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September 19th, 2016
ADDISON COUNTY — In local field hockey play late last week, Otter Valley won twice to remain unbeaten, Mount Abraham broke into the win column, and Middlebury dropped a home contest.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vergennes defeated Otter Valley and Fair Haven to highlight local boys’ soccer play in the latter half of last week. In other action, OV fell again, Mount Abraham won again, and Middlebury lost two home games to tough Division I competition.
VUHS VS. OV
On Wednesday visiting VUHS topped OV, 3-1, getting two goals from Zeke Palmer, a goal and an assist from Max Ratti-Bicknell, and assists from Lance Bergmans andJosias Salomao.
ADDISON — The Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison will offer a weekend of activities at the 21st Annual Northeast Open Atlatl Championship on Sept. 23-25, with workshops on Friday and Sunday and the competition on Saturday. The event is one of the highlights of September’s Vermont Archaeology Month.
FAIR HAVEN — Host Fair Haven blanked the Mount Abraham-Vergennes football team on Friday night, 45-0 in a Division II football clash.
The Slaters, coming off a 62-14 loss to undefeated first-place Burr & Burton, improved to 2-1. The Eagles, who will travel to face winless North Country this Friday, fell to 0-3.
ADDISON COUNTY — The volunteers at the Neat Repeats consignment shop on Bakery Lane in Middlebury have awarded $19,066 in the summer 2016 grant cycle, as follows:
Payments of $3,755 for family assistance to nine recipients, $3,750 to HOPE for housing solutions, $2,700 in scholarships to MAUHS, MUHS and VUHS, $2,000 in dental assistance for four recipients, $1,500 to Vermont Symphony Orchestra for school programs, $1,500 to Bridport Grange renovations, $750 to Open Door Clinic for dental support.
BRANDON — Visiting Woodstock stunned the Otter Valley Union High School football team on Saturday, 41-14, to take over first place in Division III.
The loss was the first in D-III in the regular season for OV since 2013 and the defending D-III champion Otters’ first home setback in four years.
The 3-0 Wasps scored four first-half rushing touchdowns to take a 29-0 lead at the break, with four of the runs on plays of 51 yards or longer.
BRISTOL — Visiting Division I South Burlington on Friday blanked the Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team, 2-0.
The Rebels improved to 3-1 by scoring a goal midway through each half. Rebel goalie Bailey Burt made three saves.
Goalie Genysis Berube stopped two shots as the Eagles fell to 1-3. Mount Abe will host Milton on Wednesday.
RANDOLPH — The Vergennes Union High School girls’ soccer team earned a 4-0 win at Randolph on Thursday to move over .500 at 2-1-1.
Freshman Emily Rooney scored three times to spark the Commodore attack, and senior Annika Vorsteveld netted the fourth goal.
The Commodore defense limited the 0-1 Galloping Ghosts to one shot on goal, which VUHS goalie Anya Sonwaldt stopped to earn the shutout. Kiara Nonemacher made 16 saves for Randolph.