Archive - 2013
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school girls’ soccer play, all on this past Friday, Mount Abraham and another Division II contender battled to a tie, while Middlebury and Otter Valley dropped road contests. Vergennes fell to Rice at home (See story).
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BENNINGTON — The Middlebury Union High School football team had little trouble with winless host Mount Anthony on Friday night, scoring four first-quarter touchdowns in 3:05 on the way to a 48-6 Division I victory.
The Friends of the Vergennes Opera House are urging neighbors and friends to come out to the opera house on Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. for a memorable evening with country music star Jamie Lee Thurston and special guests Jimmy T and the Cobras.
JERICHO — Host Mount Mansfield dealt the shorthanded Middlebury Union High School field hockey team a 6-1 defeat on Thursday.
The Cougars improved to 2-6-1, while the Tigers, playing without their starting center back and center middie due to injuries, dropped to 2-4-3. The loss also snapped the Tigers’ three-game unbeaten streak.
MMU took a 2-0 lead before a Tajah Marsden goal cut the lead to 2-1 at the half. But MMU pulled away after the break.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
10/4 MUHS vs. Mt. Anthony ................. 48-6
10/5 OV vs. Poultney ......................... 65-13
10/5 Mt. Abe vs. Oxbow .................... 36-21
10/3 Burlington vs. Mt. Abe .................... 1-1
10/3 Mt. Mansfield vs. MUHS................... 6-1
BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School field hockey team needed a second-half goal to earn a 1-1 tie with visiting Metro Conference foe Burlington on Thursday; but Eagles missed an opportunity to pick up points in the Division II standings by defeating a mid-pack D-I foe.
The Eagles’ record stands at 6-3-1 and in third place in D-II behind undefeated Rice and 8-2 Otter Valley, while Burlington (3-4-2) slipped past Middlebury into seventh place in D-I with the road tie.
POULTNEY — Senior running back Michael Winslow and junior quarterback John Winslow led the Otter Valley Union High School football team to a 65-13 victory over host Poultney on Saturday.
The Winslows did all their damage in the first half as OV took an insurmountable 44-7 lead in the Division III contest. Michael Winslow carried the ball 18 times for 187 yard and two touchdowns, and John Winslow connected on eight of 11 passes for 171 yards.