High School Sports


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MUHS’ Smith coaching Maple Sugar Bowl's Vermont team

Seventy-two of the finest high school football players from New Hampshire and Vermont will begin practicing for the 62nd Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. It will be a week when strong legs run so that weak legs may someday walk. The summer’s classic will be played on Saturday, Aug. 1 on Castleton’s Spartan Field.

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MSJ’s Hogan receives MVP Award

Vermont put its all-stars forward to face those of New Hampshire in the Twin State Basketball Games last week.

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Remembering Jacob Gorton

Jacob Gorton, 15, of Bristol, died on Mother’s Day, May 10. The young man’s courageous battle against Leukemia ended, and the story is told by his mother Katie Gorton on a Give Forward fund-raising project page that is dedicated to the Bristol teen.

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Sinclair named Midd Men’s Hockey Coach

Middlebury College News Report

Neil Sinclair, a Middlebury College graduate from the Class of 1993, has been named the head coach of the Middlebury men’s hockey program.

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Champlain Bridge Run set for May 16

The New York-Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run was supposed to be a one-time affair to celebrate the 2012 opening of the new span connecting the two states. That was the plan, but the race has been such a hit it’s back for another run. The fourth annual The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run will be contested Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m.

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School consolidation plan creates anxiety for Vermont educators

Vermont Watchdog Report

A plan for statewide school consolidation is only days old in Vermont, but already it’s sowing frustration and panic among leaders who will be charged with implementing the plan in Windham County.

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Work begins on clearing future recreation center site

The former American Legion building on Creek Road in Middlebury was razed April 2 to make way for construction of the town’s new recreation center.

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Middlebury Girls Hockey Team wraps up season

The Eagle salutes Middlebury’s girl hockey players. While winning isn’t everything, these young athletes deserve accolades for their sportsmanship and dedicated play throughout the season.

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Beaney stepping down from Middlebury hockey program

Legendary Middlebury College Coach Bill Beaney, the NCAA career leader in Division III men’s hockey coaching wins, announced that he is stepping down as head coach of the men’s hockey program after one of the most successful careers in collegiate history.

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Cross-country teams honored for classroom work

The Middlebury College cross country teams were honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their work in the classroom.

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Late CVU administrator selected for Hall of Fame

The accolades for an Champlain Valley Union High School administrator, who died suddenly continues.

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CVU, sports community, mourns death of Kevin Riell

Champlain Valley Union High School Athletic Director Kevin Riell died this week.

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Vergennes man makes a difference in local athletics

For Vergennes businessman Brett Ward, being a member of the community means giving back—in the amount of over $228,000 since 2001.

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MSJ Women's Soccer Team completes successful season

The Mount St. Joseph Academy of Rutland women's soccer team completed another successful season.

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Another state championship for the MUHS Tigers

It was a night for a big victory lap for the Middlebury Union High School Tiger varsity football team Nov. 8.