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2018 in sports: Titles, tragedy, drama and grit

Posted on December 27, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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ADDISON COUNTY — Arguably 2018 in Addison County was the year of the female athlete, especially if she wore Mount Abraham Union High School maroon.

Mount Abe girls’ teams won championships in basketball, softball and field hockey.

Meanwhile Eagle senior Lydia Pitts added four more Division II gold medals to her career track and field trophy case, three indoors in the winter and one outdoors in the spring.

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Muzzleloader hunt puts 2018 over the top

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



ADDISON COUNTY — The year 2017 saw a record of 1,189 deer weighed in Addison County for all seasons combined since 2005, when Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department officials banned shooting spikehorn bucks during November rifle season, thus knocking down the numbers taken in the most popular season.

The record didn’t last long. Hunters smashed it this year, and did so for the third straight season.

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Solid waste station at Routes 7/22A up in the air

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — The potential sale of a 34.91-acre parcel of town-owned Ferrisburgh land to the Addison County Solid Waste Management District, which is interested in using the parcel at the intersection of Routes 7 and 22A as a transfer station to serve northwestern Addison County, is currently in limbo.

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Tiger boys' Nordic team opens with win; MUHS girls fifth

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
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RIPTON — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ Nordic team opened its season by taking first among nine scoring teams at a Saturday meet at Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, while the Tiger girls were fifth among 10 scoring teams. Both races were skate style.

A dozen schools in all sent skiers to a major early-season meet hosted by the Tiger teams, which have swept the Division II titles in each of the past two winters.

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Mount Abe P.E. teacher to lead Eagle football

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative football team has a new head coach, Mount Abraham Union High School physical education teacher and former Champlain Valley Union football team defensive coordinator Jeffrey Stein.

According to Mount Abe Athletic Director Devin Wendel, Stein will bring to the program “a strong defensive package and skillset.”

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MUHS boys' hoop teamwork is too much for Otters

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
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MIDDLEBURY — Ball movement, rebounding and defense are tried-and-true elements of successful basketball.

And on Tuesday vs. visiting Otter Valley, the Middlebury Union High School boys’ team racked up 22 assists; outrebounded the Otters, 37-28, including 20-12 in the decisive second half; and held talented OV senior guard Dylan Mackie to nine points, the first time in three games Mackie had scored fewer than 20.

The result was a 66-59 victory that pushed the Tigers to 2-0, and at the same time was the 2-1 Otters’ first loss.

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Commodore boys' basketball rallies past Fairfax in opener, honors Coach Quinn

Posted on December 17, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — Thursday’s Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball game began and ended with standing ovations.

The first ovation came at the request of Ben Epstein, a member of the Commodores’ 2001 Division I championship team for which Peter Quinn, who had died five days before, had served as an assistant coach.

With Quinn’s wife, Marian Greenberg, and sons Liam and Sam Quinn on hand, Epstein spoke in front of the packed house in memory of the beloved VUHS coach and school-based clinician.

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Peter Quinn, respected coach and counselor, recalled fondly

Posted on December 13, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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WALTHAM — The Saturday death of highly respected Vergennes Union High School clinician and basketball coach Peter Quinn sent waves of shock and sadness through the students and athletes he served, his colleagues and fellow coaches, former hoop teammates and fellow pick-up game competitors, and all those who respected his dedication to his work, love of basketball and quick wit. 

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Fire destroys Vergennes grain business, 10 fire departments respond

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — An early-morning blaze on Saturday that could be seen for miles around reduced the Vergennes Feed Commodities International Inc. plant on Meigs Road to a pile of smoldering ruins.

The building, essentially a metal shell that covered almost an acre with a small office area in one end, went up quickly. Vergennes Fire Chief Jim Breur said there were combustible materials inside a wide-open space filled with grain bins, conveyor belts, processors, mixers and other equipment.

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OV girls' basketball comes up just short in opener

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School girls’ basketball team on Monday shrugged off an early 12-0 deficit to tie visiting West Rutland at 26-all in the third quarter, but ultimately the Golden Horde made the plays on defense and hit just enough free throws to edge the Otters, 36-32, in OV’s opener. 

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