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.

VUHS gives Thetford a game in boys’ hoop quarterfinal, but falls

THETFORD — Host No. 3 Thetford on Friday outlasted the Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team, 60-55, in a Division III quarterfinal, ending the Commodores’ season. Thetford moved onto a semifinal in Barre at 16-5, while the Commodores wrap up … (read more)

Commodores stop Wolves in D-III playoffs

The No. 6 Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team on Tuesday closed out its first-round Division III playoff game with a 14-3 run to subdue stubborn No. 11 seed Peoples, 61-46. 

Eagle, Commodore girls’ hoop teams win playoff games before bowing out; other local teams eliminated

The girls’ basketball season came to an end for local high schools this past weekend.

VUHS cheer places third in D-II competition

The Vergennes Union High School cheer squad took third in Division II on Saturday in front of a big crowd in their own gym, an audience that also applauded two cheerleading dynasties that continued to rule in D-I and D-II. 

Tiger girls’ hoop coasts to victory over Commodores

When Vergennes senior guard Kyra Bradford sliced through the lane for a layup to open this past Friday’s second half, the hoop also sliced the Middlebury Union girls’ basketball team’s lead over the visiting Commodores to 27-21. 

Last-second free throw nets VUHS win at MUHS

As the clock wound down in the Middlebury Union High School gym on Monday, a second overtime period loomed. 

Gramling win leads VUHS boys to 4th in state indoor track & field championship meet

Local teams competed in the Vermont state meet in Burlington this past Saturday, with several athletes qualifying for the New England championships.

Brace leads Commodore grapplers at their own tournament

The hometown wrestling team was 4th out of 20 teams at their own invitational on Saturday

Tiger boys’ hoop sinks Commodores in Vergennes

Visiting MUHS took control early at Vergennes on Friday with strong man-to-man defense and rebounding.

Commodore boys’ basketball holds off Eagle comeback

The Eagles stormed back to within two points on Friday, but the VUHS boys brought their ship into port safely.

VUHS girls fall to T-Birds at buzzer

The Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team on Tuesday recovered from first-half struggles against visiting Missisquoi to control most of the second half, but then fell victim to a T-Bird buzzer-beater in a tough 34-32 loss.

Indoor track teams fare well again

Indoor track and field teams from Vergennes and Mount Abraham union high schools once again posted solid results at a meet hosted by the University of Vermont on Saturday. 

ANWSD delays sixth-grade move to VUHS

Chief among the reasons for the delay is that more time is needed for teachers and staff to prepare for a new educational model emphasizing multi-age, experiential and “socio-emotional” learning, district administrators told the ANWSD board. 

Commodores pull away late vs. Otters

Ultimately, Tuesday’s boys’ high school basketball game between host Vergennes Union and Otter Valley pivoted on a four-minute stretch of the fourth quarter.