Local high schools ready with defibrillators if heart attack like in NFL strikes

In like of Buffalo Bills player’s near-tragedy, Vt. schools say they are prepared.

High school athletes ready for fall playoffs this week

See when your favorite high school team is competing in the fall sports playoffs.

High school athletes made the most of pandemic-shortened winter season

ADDISON COUNTY — This winter’s high school sports mirrored the fall season. It began with uncertainty. Would the pandemic allow the athletes to play? A post-holiday surge of infections threatened athletes’ hopes, just as a late-summer peak in 2020 challen … (read more)

High school sports given green light to compete

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont high school sports competitions, which mostly had been put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will kick into gear on Friday, Feb. 12, Gov. Phil Scott announced at his regular press briefing this Friday. Locally, this will a … (read more)

State expands high school sports practices, allows ski competitions

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott is easing some restrictions on school and recreational sports practices, effective today, Jan. 18. Among the changes, outdoor ski teams will be allowed to compete this winter, Scott said in his Jan. 15 news conference. Nordic … (read more)

Local sports practices set to start in January

ADDISON COUNTY — Although Gov. Phil Scott in his Tuesday, Dec. 22, press conference gave the go-ahead for schools to begin sports practices as soon as Dec. 26, local schools are opting to wait until after the current holiday break. Scott announced at the … (read more)

High school sports are still on hold

MONTPELIER — The fate of high school winter sports remains up in the air, as Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday said the ongoing spike of COVID-19 cases is too serious to allow state health officials to green-light the season. “Our data does not support the retur … (read more)

Sports schedule Sept. 17, 2020

SCHEDULE UPDATE: According to reports confirmed by Middlebury Union High School Activities Director Sean Farrell on Friday morning, the Agency of Education will not, as hoped, green-light inter-school competition beginning on Sept. 21. Local teams had hop … (read more)

Fall high school sports are delayed

MONTPELIER — As a measure to protect high school athletes from COVID-19, the Vermont Principals’ Association has floated a proposal to wait until the state’s public schools open in late August or early September before fall sports practices begin. The Ver … (read more)