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October 1st, 2015
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Host Bowdoin dealt the Middlebury College women’s soccer team a 1-0 setback on Saturday. The Panthers (2-3-1, 1-2-1 NESCAC) were set to play at Keene State on Wednesday night and will host Colby on Saturday.
The Polar Bears (3-2, 2-2) scored about 21 minutes into the game and made it stand for the final 69 minutes.
Kiersten Turner scored the lone goal 20:54 into the contest after beating Middlebury keeper Kate Reinmuth on a loose ball and poking it home.
WEST HAVEN — Orwell’s Tim LaDuc and Bridport’s Brian Bishop won dirt-track races on Saturday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, while Bridgewater, N.H., racer Danny Douville picked up a $3,800 paycheck by winning the Green Mountain Sprint Car Nationals event.
Douville, the NAPA Sprint Cars of New England (SCoNE) series champion, drew the pole position for the 25-lap feature race and never gave up the lead in spite of two quick caution periods on laps 8 and 11.
BRISTOL — Cyclists in Saturday’s Tour de Farms enjoyed a gastronomic journey highlighting the fall harvest through the farmlands of Addison County, from sweet sips of fermented Aqua ViTea Organic Kombucha to fresh bunches of Boyer Farm’s Concord grapes.
About 250 bikers rode from Bristol to New Haven, Monkton, Hinesburg and Starksboro and back, making stops along the 37-mile route for creative and nutritious local samples from eight farm stands, three restaurants, and a total of 25 food vendors.
MONTPELIER — Deer hunters who applied for a Vermont muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit by the Aug. 28 deadline can now go to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com) to see if they will be receiving a permit in the mail.
The department announced the winners on Sept. 23, after conducting a randomized computer drawing.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Host Bowdoin on Saturday remained undefeated and dealt the Middlebury College field hockey team its first loss, 2-1.
Polar Bear Rachel Kennedy converted a penalty stroke in the 67th minute of regulation to snap a 1-1 tie and give her team, ranked No. 2 in NCAA Division III, the NESCAC victory, over the Panthers, who entered the contest ranked No. 4. Middlebury was set to host No. 12 Skidmore on Wednesday night and will host Colby and RPI this weekend.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
9/28 OV vs. Rutland................................. 4-3
9/30 Mt. Abe vs. MUHS............................ 2-0
9/28 OV vs. Long Trail................ Forfeit Win
My good friend Dave was recently hit by a flying boat while walleye fishing in South Dakota.
Getting hit by a flying boat was probably not on Dave’s list of dangers to avoid while fishing. He and I spent the summer teaching and traveling together in Alaska. As the adults responsible for the safety of nine college students, we had a long list of potential dangers associated with fishing and spending time on the waters of Alaska. We worked hard to minimize and mitigate them. But we were aware of them.