Archive - Feb 8, 2010
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team edged visiting Stowe on Friday, 4-3, to improve its record to 10-8 and clinch a .500 season in its first season in Division II. The Tigers won just twice a year ago playing in D-I before this winter’s rebound.
The Tigers twice faced one-goal deficits in Friday’s victory and won despite being outshot, 24-10. Stowe’s Stacy Tomlinson scored at 1:31 into the first period, unassisted. Middlebury’s Maria Ploof evened things up about a minute later, with an assist from Emmy Hescock.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police are reporting that a lone, armed suspect robbed the Marble Works Pharmacy at 187 Main St. in Vergennes last Thursday morning around 8:45 a.m.
As the Independent went to press last Friday police weren’t releasing details about what kind of property was stolen, or what the value of that property might be.
VERGENNES — Bright lights, Little City, big win.
Bathed in the glow of the new lights in the Vergennes Union High School gym, the Commodore boys’ basketball team flicked on a switch for a 14-0 first-half run in Thursday’s game vs. rival Mount Abraham.
That surge — in which VUHS senior forward Connor Merrill shone with 10 straight points — sparked VUHS to a 25-9 second-quarter lead on the way to a 61-34 victory over their friendly rivals as the usual Eagle-Commodore boys’ crowd of more than 1,000 cheered.
Vermont’s educators are the primary actors in a crucible that has the potential to reframe the state’s social and economic profile. The question is whether they will embrace the need for change, or hold on to the past.