MEMBERS OF THE Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer team position some sod at a Habitat for Humanity home on Seymour Street this past Thursday morning. They had picked up the sod off Main Street the night before, when it was a feature in the downtown Block Party.
Photo courtesy of Ashley Cadwell
MIDDLEBURY — When we say the Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer players took the field this past week, we mean it — literally.
More than 20 members of the combined JV and varsity squads spent Wednesday evening, Aug. 14, dismantling sections of temporary sod from the downtown Middlebury Block Party (see Page 22) and then laid them back down on Thursday morning at a new Habitat for Humanity home site at 51 Seymour St. in Middlebury. The repurposed sod has become “instant lawn” for a five-member family that will occupy the soon-to-be completed home by Thanksgiving, according to Addison...