SOUTH BURLINGTON — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team picked up a Division I road win on Saturday, defeating Champlain Valley in overtime, 2-1. The 3-3 Tigers face another big game on Tuesday, when they will host undefeated BFA-St. Albans at 7 p.m. On Saturday Devon Kearns netted a shorthanded goal 4:29 into overtime to give the Tigers the victory. Tucker Stearns picked up the assist on the game-winner. The Tigers took the lead on a Kam Bartlett goal early in the second period, assisted by Kearns and Joey Niemo. The 2-5 Redhawks equalized on Aiden Achilles’ power-play strike...
MIDDLEBURY — Gymnastics title contender Champlain Valley Union High School cruised to a victory over host Middlebury on Friday, 129-35-95, but several Tiger gymnasts recorded personal bests. The only Tiger who cracked the top three in an event was Alyza Alger, who was third in the all-around with 26.1 points. The Tigers other best finishes came from Carly Burger and Alger on the floor; they tied for fifth, each with a 7.2. That score was a personal best for Alger. Alger was also sixth in the vault with a 6.1. Rose Bright registered her highest high school career score on the beam with a 6.9....
HINESBURG — The Middlebury Union High School football team coasted past overmatched host Champlain Valley on Saturday, 45-7, to remain undefeated at 6-0. The Redhawks fell to 2-4.  The Tigers and St. Johnsbury, which defeated host Burr & Burton, 50-38, on Friday, are the only remaining unbeaten Division I teams. St. Johnsbury is in first place based on quality points and will almost certainly earn the top seed in the playoffs unless the Hilltoppers are upset in their final two games.  MUHS will face what will probably be its toughest remaining test this Friday night, when the Tigers visit...

MOUNT ABE CENTER back Maizy Shepard moves to clear the ball away from Eagle goalie Kira Murray and several CVU attackers in a high school field hockey game in Bristol on Tuesday. CVU edged Mount Abe, 2-1, despite Murray’s 19 saves. Photo by Mark Bouvier
BRISTOL — Visiting Champlain Valley Union, in first place in Division I, controlled most of the play against the Mount Abraham Union High School field hockey team on Tuesday, but the Eagle defense and goaltending made the Redhawks work hard to earn a 2-1 victory. The Redhawks improved to 8-3, while the defending D-II champion Eagles dropped to 6-2-2 with their second straight setback after an overtime loss at South Burlington the previous Friday. They remain in second place in D-II with four games left in the regular season, although Otter Valley (7-2) is nipping at their heels. Those two...

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