November 19th, 2014
NCAA Final Four in Lexington, Va.
11/22 Midd. vs. College of N.J............ 2 p.m.
11/22 Bowdoin vs. Salisbury............ 11 a.m.
11/23 Final........................................... 1 p.m.
BIDDEFORD, Maine — The Middlebury College men’s basketball team opened its season by winning a four-team tournament at the University of New England this past weekend. The Panthers defeated the host Nor’easters (1-1) in Sunday’s final, 69-67, after topping Mitchell in Saturday’s first round, 101-71. Middlebury returns to action this weekend at another tournament, this one at Bridgewater (Mass.) State.
On Sunday, Connor Huff’s offensive rebound as time expired snapped a 67-67 tie and gave the Panthers (2-0) the victory.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — The Middlebury College women’s basketball team this past weekend rode big scoring performances and solid defense and rebounding to a pair of wins at Smith College’s season-opening tournament.
In Sunday’s final, Panther freshman Sarah Kaufman scored 32 points as the Panthers defeated Smith, 67-50, and in Saturday’s first-round game, Elizabeth Knox netted a career-high 29 points as the Panthers defeated Endicott, 67-46, in their opener.
ADDISON — A Middlebury man on Monday pleaded innocent to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault in Chittenden County Superior Court, criminal division, after he allegedly threw a woman through a window at an Addison home earlier that morning.
ADDISON COUNTY — In recent proceedings in the Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division:
Jesse R. Beaver, 35, of Ferrisburgh pleaded guilty to Jan. 14, 2013, charges of drug conspiracy. Beaver was fined $141, and sentenced to 2 to 8 years, suspended, with credit given for 17 months served, and 4 years’ probation. The state’s attorney dismissed Jan. 14, 2013, charges of heroin sale or delivery, 200 mg or more, and possession of a depressant/stimulant/narcotic.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police issued a number of citations for driving under the influence over the past week.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on Nov. 13 were informed that several vehicles in Middlebury College’s “E” lot off Shannon Street had been damaged as a result of someone walking on top of them. Damage included scratches and dents in the hoods and/or roofs of the vehicles, according to police.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
VERGENES — Vergennes police dealt with a number of vehicle-related incidents between Nov. 10 and 16, including drunk driving, driving with a suspended license, two drug cases, a disabled car, a threat made by one motorist to another, and a motorist driving with illegal plates.
In that week, Vergennes police: