Local swim teams make big splash

Both Addison County youth swim teams claimed individual titles and the Vergennes Swim Team also captured four relay victories at the Vermont Swim Association Championships this past weekend at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction.

Champs take third at league meet

The Vergennes Champs settled for third place at this past weekend’s Champlain Valley Swim League’s championship meet, while the Middlebury Marlins were sixth in the seven-team field. 

Champs wrap up at 5-1

The Vergennes Champs swim team in the past week posted two big wins over the Burlington Country Club and Town of Essex Swim teams to conclude their regular Champlain Valley Swim League season with a 5-1 record.

Marlins split final two dual meets of the season

The Middlebury Marlins swim team dropped an away meet at St. Albans back on July 20 before edging Winooski in a Tuesday home meet.

Champs swim past Marlins as all enjoy summer meet

Late on Tuesday afternoon the coaches of the Vergennes Champs and Middlebury Marlins conferred as an iffy forecast threatened the annual renewal of their teams’ friendly Champlain Valley Swim League rivalry. 

Marlins split two meets

The Middlebury Marlins’ record stands at 2-1 after they  split two recent Champlain Valley Swim League meets. 

Champs win one of two

The Vergennes Champs split two recent Champlain Valley Swim League meets and their record stands at 2-1 heading into a home meet this Thursday against the Town of Essex Swim Team.

Vergennes swim team debuts strong

The Vergennes Champs opened their Champlain Valley Swim League season on Thursday, June 29, with a 291-183 victory at Winooski. 

Marlin swimmers open with home win

The Middlebury Marlins opened their Champlain Valley Swim League season on Tuesday with a 202-182 victory over visiting Burlington Country Club at the Middlebury town pool.

Swimmers compete at championship meets

Several Addison County swimmers are representing the Middlebury Aquatic Club at championship swim meets around New England. Below are the individual swimmers who qualified.

Middlebury Aquatic Club wraps up

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Middlebury Aquatic Club was back in action this winter after Middlebury College again opened its swimming pool for club practices the past October.

Swimmer Ian Grimmer goes the distance

When Middlebury resident Ian Grimmer stepped into the waters of Lake Memphremagog in Newport earlier this month he knew he wouldn’t be on dry land again for quite a while — more than a dozen hours. But such a long period being wet was nothing new to the 5 … (read more)

Octogenarian swims across Lake Dunmore

It’s not everyone who is fit enough to swim across the widest part of Lake Dunmore, but it’s far more rare to be able to swim that distance in open water at age 88.

Area swim teams glide to a successful season finale

Both the Vergennes and Middlebury swim teams saw standout performers shine on their way to second-place finishes in their respective divisions at this past weekend’s annual Vermont Swim Association Championships at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White … (read more)

Vergennes swimmers take second at meet

The Vergennes Swim Team (VST) roundly defeated five of the other six teams in this past weekend’s Champlain Valley Swim League (CVSL) Championship Meet in their home pool, but no one could beat Burlington Tennis Club.