Letter to the editor: Mount Abe girls’ soccer deserved more coverage

I am really sorry to be writing this. This is not something that I typically do, but I am disappointed, and I will continue to be until I get this off my chest.

Boys chosen as soccer all-stars

Thirteen members of the Lake Division champion Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer team received postseason recognition from the six-team league, as did nine players apiece from second-place Vergennes and fourth-place Mount Abraham.

Eagle girls’ soccer made deep run in postseason

Editor’s note: This story was slotted to run in our Nov. 3 edition, but it regrettably did not make it into the newspaper. We publish it here, slightly updated, to round out our coverage of the Eagle girls’ soccer season.

Middlebury men’s soccer nipped in first round of tournament

Rowan University defeated the Middlebury College men’s soccer team, 3-2, in a first-round NCAA Division III game on the campus of Stevens Institute on Saturday. Rowan improved to 12-5-5, and the Panthers dropped to 10-5-3.

Girls named soccer stars

Eleven members of the Middlebury, Mount Abraham, Otter Valley and Vergennes high school girls’ soccer teams have earned postseason recognition, including three who earned berths on the Division II All-State Team.

Men’s soccer nets NCAA bid

Third-seeded Amherst ousted the No. 4 Middlebury College men’s soccer team from the NESCAC tournament on Saturday, 2-1, in overtime in a semifinal game played at Williams College. 

Tiger boys’ soccer falls to Harwood despite late comeback

Playing down a man for much of the 2nd half, MUHS managed to tie the semi-final game, but the Highlanders won in overtime.

VUHS boys’ soccer stumbles in D-III playoffs

For the sixth year in a row the Commodores have posted a strong team but lost in the first or second round of the playoffs. Woodstock prevailed this time.

Tigers top OV boys in D-II quarterfinal

The 12-2-1 Tigers, unbeaten since Sept. 14, did not allow the Otters to win their second postseason game in 23 years.

Commodore boys’ soccer downs Chieftains, faces Woodstock Wednesday

VUHS boys’ soccer showed why they were seeded No. 1 in D-III when they dismissed visiting Green Mountain Union on Saturday.

MUHS, VUHS booters net high seeds

As expected, the Vergennes and Middlebury boys’ soccer teams were awarded high postseason tournament seeds: The Vermont Principals’ Association on Monday awarded the 12-1-1 Commodores the No. 1 seed in Division III and the 11-2-1 Tigers the No. 2 seed in … (read more)

Only Eagle girls’ soccer advances

In local high school girls’ soccer play, only No. 11 Mount Abraham in Division II advanced in the postseason on Tuesday, when No. 10 Otter Valley and No. 12 Middlebury fell in D-II, and No. 14 Vergennes saw its season end in D-III.

MUHS, VUHS boys settle for draw

Friday’s 0-0 tie at Vergennes Union High School between two boys’ soccer teams enjoying strong seasons left one side feeling better than the other.

Girls’ soccer: Tigers tip VUHS; OV wins 2

Middlebury defeated host Vergennes and Otter Valley won two out of three to crest .500 to highlight high school girls’ soccer action between Oct. 12 and 15.

Boys’ soccer: Tigers, Otters earn wins

In high school boys’ soccer between Oct. 12 and 18, Division II Middlebury claimed a D-I victim, Mount Abraham lost a one-goal game on the road, and Otter Valley won once in three tries. 

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