October 15th, 2014
HINESBURG — Host Champlain Valley dealt the Mount Abraham Union High School field hockey team a 2-0 setback on Tuesday.
The Eagles dropped to 6-7, while CVU improved to 9-3-1 despite a combined seven saves from Eagle goalies Danielle Morse and Samantha Bruce. The Redhawks, locked into second place in Division I, will visit Middlebury on Thursday as the regular season concludes for both teams.
VERMONT — The Vermont Sports Media Association has named Champlain Valley Union High School’s Autumn Eastman as its High School Female Athlete of the Year and Rochester High’s Pavin Parrish as its Male High School Athlete of the Year.
VERMONT — The Vermont Sports Media Association has chosen 16-year-old St. Albans swimmer Peter Mikheyev as its August Athlete of the Month.
Mikheyev outpolled six other nominees for the honor in statewide balloting of VSMA members. Each was first nominated by a VSMA member for his or her outstanding efforts in August.
CLINTON, N.Y. — The Middlebury College field hockey team won two NESCAC road games this past weekend. The Panthers (11-1 overall, 7-1 NESCAC) were ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division III last week and will host Bates on Saturday at 11 a.m.
On this past Sunday, the Panthers topped host Hamilton, 7-0, although it took them 15 shots and almost 30 minutes to score their first goal. That came on a corner, when Shannon Hutteman controlled the rebound and found Catherine Fowler for the score with 7:44 left in the first half.
CLINTON, N.Y. — The Middlebury College men’s soccer team earned a win and a tie in two NESCAC road games this past weekend. The Panthers are 6-2-3 overall, 3-2-3 and in fifth place in NESCAC play heading into a Saturday home game vs. league foe Bates.
On this past Sunday, Middlebury defeated host Hamilton, 2-0, scoring twice in the first half. The Continentals dropped to 5-5-1 overall and 1-5-1 in NESCAC play.
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With about three weeks remaining until Election Day, most nonpartisan analysts believe that Republican candidates are likely to gain the six or more seats they need to have a majority in the U.S. Senate. How would a Republican majority affect Sen. Patrick Leahy’s decision whether or not to run for an eighth term in 2016?