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January 22nd, 2014
RIPTON — Middlebury Union High School Nordic athletes and local independent skiers fared well on Monday, when the Tiger team hosted its only home meet of the winter at the Rikert Ski Touring Center in Ripton.
For the Tiger team, senior girls Kate DaPolito and Sophie Ryan posted the best results, taking 14th and 17th among the more than 10 dozen skiers in the 5-kilometer skate race.
For Otter Valley, Brenna Coombs finished 67th to lead a three-skier contingent.
[Abridged version: Stay indoors. Drink Scotch.]
Our Poet: Gary Margolis, Ph.D., is emeritus director of mental health services and associate professor of English at Middlebury College. He was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his book “Fire in the Orchard.” His life of other honors and accomplishments is too long to give here. Suffice it to say that we are greatly honored to have this distinguished poet with us.
VERMONT — Middlebury Union High School junior football player Austin Robinson is one of three Vermont Sports Media Association athlete of the month winners for November as chosen in statewide balloting of VSMA members.
December 31st, 2013
I no longer remember who gave us the advice, but when our family first moved to Vermont some wise soul told my husband and me: “The winters are long and cold. The best way to survive them is to find an outdoor activity that you enjoy.”
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The finest season in the history of the Middlebury College women’s soccer program came to an end on Friday afternoon, when the Panthers lost to top-ranked Trinity University, 2-1, in an NCAA Division III semifinal played in Trinity’s home town of San Antonio.
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