Area athletes held their own during winter seasons

MUHS SENIOR MALIA Hodges placed well for the Tigers on both days of the Division II Nordic championship meet and skied on their second-place relay teams both days. The Tiger girls and boys’ teams both finished second. Independent file photo/Steve James

ADDISON COUNTY — With the exception of a certain little track team that could, the local 2019-2020 high school sports season this winter did not end the season with teams holding trophies aloft, dr

Karl Lindholm: The time is out of joint

ON A PICTURESQUE late winter/early spring day — March 8 — the Middlebury men’s lacrosse team played against Connecticut College on Youngman Field. The Panthers defeated their NESCAC rival, 20-8, that day and three days later trounced Plattsburgh State in what ended up being the final Middlebury athletic event of the year. Many Middlebury seniors ended their athletic careers with a truncated season, including defending national champion women’s lax and baseball, which played a few games before shutting down. The competitive seasons of softball, tennis, and track and field never began. Independent photo/Karl Lindholm

We “shelter in place,” practice “social distancing” hoping to “flatten the curve” of the “pandemic” afflicting the world.


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