Eagle boys’ lax opens with two losses vs. D-II opponents

The Mount Abraham-Vergennes boys’ lacrosse team opened its season with high hopes for a run at the Division III title — and with two home games against tough D-II competition, in both of which the Eagles came up short. 

Spring Sports Report: Commodores look to build on past success

The spring of 2023 had to be rated a success for the Vergennes sports teams. 

Commodore girls’ lax wins opener then falls to D-I team

The Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative girls’ lacrosse team opened its season by defeating fellow Division II school Stowe, then lost to a D-I title contender.

Letter to the editor: ‘Mama Mia’ crew thankful for support

Anyone who grocery shops for their household knows how expensive it is to put food on the table right now. When a group of parent volunteers began discussions for how to feed the cast and crew of Vergennes Union High School’s production of Mamma Mia durin … (read more)

Letter to the editor: ANWSD should preserve Walden

Addison Northwest Supervisory Union was extremely short-sighted in taking an axe to the VUHS Walden Program in their too-quick budget revision after the first one was rejected.

Brett Brisson awarded Farm Bureau scholarship

Brett Brisson, a 2023 Graduate of Vergennes Union High School and the Hannaford Career Center, was awarded a $500 Addison County Farm Bureau scholarship.

Vergennes students receive DAR awards

The Seth Warner–Rhoda Farrand Chapter of the DAR held their annual awards ceremony on March 9 at Vergennes Union High School. 

VUHS girls’ basketball splits in postseason

The 7th-seeded Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team had little trouble in their first-round Division III playoff game on Feb. 28, defeating visiting No. 10 Winooski, 69-37. But, in a March 1 quarterfinal, the Commodores came up short in what … (read more)

Tiger girls win Nordic skiing title; MUHS boys’ team is 3rd

The MUHS girls’ Nordic ski team on Friday completed its dominant performance in the two-day Division II championship meet by trouncing all comers in freestyle races in Craftsbury.

VUHS boys’ basketball nets one playoff win

The Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team was awarded the No. 5 seed in Division III and won one playoff game at home before coming up short in a defensive battle in a quarterfinal on the road.

Couture, Cram and Preston win Vt. state wrestling titles

Three local wrestles earned state titles this weekend as Otter Valley claimed fourth as a team (OV’s Cole Mason the Coach of the Year), followed by MUHS, VUHS and Mount Abe.

Commodore boys’ hoop declaws Tigers

The host Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team erupted in Tuesday’s second quarter to take charge against Middlebury in what can be fairly called a surprisingly one-sided 55-31 win over the Commodores’ regional rival. 

Mentzer earns top honors at speech contest

Megan Mentzer, a junior at Vergennes Union High School, completed the first step of competing in the American Legion’s High School Constitutional speech contest, Sun. Jan. 21, at Vergennes Post 14.

VUHS track third in D-II; Fearon, Hurley run to gold

The Vergennes Union High School boys ran to victory in two events and took second in two more to finish third as a team in Division II at Saturday’s indoor track and field state championship meet at the University of Vermont.

Late surge takes Commodore boys’ hoop team sailing past Tigers

The Middlebury Union High School boys’ basketball team looked like they had Saturday’s game sewed up, but the Vergennes boys had a different idea.