November 26th, 2013
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s basketball on Saturday saw its 27-23 halftime lead over visiting Emmanuel vanish early in the second half as the Saints spoiled the Panthers’ home opener with a 65-43 win at Pepin Gym.
The Panthers, who are without senior Scarlett Kirk during the women’s soccer team’s postseason run, will host Castleton State on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
HULL, Mass. — Teams from the Vergennes Union High School rowing club posted top finishes on Nov. 19 at the Icebreaker New England Youth Rowing Championships in Hull, Mass., an event that drew 200 high school and middle school rowers on teams from as far away as New York City.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police late last week announced that they had cited a 30-year-old Brandon woman for a felony count of financial exploitation after troopers had completed a four-week investigation into an incident that occurred at a private home in Addison.
VERGENNES — Incidents for the Vergennes police department between Nov. 18 and 24 included retail theft, a domestic dispute, two phone problems and one allegedly drunk driver.
During that week-long period, Vergennes police:
• On Nov. 18 spoke to a woman who came into the station and was concerned about her son’s apparent use of illegal drugs.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on Friday, Nov. 22, responded to a noise complaint at a Woodland Park residence that turned out to be an underage drinking party. Police are serving court diversion paperwork to those involved and will contact the Addison County State’s Attorney’s Office about possible charges against an individual for furnishing alcohol to minors.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a trespassing complaint at a Route 7 North residence on Nov. 18.
RIPTON — Vermont State Police are asking for help from the public in finding a Ripton man who is missing.
Police on Monday received a report that James Daignault, 54, was missing.
Daignault was seen on Saturday, Nov. 23, at approximately 10 a.m. when he was leaving his residence in Ripton en route to a food shelf in Burlington. He never returned.
NCAA Sectional At Middlebury
11/23 Middlebury vs. Misericordia .......... 5-1
11/23 J. Hopkins vs. Williams ...... 2-1 (2OT)
11/24 Midd. vs. Johns Hopkins .............. 1-0
11/22 Stevenson vs. Midd. .................. 80-69
MIDDLEBURY — Defense, goaltending and senior Scarlett Kirk’s strike with 17 seconds to go gave the host Middlebury College women’s soccer team a 1-0 win over Johns Hopkins in Sunday’s NCAA Division III Sectional final — and it sent the Panthers where the program has never been before, to the tournament’s final four.