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THE YAA! SAMAR Dance Theater will be coming to Middlebury for a residency Oct. 23-25. A master class will be held on Wednesday, a lecture demonstration on Thursday, and a final performance on Friday. All free and open to the public. Photo / Samar King
10/17/2019
MIDDLEBURY — The mission of Yaa! Samar Dance Theatre (YSDT), based in New York City and Palestine, is to create invigorating performance and education programs that expand access to — and promote understanding through — the arts.  YSDT believes art should be liberating, transformative, and accessible to all. The company is committed to uniting diverse artists and audiences in the creative process. On Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m., company founder Samar Haddad King and Addison County native Zoe Rabinowitz will lead a Movement Matters master class designed to meet and challenge students...

PANTHER SOPHOMORE MIDFIELDER Ellie Bavier makes a full-speed course correction to track down a long ball sent to her down the right side. Bavier controlled the ball and fed junior striker Eliza Van Voorhis for the first goal in the Middlebury College women’s soccer team’s 4-0 win over Colby on Saturday. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy
10/17/2019
MIDDLEBURY — A year after a NESCAC playoff championship followed by a run to the NCAA Division III final, the Middlebury College women’s soccer team is right back at it this fall. This past Saturday’s 4-0 victory over league rival Colby moved the Panthers to 10-0-1 and allowed them to retain their status as the NESCAC’s only undefeated team — and moved them up to No. 1 in this week’s NCAA D-III poll. The Panthers will look to keep rolling when they host Trinity at 11 a.m. on Saturday and visit Amherst on Sunday. More importantly, said Coach Peter Kim after the win over Colby (4-5-2, 1-5-2...

ANNE SCHULZE, LEFT, and Janet Schulze Swain search through the Addison Independent archives for scraps of news about their sister, Lynne Schulze, a Middlebury College student who disappeared from town on Dec. 10, 1971. Almost 48 years later, investigators continue to seek answers into what happened to Schulze. Independent photo/John Flowers
10/10/2019
MIDDLEBURY — The Schulze family puts together an annual calendar matching photos with the birthdates of the many members of the Connecticut-based clan. Individuals play a recurring, starring role on the day they came into the world. Lynne Schulze’s face is featured twice in her family’s calendar. Once on Feb. 9, when she was born in 1953. And again on Dec. 10, the date on which she disappeared from Middlebury, in 1971. Lynne’s sisters, Anne Schulze and Janet Schulze Swain, are still hoping to clear up the mystery surrounding their sibling’s fate. They were in town last week for two days to...
10/10/2019
LEWISTON, Maine — The Middlebury College field hockey team remained undefeated by getting past stubborn host Bates on Saturday, 1-0. The 10-0 Panthers remained in first place in NESCAC with a 6-0 record, the league’s only unbeaten mark. The Panthers, the top-ranked team in NCAA Division III, will host Colby (6-2, 4-2 NESCAC) at noon on Saturday. Bates nearly broke the ice late in the first quarter, but Panther goalie Grace Harley twice denied Bobcat Ally Leahy from point-blank range. The Panthers took the lead early in the second period after they were awarded a penalty stroke following a...
10/10/2019
AMHERST, Mass. — The Middlebury College football team defeated host Amherst on Saturday, 34-31, in double overtime in what was a showdown between two unbeaten teams seeking to retain a share of first place in the NESCAC standings. The Panthers improved to 4-0 and are tied for first place with Wesleyan, the league’s only other undefeated team. The Mammoths fell to 3-1 after dropping Saturday’s dramatic, back-and-forth game to the Panthers. Middlebury will host Colby at 1 p.m. this Saturday. The winning play at Amherst came on the Panthers’ second possession in overtime after both teams tossed...
10/10/2019
LEWISTON, Maine — The Middlebury College men’s soccer team split two road games this past weekend, with the loss (to a NESCAC foe) being the team’s first this season. The 6-1-3 (2-1-3 NESCAC) Panthers will host league foe Colby at noon on Saturday. On this past Saturday host Bates (7-2-1, 3-2-1 NESCAC) scored 37 minutes into the first half and held on for a 1-0 NESCAC victory over the Panthers (5-1-3, 2-1-3).  The Panthers had a good chance to get on the scoreboard in the 25th minute when a Henry Wilhelm header on a corner kick was knocked away by a defender. The Bobcats scored when Bobby...
10/03/2019
MIDDLEBURY — ACORN’s 2019 Producer and Buyer Forum is slated for Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Middlebury College’s Kirk Alumni Center. The forum, hosted in partnership with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, Vermont Farm to Plate and ACORN, is designed for all growers, food producers, retail and institutional buyers and distributors. Dan Horan of “Positively Local” Five Acre Farms in New York will give the keynote address. Horan will bring a comprehensive perspective on the rewards and risks of growing a business. Having attended two of the three past...
10/03/2019
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s soccer team remained unbeaten by picking up a win and a tie against two ranked NESCAC opponents this past weekend. The 5-0-3 Panthers will visit Bates this Saturday. This past Saturday Panther Liam Sloan converted a penalty kick with 6:25 remaining in overtime to lift the Panthers to a 2-1 home NESCAC triumph over previously unbeaten Connecticut College, then ranked No. 11 in NCAA Division III. The Camels are 5-1-2 after a tie at Williams on Sunday. The Panthers took a 1-0 lead 6:50 into the contest when Brandon Reid fired a low shot from the left...
10/03/2019
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s soccer team picked up two more wins this past weekend to improve to 7-0-1. The Panthers, ranked No. 2 in NCAA Division III last week, will play at Bates this Saturday. On this past Saturday the Panthers blanked NESCAC foe Connecticut, 2-0, as midfielder Gretchen McGrath scored twice. The Camels lost for the first time, but also fell on Sunday at Williams, 1-0, and are 6-2. Middlebury struck for its first goal with 3:52 remaining in the first half. McGrath received a short touch pass from Ellie Greenberg and chipped a shot into the right corner.  The...
10/03/2019
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College football team defeated visiting Trinity on Saturday, 32-27, to remain undefeated at 3-0 and stay in a three-way tie for first place in NESCAC with Amherst and Wesleyan. The Panthers will visit Amherst at 2 p.m. this Saturday as they seek to remain atop the league standings. This past Saturday’s game saw two lead changes and a big crowd of 2,850. Panther Carter Massengill kicked a 33-yard field goal to give Middlebury a 3-0 lead on its first possession. The Panthers went up 10-0 at 10:34 of the second quarter on a three-yard run by quarterback Will Jernigan...

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