OV Benoit siblings place at wrestling New Englands

Two Otter Valley Union High/Middle School wrestlers, siblings Colby and Reece Benoit, placed at the Youth New England Wrestling Tournament, held in Fitchburg on March 18 and 19.

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.

OV grappler Isaac Whitney wins 100th

Otter Valley Union High School junior wrestler Isaac Whitney recently won his 100th match, reaching the milestone at a Feb. 3 tournament hosted by Monument Mountain High School in Great Barrington, Mass.

VUHS, Eagle wrestlers excel at event

The Vergennes Union High School wrestling team finished fourth at its own annual Commodore Invitational Tournament on Saturday, one place ahead of Mount Abraham. 

Tiger wrestlers win half-dozen dual meets

The Middlebury Union High School wrestling team swept six dual meets last week, moving its dual meet record to 11-1, according to Coach Ethan Raymond. 

Letter to the editor: Athletes can both battle and show mutual respect

In response to Karl E. Moyer’s letter that appeared in the January 11th edition of the Independent — “battle” defined as a verb means to fight or struggle tenaciously to achieve or resist something. Battle is a perfect word to describe a wrestling match.

Tiger, Commodore wrestlers earn titles

A dozen and a half wrestlers from Middlebury, Vergennes and Mount Abraham union high schools fared well at the Scott Legacy Invitational tournament hosted by Mount Anthony on Saturday, with Addison County grapplers bringing home four individual weight cla … (read more)

Tigers rock mats at Hubie Wagner Invitational

The young Middlebury Union High School wrestling team not only posted the best finish among the four local squads at its own annual Hubie Wagner Invitational on Dec. 27 and 28, the Tigers fell just 12.5 points short of winning team Bow, N.H., (190.5 point … (read more)

Tiger wrestling bags big wins at tournament

Middlebury Union High School wrestling coach Ethan Raymond reported strong results for his team at a Saturday tournament hosted by Northern Adirondack Central, including first-place finishes by Avery Carl and Owen Larrow. 

Trio of wrestlers top podiums

When the mats were rolled up on Saturday night in the Vergennes Union High School gym, wrestlers from Mount Abraham, Middlebury, Otter Valley and the host school had racked up three individual state titles and 20 top-six podium finishes at the Vermont cha … (read more)

OV wrestlers third in Vermont duals

The Otter Valley Union High School wrestling team finished third in the state dual-meet championship on Saturday at Springfield High School. 

OV wins tourney; VUHS, Otter wrestlers claim titles

The Otter Valley wrestling team won the Jason Lowell Memorial Tournament on Saturday at Mount Mansfield Union High School.

OV wrestlers win their own tournament; VUHS nets titles

On the strength of second-place finishes in five weight classes, the Otter Valley Union High School wrestling team on Saturday took first place in its own tournament. 

Brace leads Commodore grapplers at their own tournament

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

Wrestlers enjoy success at home and at tourney

Five local wrestlers won their weight classes at the Mount Anthony Tournament held in Bennington this past Saturday, with the Vergennes, Middlebury and Mount Abraham union high school teams all faring well.