November 6th, 2014
CLINTON, N.Y. — Middlebury College quarterback Matt Milano threw three of his four touchdown passes to Matthew Minno as the Panthers cruised to a 37-9 NESCAC win over host Hamilton on Saturday. Middlebury (5-2) will wrap up its season by hosting Tufts on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Milano ended up 23 for 30 passing for 273 yards. Minno finished with five catches for 107 yards and Ryan Rizzo caught eight balls for 70 yards.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s soccer team won its home NESCAC quarterfinal vs. Wesleyan on Saturday in dramatic fashion, as goalie Greg Sydor stopped two consecutive Cardinal penalty kicks to help the Panthers advance, 5-4, in a penalty-kick shootout after the teams finished regulation and two overtimes in a 1-1 tie.
MIDDLEBURY — After Saturday’s 4-1 home victory over Colby in a NESCAC quarterfinal, the Middlebury College field hockey team will enter this weekend’s league final four at Bowdoin with an 11-game winning streak, a 15-1 record, and the No. 3 ranking in NCAA Division III — behind only No. 1 Salisbury and No. 2 Bowdoin.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Division I Final at Rutland High
11/8 #1 MUHS vs. #2 St. J ................. 5 p.m.
Division III Final at Rutland High
11/8 #1 OV vs. #2 Fairfax .................. 2 p.m.
Vermont voters sent a message to Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday and it was anything but subtle. Voters don’t trust him.
And for good reason.
The $32 million bond proposal to completely renovate Mount Abe Union High School failed dramatically. By a 3-1 margin, voters in the five-town district said “no way.”
But because the vote was so lopsided, it doesn’t serve as a barometer of how much district voters are willing to spend. That’s especially problematic if the school board is committed to presenting another bond proposal by Town Meeting 2015. To make that happen, a new proposal would have to be fleshed out and warned by the middle of January — just a bit over two months from now.
It seemed to be only a matter of time before far-flung headlines about Ebola in Africa hit a little closer to home. That time came last Monday, when Gov. Shumlin announced that a man who had visited West Africa to investigate Ebola was back in Vermont.
I’m not sure what caused the bad dream I had on Halloween night: the horror movie we watched or the 78 mini Reese’s peanut butter cups I ate (we only got one trick-or-treater). I suspect it was a combination of the two.
A red-eyed demon woman was screeching and grabbing at me with her long talons. She was an evil spirit bent on “getting” me, whatever that meant. I knew it wasn’t good.