Local high school athletes test their mettle at recent meets

Track and field athletes from Mount Abraham, Middlebury and Vergennes union high schools competed in several meets last week.

VUHS edges Eagle nine in 8

On a Tuesday afternoon not fit for man nor beast, never mind baseball, an exciting game of the latter nevertheless broke out at Vergennes Union High School, when the host Commodores needed eight innings to get past rival Mount Abraham, 11-10.

VUHS students focus on social justice

VUHS students’ results in a national survey on school climate show many are unhappy. Only 41% of the school’s students — grades 7 through 12 — said they felt a sense of belonging there.

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.

Commodore baseball falls to U-32

The difficulties the Division III Vergennes Union High School baseball team have had so far this spring against D-I and D-II opponents continued on Saturday, when D-II U-32 topped the Commodores, 6-1. 

MAV boys’ lacrosse falls to Hartford

Division II title contender Hartford breezed past the D-II Mount Abraham-Vergennes boys’ lacrosse team on Monday, 18-3, dropping the Eagles’ record to 3-2. 

MAV girls’ lacrosse thumps Harwood

The Mount Abraham-Vergennes girls’ lacrosse team breezed past host Harwood on Tuesday, 16-4, as the Commodores moved their record back to .500 at 3-3.

MAV boys’ lacrosse topples St. J

The Mount Abraham-Vergennes boys’ lacrosse team knocked off host St. Johnsbury, a Division-II team, 12-9.

OV pitcher earns a no-hitter; VUHS baseball falls

The spring’s first no-hitter helped Otter Valley defeat rival Fair Haven twice to highlight recent local high school baseball action, while Vergennes came up short in two outings.

Redhawks best MAV girls’ lax

CVU defeated the Mount Abraham-Vergennes girls’ lacrosse team on Tuesday, 18-8.

In high school softball: VUHS, OV, MUHS all win at least one

In recent high school softball action, Vergennes coasted in five innings, Otter Valley won twice and Middlebury split two games with Division I competition.

MAV girls’ lax splits two games

In a Monday rematch of the 2022 Division II girls’ lacrosse state final, defending champion Hartford pulled away in the second half to defeat the host Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative team, 13-4, in a rain-drenched affair. 

MAV boys show well vs. a tough foe

Nobody on the Division III Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative boys’ lacrosse team or coaching staff was too unhappy after a 13-10 home loss to Harwood on Tuesday afternoon. 

Spring Sports Report: Vergennes Union High School

Girls’ teams made most of the headlines at Vergennes Union High School in the spring of 2022, when both the softball and Commodore-Mount Abraham cooperative girls’ lacrosse team reached finals. 

Mentzer takes prize for speech

Vergennes Union High School sophomore Megan Mentzer won the second place award in the American Legion Department of Vermont’s 65th annual high school constitutional speech contest held Sunday, March 5.