MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s basketball team won a pair of home games this past weekend to close first-semester play with a 6-2 record. The Panthers will return to action after the holiday break with a Jan. 3 game at Anna Maria. Their NESCAC schedule begins with home games on Jan. 9 and 11 vs. Bates and Tufts, respectively.
12/8 OV vs. Poultney........................... 59-39
12/9 Burr & Burton at MUHS................... Ppd.
12/9 Randolph at Mt. Abe....................... Ppd.
12/9 VUHS at Fairfax............... Ppd. to 12/10
SARANAC, N.Y. — The Vergennes and Middlebury union high school wrestling teams fared well at the Saranac Early Bird Tournament this past Saturday, taking fourth and fifth places, respectively.
One Commodore, sophomore Brandon Cousino at 170 pounds, and one Tiger, 195-pound junior Nick Beauchamp, won their weight classes.
WALPOLE, Mass. — Thirteen-year-old Lacey Greenamyre of Middlebury recently opened her speedskating season with a bronze-medal performance in Massachusetts.
Skating as a member of the Saratoga (N.Y.) Winter Club, Greenamyre placed third at the Bay State Short Track Speedskating Championships at the Rodman Arena in Walpole, Mass., on Nov. 22.
CASTLETON — The Middlebury women’s hockey team on Saturday wrapped up its first semester with a 5-2 win at Castleton (6-4-1). The Panthers, ranked No. 5 in NCAA Division III, improved to 5-2 and return to action at Elmira on Jan. 3.
Middlebury outshot the Spartans, 46-20, and struck 3:48 into the opening period when Emily Fluke notched her fifth goal of the year by converting Jessica Young’s feed from behind the net.
ADDISON COUNTY — In recent proceedings in the Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division:
Allen Anderson, 56, of Pittsford pleaded innocent to an Oct. 3 charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or both. A status conference was scheduled for a later date.
Alara Bourgeois, 21, of Bristol pleaded innocent to Oct. 12 charges of driving with a suspended license and violating conditions of release. A status conference was scheduled for a later date.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a report of a woman screaming and asking people for $500 near the Middlebury Short Stop on Court Street Extension on Dec. 5. Police said they found the woman at McDonald’s Restaurant and issued her a no-trespass order for the Short Stop property.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Received some unused prescription drugs for disposal on Dec. 1.
ADDISON COUNTY — A Good Samaritan who had stopped to check on the driver of a vehicle that had slid off River Road in Bristol this past Thursday morning, saw her own vehicle itself become the victim of a hit and run.