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I no longer remember who gave us the advice, but when our family first moved to Vermont some wise soul told my husband and me: “The winters are long and cold. The best way to survive them is to find an outdoor activity that you enjoy.”
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The finest season in the history of the Middlebury College women’s soccer program came to an end on Friday afternoon, when the Panthers lost to top-ranked Trinity University, 2-1, in an NCAA Division III semifinal played in Trinity’s home town of San Antonio.
While several Middlebury College teams pursue NCAA Division III titles this weekend — women’s soccer at home in a sectional and the cross-country runners out in Indiana — a Panther club team will also be seeking a national championship, namely the perennially successful Middlebury rugby squad.
We all remember where we were when we heard the news.
I was in Miss Howard’s classroom.
It’s funny the little things you recall from 50 years ago. Miss Howard was young, pretty and friendly. But she was overweight, and everyone knew she would have a hard time finding a husband.
My classmates and I spent the time before and after school that fall playing touch football, and arguing about whether the ball carrier had actually been touched with two hands or just one.
The Middlebury Union High School football team defeated South Burlington at the Divsion I state championship game in Rutland on Saturday evening. The undefeated Tigers, who beat South Burlington earlier this season, fell behind early, 6-0, but rallied to carry a 13-6 lead into halftime. MUHS scored twice in the second half and won 26-6.
See a full account of the game and photos in Monday's Addison Independent — online and on your newsstand.
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