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May 26th, 2016
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school baseball action earlier this week, Middlebury dropped a home contest, while Mount Abraham, Vergennes and Otter Valley lost on the road.
The regular season ends this week, and the Vermont Principals’ Association will announce playoff pairings on Monday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Top-ranked Emory defeated the Middlebury College women’s tennis team, 5-1, in an NCAA Division III semifinal on Tuesday. The semifinal appearance at Kalamazoo’s Stowe Tennis Center marked the second for the Middlebury women and first since 2005. Middlebury, ranked No. 5, ended its season with a 16-5 record, while Emory improved to 27-5.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College on May 2 announced its third class of inductees into the Middlebury Athletics Hall of Fame, one that includes graduates from five different decades, from as early as 1944 and as recent as 2001.
The class includes four men and two women who, combined, played eight different sports for the college, and one who also coached at the college. The induction ceremony and dinner will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5.
The inductees announced were:
• Gordon “Gordi” Eaton for Alpine Skiing.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5/24 MUHS vs. S. Burlington.................. 16-4
5/23 S. Burlington vs. MUHS.................... 8-5
5/23 Mt. Anthony vs. OV........................ 13-2
5/24 VUHS vs. Mt. Abe........................... 10-9
VERGENNES — Between May 16 and 22, Vergennes police cited two city residents for driving under the influence of alcohol while operating ATVs illegally on city streets.
On May 17 city police responded to a report of ATVs being operated on Meigs Road and eventually tracked three ATVs being driven on King Street. Police allege Norman Dunham, 55, of Vergennes was operating one of them and that he was showing signs of intoxication.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police investigated a hit-and-run accident at around 9:18 p.m. on Friday, May 20, on Seymour Street, in which a man was struck in the back and sustained minor injuries.
Police said the 20-year-old was crossing Seymour Street from the Congregational Church of Middlebury toward the Middlebury Post Office and was struck in the back by a vehicle traveling on Seymour Street toward Main Street. The vehicle left the scene and was last seen proceeding up Court Square, according to authorities.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police is asking the public for help in finding the person or people who broke into a home near the Leicester-Whiting town line on Monday.
At a little before 3 p.m. on May 23, Pennie Beach telephoned state police to report a burglary to her home off Leicester Whiting Road. Beach told police that someone had entered her dwelling and stolen a large-screen Samsung TV and a black Apple iPad. The theft happened between 10:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Well, Kevin Durant probably isn’t walking through Danny Ainge’s door this summer, not after the way he, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the Team That Should Still Be Seattle Supersonics have performed so far in the NBA playoffs.