MIDDLEBURY — In a duel of nationally ranked NCAA Division III field hockey teams, host Middlebury College came to life in the last 15 minutes of Tuesday’s game against Skidmore to win, 3-1.
The 7-2 Thoroughbreds had the Panthers on their heels and locked in their own end for most of the second half, and goalie Becca Shaw and defender Lucy Jackson each made big saves to preserve a 1-1 deadlock.
Over the past month, two all-tackle world records for trout have been broken, with the new records awaiting only official confirmation. A new world record rainbow trout was caught on Sept. 5 in Saskatchewan, Canada. The trout weighed a whopping 48 pounds. (Just pause and consider that weight for a moment. It’s about 5 pounds heavier than the largest king salmon I have ever caught in Alaska, and about six times bigger than the average weight of my kids at birth.)
ADDISON COUNTY — According to the second batch of New England Common Assessments Program (NECAP), Vermont students are still struggling to meet science proficiency standards. Addison County students, for the most part, follow statewide trends.