Panther softball sweeps Bowdoin on new field

With Sunday’s 5-2, 7-0 doubleheader sweep of NESCAC rival Bowdoin, the Panthers are now 5-1 (4-0 in league play) on their newly installed field-turf surface off South Street.

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. 

Midd teams celebrate new diamonds

Middlebury College on Sunday celebrated its newly renovated Baseball and Softball Complex with a ceremony that included donors, parents, both teams and college officials.

Many softball players honored

Twenty-three members of the Mount Abraham, Middlebury, Otter Valley and Vergennes high school softball teams received postseason recognition from the Lake Division or the Southern Valley League B Division.

Eagles down Tigers for D-II softball title

Two well-matched high school softball teams from Addison County met in Friday’s Division II state championship in Castleton, and both No. 2 seed Mount Abraham and No. 5 seed Middlebury Union High School entered the game primed to win.

Tiger softball ousts No. 1 Hartford, heads to D-II final

MUHS softball’s three runs in the top of the first inning proved to be enough to beat the tournament’s top seed.

Eagle softball rolls over Lyndon, 10-2

The Mount Abraham Union High School Eagle softball team used timely hitting, good defense and the right arm of star pitcher Eve McCormick to conquer the Lyndon Institute Vikings, 10-2, in a Division II softball semi-final showdown played in Bristol on Tue … (read more)

Softball teams earn playoff wins

In high school softball action, at least one local team secured a spot in this weekend’s Division II title game, and a second was due to play for a spot in that contest in a game played after the deadline for this edition of the Independent. 

Commodore softball wins D-III opener

The Vergennes Union High School softball team, the No. 6 seed in the Division III playoffs, on Tuesday shrugged off an early deficit to visiting No. 11 White River Valley and cruised to a 10-4 victory. 

Softball teams prevail in D-II

The Mount Abraham, Middlebury and Otter Valley high school softball teams were all seeded in the top six in the Division II tournament and won first-round games on Tuesday. 

Eagle softball top winner

Mount Abraham prevailed over Middlebury, and the Tigers defeated Vergennes in softball rivalry games to highlight local high school softball action between May 17 and 23. 

Panther softball falls in first game of tournament

Host top-seeded Tufts on May 12 ousted the eighth-seeded Middlebury College softball team from the NESCAC playoffs, 3-2 in eight innings. Tufts, the No. 6 team in NCAA Division III, improved to 36-3, while the Panthers finished at 18-17.

Softball: Eagles rule rivals

Mount Abraham knocked off both its Addison County rivals Middlebury and Vergennes to highlight recent high school softball action, while elsewhere MUHS won twice, Otter Valley took two of three, and VUHS won once in three outings.  

Eagles down Hornets in softball battle of the Titans

It was a well-played duel on Saturday between Division II softball contenders Mount Abraham and Enosburg, and the Eagles flew high.

MUHS softball sinks Commodores

The Middlebury Union High School softball team on Tuesday picked up a needed win after a recent rough patch, playing excellent defense and getting hits from everyone in the lineup in a 12-3 victory at Vergennes.