October 13th, 2016
ADDISON COUNTY — The Vergennes boys’ and girls’ soccer teams and the Otter Valley boys all dropped games in high school action earlier this week.
The Mount Abraham boys’ Tuesday home game vs. Green Mountain Valley was canceled.
On Monday, visiting Milton scored three times in the final five minutes of the first half on the way to a 4-0 win over the Commodore boys. Goalie Ethan Sausville stopped seven shots as VUHS dropped back to 5-5-1.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s golf team finished second behind Williams this past weekend at the NESCAC Women’s Golf Championship, which was contested at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course in Middlebury College. The event also doubled as the inaugural George Phinney Jr. Golf Classic, a 17-team tournament featuring 96 golfers.
Williams prevailed by shooting a two-day total of 629 on the par-71 course, edging the host Panthers by two strokes. Amherst was third at 648.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
10/11 Colchester vs. Mt. Abe................... 1-0
10/10 Milton vs. VUHS............................. 4-0
10/10 GMVS at Mt. Abe................. Canceled
10/10 West Rutland vs. OV...................... 7-0
Vermont is fortunate to have two qualified, rational, good-humored, honest and articulate candidates running for governor. Both Republican Phil Scott and Democrat Sue Minter would serve the state well.
Every once in a while, several stray strands of thought wind together in my mind — like fur, feathers, thread and a sharp metal hook that turn into a fly.
The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.
MIDDLEBURY — It was in March that Dr. Fred Kniffin agreed to assume what was then the unenviable hot seat as Porter Medical Center’s interim CEO. Porter employees and the greater community were up in arms about recent layoffs, financial problems, physician defections and the controversial tenure of Lynn Boggs, who had just resigned.
What a difference seven months can make.