October 14th, 2013
BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School field hockey team earned an emotional home win on Friday, defeating Middlebury, 5-1, in the Eagles’ first game since junior teammate Olivia Scott took her own life earlier in the week.
Their Wednesday home game vs. Mount Mansfield was cancelled, and according to Middlebury sources the Mount Abe team and coaches met and decided to go forward with Friday’s game.
BRISTOL — Ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be on the run at the second annual Halloween Hustle 5K on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 9 a.m. in Bristol.
Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in costume and are reminded to be sure the chosen disguise is safe for such activity. There will be a prize for the best costume as well as prizes for the top male and female finishers in both the Adult and Junior (12 years old and under) divisions of runners. Walkers are welcome to register and strut their costumes for all to enjoy.
NEW HAVEN/BRISTOL — Coaches of the Addison Otters Swim Team are inviting area youngsters to come learn more about the organization’s program this week.
The Otters will host an information and registration night on Wednesday, Oct. 16, beginning at 6 p.m. at the New Haven firehouse. All youth in grades K-12 are welcome.
MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Folklife Center will hold a workshop, titled “Crafting Community Video Projects,” on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26. The workshop will give participants the opportunity to create a short multi-media documentary project from start to finish.
I write to us all from Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick, Canada. For the past three years, a coalition of First Nations people, French Acadians, and Anglophones have been working together to keep SWN, a hydraulic fracturing company, from polluting the water and land here in the search for gas and profits.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
10/11 MUHS vs. S. Burlington............. 42-20
10/11 OV vs. Winooski ...................... 47-19
10/12 Mill River vs. Mt. Abe ................ 44-14
10/9 MMU at Mt. Abe ............................ Ppd.
10/10 Mt. Anthony vs. OV....................... 2-1
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham was the only winner in area girls’ high school girls’ soccer action late last week, as the Eagles won at home. Vergennes dropped a road game, Middlebury lost twice, and Otter Valley (1-10) was idle.
EAST CLARENDON — Host Mill River rode a fast start to a 44-14 victory over the Mount Abraham football team on Saturday. The Minutemen improved to 6-1 and will look to lock up the No. 2 seed this week. The Eagles dropped to 5-2, but remained in the hunt for a first-round Division III home game. They will host Poultney on Saturday afternoon.