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Shape-note singers get new spot

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By The Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Shape-Note singing resumes on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Mitchell Green Lounge, on the top floor of the tower of McCullough Student Center, Old Chapel Road at Middlebury College.

Shape-Note or Sacred Harp singing is an American traditional style of a cappella, four-part, social and spiritual, community-based, shape-note  singing. The music is powerful, moving, sublime and raucous, ancient and haunting. It has been called “18th century a cappella heavy metal” and “bluegrass Gregorian chanting.”

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Dave Donahue to step down from Middlebury College

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — A well-known Middlebury College administrator who has in many situations acted as a liaison between the college and the local community will be leaving the institution at the end of October after 21 years.

Dave Donahue, Chief of Staff and Director of Community Relations in the office of college President Laurie Patton, announced on Sept. 20 that he has accepted a position as senior vice president and chief of staff at Ultimate Medical Academy, a 15,000-student, 2,000-employee nationwide educational nonprofit based in Tampa, Fla.

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Music, art, lasting impressions talk set at Ilsley

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Dartmouth professor Irene Kacandes will look at the role played by the creative arts in communicating important truths in a talk at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Her talk, “Creativity and Historical Truths,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

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OV field hockey wins to stay near top of D-II

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School field hockey team entertained its homecoming crowd on Saturday with a strong effort, a 3-0 victory over Springfield. 

The Otters outshot the Cosmos, 20-1, and got two goals from junior Alia Edmunds and one from freshman Brittney Jackson. They improved to 6-2 and trail only 5-0-2 Mount Abraham in the Division II standings.

Coach Stacey Edmunds was happy to see her team play more aggressively than she thought they did in a 2-1 loss at home to Woodstock three days before. 

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Raiders spoil Tiger football homecoming

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School football team came into Friday night’s homecoming game against Rutland averaging almost eight yards a carry on 128 attempts, according to stats provided by WVTK-FM radio announcer Bjarki Sears.

Those numbers took a hit on Friday: The Raiders (4-1) allowed the Tigers just 82 yards in 32 carries, or about 2.6 yards per attempt. 

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Woodstock finds the net and beats OV soccer, 1-0

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School boys’ soccer team did a lot of things right in the Otters’ homecoming game on Saturday, but not enough to knock off visiting Woodstock, which did one thing OV did not — find the net in a 1-0 victory.

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Milton topples Eagle football

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MILTON — The host Milton High School football team on Friday outlasted Mount Abraham/Vergennes, 21-12, as the Eagles played another competitive Division II game but again came up short. 

Eagle rushers Kevin Pearsall (176 yards, two touchdowns) and Nevin Jamison (75) combined for 251 yards rushing, but the visitors still managed only 12 points. 

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Girls' soccer: VUHS and OV net victories

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Vergennes Union High School topped host Middlebury to highlight girls’ soccer play late last week. The Commodores also won again to move over .500, while the Tigers dropped a second home game. In other action Otter Valley picked up a win, but Mount Abraham lost another close contest. 

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Field hockey: Tigers win, Mt Abe ties

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In high school field hockey play late last week Middlebury picked up its first win, Mount Abraham earned a road tie, and Otter Valley dropped a game to a fellow Division II contender. 

TIGERS

On Saturday the Tigers blanked visiting U-32, 4-0, to improve to 1-5. Maeve Hammel’s hat trick sparked the Tigers. Phoebe Smith also scored, Aby LaRock set up two goals, and Olivia Audet had one assist. Tiger goalie Ileigh Aube worked a four-save shutout, while Abigail Latour made 15 saves for U32 (2-5).

EAGLES

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Boys' soccer: Tigers, VUHS post shutouts

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school boys’ soccer play over the weekend, Middlebury and Vergennes won, while Mount Abraham earned a tie. 

TIGERS

On Friday the Tigers blanked visiting Milton, 3-0, to move back over .500 at 4-3-1. Tucker Moulton recorded a goal and an assist, and Oliver Poduschnick and Eben Jackson also scored for the Tigers, who limited Milton to two shots on goal an forced two Milton keepers to make 11 saves. 

COMMODORES 

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