October 1st, 2014
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School field hockey team started and finished strong on Tuesday, and that was more than enough to carry the Tigers past visiting Burlington, 6-3.
The Tigers took a 3-0 lead early in the second half, but watched the Seahorses erupt for three unanswered goals. After a timeout by Coach Megan Sears, MUHS countered with three goals in the final 7:01, including two by junior wing Makayla Foster.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school girls’ soccer play on Tuesday, Mount Abraham and Middlebury posted wins, but Vergennes and Otter Valley came up short.
MIDDLEBURY — A group of graduates of Middlebury High School and Middlebury Union High School are preparing for a big weekend early next month The MHS-MUHS Alumni Association this week announced its annual Homecoming activities for the weekend of Oct. 3 and 4.
The weekend kicks off with the girls’ soccer team hosting Missisquoi on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school boys’ soccer action from late last week, Vergennes broke through for its first win, Mount Abraham dropped a rematch of key 2013 contest, and Otter Valley earned a road tie.
RIPTON — The Ripton Ridge Run celebrates its 27th year on Sunday, Oct. 12. The Ridge Run, a fundraiser for the Friends of the Ripton School, features a 5K run, a 10.4K loop run and a noncompetitive 5K fun-walk. All races start and end at the Ripton Elementary School where there will be lunch, a raffle and awards.
WATERVILLE, Maine — The Middlebury College field hockey team picked up two wins this past weekend to improve to 6-1, 3-1 in NESCAC play. The Panthers will visit league foe Trinity on Saturday after a Wednesday date at No. 7 Skidmore. They were ranked No. 5 in last week’s NCAA Division III poll.
On Saturday, Middlebury scored twice in the first nine minutes and went on to a 3-1 NESCAC victory over host Colby (4-4, 0-4 NESCAC).