BARRE — There are many reasons the Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ basketball team’s 23-1 season ended on Saturday with a 44-28 win over No. 3 BFA-Fairfax in the Division II final.
Of course, the No. 1 Eagles showed talent, teamwork and chemistry all winter.
But after Mount Abe allowed a historically low 109 points in four tournament games, it was no surprise to hear Eagle after Eagle cite the same No. 1 reason after beating the 21-3 Bullets in the Barre Auditorium: “Offense wins games. Defense wins championships.”
MIDDLEBURY — Cradle to Grave Arts will host a benefit screening of the film “Dear Pina,” in Middlebury on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the Marquis Theater on Main Street. A discussion with the artists behind the fill will follow the screening.
MIDDLEBURY — Junior guard Joey Kizel made two free throws with 1.8 seconds remaining in Saturday’s game against Ithaca to send the host Middlebury College men’s basketball team into the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III tournament, 73-72.
VERGENNES — Math educator and longtime quilter Nola Forbes of St. Johnsbury presents “Quilting, Mathematics, Genealogy — Oh, My!” at the Bixby Memorial Library in Vergennes on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m.
D-II Final in Barre
3/16 #1 Mt. Abe vs. #3 Fairfax ........... 44-28
NCAA D-III Tournament
Final Four at Superior, Wisc.
With the crossover deadline for legislation coming due last Friday, it’s appropriate to briefly review a few of the more significant measures that have been drafted, discussed and passed — starting with the Senate.
It isn’t just Dr. Doolittle and Ace Ventura who can talk to animals. There are animal communicators that live and work everywhere, even here in Addison County. One of these communicators is Alyson Young, a certified energy medicine practitioner and animal communicator (as well as certified practitioner of several other holistic healing practices).
This week’s writer is Margaret K. Nelson, Hepburn Professor of Sociology at Middlebury College.