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...
BRANDON — Visiting White River Valley dealt the host Otter Valley Union High School boys’ soccer team a tough 3-2 loss on Monday.
White River’s Jack Simac scored with 25 seconds left in regulation to give White River the victory.
White River twice took one-goal leads. Luca Cifone, assisted by Hayden Bernhardt, tied the game in the first half for OV, and Sawyer Pierpont, from Cole Letourneau, equalized for the Otters in the second half.
OV Coach Dick Williams said goalie Ben Adams played well in the setback for the 1-8 Otters, who will play at Mill River on Thursday.
EAST MONTPELIER — The Vergennes Union High School boys were second out of 16 teams at Saturday’s U-32 Invitational cross-country meet, while the Middlebury girls were fourth out of eight scoring squads.
Ben Huston led the Commodore boys with a fifth-place finish, while Tiger runner Jack Christner led his sixth-place team by taking seventh.
U-32 easily won the boys’ race with 52 points, but the next five teams were closely bunched. The Commodores tied St. Johnsbury for second with 128 points but won on a tiebreaker, while the Tigers were only 11 points behind at 139. Mount Abraham, led by Noah...
FAIR HAVEN — The Otter Valley Union High School field hockey team romped past winless host Fair Haven on Tuesday, 15-0. The 6-2 Otters should face a stiffer test at Woodstock on Friday.
Alia Edmunds led the rout with four goals and assists, and Morgan LaPorte also scored four times. Riley Keith scored twice, and Livia Bernhardt, McKenzie McKay, Bella Falco, Alice Keith and Ellie Ross — OV’s starting goalie taking a turn in the field — added a goal apiece.
Ross made three saves and Madison Colburn added two saves for OV, while Fair Haven’s Jordyn Howard stopped 20 shots.
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.
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...
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham coasted past Middlebury to highlight local girls’ soccer action earlier this week. Elsewhere Otter Valley dropped a home game, while Vergennes’ Tuesday game at Spaulding was postponed.
EAGLES VS. TIGERS
The 7-1 Eagles scored four times in the first 20 minutes on the way to a 6-0 victory at MUHS, their seventh straight. Lucy Guy scored twice and Addy Harris picked up a goal and an assist in the early surge. A Mae Peterson strike made it 4-0. Becca Laurent and Chloe Laurent scored late in the second half, both assisted by Emma Campbell, to create the final score....
RUNNERS MOVE OUT at last year’s Ripton Ridge Run. This year’s run is on Sunday, Oct. 13.
RIPTON — Over the past 32 years, the Ripton Ridge Run has managed to become a shared time to celebrate the town’s natural beauty, play out competitive spirit, and bring an ethical mindset and activist drive to the forefront. This year’s race, on Sunday, Oct. 13, starts at 12:30 at the Ripton Elementary School on the Ripton-Lincoln Rd., less than a mile from the Ripton Country Store. There are two courses: a 5K run/fun walk or wheel and a 10.4K run.
Ripton regularly welcomes the skier, angler, hiker, and biker, and this October she welcomes runners, and non-runners, families, teams, partners,...
MONTPELIER — Hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming Oct. 5-Nov. 1 and Dec. 7-15 archery deer hunting season.
A hunter may take up to two deer in Vermont’s two-part archery season with the purchase of two archery licenses. No more than one of the deer taken during archery season may be a legal buck. Antlerless deer hunting is allowed statewide this year during archery season.
This year, a hunter may take up to three deer in a calendar year in any combination of seasons (Archery, Youth Weekend, November Rifle Season, December Muzzleloader). Of these, only two may be legal bucks, and...
MIDDLEBURY — Ralph Myhre Golf Course this past weekend was the site of the George Phinney Golf Classic, which was won by the host Middlebury College women’s team.
The Panthers carded a 634 to win by six strokes over second-place Amherst. Panther senior Chloe Levins took home tournament medalist honors for the third time in four years, winning the title in a playoff. Levins shot 153, tying her with Morgan Yurosek of Amherst. Levins parred two holes and won when Yurosek bogeyed the second.
The Panther scorers included Katie Murphy in third at 155 and Blake Yaccino tied for 13th with a 161....