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Gunners defeat near-permanent gun grab against mentally ill

Rep. Jewett's amendment would stop some Vermonters regaining gun rights

Gun rights advocates in Vermont were ready to let a Senate-approved bill restricting guns for the mentally ill slide.

Bombardier named NAC player

After helping Castleton record wins over Colby-Sawyer and Norwich, junior Rachel Bombardier of Pittsford was named the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference last week.

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Middlebury golfers tie for third at NYU/Manhattanville Spring Invite

e Panthers took part in the Manhattanville/NYU Spring Invitational, co-hosted by Manhattanville and New York University at the Forest Hill Field Club.

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Middlebury men’s lacrosse takes down no. 5 Amherst

Middlebury handed fifth-ranked Amherst (8-1, 3-1) its first loss of the season at the #13 Panthers scored a season-high 17 goals on their way to a 17-11 NESCAC road win. Middlebury (7-2, 4-1) returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts Hamilton at 4:30 p.m.

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Ryan returns to Devil’s Bowl

Whiting driver returns May 9

Jimmy Ryan is coming home to Devil’s Bowl Speedway. One of Vermont’s most popular open-wheel Modified stock car drivers for many years, “Flyin’ Ryan” plans to end his hiatus from driving in 2015.

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Champlain Bridge Run set for May 16

The New York-Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run was supposed to be a one-time affair to celebrate the 2012 opening of the new span connecting the two states. That was the plan, but the race has been such a hit it’s back for another run. The fourth annual The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run will be contested Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m.

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Panthers sweep up in softball week

The Middlebury softball team swept both ends of a doubleheader on a cool and blustery Tuesday afternoon against in-state foe Johnson State.

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School consolidation plan creates anxiety for Vermont educators

Vermont Watchdog Report

A plan for statewide school consolidation is only days old in Vermont, but already it’s sowing frustration and panic among leaders who will be charged with implementing the plan in Windham County.

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Quigley named NESCAC, ECAC regional pitcher

Middlebury College softball player Allison Quigley (Wilmette, Ill.) has been named both the NESCAC and ECAC Division III New England Region Pitcher of the Week.

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Softball wins two NESCAC games

After earning a 7-3 mark in Florida, the Middlebury softball team (9-3, 2-0) returned to the northeast for a pair of NESCAC West games against Wesleyan (6-8, 0-2) March 29 at Hand High School.

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Work begins on clearing future recreation center site

The former American Legion building on Creek Road in Middlebury was razed April 2 to make way for construction of the town’s new recreation center.

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Panther Men's Golf Team wins Sunshine Invitational

The Middlebury men's golf team opened the spring season with a victory during the 2015 Sunshine Invitational at the 6,580-yard par 72 Ryder Course at PGA National in Port St. Lucie, Florida. As a team, the Panthers carded a team score of 293. Rensselaer (297) and Williams (301) also competed in the tournament.

Whitmore is NAC Player

After helping the Spartans open the season with a 1-1 record, junior Brandi Whittemore of Middlebury was recognized as the North Atlantic Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the conference.

Paquette named to Player of the Week

Taylor Paquette of Vergennes, VT was recently named to Castleton State College’s Softball roster for the 2015 season.

Martin on Castleton’s tennis roster

Kyle Martin of West Rutland was recently named to Castleton’s Men’s Tennis roster for the 2015 season.