Football Goes Out on a Good Note

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, Nov. 11, the class of 2018 played their final football game as Middlebury Panthers, completing their nine-game season with a 35–24 win over the Tufts Jumbos and a 7–2 Nescac record. The Panthers won the coin toss, opting to kick off to the Jumbos and it paid off. Ian Blow ’18 forced...

Panthers Refuse to Give Up Seat

Panthers Refuse to Give Up Seat

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

November 8, 2017


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On the last home game of the season and final home contest for the Class of 2018, the football team routed Hamilton 41–20 after scoring the game’s first 41 points on Saturday, Nov. 4. Middlebury kept hold of the “rocking chair” by defeating the Continentals for the 22nd-straight time in the rivalry. Hamilton...

Without Lebowitz, Football Falls to an Undefeated Trinity

Without Lebowitz, Football Falls to an Undefeated Trinity

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

November 1, 2017


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On Homecoming weekend, a day filled with returning alums, friends and family, the Middlebury Panthers fell to 5–2 after a 27–5 loss to Trinity College Bantams on Saturday, October, 29. At times they squad look ed promising, but Trinty proved to be well seasoned and ready to extend their 15-game win...

Football Falls on Last-second TD

Football Falls on Last-second TD

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

October 18, 2017


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Hosting the Williams Purple Ephs on Saturday, Oct. 14, the Middlebury Panthers dropped a nail-biting contest that came down to the final six seconds of play. Middlebury dominated the first half of play, much as they have done in the rest of their games to this point. The Panthers burst out of the...

Football Earns Mammoth Victory

Football Earns Mammoth Victory

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

October 11, 2017


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The football team is 4–0 after beating the previously undefeated Amherst Mammoths 35–31 in a game that came down to the final minutes on Saturday, Oct. 7. It was not the prettiest of games, as Middlebury finished with under 300 total yards, 200 fewer than the Panther onslaught of Colby two Saturdays...

Football Rallies in Advance of Amherst Showdown

Football Rallies in Advance of Amherst Showdown

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

October 4, 2017


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Hosting the Colby Mules at Alumni Stadium, Middlebury scored 34 unanswered points for its third straight win on Saturday, Sept. 30. The team is tied for first place with Amherst and Trinity and hope to beat “that team in purple” at its field next Saturday. Middlebury scored the first three points...

Notes From the Desk: Flags in the Wind

By DOMINICK TANOH

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a Chicago Bears fan, I’ve always found football season a source wasted hope and flat out disappointment. A blowout 21-point loss to the Green Bay Packers seemed like another fitting end for an aggressively mediocre team. The ending of the game saddened me, but it was the beginning that carried th...

Panthers Air Raid Dismantles Polar Bears

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

September 27, 2017


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After squeezing by the Wesleyan Cardinals for their season opener, the football team soundly handled the Bowdoin Polar Bears 41–14 on Saturday, Sept. 26, improving to a 2–0 record. Against Wesleyan, the Panthers only mustered 384 total yards. Against Bowdoin, quarterback Jared Lebowitz ’18 made...

Football Notches Season-Opening Victory Over Wesleyan, Holds on to Win 30-27

Football Notches Season-Opening Victory Over Wesleyan, Holds on to Win 30-27

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

September 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

In a contest that came down to the final minutes of play, the football team took its season opener against the Wesleyan Cardinals 30–27 on Saturday, Sept. 16. The opening minutes of the game was studded with excitement as Middlebury scored on the opening drive. Starting quarterback Jared Lebowitz...

Middlebury Football Poised for Another Competitive Season

By PETER LINDHOLM

September 14, 2017


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Offensive MVP: QB Jared Lebowitz ’18 Admittedly this is kind of a Chris Broussard take, but there may be no player in the league more important to their team than Lebowitz is to the Panthers. The entire Middlebury offense is designed around his ability to throw darts all over the field. The rest of th...

Football Unable to Get Past Jumbos

By Joe MacDonald

November 18, 2015


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The Panthers could not steal a win on the road in Medford, Mass. against the Tufts Jumbos in the season finale on Saturday, Nov. 15. Formerly a perennial cellar-dweller, Tufts has risen from the ashes over the past two seasons and, with the win over Middlebury, clinched a 6-2 re- cord, good for thir...

Football Beats Hamilton in 20th Straight Season

Football Beats Hamilton in 20th Straight Season

By Joe MacDonald

November 11, 2015


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The football team improved to 5-2 on Senior Day by squeaking by the Hamilton Continentals (1-6) with a final score of 21-16. Middlebury has now defeated Hamilton in 20 straight contests, dating back to 1996. The Panthers started out hot, going 76 yards on three plays on the game’s opening drive to ...

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