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January 12th, 2015
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school girls’ basketball play last week, Mount Abraham and Vergennes each split two games, while Middlebury and Otter Valley came up short.
ESSEX — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team won twice last week, including a big road victory against the defending Division I champions by the defending D-II champion. MUHS moved to D-I this winter after winning D-II this past season.
On Wednesday, Emma Best recorded a hat trick for the second straight game as the Tigers got past host Rutland, 5-1. Harper Smith and Julie Carone also scored for the Tigers, while Helen Anderson set up two scores. Rowan Hendy backstopped the win with seven saves, while Raider goalie Kelsey Eddy stopped 21 shots.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
1/7 MUHS vs. Rutland.............................. 5-1
1/9 MUHS vs. Essex................................ 2-1
1/7 MUHS vs. Mt. Mansfield..................... 6-1
1/10 MUHS vs. Stowe.............................. 6-2
The commentary in the aftermath of Gov. Peter Shumlin’s third inaugural speech this past Thursday is at once fascinating, nonsensical and maddening — but also enlightening as a mirror of our political culture.
This week’s writer is Bruce Lisman, a resident of Shelburne and the founder of Campaign for Vermont.
I believe that economic growth and shared prosperity is the best way forward for Vermonters. A dynamic and broad-based economy offers a cure for issues of poverty, hunger and upward mobility. It can provide the resources to protect and enhance our environment and improve our infrastructure. Vermont can be an economic powerhouse of its own definition.
This week’s writer is Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin.
CORNWALL — Cornwall voters on Feb. 12 will be asked if they’d like to allow the town selectboard to sign an agreement with Vermont Gas calling for the company to compensate the community for ending its opposition to its Phase II pipeline proposal.
WORTHINGTON, Ohio — Middlebury businessman Gardner Stone was inducted into the National Tractor Pullers Association’s Pulling Hall of Fame last month as part of the institution’s 31st Hall induction class. Stone was welcomed into the Hall on Dec. 6 at the 44th Annual NTPA Awards Banquet hosted by the Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio.
Stone was inducted along with close friend and fellow NTPA competitor David P. Schreier.