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THE INSIDE STORY Cinderella in Israel

Author: David Lindholm The UEFA Cup, one of soccer's most prestigious trophies, is now in its quarterfinal stage. And some of Europe's biggest clubs are there: Valencia of Spain, Inter Milan and A.C. Milan of Italy, Borussia Dortmond of Germany, Feyenoord and PSV Eindhoven from Holland and Hapoel Tel-Aviv ...


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Panthers Dethrone Ephs After 35 Year Dominance

Author: Shannon Egan In 1966, the men's swimming and diving team from Williams College began a 35-year New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) winning streak. It lasted until Sunday. Now, thanks to the men from Middlebury, it's over. For the first time in as long as anyone can remember, ...


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Cheers and Jeers for the Olympics

Author: Peter Yordan Like some far-traveling and exotic relative, the Olympics have blown in and out of our collective sporting lives over the past few weeks. The Olympics have always occupied a unique and prestigious place in the pantheon of sport. Every four years they bring together the nations ...


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Panther Swimmers Outpaced by Williams at NESCAC Finals

Author: Meghan Dwyer This past weekend the Middlebury College women's swimming and diving team competed in the second annual New England Small College Athletic Conference Championships (NESCAC) at Williams College. The meet, which lasted three days, marked the end of the season for most of the team, ...


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Men's Hockey Heads NESCAC Field in Tourney

Author: David Lindholm At the very least, the Middlebury men's hockey team will be fresh heading into Saturday's New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) semifinal match against Colby College. After winning the NESCAC title this season, the Panthers earned the right to host the end of ...


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Lively Second Day Defines Nordic's Carnival Run

Author: Andrew Zimmermann After its best result of the season in the Middlebury Carnival, the nordic ski team will send six of its members to the NCAA National Championships in Anchorage, Alaska. Shams Helminski '02, Colin Rogers '04 and Tim Weston '03, who played an integral role in the weekend's success, ...


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Adrian Rocks Competition at New England Championships

Author: Erich Kahner While the majority of the Middlebury Indoor Track team's season ended a few weeks ago, several panthers are still on the prowl. Last weekend a handful of Middlebury athletes took to the track at Tufts' Gantcher Center to compete in the Open New England Championships. Seven Middlebury ...


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On Wings of Alpine Ascendance, Team Off to Great White North

Author: Andrew Zimmermann With everyone attentive and watching over Winter Carnival weekend, the Middlebury ski team as a whole turned out its best performance of the year, aided significantly by motivated racing from the alpine team. Having finished in third place for the majority of the carnival circuit, ...


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Panther Hockey Looks North for Inspiration

Author: David Lindholm Finally showcasing my skills as a master prognosticator, here are my picks for this weekend's tournaments to be held in Kenyon Arena, as the Panthers try to duplicate Team Canada's dual gold medals in hockey.Women's Semifinal: Colby vs. Bowdoin – Friday, 4 p.m.Despite their ...


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Hoopsters Fall in Heroic Surge to NESCAC Throne

Author: David Lindholm Bowdoin College proved too strong for the Panthers as the Middlebury women's basketball team fell in the finals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament. Bowdoin, one of the top teams in the nation, got out to an early lead with exceptional shooting ...


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Amidst Adversity Men's Hoops Downed by Ephs

Author: Daniel Russel The Middlebury College men's basketball team traveled to Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday to play highly-touted Williams College in a do-or-die matchup. Williams boasted the best record in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), and the game would either end ...


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Nelson Ceremony Honors the 'Duke'

Author: David Lindholm Duke Nelson Arena, the one-time home to the Middlebury Panther hockey teams has undergone a massive transformation both in terms of appearance and function. However, the arena still stands in homage to the achievements and contributions of one great man: Walter J. "Duke" Nelson ...


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Women's Hoops Christens Renovated Pepin With First Playoff Win

Author: Emily Berlanstein The excitement of the Middlebury women's basketball team was certainly visible to the Middlebury community this week: rookies sport shirts advertising game times, posters adorning the doors of Proctor Hall and team members focusing, excited, and a little anxious for Tuesday ...


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Men's Puck Awaits NESCAC Foes as Tourney's Host

Author: Peter Yordan The Middlebury men's hockey team is enjoying a well earned two week respite after receiving a first round bye in the upcoming New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC)tournament. The team, which closed out its season with a 5-1 victory over St. Michael's on Friday, ...


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History, Controversy and Solidarity Encompass 2002 Games

Author: Bob Wainwright With the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics drawing to a close this Sunday, there have been many memorable moments that will be etched in our memories. The Opening Ceremonies were unforgetable as the tattered United States flag from ground-zero was cause for a moment of silence ...


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End Emotional for Squash, Seniors

Author: Alison Hertel It was an up and down weekend for Middlebury women's squash at the Howe Cup, the national championships held at Yale University. Middlebury came in sixth in the B-Division out of eight schools (behind the University of Pennsylvania, Bates, Amherst, Saint Lawrence and Colby colleges, ...


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New Englands Bittersweet for Indoor Track Team

Author: David Lindholm The Middlebury College indoor track teams competed in the New England Open Championships last weekend at Boston University, with both teams finishing in the lower half of the pack but featuring many strong individual performances. The women, led by Jess Kosciewicz '04, finished ...


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THE INSIDE STORY All Five for Boston in 2002

Author: David Lindholm This is Boston's year. We've been sitting quietly since 1986, waiting for a chance to pounce on the sports world and dominate completely. It wasn't the Curse of the Bambino, but the Red Sox' loss in the '86 World Series (the recollection of which still makes me cringe) sent ...


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Ski Team the Feature Attraction in Middlebury Winter Tradition

Author: Andrew Zimmermann Alpine Team to ChallengeThe Middlebury ski team is inching closer towards its goal. Last week the team as a whole finished just 10.5 points behind Dartmouth in second place. This weekend marks the Middlebury Carnival, the last race before the NCAA National Championships in ...




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