By NEIL ZAWICKI There wasn’t much action near the Milton goal at the Under the Lights season opener Aug. 29 at Milton High School, but when there was, Yellowjackets Coach Glen Button got nervous. “They are way too nonchalant out there,” Button was overheard to say as Jackets keeper Sam Dooley squared up to stop […]

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ESSEX — The Hornets swept top honors in last Wednesday’s gymnastics meet against visiting Milton, getting wins from a different gymnast in each of the four events to win, 131.2-107.4.

RANDOLPH — Davilyn Bourne won two of four individual events Friday, leading Milton to a 109.05-100.3 gymnastics victory at Randolph Union H.S. last Friday.

MILTON (Dec. 28, 2018) — Cassidy Button’s monstrous 30-point night was more than enough to propel Milton to a 38-20 victory over visiting Missisquoi on Thursday night.

It was a packed Friday night as Milton High School welcomed its new press box at Phil Hughes Memorial Field in a ceremony thanking Beverly Bronson and the MHS Boosters. The dedication took place on senior night, when supporters came out to show their appreciation for those Yellowjackets who …

In their first win of the season, the Yellowjackets held North Country Union High School to get a taste of victory. Amanda Parizo had the only goal of the game, and Aly Sheehan made five saves to hold on to the shutout for Milton.

The Milton High School girls’ golf team played their sixth match of the season on Thursday, Sept. 20 at Champlain Country Club. With the weather finally getting cooler, the season will be drawing to a close in early October.

Despite tough play in three games, the Yellowjackets are still searching for that elusive first win this season.

SOUTH HERO — Fifteen high schools hit Lake Champlain on Saturday in Vermont’s inaugural bass fishing competition, won by an Essex H.S. team.

Milton Middle School debuted the newest addition to its sports program, the middle school club flag football program, this Saturday. The Yellowjackets played in a three-team jamboree with games against the Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront team and U-32.

BFA Class Race 4K Hard’ack; Monday, Aug. 27 Milton Results

NameTimeBinney Mitchell18:56Tim Richmond19:58Carson Cowhig21:23Calvin Storms21:30Anna Kaigle21:40Mark Duchaine21:52Matthew Gonyeau22:25Ethan Roussin23:19Bill Simmons23:31Connor Walsh23:42Mike Mashtare24:04Jason Storms25:28Mike Bessette25:43Lary Martell25:47Chandra Walsh25:51Bill Kaigle26:23T…

FAIRFAX EGG RUN: Aug. 4 Top Milton/Georgia finishers

By Jim Provost

For the Milton Broncos, the new president will have to convince parents all is well after Milton police cited their former leader for embezzlement last month. And the newly minted middle school club team must show padded flag football is just as cool as tackle.

After a tenure riddled with controversy, embattled president Matt King resigned from the Milton Broncos on Monday, hours before the school board agreed to a plan that effectively saves middle school football in town.

On June 25, the Milton School Board granted Ultimate Frisbee varsity status in a 3-2 vote. The team will be able to play at the junior varsity and varsity levels beginning in the spring season 2019.

The Milton Broncos youth football program will ask the Milton Town School District to adopt its two tackle teams this fall, leaving just the youngest grade flag teams under its purview.

Bridget Hamel started for BFA and pitched 4 2/3 innings for the win, striking out seven while giving up four hits and a walk. Faith Orton struck out three in two innings of relief, and Taylor Mitchell came on to get the last out in the seventh on another strikeout.

After opening the baseball season with a dozen losses in a row, Milton baseball finished on a roll as Andrew Harvey ended up as the winning reliever in his own start, which ended in a 7-6 win in eight innings over Vergennes on Alex Line’s walkoff hit.

Winterbottom had a strong day at the plate in back-to-back games for Milton, collecting three hits in losses to BFA-Fairfax and Missisquoi. Against the Bullets, Winterbottom singled and doubled for two of the Yellowjackets’ six hits. Against perennial Division I contender Missisquoi, Winterb…

Bidwell played a big offensive and defensive role in a pair of one-run games for the Yellowjackets, who closed in on their first win of the season with three straight strong outings after a string of one-sided losses. In a 7-6 loss at BFA-Fairfax on May 8, Bidwell was the only Yellowjacket w…