Tiger baseball overwhelms Otter Valley

On paper Tuesday’s Division II first-round playoff game between the host No. 8 seed Middlebury Union High School baseball team and No. 9 Otter Valley looked like a close game. 

OV nine topples L&G with late rally

The Otter Valley Union High School baseball team snapped a 4-4 tie with a four-run sixth inning on Monday to defeat visiting Leland & Grey. OV evened its record at 1-1 with the victory, while the Rebels dropped what was their opener.

Spring Sports Report: OV squads will rely on new faces

Two spring sports programs at Otter Valley have each won a Division II title and reached another final since 2014, those being baseball and softball.

Bulldogs topple Otter Valley baseball

Visiting Burr & Burton on Tuesday dealt the Otter Valley Union High School baseball team a 12-2 setback in the opener for both teams. 

BBA nips OV softball in 8 innings

Visiting Burr and Burton Academy defeated the Otter Valley softball team on Tuesday, 5-4, in eight innings. 

OV boys’ hoop falls in D-II semifinal

The sixth-seeded Otter Valley boys’ run through the Division II basketball postseason came to an end on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in a semifinal in the Barre Auditorium. There, the No. 2 seed and three-time defending champion Montpelier erased a 15-point halfti … (read more)

Otter boys’ basketball reaches semifinal

The No. 6 Otter Valley boys’ basketball team rode a big fourth quarter past No. 3 Harwood in a Saturday Division II quarterfinal, 70-49.

OV boys ground Eagles in D-II match

There were good reasons to expect a competitive first-round Division II boys’ basketball playoff matchup on Tuesday between host No. 6 Otter Valley and No. 11. Mount Abraham.

Eagles roll late, top visiting OV boys’ hoop

Probably even more so than usual, the two teams involved in the Friday, Dec. 29, boys’ basketball game at Mount Abraham Union High School viewed the result — a 54-39 win for the host Eagles over Otter Valley — through different lenses.

The Outside Story: Otters among us

In winter, river otters head upstream into the uplands, seeking areas of fast-moving water that remain open — at least open enough for an otter to slip into a stream in pursuit of fish.

OV, VUHS boys’ basketball prevail

The Vergennes and Otter Valley boys’ high school basketball teams won their winter debuts on the road, while the Middlebury boys came up short at home in their lid-lifter.  

Winter Sports Report: Otters look for success on the courts, mats and trails

The program that made the most noise this past winter at Otter Valley Union High School was wrestling, and that squad could be poised to do so again. 

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. 

OV field hockey falls in D-2 quarterfinal

No. 3 Spaulding ousted the No. 6 Otter Valley field hockey team from the Division II tournament on Oct. 27, winning in a shootout, 3-0, after neither team score in regulation or overtime. 

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.