Several members of the Otter Valley Union High School Division III football team, as well as members of the Division I Middlebury and Division III Mount Abraham-Vergennes football teams, were named all-stars in voting by the leagues’ coaches.
No. 2 seed Fairfax-Lamoille pulled away in the second half on Saturday to defeat the visiting No. 7 Otter Valley football team, 18-6.
The Otters concluded the regular season at 4-4 but dropped to No. 7 in the Division III quality points rankings despite the victory.
Keevon Parks and Caleb Whitney were recently named to the South team’s roster for this year’s North-South All-Star game to be held at Norwich University on November 20.
The Otter Valley football team broke open Saturday’s Division III game against Mount Abraham-Vergennes with a three-touchdown second quarter on the way to a big homecoming win.
For the last 69 years, all-star Vermont and New Hampshire high school football players have been squaring off in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl game to help raise funds for the Shriners Children’s Hospitals as part of 30 Shrine games nationwide.
The Otter Valley football team’s offensive coordinator was recently promoted to Head Varsity Coach of the team heading into the 2022 season.
After a successful season this fall, 10 members of the Otter Valley football team received postseason recognition from the Division III coaches.
The third-seeded Otter Valley football team outlasted visiting No. 6 Mill River, 12-6, on Saturday in a Division III quarterfinal and will play No. 2 Fairfax in a semifinal this coming Saturday.
RNESU Superintendent Jeanné Collins released a statement on Monday, Nov. 1 referring to an alleged incident at the OVUHS-Mill River High School football game in which players may have used racial slurs in an escalated instance of trash-talking among the players, Collins said.