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Pet tribute: Skippy Jon Jones, age unknown

Posted on March 11, 2019 | Blog Category:
By Addison Independent



An Ode to Skippy Jon Jones

DOB Unknown

Known to us: November 14, 2016 - February 21, 2019

 

A beloved dog gone in November is grief

A stray scratching at a door is hope

The door opening kindness

I already knew you

Just for the weekend, really

You hold your own with the snuffing Boxer

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Weybridge's Mike McKenna gets U.S. Rugby post

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Weybridge resident Mike McKenna, a former advisor to the Middlebury College Rugby Club and Wesleyan University rugby player, was recently confirmed as a member the USA Rugby Board of Directors.

According to a USA Rugby press release, McKenna’s “extensive experience in creative and brand marketing” will be invaluable to the board.

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In basketball, Mt. Abe boys fall to U-32

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
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EAST MONTPELIER — No. 5 U-32 on Wednesday defeated the No. 12 Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ basketball team, 76-52, in a Division II quarterfinal.

The Raiders took a 23-7 lead in the first quarter and were not threatened afterward as they improved to 13-8.

U-32 standout Jordan Hawkins sparked his team with 28 points and 12 rebounds and scored his 1,000th point in the fourth quarter.

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Eagles' Pearsall to play for Vermont in Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Mount Abraham Union High School senior Kevin Pearsall has been selected to play for Vermont in the 66th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl.

Pearsall, a running back and defensive end who led the Eagles in rushing, tackles and sacks, was the only player from the three local football teams to be chosen to take on New Hampshire seniors in the annual benefit all-star game.

This year’s contest will be played at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 3 at Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium. Mount Mansfield’s Marty Richards will coach the Vermont team.

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Scoreboard and schedule for Mar. 11

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Boys’ Hockey

Division I Semifinal

3/9 #1 Essex vs. #4 MUHS................. 7-0

Boys’ Basketball

Division I Playoffs

3/6 #13 N. Country vs. #4 MUHS..... 61-50

Division II Playoffs

3/6 #5 U-32 vs. #12 Mt. Abe............. 76-52

COLLEGE SPORTS

Men’s Lacrosse

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Students of the Week - 3/11/2019

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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Worthy opponents

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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PARTICIPANT NAMID RUIZ-Warnock, left, from Bristol battles Toby Baker-Rouse in youth foil at the Vermont Fencing Alliance's annual Middlebury Invitational at Middlebury Union Middle School this past Saturday. 

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En garde

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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A RACK OF fencing swords stand ready for participants at the Vermont Fencing Alliance’s annual Middlebury Invitational at Middlebury Union Middle School this past Saturday. The tournament drew fencers from around New England, New York and Quebec. See story and more photos on Page 12B.

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Mighty Mites

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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THE MIDDLEBURY JAM Mites Hockey team won the Burlington Mite Jamboree over the final weekend of February. According to team parents it was the first time a Middlebury team had earned the title in the 40-team tournament. Pictured are, left to right, front row, Watson Malcolm, Leo Swenton, Collin Chamberlain and Jude Grant; and back row, Dean Stevens, Zach Mandigo, Hunter Paquette, Oliver Niemo and Lachlin Sears.

Photo Courtesy of Doug Mandigo

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Reading is 'farmdamental'

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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STUDENTS AT VERGENNES Union Elementary School kicked off their March Read-a-Thon with moos, quacks, and laughs at a recent school assembly. The month-long celebration of literacy will find students engaged in a variety of special activities including a reading contest and fundraiser as well as author visits. Family, friends, and community members are encouraged to sponsor VUES students and read, read, read with them. 

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