High School Sports


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Rutland community, MSJ to hold court for ex-athlete Lenny Burke

There are moments when, much like a classic Doc Edgerton stroboscope freeze-frame image, our lives are suspended in space-time’s eternal now; a moment when everything we know and love hangs in a balance of possible futures.

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Rutland beats Middlebury for Div. I title

The Rutland Raiders beat the Middlebury Tigers 35-7 to win the Division I High School Football Championship, at the RHS home field, Nov. 7.

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MUHS Tigers move on

Special to the Eagle

The Middlebury Union High School Tigers overcame a key injury to defeat the Hartford Hurricanes (7-3) 21-0, on Friday night in the semifinal round of the football playoffs.

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CSJ Soccer Team earns USCAA National Tournament bid

The College of St. Joseph men’s soccer team has earned a bid to play in the 2015 USCAA Soccer National Championships, held Nov. 4-7 in Asheville, NC. The Fighting Saints enter the tournament as the 8th seed, and will be facing off against the #9 seeded SUNY Delhi Broncos on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m.

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H.S. Shrine Game to return to Castleton in 2016

The Board of Governors of the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, at its October meeting, voted to hold the 63nd Annual Bowl Game at Castleton University. The 2016 game will be played Saturday, Aug. 6, with the usual spectacular parade at 3 p.m. followed by the football game at 5:30 p.m.

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Simpson is soccer stand out at CSJ

It was a busy week in sports for College of St. Joseph, led by the men’s soccer team who went 3-0, scoring a season-high ten goals against Hampshire College on Sept. 18.

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O.V. to celebrate homecoming, Hall of Famers

Otter Valley Union High School’s Homecoming Day, Sept. 19, will include the school’s fall classic home football game and the O.V. Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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On Middlebury fields: Straight lines, Tiger stripes

Middlebury Union High School’s grounds keeping team is keeping busy this month by carefully maintaining the football, field hockey and soccer playing fields located at the high school and along Creek Road.

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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.