January 19th, 2017
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s basketball team split a pair of weekend NESCAC games on the road before returning home on Tuesday to win a non-league contest.
The Panthers, at 13-2, 3-1 in NESCAC play, are ranked No. 15 in NCAA Division III. They will play at NESCAC rival Williams on Sunday afternoon.
On this past Friday, the Panthers’ eight-game winning streak ended with a 91-85 loss at No. 6 Tufts (13-2, 4-0). The Jumbos scored the last seven points of the game to secure the victory.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
1/17 Brattleboro at MUHS........... Ppd. to 1/20
1/17 OV vs. Mt. Abe............................. 58-55
1/16 MUHS vs. Mill River..................... 50-42
1/16 West Rutland vs. OV.................... 32-31
FYI, this column is about acronyms. I hope that’s not TMI up front; sometimes in these pieces you’re supposed to keep the larger point on the QT for a while … Oops, showing my age, on the DL.
Oops again. That’s probably confusing in a sports column — the letters DL don’t mean “down low” to baseball fans, but “disabled list.”
BRISTOL — Bristol police pro-actively reviewed several internet sites known to contain explicit content of local citizens on Jan. 2. A police officer alerted a local citizen that non-explicit images of them had been posted online “in a way that would entice others to post explicit images of the person,” according to a log provided by Chief Kevin Gibbs.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police were on the lookout for 46-year-old Christopher L. Ardell of Middlebury early this week after he failed to appear at a court hearing where he was to be arraigned on several charges of assault — including assaulting a police officer.
Police said it was at around 8:35 p.m. on Jan. 11 that they received a call about a possible domestic disturbance at a Seymour Street apartment. Police interviewed the victim, who alleged she had been assaulted and injured by her partner — Ardell — who was still in the home.
VERGENNES — Late night traffic duty for the Vergennes police this past Friday and Saturday resulted in multiple charges for two drivers, including a citation for driving under the influence.
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.
One afternoon earlier this month, my daughters and I gathered around our kitchen island for a snack. I began asking my eldest daughter about a book she was reading. After a few one-syllable responses, she was tired of my questioning. Looking me right in the eyes, she said:
“’Every man his own priest,’ Mommy.”