Damon Hatheway


NFL Star Hauschka ’07 Returns to Midd

Two months after kicking the Seattle Seahawks to the franchise’s first Super Bowl victory, Steven Hauschka ’07 returned to Middlebury.

Women’s Hockey Holds Off Lord Jeffs to Lead NESCAC

In a matchup between the NESCAC’s top seeds, the Middlebury women’s hockey team traveled to Amherst, Mass. where the second-ranked Panthers gained a crucial advantage[…]

Before I Go

When I arrived at Middlebury four years ago, I knew that I wanted to write for the newspaper. A lifelong sports fan — and former[…]

Pett Pulls Panthers (2-3) into Contention

On Nov. 23 the Panthers fell 65-43 to Emmanuel, but rebounded three days later with a six-point win over Johnson State that featured a 20-rebound game from Katie Pett ’14.

Pett, Panthers Rebound in Opening Weekend Split

The Middlebury women’s basketball team earned a split on their season-opening weekend in the Colby Sawyer Tournament, rebounding after a narrow, hard-fought loss to Fitchburg[…]

Panthers Take Share of NESCAC Title

Running off the field for the final time in a Middlebury uniform with his team leading Tufts 52-10 late in the third quarter, McCallum Foote[…]

Winter Sports Preview

Skiing A year after hosting the NCAA Championships at the Snow Bowl and Rikert Nordic Center and placing 10th as a team, the Middlebury men’s[…]

Foote, Sadik-Khan Connect in Senior Day Blowout

McCallum Foote ’14 threw five touchdown passes and just four incompletions in the final home game of his decorated career, leading Middlebury to a 40-13[…]

Foote Sets Touchdown Record in Victory

With Middlebury trailing 24-20 and facing fourth-and-goal from the Trinity seven-yard line with less than 90 seconds remaining in the game, quarterback McCallum Foote ’14 connected with wide receiver Matt Minno ’16 in the end zone to give the Panthers the lead.

Defense Lifts Football Team Past Ephs

First-year running back Joey Zelkowitz ’17 scored from eight yards out with 4:03 remaining to give Middlebury a seven-point lead and the Panthers rode the play of their defense to a 21-14 victory over Williams.

Football Outclassed by Lord Jeffs

Trailing by 13 and driving into Lord Jeff territory to begin the fourth quarter at Amherst, the Middlebury football team had an opportunity to draw within striking distance and recover.

The Other Course

They gather on the steps of Mead Chapel, some dressed for the occasion, others wearing the clothes they wore to class, and make small talk[…]

Crimmins Pick-Six Sparks Football Victory

With the game tied at 10 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, Middlebury needed someone — anyone — to make a play.

Five-Goal Outburst Propels Men’s Soccer

On Saturday, Sept. 28 the Middlebury men’s soccer team celebrated its 500th win in program history in style. The Panthers roared their way to victory[…]

Panthers Roll Bowdoin 27-5 in Season Opener

McCallum Foote ’14 threw for 362 yards and three touchdowns and the defense forced four turnovers and allowed just three  points as the Middlebury football[…]

Folwer’s Hat Trick Catapults Panthers

In a result strikingly similar to the last time these teams squared off in the NESCAC semifinals, the Middlebury field hockey team slid by Amherst[…]

Fall Varsity Sports Preview

Cross Country Both the men’s and women’s team claimed second place at NESCACs last year, as well as first and third place for men’s and[…]

Ryan Moores ’13 Gets Invite to Falcons Camp

Monday, April 29, Middlebury offensive tackle Ryan Moores ’13 received an invitation to attend the Atlanta Falcons’ three-day rookie mini-camp. The 6’6’’, 315-pound Moores, who[…]

The Reel Critic: 42

In his class “Segregation in America: Baseball’s Negro Leagues,” Emeritus Dean of Advising and Assistant Professor of American Studies Karl Lindholm does not spend an[…]

North Central Topples Panthers 67-55 in Elite Eight

  The Middlebury men’s basketball team fell 67-55 to North Central (Naperville, Ill.) in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament, Friday, March 22. The[…]

Middlebury Elite; Men’s Hoops Headed to Salem

The Middlebury men’s basketball team advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament with a 73-72 win over Ithaca College on Saturday, March 16.[…]

Men’s Basketball Dances Into Sweet 16 With 67-63 Victory

  The Middlebury men’s basketball team (24-3) advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive season after a 67-63 win at Cortland State on[…]

Men’s Hoops Slips By Curry With 68-66 Win

  The seventh-ranked men’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the fourth consecutive year, escaping with a 68-66 win[…]

Panthers Fall in OT of NESCAC Semifinals

  The fourth-ranked men’s basketball team fell for the third time in less than a month, exiting the NESCAC tournament with an 87-80 overtime loss[…]

Deconstructing ‘the Fanhood Problem’

When I was a senior in high school and deciding where I wanted to go to school, most of my extended family expected me to[…]

Men’s Hoops Throttle Cardinals 61-49 in NESCAC Quarterfinals

The fourth-ranked men’s basketball team advanced to the NESCAC semifinals for the sixth straight year, downing Wesleyan 61-49 on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Cardinals, featuring[…]

Men’s Hoops Falls to Amherst in 3OT Thriller

  Three overtimes, 205 combined points and nearly two-and-a-half hours after the opening tip, the third-ranked men’s basketball team finally succumbed to Amherst 104-101 in[…]

Men’s Basketball Flies By Continentals

The third-ranked men’s basketball team improved to 15-0 on the season with a 66-47 win over Hamilton on Jan. 18. Senior captain Nolan Thompson ’13 entered the game just three points shy of 1000 for his career.

Panthers Remain Unbeaten With Pair of Wins in NESCAC

The third-ranked Panthers have opened NESCAC play with four straight wins, improving to 14-0 on the season. Three of those wins, however, came by three points or fewer.

Students Face Health Risk from Concussions

While the national media has intensified its focus on the negative impact of concussions in professional sports, the spotlight has largely passed over Division III[…]

Third-Ranked Panthers Survive Scare at Johnson and Wales

The third-ranked Middlebury men’s basketball improved to 6-0 Sunday, Dec. 2 in a 79-71 win over Johnson and Wales (2-4). Co-captain Peter Lynch ’13 led[…]

Fourth-Ranked Panthers Tip Off Season Undefeated

The fourth-ranked men’s basketball team has opened the season with five wins, including a strong performance in the Rinso Marquette Tournament at Lebanon Valley College.[…]

Football Downs Tufts, Finishes Season 7-1

For the 21 seniors playing in their final collegiate game, Saturday’s 35-13 win over Tufts (0-8) was an unforgettable finish to a historic season. The[…]

Panthers Rebound in Historic 50-21 Victory

After a disappointing performance in Hartford, Conn. gave the football team its first loss on Oct. 31, the Panthers rebounded with a resounding 50-21 win[…]

A Call For True Impartiality

“I can be fair and impartial.” Every member of the judicial board — academic or community — must say those words before each hearing commences.[…]

Oh, Geno

The outspoken and oft-controversial University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma made headlines again last week advocating that the NCAA should lower the rims[…]

Football Team Floored by Trinity In First Loss

The football team’s run at a perfect season came screeching to a halt Saturday in Hartford, Conn. where the Panthers (5-1) were mauled 45-7 by[…]

Football Rolls to 5-0 Record With 38-23 Win Over Bates

In front of a capacity crowd on alumni weekend at Youngman Field on Saturday, Oct. 20, the football team overcame a slow start to improve[…]

The Fall Sports Report

As the regular season winds down for all but one of the fall sports, Middlebury has maintained its dominance in the NESCAC making a strong[…]

Panthers Dominate Amherst, Improve to 3-0

No member of the football team had ever beaten Amherst. Not a single member of the team had ever been 3-0. Until Saturday Oct. 6,[…]

Blocked Kick Ignites Panthers 42-13 Romp

Saturday, Sept. 29, Middlebury improved to 2-0 with a 42-13 win over Colby in Waterville, Maine. The game was a tale of two halves for[…]

Football Cruises to 48-12 Win in Opener

Head coach Bob Ritter has the same goal heading into every season — start 1-0. Saturday, his team accomplished just that, pulling away from a[…]

A Call For a New Mascot

Before I begin, remember that I write this with the utmost love for the College and its athletics programs. We need a new mascot. There[…]

Volleyball Splits Weekend Series with NESCAC Opponents

The Middlebury volleyball team began conference play last weekend with a split result. The Panthers shut out Wesleyan for their fifth consecutive win on Saturday,[…]