Updated: Connie LaRose fired as Eagle girls’ basketball coach

BRISTOL — More than a week after Mount Abraham Union High School Athletic Director Devin Wendel fired Eagle girls’ basketball Coach Connie LaRose, 78, on Monday, June 13, the official reasons why she will not return after 31 seasons guiding the program are no clearer. During her tenure, LaRose’s Eagle teams compiled a 462-222 record, reached 11 Division II finals, and won five D-II titles, four of them since 2012. Previously she coached for two years at other schools, winning 24 games and losing 10. Her Mou … (read more)

Connie LaRose fired as Eagle girls’ hoop coach

Longtime successful Mount Abe coach doesn’t understand why she was fired.

Eagle boys’ lax falls in D-III championship game

After a great run in the playoffs, Thursday was not the Eagles’ day when they faced defending champ Montpelier.

Turner, Darling claim individual state track & field titles

BURLINGTON — Middlebury Union High School senior Hannah Turner won the girls’ 400-meter run, and Mount Abraham sophomore Joe Darling claimed the boys’ long jump at the June 3 Division II state championship track and field meet at Burlington High School. T … (read more)

Eagle boys’, Tiger girls’ teams second at local track & field meet

Local athletes faced some good competition in an eight-team track & field meet held last Thursday at Middlebury College.

Baseball wrap: Eagle nine top MUHS

ADDISON COUNTY — The high school baseball schedule between May 11 and 17 called for Mount Abraham to play two games against their close county rivals, but the Eagles only played one-and-a-half of them. EAGLE SENIOR CARTER Monks is happy to score one of th … (read more)

In softball: Mount Abe tops rivals; Tigers & Otters also earn wins

ADDISON COUNTY — The Mount Abraham softball team picked up big wins over its county rivals Middlebury and Vergennes, one in a rain-soaked Tuesday affair, to highlight high school softball action between May 11 and 17. In other games, the Eagles rallied fo … (read more)

Local boys’ lax teams earn victories

ADDISON COUNTY — In high school boys’ lacrosse play between May 11 and 18, Mount Abraham/Vergennes defeated Otter Valley, but OV bounced back to win a pair. Also, Middlebury won twice and MAV came up short after defeating the Otters. MAV VS. OV On May 11, … (read more)

An Eagle flies to victory at Burlington Track & Field Invitational

A handful of local athletes posted top-10 performances among the 20 teams at Saturday’s Burlington Invitational.

Mt. Abe baseball falls to 2-4 after D-I losses

One towering home run was not enough to lift the Mount Abe Eagle baseball team above the visiting Crimson Tide.

Eagles boys are third at Essex track & field meet

Local schools may be on vacation, but the Eagle track & field team is not. Mount Abe athletes performed well in Essex on Thursday.

United Way survey finds youth weighing impact of substance use

Find out what local high schoolers and middle schoolers have to say about drinking and drugs.

Pitts to compete at national track and field championships

A Mount Abe grad is competing in the NCAA meet this weekend.

MAUSD director of student support resigns

The Mount Abe school district will have a reshuffle in how it supports students.

Eagle girls’ hoop tops Hornets, advances to D-II final

Mount Abe brought down a higher seeded team with a dramatic finish and will play for the state title on Saturday.

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