VUHS girls’ basketball splits in postseason

The 7th-seeded Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team had little trouble in their first-round Division III playoff game on Feb. 28, defeating visiting No. 10 Winooski, 69-37. But, in a March 1 quarterfinal, the Commodores came up short in what has turned into their annual playoff battle with Windsor.

Citing racism, MUHS girls’ basketball team skip game at Enosburg Falls

Members of the MUHS girls’ basketball team chose not to travel to Enosburg Falls High School for a game this past Thursday citing a history of racist harassment of Tiger athletes there.

Tiger girls’ basketball rally stuns Eagles

An 18-point lead for the Eagle girls was not enough to keep the Tigers at bay.

Girls basketball stars picked

ADDISON COUNTY — Two members of the Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team and one Middlebury player have received postseason honors from the Lake Division. VUHS senior Kate Gosliga was the only county player named as a First Team Lake All-Sta … (read more)

Commodore girls’ basketball season ends with loss in D-III final

BARRE — After falling to Lake Region, 53-37, in the Division III championship game at the Barre Auditorium Saturday, the Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team finished the season with an 11-2 record. In percentage terms that is the program’s … (read more)

Otter Valley girls’ hoop falls in D3 playoffs

ORLEANS — Top-seeded host Lake Region remained unbeaten by ousting the No. 8 Otter Valley Union High School girls’ basketball team, 60-32, in a Division III quarterfinal played on Saturday. Sakoya Sweeney (19) and Tia Martinez (13) combined for 32 points … (read more)

Girls’ hoop: VUHS gets highest seed; Otters win

ADDISON COUNTY — The 8-1 Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team received the highest seed among local teams for postseason play that began this week, a No. 3 nod in Division III. The 3-5 Otter Valley girls earned the No. 8 seed in D-III and pr … (read more)

MUHS girls’ hoop falls in first round

MIDDLEBURY — Youth was served this winter, as a Middlebury Union High School girls’ basketball team without a senior on its roster put together the program’s best campaign since 2018. The Tigers finished the regular season at 4-4, played with pace and spi … (read more)

Tigers get hot hand, defeat Otters

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ basketball team has done something that has been rare in recent seasons — gone on a winning streak. On Monday, the Tigers shrugged off an eight-point first-period deficit and knocked off visiting Otter … (read more)

Girls’ hoop teams pick up victories

ADDISON COUNTY — Vergennes, Middlebury and Otter Valley all posted wins in high school girls’ basketball play during the past week. The Tigers also hosted OV, and Mount Abraham entertained Colchester (see stories in this section). The Eagles were also set … (read more)

Mount Abe girls’ hoop plays hard, but falls to Colchester

BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ basketball team did a lot right vs. visiting Division I Colchester on Friday. Counting team rebounds, the Eagles earned a 39-29 edge on the boards. They had one fewer turnover than the Lakers (20-21), a … (read more)

Two girls’ hoop teams net victories

ADDISON COUNTY — In the past week in high school girls’ basketball actions, Vergennes, Middlebury and Otter Valley all won at least once, but Mount Abraham came up short in its only game. COMMODORES On Feb. 25 the VUHS girls edged visiting Colchester, 49- … (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)

Girls’ basketball: VUHS, MUHS, OV net wins

ADDISON COUNTY — In local girls’ high school basketball play in the past week Vergennes won twice to remain unbeaten, Middlebury broke into the win column, Otter Valley split two games, and Mount Abraham dropped a pair of contests. COMMODORES The Commodor … (read more)

Commodore girls coast past Milton

VERGENNES — Visiting Milton posed no threat to the Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team on Monday night. The deep Commodores blitzed the Yellowjackets with full-court pressure in the first half and cruised to a 60-15 victory. The 2-0 Commodo … (read more)