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Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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Squash Splits at Williams Matches

Author: Alison HertelStaff Writer The Middlebury women's squash team came back from winter break and headed to the Williams Invitational Tournament where they came out with a mixed result, 2-2.On Friday, Jan. 11, Middlebury beat Mt. Holyoke College 9-0 and Bowdoin College 5-4. Amanda Knappman '04 said, ...


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Downhillers Focused on Finish Line

Author: Andrew ZimmermannSports Editor By most definitions the 2000-2001 campaign for the Middlebury alpine ski team was a success. Not only did the team finish seventh overall in Division I, they played gracious host to the nation's top teams at the National Championships held at the Snow Bowl in ...


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Swimmers and Divers Almost Perfect in Home Opener

Author: David LindholmSports Editor The Panther swimming and diving teams had a split weekend, as the women cruised by Hamilton by a score of 161-82, whereas the men's team fell in a close decision, 127-110.Many strong individual performances highlighted the day for the women. Sophomore Lizzy DeWitt ...


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Nordic Team Prepares

Author: Andrew ZimmermannSports Editor With the late advent of winter here in Vermont this season, under most circumstances the Middlebury nordic ski team would be facing their first carnival unprepared. The team had to cancel its annual pre-season trip to Quebec for lack of snow for just the second ...


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Pranksters Make National Debut at North Carolina Tourney

Author: John Oliver The Middlebury Ultimate Frisbee Pranksters made their mark on a national level three weeks ago in a tournament that concluded the fall season. Electing to pass on "Frozen Disc," a regional, co-ed tournament held at Dartmouth, the Pranksters instead undertook a thirteen-hour drive ...


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Five Shutouts in a Row for Women's Hockey

Author: David Lindholm Another game, another shutout. The Middlebury women's hockey team extended their run to five straight games to start the season and have not yet allowed a goal. The latest victory came at the expense of the Sacred Heart Pioneers, who came into the game with a 3-1 record on ...


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The Inside Story

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor I keep having this nightmare: it's the World Cup, in Korea and Japan, and the United State shocks Portugal in their opening match. Then they proceed to take out South Korea and then draw with Poland to go through to the second round. Then they pull off ...


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Swim Teams Lose Despite Inidivdual Improvments

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor The Middlebury men's and women's swim teams traveled to Amherst this weekend. Both teams swam well, but neither could come up with a win, as the men fell by a score of 143-93 and the women lost by an almost identical score of 150-93. Both teams are now ...


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Men's Basketball Overcomes Slow Start

Author: Dan Russel The Middlebury College men's basketball team began their season at the Lopata Classic in St.Louis (Mo.) against the sixth ranked team in Division III, Washington University in St.Louis. The Panthers were able to keep stride with the Bears at first, holding the lead with eight minutes ...


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Women's Squash Off To Strong Start

Author: Alison Hertel In competition last weekend the women's squash team tasted vicory, and the newcomer men's team faced defeat.The women's squash team played their first matches of the season at the Wesleyan Round Robin last weekend. The women beat St. Lawrence 7-2 and lost to Bates 3-6 on the first ...


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Despite Early Troubles, Men's Hockey Asserts Authority

Author: Peter Yordan With an important match-up against Plattsburgh State looming on the horizon, the Middlebury men's hockey team coolly dispatched two overmatched foes this past weekend. Facing off against Southern Maine and Salem State (Ma.), the Panthers earned the expected two victories with relative ...


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Women's Basketball a Leg Up on the Competition

Author: Emily Berlanstein Staff Writer Although the members of the women's basketball team were forced to spend most of their Thanksgiving vacation in the gym, their dedication is surely being rewarded as they begin the season on quite a positive note. The Panthers are 4-0 thus far and have snagged ...


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Women's Hockey Already with Four Wins

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor The Middlebury Women's Hockey team opened their season in style, winning their first four games. It was exactly the way that they had hoped to start the campaign, playing solid defense and pounding shots on net en route to shutouts in each of the games. ...


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The Inside Story

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor We're a group of 22 first-year students, spread out across campus, seeming quite normal. But maybe you've seen us in a common room, or in Bicentennial Hall, staring at a seemingly incomprehensible wooden board covered with black and white stones in patterns ...


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Men's Basketball Begins Season 1-2

Author: Dan Russell Staff Writer The Middlebury College Men's Basketball team began their season at the Lopata Classic in St. Louis against the sixth ranked team in Division III, Washington University in St. Louis. The Panthers were able to keep stride with the Bears in the first half, holding the ...


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Swimming Starts Season with Success

Author: David Lindholm Assistant Sports Editor The Middlebury Swimming and Diving teams opened their season with success on Saturday, Nov. 17, competing at Wesleyan against both the Cardinals and Springfield College. Both the men and the women beat both teams, and accomplished two goals: to get every ...


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Women's Cross Country Finishes Season as NCAA Champs

Author: Chris Eberly Staff Writer It was a balmy Saturday on the rolling greens of the Augustana College golf course in scenic Rockport, Ill. It was hot, very hot. It was humid, very humid. All of the necessary criteria for just one thing: Panther Country. It was here that the Middlebury Women's Cross-country ...


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Men's Hockey Gets Off to Fast Start with Three Easy Wins

Author: Peter Yordan Staff Writer The five-time national champion Middlebury Men's Hockey team began another season this past week with three easy victories and one disappointing loss. With several new faces joining a host of veterans, the Panthers are confident that they have once again put together ...


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Women Ruggers Emerge Third in Northeast Rugby Union

Author: Bridget Dungan Staff Writer The Women's Rugby team emerged from their first fall season ranked third in the North East Rugby Union. They finished their regular season undefeated (5-0-1) and came in second place in the playoffs at Holy Cross, which sent them to the Final Four Championships. ...


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Despite Low Profile, Squash Teams Prove That They Do Exist

Author: Alison Hertel Associate Editor The women's squash is off to a strong start with three new first-years and three returning senior players. Last year's team finished well at 10 games won, four lost in their league, the "B" flight, that includes such rivals as Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin and Williams. ...