Graduation 2022: VUHS class ‘Queen’ makes a statement

Rhode Miguel took to the stage with a shiny silver crown perched on her mortarboard to read a poem written by her sister, freshman Tryphene Miguel.

VUHS sends seniors into the future

On June 10 a happy crowd in the Vergennes Union High School gymnasium helped send 61 graduates off to their destinies.

MAV boys’ lax falls in D-III final

After two stirring playoff wins to earn the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative program’s first championship game appearance, the fifth-seeded Eagles had hopes of adding the team’s first title to their résumé.

No. 1 Hurricanes outlast MAV girls’ lax in Div. II

A strong start in Monday’s Division II final by undefeated Hartford proved to be too much for the Mount Abraham-Vergennes girls’ lacrosse team to overcome in a 10-7 setback.

VUHS softball bows to Oxbow in title tilt

Trailing by 3-2 in the fourth inning, No. 1 seed Oxbow scored seven runs and put the game out of reach for the Commodores.

Eagle boys’ lax falls in D-III championship game

After a great run in the playoffs, Thursday was not the Eagles’ day when they faced defending champ Montpelier.

VUHS softball heads to D-III final

It took the No. 2 seed Vergennes Union two innings of Tuesday’s Division III semifinal to adjust to the less-than-lightning-speed offerings of Brie Howe-Lynch, who took the mound for No. 6 Green Mountain Union.

Bellows Falls ousts VUHS nine

Second seed Bellows Falls defeated the visiting No. 10 Vergennes baseball team on Friday, 6-2, in a Division II quarterfinal.

Turner, Darling claim individual state track & field titles

BURLINGTON — Middlebury Union High School senior Hannah Turner won the girls’ 400-meter run, and Mount Abraham sophomore Joe Darling claimed the boys’ long jump at the June 3 Division II state championship track and field meet at Burlington High School. T … (read more)

Commodore girls’ lax reaches semi

The second-seeded Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative girls’ lacrosse team got past visiting No. 7 Stowe on Friday, 12-6, in a Division II quarterfinal.

MAV girls’ lacrosse blanks Milton

In a game played at Mount Abraham, the Mount Abe-Vergennes girls’ lacrosse team rolled past visiting Milton on Tuesday, 17-0, as five Commodores scored multiple goals.

Eagle boys’, Tiger girls’ teams second at local track & field meet

Local athletes faced some good competition in an eight-team track & field meet held last Thursday at Middlebury College.

Baseball wrap: Eagle nine top MUHS

ADDISON COUNTY — The high school baseball schedule between May 11 and 17 called for Mount Abraham to play two games against their close county rivals, but the Eagles only played one-and-a-half of them. EAGLE SENIOR CARTER Monks is happy to score one of th … (read more)

In softball: Mount Abe tops rivals; Tigers & Otters also earn wins

ADDISON COUNTY — The Mount Abraham softball team picked up big wins over its county rivals Middlebury and Vergennes, one in a rain-soaked Tuesday affair, to highlight high school softball action between May 11 and 17. In other games, the Eagles rallied fo … (read more)

Local boys’ lax teams earn victories

ADDISON COUNTY — In high school boys’ lacrosse play between May 11 and 18, Mount Abraham/Vergennes defeated Otter Valley, but OV bounced back to win a pair. Also, Middlebury won twice and MAV came up short after defeating the Otters. MAV VS. OV On May 11, … (read more)


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