On the Ball: Men's lax: Tufts is next
Men’s lax: Tufts is next
OK, bring on the Jumbos.
On Wednesday at 4 p.m., the 13-5 Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team will face host Tufts (17-1) in an NCAA Division III quarterfinal. The Panthers earned that right by taking what tournament...
On the Ball: Men's lax wins; RPI next
On the Ball: Men’s lax wins; RPI next
As expected, the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team held serve on Wednesday in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament, defeating visiting Goucher, 10-6.
Before getting to details of that game,...
On the Ball: Panther men's lax draws well for NCAA tourney
Men’s lax NCAA draw
For the first time, on Sunday the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team lost a NESCAC championship game, 13-12 at Tufts. No doubt the Panthers are still kicking themselves for losing that 11-7 lead they held late in the third...
Table Talk: The fungus among us
As Eric Swanson thumbed through piles of wild mushroom identification books — just a handful of the rows of books on the topic that lined the shelves of his Bristol living room — he described what the common types looked, smelled and tasted like as...
Middlebury Trailrunner: The Middlebury Maple Run
After a few good long runs last week, I succumbed to temptation and ignored common sense by registering for The Middlebury Maple Run, a half marathon (13.1 miles) which attracted about 200 runners in its inaugural running last year, and filled up...
View from the Borderland: Remembering Brandon's quarrying history
It seems as if Brandon’s quarrying history has been reborn with the Route 7 road work just south of town. Unlike in the 1800s, when Brandon enjoyed its heyday as a marble quarry center, the work is now being conducted with enormous excavators and...
Table Talk: Garden games
Word on the street is that it's time (er, past time) to start thinking about a garden for this summer.
That was certainly the case at the Middlebury College Organic Garden on Wednesday. Wind whipped across the garden's beds, which have spread out...
Middlebury Trailrunner: A tale of two weekends
Two weekends ago, I had a great run in the mountains with the intention of writing it up for this blog. While out on the run, I discovered much to my dismay that the batteries in my camera were dead, negating the opportunity for including a few...
Get ready for Green Up Day
Thinking about getting involved in Green Up Day this year? See below for a list of coordinators in Addison County, or visit http://www.greenupvermont.org/.
On the Ball: Spring schedules: Your results may vary
And so it (spring schedule changing) begins
Never mind the sap buckets, first thunderstorms or the Red Sox equipment truck heading to Florida, the surest sign of spring in these parts comes when the local high schools start juggling their schedules...