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Pets of the week: Rio and Raj

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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The Quesnels in Shoreham share their family with many beloved animals. Rio, the family’s 9-year-old horse, is a favorite of 6-year-old Ethan. Here, Ethan shares a kiss in the field with his pal.

Father Rick loves the cows! Here he enjoys a moment in the sunshine with 15-month-old Raj.

What a life!


Submitted by Rick, Alice, Ethan, Wilder and Alana Quesnel, Shoreham

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Ilsley talk to explore the friendship between FDR and Churchill

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — University of Vermont History Professor Emeritus Mark A. Stoler will examine the important personal relationship between Britain’s Prime Minister and America’s President during their World War II alliance in a talk at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury on June 6, at 7 p.m. His talk, “Churchill and Roosevelt: The Personal in the Partnership,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. The talk was rescheduled from May 2.

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Leicester awarded grant to help control milfoil

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The town of Leicester has been awarded a $44,600 grant from the State of Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to help control invasive species on Lake Dunmore and Fern Lake, located in the towns of Leicester and Salisbury. The control program is coordinated and operated by the Lake Dunmore/Fern Lake Association.

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St. Albans knocks off Tiger girls' tennis

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Visiting BFA-St. Albans dealt the Middlebury Union High School girls’ tennis team a 6-1 setback on Wednesday. The Tigers were 1-10 heading into their regular season finale at home on Friday vs. Harwood — a match played after the early holiday deadline for this edition.

Last Wednesday’s highlight for MUHS was the victory by the No. 2 doubles team of Lois Alberts and Bridget Graham, their first of the season.

Individual results were:

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OV softball tops Rebels and Slaters

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School softball team closed its regular season with a pair of wins, including an upset of rival Fair Haven, to finish 7-9 and nail down a first-round home game in Division II. The Otters will be seeded either No. 7 or 8 and probably host either Hartford or Harwood.

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MUHS boys' tennis defeats BFA, will earn high seed

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ST. ALBANS — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ tennis team defeated host BFA St. Albans on Wednesday, 6-1.  The Tigers improved to 7-3 heading into a scheduled match on Friday at Harwood that occurred after the deadline for this newspaper.

Depending on that result, weather permitting, and results elsewhere, the Tigers should be seeded between No. 5 and No. 8 for the Division I tournament and host at least one match. The Vermont Principals’ Association will announce pairings on Wednesday.

In individual matches this past Wednesday:

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In lax: Tiger, VUHS girls win; Eagles break the ice

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY — In midweek local high school lacrosse, the Middlebury girls won after getting good news about an injured team leader, the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative boys’ team earned its first victory of the spring, the Commodore-Eagle girls quadrupled their 2017 win total, and the Otter Valley boys came up short on the road.

The 7-7 Tiger boys were set to visit Division I first-place team Champlain Valley on Friday after the deadline for this issue.

TIGER GIRLS

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Area baseball teams come up short

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In midweek baseball action, Fair Haven dealt Otter Valley its first Division II loss, while Middlebury and Mount Abraham each took last-inning setbacks.

Vergennes was set to visit Milton on Friday after the early holiday deadline for this newspaper. The regular season concluded over the weekend.

OTTERS

The host Slaters scored three times in the bottom of the seventh — and broke up OV pitcher Josh Beayon’s no-hit bid in the process — to edge the Otters, 3-2.

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Men's tennis nets NCAA crown

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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CLAREMONT, Calif. — The Middlebury College men’s tennis team on Wednesday won the NCAA Division III title by defeating NESCAC rival Bowdoin, 5-3, in the final in a match played in Claremont.

The Panthers avenged a 5-3 loss to the 23-2 Polar Bears in the NESCAC title match; finished their season at 25-4, setting a new program record for victories; and won the program’s third NCAA title after earlier wins in 2004 and 2010.

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Scoreboard and sports schedule for May 28

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Girls’ Lacrosse

5/23 MUHS vs. Mt. Mansfield................. 15-6

5/24 VUHS vs. Milton............................. 13-8                 

5/25 MUHS vs. Rice............................... 18-7

Boys’ Lacrosse

5/23 Hartford vs. OV............................... 15-5

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