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 allow basketball teams at Middlebury, Mount Abraham, Otter Valley and Vergennes union high schools, and hockey teams at MUHS to begin playing games after about a month of practicing. Nordic ski teams at MUHS and OV had already been given the OK to start comp … (read more)

Officials hopeful on high school sports

ADDISON COUNTY — If all goes well — and local athletic directors acknowledge the COVID-19 pandemic ensures there will be plenty of ifs — sports will return to Vermont high schools this fall, with plenty of guidelines and restrictions, of course. And, in t … (read more)

Huge crowd sees – and hears – Demolition Derby at Field Days

NEW HAVEN — In addition to mangling already badly damaged remnants of formerly valuable vehicles, awarding cash prizes and trophies and entertaining and deafening a couple thousand fans of motorized mayhem, Thursday’s G. Stone Motors Demolition Derby at A … (read more)