MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team enjoyed a big weekend, winning the Panthers’ own Holiday Classic by knocking off St. Michael’s on Friday, 6-2, and Neumann on Saturday, 3-1, and giving Coach Bill Beaney his 500th victory at Middlebury.
The 5-3-2 Panthers also snapped a three-game losing streak, but they were just as happy Beaney earned his landmark victory, according to Holiday Classic MVP Derek Pimentel, who picked up a goal and three assists in the two games.
WINOOSKI — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops to help families fill out financial aid forms at local high schools in January.
These informal workshops offer guidance on filling out the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and Vermont grant forms. Students and parents can also ask questions and learn about the college financial aid process, including scholarships.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local girls’ basketball action, all on this past Friday, Mount Abraham and Vergennes were victorious, but Middlebury failed to record its first win. Otter Valley’s game at Windsor was postponed.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local boys’ basketball action late last week, Middlebury and Otter Valley each picked up victories, while Vergennes and Mount Abraham both lost twice.
ADDISON COUNTY — Peter Burrows, superintendent of the Addison Central Supervisory Union, has been getting around to the seven towns in his district trying to meet area residents. His schedule of “Coffee with the Superintendent” sessions, where folks will get a chance to talk education with Dr. Burrows, continues this week and wraps up next.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team eased past visiting Brattleboro on Saturday, 4-1, outshooting the Colonels, 39-7.
Finding the net for the 3-4 Tigers were Jordan Stearns, Devin Dwire, James Ploof and Keenan Bartlett. Stearns also chipped in two assists.
Tiger goalie Doug DeLorenzo made six saves, while Greg DiSilva stopped 35 shots for the 3-5 Colonels.
MIDDLEBURY — Visiting Spaulding edged the Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team on Saturday, 4-3. The Division I Tide improved to 5-2-1, while the D-II Tigers dropped to 6-3.
Spaulding’s Julia Ormsby scored all four of her team’s goals, including one just five seconds after the opening faceoff. Her final goal gave the Tide a 4-2 lead in the third period.
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.
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