Cheers and Jeers for the Olympics

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Peter Yordan Like some far-traveling and exotic relative, the Olympics have blown in and out of our collective sporting lives over the past few weeks. The Olympics have always occupied a unique and prestigious place in the pantheon of sport. Every four years they bring together the nations...

Panther Swimmers Outpaced by Williams at NESCAC Finals

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Meghan Dwyer This past weekend the Middlebury College women's swimming and diving team competed in the second annual New England Small College Athletic Conference Championships (NESCAC) at Williams College. The meet, which lasted three days, marked the end of the season for most of the team...

Men's Hockey Heads NESCAC Field in Tourney

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: David Lindholm At the very least, the Middlebury men's hockey team will be fresh heading into Saturday's New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) semifinal match against Colby College. After winning the NESCAC title this season, the Panthers earned the right to host the end of ...

Panther Hockey Looks North for Inspiration

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: David Lindholm Finally showcasing my skills as a master prognosticator, here are my picks for this weekend's tournaments to be held in Kenyon Arena, as the Panthers try to duplicate Team Canada's dual gold medals in hockey.Women's Semifinal: Colby vs. Bowdoin – Friday, 4 p.m.Despite their goo...

Women's Hoops Christens Renovated Pepin With First Playoff Win

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Emily Berlanstein The excitement of the Middlebury women's basketball team was certainly visible to the Middlebury community this week: rookies sport shirts advertising game times, posters adorning the doors of Proctor Hall and team members focusing, excited, and a little anxious for Tuesday...

THE INSIDE STORY All Five for Boston in 2002

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: David Lindholm This is Boston's year. We've been sitting quietly since 1986, waiting for a chance to pounce on the sports world and dominate completely. It wasn't the Curse of the Bambino, but the Red Sox' loss in the '86 World Series (the recollection of which still makes me cringe) sent the ci...

Kenyon Arena Proves No Vacationland for Mainers

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Kate Nerenberg A goal from Lorna Gifis '05 3:19 into the overtime period on Saturday gave the Middlebury women's hockey team a narrow victory over close challengers Bowdoin College, and set the stage for an 8-0 thrashing of Colby College on Sunday. With the two wins, the Panthers snagged the...

New Englands Bittersweet for Indoor Track Team

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: David Lindholm The Middlebury College indoor track teams competed in the New England Open Championships last weekend at Boston University, with both teams finishing in the lower half of the pack but featuring many strong individual performances. The women, led by Jess Kosciewicz '04, finish...

Men's Puck Awaits NESCAC Foes as Tourney's Host

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Peter Yordan The Middlebury men's hockey team is enjoying a well earned two week respite after receiving a first round bye in the upcoming New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC)tournament. The team, which closed out its season with a 5-1 victory over St. Michael's on Friday, ...

End Emotional for Squash, Seniors

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Alison Hertel It was an up and down weekend for Middlebury women's squash at the Howe Cup, the national championships held at Yale University. Middlebury came in sixth in the B-Division out of eight schools (behind the University of Pennsylvania, Bates, Amherst, Saint Lawrence and Colby colle...

Athletic Facilities Take On New Look With Renovated Nelson Arena Highlighted by Recreational Opportunities and New Climbing Wall

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Andrew Zimmermann For those in the class of 2005.5, Duke Nelson Arena has always had a 40-foot high state-of-the-art climbing wall, a natural skylight and blue hanging partitions to separate the newly covered tennis and basketball courts. But for those who are their senior, Nelson's new face is...

Nelson Ceremony Honors the 'Duke'

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: David Lindholm Duke Nelson Arena, the one-time home to the Middlebury Panther hockey teams has undergone a massive transformation both in terms of appearance and function. However, the arena still stands in homage to the achievements and contributions of one great man: Walter J. "Duke" Nels...

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