Panther women’s hockey wins weekend tourney, likely moving to No. 1

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — The Middlebury College women’s ice hockey team won the Panther/Cardinal Classic in Plattsburgh, N.Y., this past weekend with victories over Endicott in the final and Elmira in the first round. In the process, the Panthers improved their record to 5-0 and likely will take over as the top-ranked team in NCAA Division III when rankings are announced tomorrow. Previously undefeated host Plattsburgh had been the No. 1 team, but Endicott knocked off the Cardinals on Saturday, 4-3 in overtime, … (read more)

COVID-19 forces Panther men’s hockey out of own tournament

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team will not participate in this weekend’s annual FirstLight Great Northern Shootout Tournament, which the Panthers were due to host. The decision was made in “alignment with Middlebury’s COVID-19 protocol … (read more)

Panther field hockey rules NCAA, wins title

With precision passing, clinical and at times gritty finishing, relentless ball pressure and poised defense, the Middlebury College field hockey team finished its perfect season this past weekend with two three-goal wins in the NCAA Division III Final Fou … (read more)

Panthers lose game on last-second free throws

Visiting Skidmore improved its record to 4-0 and dealt the Middlebury College women’s basketball team its first loss on Saturday, 68-66.

Middlebury runners vie at national meet

The Middlebury College men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished 13th and 14th, respectively, at Saturday’s NCAA Division III championships, hosted by Spaulding University in Louisville, Ky.

Women’s hockey opens with two home wins

The Middlebury College women’s hockey team opened its season this past weekend with a pair of home wins over Connecticut College.

Men’s hoop splits at Cave Classic tournament

The Middlebury College men’s basketball team split two games at Bridgewater State’s Cave Classic tournament this past weekend, defeating Anna Maria in double overtime on Friday, 99-96, before falling to Eastern Nazarene on Saturday, 85-75.

Men’s soccer falls in NCAA sectional final

The Middlebury College men’s soccer team rallied to win its first-round NCAA Division III Sectional game on Saturday, 2-1, over John Carroll University, but host Amherst held off the Panthers in Sunday’s Sectional final, 1-0.

Scoreboard and schedule for Nov. 24

Here’s what happened in Addison County sports recently, plus the schedule of upcoming games and events.

Karl Lindholm: Caroline Leary Dowd – a free spirit and fierce competitor

Heart. Determination. Relentlessness. Effort. Caroline Leary Dowd, class of 1992 at Middlebury College, had all these capabilities in abundance.

Middlebury football wraps up season with setback

The Middlebury College football team dropped its season finale on Saturday, falling to visiting Tufts (4-5) by a score of 34-27.

School sports this winter: fans and masks

All local high school sports will occur this winter, according to a Nov. 3 agreement among 16 northwestern Vermont school districts that include those in Addison County, but masks will be required for spectators, coaches and participants in most of the sp … (read more)

Local seniors to play in football all-star game

Nine local senior high school football players have been chosen to play in this Saturday’s North-South Senior Football Game, which returns to Castleton University at 12:30 p.m. after a one-year COVID-induced absence.

Women’s soccer bested in NCAA second round

The setback left the Panthers with a 13-4-3 record that included a NESCAC playoff championship, a first-round NCAA tournament win, and a 10-game unbeaten string that ended on Sunday.

Panther cross-country teams earn NCAA bids

The Middlebury men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished second in their respective NCAA Regional meets held on Saturday in Waterford, Conn.