Tiger football can’t overcome slow start vs. Essex

When Essex came to Middlebury on Friday, the Tigers found themselves behind by 7 points with only 5 seconds gone on the clock.

Tiger football celebrates 50 years under the lights

During the fall of 1972, the Middlebury Union High School football team’s fourth game was the first home game of the year. For players and fans alike this game was more than a home game, it was the first night game for the Tigers in Middlebury.

Otter Valley football outscores Eagles

The Otter Valley football team broke open Saturday’s Division III game against Mount Abraham-Vergennes with a three-touchdown second quarter on the way to a big homecoming win, 46-25. The result left both teams at 2-2.

Tiger football throttles Rutland, evens their record

MIDDLEBURY — It was the way the Middlebury football team dreamed about starting Friday night’s home game against rival Rutland on the way to a dominant 28-7 victory. After taking the opening kickoff, the Tigers scored on their second play from scrimmage. … (read more)

Football teams earn triumphs

All three area high school football teams picked up wins this past weekend, Middlebury and Otter Valley at home and the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative program on the road. 

Local high school football teams earn triumphs

ADDISON COUNTY — All three area high school football teams picked up wins this past weekend, Middlebury and Otter Valley at home and the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative program on the road. TIGERS The 1-2 Tigers broke through for their first victory b … (read more)

High school football teams fall short

None of the local high school football teams emerged with a victory this past weekend, as Middlebury and Otter Valley lost on the road, while the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative squad dropped a home contest.

Redhawks roll past Tiger football

The visiting Champlain Valley Redhawks proved to have sharper claws than the Middlebury Tigers in the Division I opener for both high school football teams this past Friday, as CVU rolled to a 56-19 victory.

Eagle football takes opener

The Mount Abraham/Vergennes football team won its Division III opener on Saturday, 20-14, at Poultney, snapping a 14-14 tie in the fourth quarter on the third of Jamison Couture’s three rushing touchdowns.

Rice blanks Otter Valley eleven

Host Rice shut out the Otter Valley Union football team, 16-0, on Saturday in the Division III opener for both squads.

Bob Ritter to step down as Middlebury College head football coach at end of season

After four decades coaching very successful Ritter will move into administrative role.

Shrine Bowl set for August 6

The 69th Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game featuring top recently graduated high school standouts from Vermont and New Hampshire will be played on Saturday, Aug. 6, in David Wolk Stadium at Castleton University. Kickoff time will be at noon.

VUHS grad gets Castleton award for football

Devin Kimball, a 2017 Vergennes Union High School graduate and former member of the Mount Abe/Vergennes football team, recently received the 2021 Castleton University Football Special Teams Player of the Year award.

OV names new head varsity football coach

Otter Valley Union High School’s football team’s offensive coordinator Jordan Tolar was recently promoted to the team’s head varsity coach heading into the 2022 season.

Mt. Abe-VUHS football to play in Division III

After years of limited success at the Division II level, the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative high school football team will play in Division III this fall.


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