The Board of Governors of the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, at its October meeting, voted to hold the 63nd Annual Bowl Game at Castleton University. The 2016 game will be played Saturday, Aug. 6, with the usual spectacular parade at 3 p.m. followed by the football game at 5:30 p.m.
It was a busy week in sports for College of St. Joseph, led by the men’s soccer team who went 3-0, scoring a season-high ten goals against Hampshire College on Sept. 18.
Otter Valley Union High School’s Homecoming Day, Sept. 19, will include the school’s fall classic home football game and the O.V. Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Middlebury Union High School’s grounds keeping team is keeping busy this month by carefully maintaining the football, field hockey and soccer playing fields located at the high school and along Creek Road.
Seventy-two of the finest high school football players from New Hampshire and Vermont will begin practicing for the 62nd Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. It will be a week when strong legs run so that weak legs may someday walk. The summer’s classic will be played on Saturday, Aug. 1 on Castleton’s Spartan Field.
Vermont put its all-stars forward to face those of New Hampshire in the Twin State Basketball Games last week.
Jacob Gorton, 15, of Bristol, died on Mother’s Day, May 10. The young man’s courageous battle against Leukemia ended, and the story is told by his mother Katie Gorton on a Give Forward fund-raising project page that is dedicated to the Bristol teen.
Middlebury College News Report
Neil Sinclair, a Middlebury College graduate from the Class of 1993, has been named the head coach of the Middlebury men’s hockey program.
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.
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.
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.
The Eagle salutes Middlebury’s girl hockey players. While winning isn’t everything, these young athletes deserve accolades for their sportsmanship and dedicated play throughout the season.
Legendary Middlebury College Coach Bill Beaney, the NCAA career leader in Division III men’s hockey coaching wins, announced that he is stepping down as head coach of the men’s hockey program after one of the most successful careers in collegiate history.
The Middlebury College cross country teams were honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their work in the classroom.
The accolades for an Champlain Valley Union High School administrator, who died suddenly continues.
- NYSPHSAA Class D Final Four: Moriah v. Bridgehampton
- Preston's golden goal gives Blue Bombers third straight C title
- AuSable Valley falls to NAC in C girls final
- End of the season
- Wrestling: Kenny Rivers v. Anthony DiNardo
- Wrestling: Dylan v. Dillon
- Wrestling: Kenny Rivers v. Marcus Ramundo
- Wrestling: Dylan Baker v. Luis Weierbach
- Championship weekend
- Girls play Friday