night’s high school football game between Middlebury and Hartford boiled down to whether the Tigers could contain Hurricane QB Brayden Trombly.