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MUHS http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/236/all en Students of the Week - March 16, 2015 http://addisonindependent.com/201503students-week-march-16-2015 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29181">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503students-week-march-16-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Article Middlebury MUHS vergennes VUHS Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:52:48 +0000 Addison Independent 29181 at http://addisonindependent.com A Commodore and a Tiger share girls' basketball All-Star honors http://addisonindependent.com/201503commodore-tiger-share-girls-basketball-all-star-honors <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29069" style="width: 81px;"><a href="/201503commodore-tiger-share-girls-basketball-all-star-honors"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Baller1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Baller1.jpg" title="Baller1.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="81" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School freshman Keagan Dunbar is the Addison Independent High School Girls&#039; Basketball Co-Player of the Year. Independent file photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Although Coach Connie LaRose&rsquo;s Mount Abraham Union High School girls&rsquo; basketball team did not earn its third straight Division II title this winter, the Eagles compiled a 15-7 record that was easily the area&rsquo;s best despite a rash of injuries and illnesses.</p> <p> Unsurprisingly, four of those Eagles are represented on the 2015 <em>Addison Independent</em> Girls&rsquo; Basketball All-Star Team, two achieving first-team recognition and two more earning honorable mention.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29070">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503commodore-tiger-share-girls-basketball-all-star-honors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports all-stars basketball MUHS VUHS Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:34:17 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 29070 at http://addisonindependent.com Locals excel as MUHS hosts state wrestling http://addisonindependent.com/201503locals-excel-muhs-hosts-state-wrestling <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28921" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503locals-excel-muhs-hosts-state-wrestling"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/wrestling0219.thumbnail.jpg" alt="wrestling0219.jpg" title="wrestling0219.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> COMMODORE JUNIOR JEB Hodsden fights a near fall at the hands of Mount Anthony wrestler Noble Shaler at the state meet in Middlebury on Saturday. Hodsden earned fifth place at 152 pounds. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Sixteen Vergennes, Middlebury, Otter Valley and Mount Abraham union high school wrestlers earned top-six finishes at this weekend&rsquo;s state championship meet, which was hosted by MUHS and apparently smoothly operated by school officials.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28922">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503locals-excel-muhs-hosts-state-wrestling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports MUHS VUHS wrestling Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:47:47 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 28922 at http://addisonindependent.com Student of the Week - March 2, 2015 http://addisonindependent.com/201503student-week-march-2-2015 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28901">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503student-week-march-2-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Middlebury MUHS vergennes VUHS Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:26:52 +0000 Anna Harrington 28901 at http://addisonindependent.com Tiger girls' hockey earns shot at title http://addisonindependent.com/201503tiger-girls-hockey-earns-shot-title <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28856" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503tiger-girls-hockey-earns-shot-title"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/hockey0596.thumbnail.jpg" alt="hockey0596.jpg" title="hockey0596.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior Sara Kelley tries to tip a shot into the Northfield goal Saturday night in MIddlebury. The Tigers won the game, 3-2. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury Union High School girls&rsquo; hockey team is going back to the Gut, and the Tigers are again going to try to make history.</p> <p> A year ago at the University of Vermont&rsquo;s Gutterson Arena, the Tigers defeated Burr &amp; Burton in the Division II final for the program&rsquo;s first championship.</p> <p> After edging visiting No. 3 Northfield, 3-2, this past Saturday, this time the No. 2 Tigers are going after the team&rsquo;s first Division-I crown in the program&rsquo;s first appearance in a D-I final since 2004. &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28857">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503tiger-girls-hockey-earns-shot-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports championship hockey MUHS Tigers Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:23:37 +0000 Zach Despart 28857 at http://addisonindependent.com High school budget plans vary widely http://addisonindependent.com/201502high-school-budget-plans-vary-widely <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Along with the other business on their respective town meeting plates, Addison County voters will be deciding four high school budgets to cover the 2015-2016 academic year.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28819">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502high-school-budget-plans-vary-widely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County budget MAUHS MUHS VUHS Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:04:11 +0000 Zach Despart 28819 at http://addisonindependent.com Local FFA chapters represent a national movement http://addisonindependent.com/201502local-ffa-chapters-represent-national-movement <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28743" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201502local-ffa-chapters-represent-national-movement"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/FFAhaycows8448_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="FFAhaycows8448.jpg" title="FFAhaycows8448.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERGENNES UNION HIGH School students and FFA members Shawnna and Raymond VanderWey stand with Wyatt Vincent of Vermont Bale Creations with the hay bale cow and calf that were set up at VUHS to raise awareness of this week’s National FFA Week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; The FFA chapters in Vergennes and Middlebury, Vt., are celebrating National FFA Week, Feb. 21-28. This year&rsquo;s theme is &ldquo;Go All Out!&rdquo; and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization&rsquo;s future.</p> <p> FFA (formally Future Farmers of America) is a national organization founded by a group of young farmers back in 1928. The FFA helps young people develop career, leadership and life skills through agricultural education.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28744">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502local-ffa-chapters-represent-national-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured FFA Hannaford Career Center MUHS VUHS Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:13:45 +0000 Addison Independent 28744 at http://addisonindependent.com Tigers beat VUHS to extend streak in boys' hoop http://addisonindependent.com/201502tigers-beat-vuhs-extend-streak-boys-hoop <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28723" style="width: 72px;"><a href="/201502tigers-beat-vuhs-extend-streak-boys-hoop"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/boys hoop_7963 .thumbnail.jpg" alt="boys hoop_7963 .jpg" title="boys hoop_7963 .jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="72" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MUHS SENIOR BRYCE Burrell defends as Commodore sophomore Adam Gill takes a shot during Thursday&#039;s game in Vergennes. The Tigers beat the Commodores, 57-50. Photo by Pam Quinn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; In a hard-fought, well-played high school boys&rsquo; basketball game this past Thursday with postseason implications, visiting Middlebury surged in the second half to defeat Vergennes, 57-50.</p> <p> The 16-4 Tigers completed a rare sweep of their Lake Division games, clinched the No. 5 seed for the Division I playoffs, and stretched their winning streak to 10 games.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28697">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502tigers-beat-vuhs-extend-streak-boys-hoop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports basketball MUHS VUHS Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:58:53 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 28697 at http://addisonindependent.com Students of the Week - February 16, 2015 http://addisonindependent.com/201502students-week-february-16-2015 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28602">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502students-week-february-16-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Middlebury MUHS vergennes VUHS Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:59:45 +0000 Addison Independent 28602 at http://addisonindependent.com MUHS boys' hockey splits a pair; sits 6th in Division II http://addisonindependent.com/201502muhs-boys-hockey-splits-pair-sits-6th-division-ii <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> SWANTON &mdash; The Middlebury Union High School boys&rsquo; hockey team split a pair of road games last week and stands in sixth place in Division II with one game to go. The Vermont Principals&rsquo; Association will announce playoff pairings on Thursday.</p> <p> The 11-6-2 Tigers have a chance to pick up points with a road win on Wednesday, when they visit Northfield (6-12). After last week&rsquo;s results, they have defeated every team above them in the standings except fifth-place U-32.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28581">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502muhs-boys-hockey-splits-pair-sits-6th-division-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports hockey MUHS Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:49:14 +0000 Zach Despart 28581 at http://addisonindependent.com VUHS grapplers excel at tourney; Tigers win duals http://addisonindependent.com/201502vuhs-grapplers-excel-tourney-tigers-win-duals <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Five Vergennes Union High School wrestlers placed on Saturday at Mount Mansfield&rsquo;s Jason Lowell Tournament as the Commodores took fifth out of 18 teams competing.</p> <p> Brandon Cousino led the way by winning at 170 pounds, edging Spaulding&rsquo;s Sam Kuckuk in the final, 7-5.</p> <p> Also for VUHS, Trevon Smith was second at 126, Kyle Kingsley took third at 113, Ethan Reardon was fourth at 132, and Ryan Paquin finished fourth at 182.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28511">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502vuhs-grapplers-excel-tourney-tigers-win-duals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports MUHS VUHS wrestling Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:30:34 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 28511 at http://addisonindependent.com Eagle scholars win competition http://addisonindependent.com/201502eagle-scholars-win-competition <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28474" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201502eagle-scholars-win-competition"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Mt Abe at Scholars Bowl.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Mt Abe at Scholars Bowl.jpg" title="Mt Abe at Scholars Bowl.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="98" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE MOUNT ABE Scholars’ Bowl team celebrates their victory in the inaugural Vermont State Championship Small School competition late last month at Montpelier High School. Shown, from left, are, front row: Eliot Brett, Finnian Brokaw, Peter Etka, Kiley Pratt and Gus Catlin; back row: Rowan Warren, Gary Brown, Whit Lower and coaches Justin Bouvier and Deb Van Schaack. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; A team of eight quick-thinking Mount Abraham Union High School students have won the inaugural small-school state championship at the Vermont-NEA Scholars&rsquo; Bowl.</p> <p> The group of scholars bested 23 other teams to win the inaugural event on Jan. 31 at Montpelier High School. The Vermont Scholars&rsquo; Bowl has been around since 1984, but this was the first year that the event divided schools into two categories, based on size.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28475">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502eagle-scholars-win-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Featured Mount Abraham MUHS Scholars' Bowl Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:13:34 +0000 Zach Despart 28475 at http://addisonindependent.com Commodore, Tiger wrestlers place at tournaments http://addisonindependent.com/201502commodore-tiger-wrestlers-place-tournaments <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28381" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201502commodore-tiger-wrestlers-place-tournaments"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Wrasslers.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Wrasslers.jpg" title="Wrasslers.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="74" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THREE MEMBERS OF the Vergennes Union High School wrestling team traveled to Massachusetts last weekend for the Mt. Greylock High School Mountie Invitational. The team came in ninth place out of 22 teams. Pictured are, left to right, coach Scott Bissonette, Jeb Hodsden, Brandon Cousino, Ethan Reardon and coach Nate Kittredge. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. &mdash; Wrestlers from Vergennes and Middlebury union high schools fared well on Saturday at tournaments in Massachusetts and New York.</p> <p> Faring best was Commodore 170-pounder Brandon Cousino, who won his weight class at the Mountie Invitational at Mount Greylock Union High School in Williamstown, Mass. Cousino won all four of his matches by pin and earned an extra trophy for the fastest pin recorded at the event, an 11-second victory.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28382">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502commodore-tiger-wrestlers-place-tournaments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports MUHS VUHS wrestling Wed, 04 Feb 2015 19:03:52 +0000 Addison Independent 28382 at http://addisonindependent.com Basketball: VUHS, MUHS girls post victories http://addisonindependent.com/201502basketball-vuhs-muhs-girls-post-victories <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; In high school basketball play on Tuesday, the Vergennes and Mount Abraham girls posted wins, while the Middlebury girls and Mount Abe boys came up short.</p> <p> The Otter Valley boys were set to host Proctor on Monday night; that game was postponed with no makeup date immediately set. The OV girls&rsquo; Monday game at Windsor was moved to this Saturday at 5:30 p.m.</p> <p> The MUHS boys also hosted VUHS on Tuesday; see story on Page 1B.</p> <p> <strong>VUHS GIRLS</strong></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28372">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502basketball-vuhs-muhs-girls-post-victories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports basketball MUHS VUHS Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:38:16 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 28372 at http://addisonindependent.com Students of the Week - February 2, 2015 http://addisonindependent.com/201502students-week-february-2-2015 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28328">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502students-week-february-2-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Middlebury MUHS vergennes VUHS Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:11:10 +0000 Addison Independent 28328 at http://addisonindependent.com