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Farid Noori ’18 Looks to Blaze a Trail with Mountain Biking

Ordinarily, mountain bikers spend most of their time flying down trails that have already been blazed, not carving the paths themselves. But the relationship that native Afghan Farid Noori ’18 has with the sport has hardly been an ordinary one. The founder of Mountain Bike Afghanistan — a non-profit ...

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Eagles Fans at Middlebury Rejoice

“I can honestly say I’ve been waiting my whole life for this moment,” said field hockey captain Lauren Schweppe ’18 just days after her team won it all for the first time — after years of highs and lows, of high expectations and dashed hopes. Not the NCAA Division III National Championship, ...

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Nordic Skiing Nets Nice Start

The Middlebury Nordic ski team opened their 2018 campaign at the Colby Carnival this past weekend, with both the men’s and women’s squads managing an impressive showing despite the unfavorable weather that caused Saturday’s races to be cancelled at Quarry Road Trails in Waterville, Maine. Skiers ...

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Field Hockey: The Exit Interview

After the dust settled on their national title, we chased down the star-studded senior class — Annie Leonard, Lauren Schweppe, Caroline Knapp, Carson Peacock, Audrey Quirk, and Eva Dunphy — of the field hockey team and asked them to share some thoughts on their tremendous careers and their fitting ...

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Women’s Soccer Bows Out in Second Round of NCAAs

After a thrilling season filled with ups than downs, the women’s soccer team’s 2017 campaign came to a close in the second round of the NCAA tournament this past weekend. Playing at the field of regional host MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Panthers opened the 64-team tournament with a 1–0 ...

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Women’s Soccer Hopes for At-Large Bid after Loss in Nescacs

In the quarterfinal round of the 2017 Nescac Championship this past Saturday, October 28, the Middlebury women’s soccer team fell to the Hamilton Continentals in a hard-fought 1–0 defensive battle. The Panthers came into the first-round game as the number three seed in the tournament, the Continentals ...

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Activism in the NFL: Two Takes on One Issue

On Sunday, Sept. 24, Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva came to embody, in an unexpected way, the height of the racial conflict that has embroiled the NFL for the past year. Embody, not because he is black or particularly affected by racial injustice in America — Villanueva is of ...

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Weekend Wins for Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team had a huge weekend on the road, beating Tufts 1–0 on Saturday, Oct. 7, before heading west to beat Wesleyan in overtime on Sunday, Oct. 8. Middlebury now has momentum looking toward the conference tournament. “Saturday and Sunday were both important wins for us, against ...

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Women’s Soccer Gets Much Needed Nescac Victory

Faced with a crucial conference matchup at the midway point of their regular season, the Middlebury women’s soccer team took care of business against Colby this past Saturday, Sept. 30. By defeating the Mules 1–0, the Panthers improved their Nescac record to 2–2–1 and remain within striking ...

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