May 3rd, 2015
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school softball action late last week, Mount Abraham won, Otter Valley split two very different games, and Vergennes came up short on the road.
On Saturday, the Eagles defeated host St. Johnsbury, 4-1, as Rachel McCormick tossed a complete-game two-hitter, striking out five. Mount Abe improved to 4-2 with the win at Division I St. J (3-3).
The Eagles also played at Middlebury on Thursday, winning in extra innings; see story.
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school lacrosse action in the latter half of last week, the Middlebury girls and the Mount Abraham boys earned wins, the MUHS boys split two games, the Vergennes boys suffered their first losses, and the Otter Valley boys came up short twice.
ADDISON COUNTY — In Middlebury Union High School tennis in the latter half of last week, the Tiger boys broke through for their first win of the spring, while the Tiger girls dropped their first match, but still won three out of four.
On Friday, the MUHS boys nipped visiting Montpelier, 4-3, winning two singles and both doubles matches. Many individual matches were tightly contested.
• At No. 1 singles, Tyler Cain, Mont., defeated Bo Tran, Midd., 6-4, 7-5.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5/1 MUHS vs. Essex.............................. 13-8
4/29 CVU vs. MUHS............................. 13-10
4/29 GMVS vs. OV................................. 11-4
4/30 Milton vs. VUHS............................. 10-9
STARKSBORO — The meeting this Saturday morning to reconsider the spending plan for Starksboro’s Robinson Elementary School will be held in the Mount Abraham Union High School auditorium in an effort to accommodate as many voters as possible.
“We didn’t want to have the remotest possibility that we’d overwhelm the space at Robinson,” said Starksboro School Board chair Louis duPont. “It’s better to have a bigger room.”
MIDDLEBURY — Kathy Boe speaks of her husband in the present tense, noting how he loves kids, has a great sense of humor, is productive and hardworking. Perhaps it is because it doesn’t seem possible that such a vibrant, loving and respected man was taken so suddenly in what is being described as a senseless accident two short weeks ago.
BRISTOL — Representatives from Casella Waste Systems on Monday met with the Bristol selectboard to discuss a possible deal through which the trash hauler would help the town fill and close its landfill.
Bristol officials reached out to the Rutland waste management company after efforts to get the state to help pay for landfill closing costs were unsuccessful.