Here’s your one-stop shop for Essex High School (EHS) fall playoff news, results, and upcoming contests in either the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) state championship tournaments, the Chittenden County Final Four volleyball postseason, or the Vermont Interscholastic Football League (…
BURLINGTON -- A scoreless back-and-forth tilt was two minutes away from going to overtime before Essex High School (EHS) finally found the back of the net to break the stalemate and register all it would need for a Wednesday afternoon win.
NEWTON -- If you travel 25 miles down I-95 South from Lasell University, you'll eventually come across Gillette Stadium, most notably the home of the New England Patriots. This stadium is where Jordan Hines, an athletic training major and lacrosse player at Lasell, received the opportunity o…
ESSEX -- After suffering its first setback of the season on Saturday with a loss at Champlain Valley Union, Essex High School (EHS) got back to its winning ways on Tuesday with a 54-42 home triumph over Colchester High School (CHS).
SWANTON -- Girls’ varsity golf teams from around the state gathered at Champlain Country Club last week to compete in the 2020 Vermont Principals’ Association State Championship.
COLCHESTER -- In its first game since Oct. 1, the Essex High School (EHS) varsity field hockey team got back into the win column with a solid 5-1 victory at Colchester High School (CHS) Tuesday afternoon.
ESSEX -- After having its last two matches postponed because of the weather -- something that is new to Vermont high school volleyball since the sport is being played outside this year -- the Essex High School (EHS) girls’ varsity team returned to its home grass and posted a strong 3-0 win o…
ESSEX -- The skatepark at Maple Street Park is usually buzzing in the afternoons and on weekends, especially now as the extreme sport athletes try to get in as much as they can before the snow flies. One of the youngest skaters who can be found there routinely, however, is enjoying the hobby…
ESSEX -- While the final two sets were a little tight, the hosting Essex High Hornets claimed a 3-0 varsity boys’ volleyball win over Burlington High Tuesday afternoon.
ESSEX -- Coming off a thrilling Saturday victory in which the Hornets ended Champlain Valley Union’s (CVU) 37-game unbeaten streak, the Essex High School (EHS) varsity boys’ soccer team remained focused and carried that momentum into a 2-0 Tuesday win over Colchester High in the latest insta…
ST. LOUIS -- A local man recently fulfilled a dream he’s had for the last few years and will be seen on televisions across the country Monday evening.
WILLISTON -- While Essex High has hosted its own cross country meets in town in the past, this year it teamed up with Burlington High to hold the first-ever SeaHornet Invitational which was held at Catamount Outdoor Family Center on Saturday.
MILTON -- The preseason is finally over for three Essex High School (EHS) varsity squads as they turned to interscholastic competition Tuesday.
ESSEX -- Thrilling news for high school athletes came out of Montpelier Tuesday when it was announced during Governor Phil Scott’s press conference that schools will be able to enter Step III of reopening.
Upon learning that the head coaching position for the Essex High School (EHS) boys’ volleyball varsity team was going to be up for grabs, Laken Shook knew right away she’d be applying for it.
The Essex High School Athletics Department has released its 2020 fall schedules and listed its coaching staff for the year.
ESSEX -- The outer grounds of the Essex High School (EHS) campus were buzzing this past week after the final bell as Hornet Athletics returned to action.
The organizers of a yearly outdoor event, and the parents of an active local girl, aren’t letting the coronavirus pandemic stop them from raising awareness and funding for charity. It’s just going to look a little different than it has in recent years.
Essex High School (EHS) Director of Athletics Patrick Merriam spent some time talking with the Reporter this week and gave some clarification to how fall sports will look this year.
VERMONT — A group of seven runners ran the length of Vermont, raising more than $38,000 for the Vermont Foodbank along the way.
While the popular summertime tradition wasn’t held in Essex this year, or in its traditional format, the fundraiser was still tremendously successful.
MONTPELIER — On Tuesday, Aug. 11, additional updates on the upcoming high school, fall sports season were released by the Vermont Principal’s Association (VPA).
BARRE -- Essex Junction driver Matthew Smith posted another top-10 finish last week at Thunder Road Speedbowl and might have had a shot at the win if it weren’t for a couple of crashes.
COLCHESTER -- The Northeast-10 Conference recently announced its Academic Honor Roll for the 2020 spring semester. Among the 255 student-athletes who represented Saint Michael’s College (SMC), one hails from Essex Junction.
STOWE -- A pair of golfers with ties to Essex made the cut last week during the 114th Vermont Amateur Championship held at Stowe Country Club -- one of them making a good run at his third title in the event.
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Principal’s Association released news that the high school fall sports season will have a delayed opening. Practices for fall teams scheduled to begin on August 10th will now begin the first student day of school at the end of August or beginning of September.
One of Vermont’s top high school nordic skiers isn’t going far next year -- at least for classes. He will, however, be travelling a little further on the weekends to compete for his school.
This summer, the renowned WIFFLE Ball fields that sit by the Essex/Jericho border -- off of Sawmill Road and next to a privately-dubbed “Landsdowne Street” -- will not see the hundreds of pitchers and batters that usually head to the outskirts of the town for a good cause.
After holding out hope as long as it could with the optimism that the games could be played, the decision was finally made to cancel the 2020 All-Star Twin State Hockey Classic that was set to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The accolades keep rolling in for former Hornet and Norwich University (NU) graduate student Kevin Svarczkopf, of Essex Junction.
Whether they shot the best round of their lives or lost every ball in their bag, people were thrilled to just have the chance of getting back on the golf course Thursday.
Two players from the Essex High boys’ ice hockey team and one member from the Hornets’ girls’ ice hockey team have been chosen to lace up the skates one more time as a representative of their school.
The tarps won’t be coming off the mounds this spring. The lacrosse fields won’t be freshly lined. Hurdles won’t be dragged out onto the track, and tennis courts won’t be swept in preparation for an opening serve.
NORTHFIELD -- During its Athletic Department’s Senior Week celebration, Norwich University (NU) named Kevin Svarczkopf, of Essex Junction, as one of its three scholar-athletes of the year.
I am sure the last week or so has been a heavy transition for all of us. Working on our first full week of online teaching/learning, Governor Scott announced late last week that schools will remain closed for the rest of the year. A couple of days later, the VPA stated they had not canceled …
Essex High School (EHS) had more players selected for 2020 Division 1 Girls’ Basketball All-League accolades than any other team in the Metro region while the Hornets’ head coach received stellar recognition from his peers.
Three girls’ basketball players were recently selected to represent Essex High in the Vermont Basketball Coaches’ Association’s 2020 edition of the Senior All-Star game--an event that was scheduled for March 21 at Windsor High School but needed to be cancelled.