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October 15th, 2015
VERMONT — The Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB) is making available approximately $550,000 in grants to fund forestry and agriculture projects that enhance Vermont’s communities, economy and culture.
The applicant guide can be found online at http://workinglands.vermont.gov/apply/rfp. Applicant Information Sessions are scheduled for Oct. 9 and 14.
BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School girls’ soccer team won games on both Monday and Tuesday to clinch the program’s first winning season, set a new program record for victories, and close in on the Otters’ first-ever home playoff game.
The Otters are 9-4, eclipsing the 2005 squad’s 7-8 mark. The accomplishment follows a season in which OV failed to win a game.
BENNINGTON — The Otter Valley Union High School field hockey team earned a 2-0 win at Division I Mount Anthony on Tuesday that clinched for the Otters the No. 2 seed in the upcoming D-II playoffs and preserved their unbeaten record against D-I competition.
The Otters improved to 9-1-3 overall and 3-0-2 vs. D-I foes with one game left in their regular season schedule, at home vs. D-I Rutland on Thursday.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer team blanked visiting Missisquoi Valley on Tuesday, 4-0, as senior Drew Barnicle scored the game’s first three goals.
Joao Pedro Ribeiro added a late goal for the Tigers and also set up Barnicle’s first score.
Tiger goalie Wilder Perera stopped five shots and MVU’s Shane Laroche made seven saves.
Burlington— Vermont 4-H equestrians, including two from Addison County, proved that they could hold their own against top competitors from throughout New England at 4-H horse events held Sept. 23-27 at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass.
The University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H delegation included 12 4-H’ers and four 4-H teen leaders, selected to provide assistance at the horse show. The teen leaders also had an opportunity to compete in their own divisions.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — The Middlebury College men’s soccer team split a pair of one-goal NESCAC road games this past weekend. The Panthers emerged with a 7-2-1 record, 4-2-1 in league play. The Panthers will next host NESCAC foe Trinity on Saturday at 2 p.m.
On Sunday, the Panthers rallied with two goals in the final 22 minutes to edge host Wesleyan, 2-1. The loss snapped Wesleyan’s six-game unbeaten streak; the Cardinals are now 7-3-1 and 3-2-1 in NESCAC play.
Greg Conrad scored the winning goal by heading home a Philip Skayne cross at 79:50.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — The Middlebury College women’s soccer team earned two NESCAC road ties this past weekend. The Panthers stand at 3-3-4 overall, 2-2-3 in league play heading into a non-league game at Castleton on Thursday and a 2 p.m. Saturday home game vs. NESCAC foe Trinity.
On this past Sunday, the Panthers tied host Wesleyan, 2-2.
Middlebury took the lead 4:19 into the game on Adrianna Gildner’s team-leading fifth goal of the season, a shot from the left 20 yards out that tucked inside the right post.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — The Middlebury College field hockey team picked up a pair of 3-0 NESCAC wins on the road this past weekend to improve to 10-1, 6-1 in league play. The Panthers, ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division III, return to action vs. NESCAC foe Trinity at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
On this past Sunday, the Panthers scored three goals in the final 15 minutes to knock off host Wesleyan, 3-0.