Panther men’s soccer advances in NCAA tourney

The Middlebury College men’s soccer team won an NCAA Division III Regional this past weekend and will compete this coming weekend for a chance to advance to the tournament’s final four.

Scoreboard and schedule for Nov. 18

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

Matthew Dickerson: Of lost ice and changing seasons

I don’t remember the exact year when I first drilled holes in the ice and set up tip-ups, beginning a longstanding tradition of ice fishing in Maine the first few days of every new year.

Panther field hockey dominates NCAA Regional tournament, heads to Final Four

MIDDLEBURY — The first time the Middlebury College field hockey team met Tufts this season on the Panthers’ home turf, they allowed the Jumbos to score a late goal to force overtime. Only an Erin Nicholas goal in extra time preserved Middlebury’s unbeaten … (read more)

Women’s soccer claims the crown

By winning their fifth NESCAC playoff title, the 12-3-3 Panthers also earned NESCAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

Otter Valley football falls in D-III semifinal

Host No. 2 seed Fairfax on Saturday held off a rally by the No. 3 Otter Valley football team in a Division III semifinal and prevailed, 28-14.

Panther football tops Hamilton

On Saturday, the Middlebury College football team (3-5) downed host Hamilton, 28-12, defeating the Continentals for the 25th straight time.

Panther field hockey wins NESCAC title, will host NCAA Regional this weekend

The top-seeded Middlebury College field hockey team on Sunday survived one of its toughest challenges of the season, coming back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat No. 3 seed Bowdoin, 4-3, in the NESCAC final.

Panther men nab NCAA bid after setback in final

Third-seeded Tufts on Saturday edged the No. 4 seed Middlebury College men’s soccer team, 1-0, in a NESCAC semifinal played on the campus of top-seeded Connecticut College.

Wasps top Eagle girls’ soccer in semifinals

No. 2 seed Woodstock ended the 11th-seeded Mount Abraham girls’ soccer team’s run through the Division II playoffs on Nov. 3, when the Wasps prevailed in the Friday semifinal, 3-1.

Scoreboard and schedule for Nov. 11

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

Karl Lindholm: Saward’s remarkable ‘coaching tree’

What is perhaps most striking about Dave Saward’s soccer career is his “coaching tree,” that is, the extraordinary number of his players who have decided to pursue a career in coaching and have succeeded at such a high level.

Eagle field hockey not to be denied, claims state title again

Top-seeded Mount Abraham and No. 2 Hartford battled on even terms for three quarters of Saturday’s Division II field hockey championship game, and the score was 1-1. But the Eagles proved they were the better team when it mattered.

Eagle field hockey stems Tide, heads to D-II championship game

BRISTOL — The top-seeded Mount Abraham field hockey team is going back to the Division II title game after defeating No. 5 Spaulding, 3-1, in a Wednesday semifinal. Coach Mary Stetson’s 14-1-1 Eagles will be seeking the program’s fourth straight title and … (read more)

UPDATED: Tiger boys’ soccer outlasts Eagles in first-round match

The Middlebury and Mount Abraham boys’ soccer teams had each one a game over the other during the regular season. On Thursday in the first round of the Division II tournament, the host No. 5 Tigers pulled away in the second half to claim a 3-1 win over th … (read more)