Long-time Middlebury coach hangs up the whistle after 36 years with the school
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Just a week ago, Middlebury College added yet another trophy to its illustrious trophy case after its women's lacrosse team won the 2023 national championship. The Panthers winning ways have become a part of the school's identity, and one of the biggest contributors toward that success is retiring.
Schroon Lake-Bolton High School softball upsets Crown Point, wins second straight sectional title, 15-11
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — It was a high-scoring affair in the Section VII Class D title game, but it was No. 2 Schroon Lake Bolton High School softball who racked up the most runs. A seven-run outburst in the top of the fourth inning helped the combo team take down...
Ticonderoga Baseball Wins Class “C” Title
Plattsburgh, NY – The rivalry between Ticonderoga and Moriah reached the baseball field. And ion the Class “C” Championship game. Ti jumped out to an early lead, that would hold up with a complete game thrown by Jackson Dorsett. Hear from him and Tommy Montalbano following the highlights from the title game in the video […]
Lake Placid/Keene Baseball Combine for Championship
Champlain, NY – A day after weather pushed the Class “D” Baseball championship back, the Lake Placid Blue Bombers and Crown Point Panthers got together at the home field of the Northeastern Clinton. The Blue Bombers, who are combined with players from Keene, would come together to win the program’s first title since 2018. Highlights […]
Middlebury Punches Ticket to Another Final Four
Middlebury, VT – The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team kept their perfect season going when they beat Colby in the NCAA Regional Final. They built an 8-1 lead, before allowing the game to get tight at 8-5. The Panthers went on to win 12-7, and advances to another NCAA Final Four. Highlights & Reaction from the […]
Hamel, Boquet Valley Win Sectional Golf Titles
Westport, NY – The Westport Country Club hosted the 2023 girl’s golf Section 7 Championships. Overall it would see 16 individuals, and two teams shooting for the top of the leaderboard. Saranac’s, Leah Hamel would make a comeback from down three strokes in the first half of the day, to win the individual title by […]
AuSable Valley blanks Saranac Lake 25-0 in girls' flag football match
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. — The lone Section VII high school sports game on Saturday was a dominant showcase for AuSable Valley High School's girls' flag football squad. AuSable blanked Saranac Lake High School on the road, 25-0, scoring 19 of their points in the second half alone. The Patriots...
Blue Bombers are Class D baseball champs
CHAMPLAIN — For the first time in five years, the Lake Placid Blue Bombers baseball team is back on top of the section for Class D. Lake Placid’s starting pitcher PJ Colby tossed a gem Thursday, May 25 to lead the Blue Bombers to a 8-2 victory over the Crown Point Panthers in the championship game of the Section VII, Class D tournament at the Northeastern Clinton High School baseball field.
Sentinels jump out early to claim Class C baseball title
PLATTSBURGH | Some heavy hitting in the first inning led the Ticonderoga varsity baseball team to a 7-0 win over Moriah in the Section VII/Class C championship game May 26. Tommy Montablano got the Sentinel offense going early, connecting on a leadoff double in the bottom of the first and later scoring on a Jackson Dorsett double, while connecting on a two-RBI triple in the second inning, pushing the lead out to 5-0.
Local high school athletes test their mettle at recent meets
ADDISON COUNTY — Track and field athletes from Mount Abraham, Middlebury and Vergennes union high schools were successful last week at meets held at Missisquoi Valley, Middlebury College hosted by the Tigers, and in Essex for 9th- and 10-graders. The Eagle girls took first and the Mount Abe boys...
Mini golf, massive topics: Feminist course opens as teaching tool in Middlebury
For many of its creators, the course’s kitschy aesthetic paired with the injustice it depicts created a game that feels — especially in the context of recent anti-transgender legislation and the overturning of Roe v. Wade — even more accurately and eerily “American” than regular mini golf. Read the story on VTDigger here: Mini golf, massive topics: Feminist course opens as teaching tool in Middlebury.
No. 1 Middlebury wins regional, advances to fourth straight semifinal
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — It has been nothing short of historic. No. 1 Middlebury women's lacrosse locked its spot in the NCAA semi-final for the fourth straight season, defeating No. 12 Colby College 12-7 at Peter Kohn Field on Sunday. While it wasn't the usual dominant 10+ goal win for...
Griffins claim MVAC golf title
ELIZABETHTOWN | Boquet Valley retained the MVAC varsity golf title for the second year in a row, defeating Schroon Lake, 4-2, in the MVAC championship match May 23. Braden Liberi carded the low round with a 40 as part of a 4&3 win over Ronan Deslauriers, who shot 49. Leo Hatch added a 44 in a 3&1 win over Austin Hartwell, who had the Wildcats low score with a 47.
Feminist mini golf gets players talking
MIDDLEBURY — It can be easy for conversation to unfold over a round of golf, and the team behind the new feminist mini golf course at Middlebury College are hopeful the holes they’ve created will get players talking about one topic in particular — reproductive justice. The...
VUHS edges Eagle nine in 8
VERGENNES — 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. Minutes before game time the sun shone, and the temperature stood around 70 degrees. Seemingly instantly, the mercury dropped 20 degrees. Then winds gusting up to 40 mph or more forced fans to huddle under blankets and put on winter parkas, players to hold onto their hats, and umpires to often halt play to let swirling infield dust settle.
Mount Abe rallies past Tigers in see-saw battle
One way for a team to make the most of a losing season is to defeat a local rival on its Senior Day. We’re glad you’re interested in this valuable content! Please understand that in order for us to be able to fund reporters covering local news, we need your help! For full access to this story and all online content, please log in or subscribe to the Addison Independent.
Locals score at track and field meets
A few Middlebury, Mount Abraham and Vergennes union high school track and field athletes cracked the top six in individual and relay events at this past Saturday’s major midseason Burlington Invitational. We’re glad you’re interested in this valuable content! Please understand that in order for us to be able...
Crown Point and Lake Placid baseball teams will match up in Section VII Class D Championship
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The first championship field is set on the Section VII high school diamond. After a 12-7 win by No. 2 Crown Point High School over No. 3 Chazy High School and a 14-0 win by No. 1 Lake Placid High School over No. 5 Schroon Lake-Bolton's combo team, both schools will match up against each other in the Class D championship.
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